Universal Orlando Vacation Makes!

We’re just back from a whirlwind family reunion vacation at Universal Orlando!  Perfect family trip plus lots of new makes!  Off season- so hardly any waiting in lines, relatively cool weather *for Florida in September* and a roomy Air bnb home to relax in with all the family. The kids were at the prefect age …

Summer Swimwear for the Kids

I wanted to share a quick post (with tons of pics!) showing off all the summer swimwear I made for the kids.  The kiddos grow so fast lately I need to make new suits every season. I let them pick out the fabric prints (though I try to steer them to coordinating one’s) and then make up …

Refashioned PJ’s for Ami: McCall’s M5965

Today’s post is going to be short and sweet.  Mostly sweet….and that’s thanks to all the cute pics of Ami in her Refashioned PJ’s using McCall’s M5965!  Ami is all about comfy clothes in bright pinks and purples so I’ve been keeping my eye out while at the local thrift shops for pieces I can remake for …

Pacific Grove V Neck Dress M6658

This dress is all about the fabric! I fell in love with this Pacific Grove landscape print, a gorgeous knit from Marcy Tilton , and bought up a few panels.  After I got this in the early spring I couldn’t make up my mind on what to use it for.  I finally decided I needed a really simple silhouette to really …

Kids Clothes Week! Back to School 2016

I’m back today sharing some of the back to school gear I made for Nigel for Kids Clothes Week.  Knowing I was going to be really busy this week  I did all my prep + sewing over the last two weeks.   Can you believe school starts here in less then 2 weeks?!?  I’ve been crazy busy getting ready.  Nigel now has a ton of raglan t-shirts and …

Springtime Chair Covers

We’re getting ready to list our home and I’m frantically working to fix the place up. I’m so excited for our upcoming move to Ft. Lauderdale! We’re updating the bathroom fixtures, I’m in the process of repainting my kitchen cabinets and I have every room in the house patched up and ready for paint touch-ups.  Everything …

KCW Wrap Up!

I think this was my most successful KCW-Kids Clothes Week- so far!  I got everything on my list finished and the kids LOVE their new clothes!  Here’s what I made:  Blouse R, Girls Style Book – with added front pleats- for Ami size 3 & KID Pants, MADE- altered to Capri’s and sized up- for Ami– …