sewing

Dressmaking Debut

I finally made my first dress for me. I’ve ventured into garment sewing for the kids numerous times (like here, here, and here), but have always been a bit intimated about making clothes for myself. And of course I chose the most complicated process once I finally worked up the courage.  I came across the […]

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Side Window Sunshade Tutorial at Me Sew Crazy

Today I’m blog sitting for Jessica over at Me Sew Crazy with a Side Window Sunshade tutorial to help keep your little ones cool in the car during this amazingly hot summer. If you don’t already know Jessica and her blog, you have to check out her awesome sewing skills. I first came across her […]

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Kids Clothes Week Wrap-Up

I started off pretty diligent for the Kids Clothes Week Challenge last week, putting in my hour of sewing each day. But I definitely tapered off by the end of the week and didn’t complete as many things as I’d hoped to (not that I can’t sew them any other time). I did manage a […]

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Birthday Boy Pajamas

Our little boy turned four just a couple weeks ago, and for his birthday I decided to make him a pair of summer pajamas. I picked out a blue and white seersucker, perfect for keeping cool (hopefully cool enough) during hot summer nights in South Texas. It was hard keeping them a secret–I needed every […]

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