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Handmade Christmas-Sewing for the Kids

I’m psyched to finally share what I made for Christmas gifts this year!  First up-gifts for my kids.  As I’ve mentioned before we tend to do 3-4 main gifts for our kiddos each year (+stocking stuffers) to keep the clutter down. Something you WANT, something you NEED, something to WEAR, and something to READ! WANT– 14 in 1 Owi Solar Robot(for Nigel) and DIY Perfume Kit from Brambleberry (for …

End of Summer Swimwear

  I’ve been meaning to share these looks for a few weeks now but never managed to get any good pictures taken.  I love sewing swimwear but taking the photos is another story.  The beach has been so crowded lately and it makes me a little more self-conscious  posing.  Usually I set up my shots in relatively empty areas so I don’t feel silly moving around as my …

Comfort Dressing-Another Skater Dress

Just a quick post today since it’s Back to School week here and I’m just getting back into the swing of things.  My oldest started kindergarten yesterday- I was more nervous than he was!- so it’s been a busy start to the week. It was so stressful driving him the first day, as requested, with the long lines (waiting about 30 minutes or so each way!) I’m so glad …

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–   you can read more about these two makes here!   Cosi Swimsuit, Sew …

Summer Sewing Plans

It’s been a busy summer with both kids home all day and tons of family visiting.  I’m a bit amazed by how much sewing I’ve accomplished lately!  I thought I better plan out my makes for the rest of the summer  since my fabric and pattern stash has grown quite a bit lately.  The weather tends to stay warm here until way past December so I’ll be wearing …

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