Sew a Raincoat - pattern suggestion and tips for sewing with laminated cotton!

Sew a Raincoat!

We’ve had some rain already this Fall and I was prepared with this gorgeous laminated cotton to sew a raincoat for Olivia.  Actually, I think with a roll of the sleeves, all of the girls can wear it.  I’ve had the laminated cotton for almost a year, but was nervous to sew with it because… 

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5 Awesome DIY Halloween Cupcakes that anyone can make!

5 DIY Halloween Cupcakes

Halloween is just days away!  What projects are you still working on?  I know things get all crazy in the days right before a holiday and then I remember at the last minute that I volunteered to bring cupcakes….always happens.  So!  I’ve put together 5 awesome ways to decorate your Halloween cupcakes that anyone can… 

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Simple way to make DIY Leggings that turn out great!

DIY Leggings Tutorial

With the cooler weather, I’m finding myself sewing more with knits and cozy fabrics.  I’ve found that the quality of knits varies greatly and I was eager to try out some of the Riley Blake knits, as I haven’t used them before.  I loved these basic striped knits because they come in every color – I… 

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Franklin Dress Pattern Review

Franklin Dress Pattern Review

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the sweetest pattern designer – Erin Proud – from the newly established Brooklyn Pattern Company.  Erin has just released her first children’s pattern, the Franklin Dress, and I loved the unique design so much, I cut in to some Anna Maria Horner Little Folks Voile I’ve been hoarding… 

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Busy Mom Cleaning Tips and $100 Target Giveaway

Keeping up with the housecleaning is forever a battle at our house.  Between my strong preference to be in the sewing room and our family’s busy school/work/activity schedule, it’s hard to keep up.  Today, I’m going to share my best tips for staying on top of the mess and also some feedback on a few… 

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Shriek to Chic Halloween Party Decor - free printables, easy decor ideas #DIY4Halloween

Shriek to Chic Halloween Party Decor

If there’s one thing I love, it’s a chic party setup.  Halloween lends the perfect opportunity to have a little fun with the decor.  I don’t get too crazy, but I did get overly excited about the possibilities when I was listening to the “Caspar” movie that the girls were watching last weekend.  I wasn’t… 

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1000+ Free Sewing Patterns

1000+ FREE Sewing Patterns Gallery

If you love sewing and are looking to find a huge collection of patterns from which to choose, you’re going to love today’s post.  Once again, I’m sharing my opinion on the vast resources available through Craftsy.  In addition to the classes we’ve been talking about over the last couple weeks, Craftsy also offers an… 

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