sewing

Remade | Crochet Top Dress

I found a pattern for this lovely crocheted yoke over the summer and began work on it before Amelia’s birthday in August. It took an embarrassingly long time to finish it–I kept messing the pattern up and running out of yarn (I was using some leftovers from this bolero I made and had to keep […]

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Remade | Thrifted Dress to Girl’s Paper Bag Skirt

This post is sponsored by Goodwill SA. We’re celebrating this little lady’s 5th birthday today, and I always feel inspired to whip up something special for the kids around their big days. This week it was a new skirt made from a dress at Goodwill. I was drawn to the fabric (aren’t those open polka […]

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Smocked Sundresses

I had the itch to sew up some dresses for the girls earlier this month, so I did the usual and poured through Pinterest and the blogosphere and, oh yeah, that shelf of craft books at my desk. My goal was to avoid a trip to the fabric store, so I got excited when I […]

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Maker Mama Shop Now Open

I’m holding my breathe and peeking through my hands as I publish this post. It almost feels like I’m taking that first jump into the pool, but I’m excited to be launching my new shop here on the blog today. Shortly after starting my blog (or maybe it was right before) I opened up shop […]

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Fiesta Dress Redo

Fiesta is underway here in San Antonio and it’s all about colors that pop. With nearly two weeks of parties and parades, having something fun to wear is a must. The thrift store is my first stop when I’m looking for a new dress, and I immediately fell in love with the print and colors […]

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