Baby Peter Pan Costume

With my daughter being Tinkerbell for Halloween this year, it was a no brainer that my baby would be Peter Pan. This is by no means an original idea, there are tons of tutorials online for pretty much his whole costume. It’s very simple to put together. I’ll break it up into the hat, theContinue reading “Baby Peter Pan Costume”

Sewabaloo + a giveaway!

Recently, I met Eluned of Sewabloo, based in the UK. Eluned has designed and created independent sewing patterns for children. You guys! Her patterns are adorable! This particular pattern I used is the Briabaloo. There are three options in this pattern, all very different and adorable. I chose to make the pinafore dress, but quite honestly I went backContinue reading “Sewabaloo + a giveaway!”

Tinkerbell: Simplicity 1792

Thanks to Netflix hosting ALL of the Tinkerbell Movies, my two year old daughter has been telling everyone she is going to be Tinkerbell for Halloween…. since July. I was considering making the pattern myself until I found Simplicity 1792 Disney Fairies. It’s a beautiful pattern, so I went with it instead, and I’m so glad IContinue reading “Tinkerbell: Simplicity 1792”

Citronille Challenge: Susanne

I am so excited to have been chosen to participate in the Citronille Challenge sponsored by Sew Mama Sew + Fiddlehead Artisan Supply! Fiddlehead Artisan Supply sells these beautiful french patterns, designed by Astrid de Larocque- Latour. You can find patterns for babies, boys, girls and women. The patterns are simple enough, and very charming. Most of theseContinue reading “Citronille Challenge: Susanne”

College Days + Simplicity 2989

My love for sewing began at Brigham Young Univeristy, where I studied clothing construction. There wasn’t a “clothing construction” or “fashion design” major available, so I found the closest thing to it, and took every sewing course I could find. During one of the courses, we had an assignment to sew a little girls dress.Continue reading “College Days + Simplicity 2989”

Toddler Twirly Dress Sewing Tutorial

With Valentines Day approaching (one of my all time favorite holidays), I was inspired to make a cute little dress for my 18 month old little girl. I’ve seen some similar dresses in etsy shops and I thought I’d try to make one for myself. I put the whole dress together in an afternoon, it’sContinue reading “Toddler Twirly Dress Sewing Tutorial”

Cinderella: Simplicity 2563

This year I knew I wanted my daughter to be Cinderella for Halloween. She’s still young enough where she doesn’t quite understand what dressing up is, so I’m taking advantage while I can. I found this great pattern online: Simplicity 2563. You could use this pattern for any princess dress by changing up a fewContinue reading “Cinderella: Simplicity 2563”

A Party Dress

Since it’s officially Olivia’s birthday month, I thought we’d kick it off with this cute dress pattern I recently found. I decided to make this dress for Olivia’s first birthday coming up in a few weeks. I absolutely love how it turned out. The sizing is right on, the pattern is very easy to followContinue reading “A Party Dress”

Knotted Baby Turban Tutorial

For this project I used a ballpoint needle, and zig zag stitch with the knit fabric. I also used a regular sewing machine. The fabric I used is called Heather Ross Briar Rose Cotton Jersey Knit Strawberry Lilac. I wasn’t able to find a free tutorial on Pinterest for these, so I thought I would shareContinue reading “Knotted Baby Turban Tutorial”