How to pronounce tricky sewing words!

The Funny (Sewing) Things People Say

I’m super giddy about today’s post and hello to friends coming over from The Daily Seam. Whether you’ve just come from seeing the best compilation video (at The Daily Seam) of sewing bloggers (and their kids and maybe even my husband) saying sewing words the wrong way, or you’re just stopping by, here I’ll be… 

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Perfect and easy party favor bags for Frozen Birthday Party!

Frozen Birthday Party Cupcake Toppers

It should come as no surprise to you that, after deciding she wanted an ice skating birthday party, Grace also requested a Frozen theme.  Because the party was at an ice skating rink, there weren’t a ton of opportunities for crafting and decorating, but I squeezed a few in anyhow!  This first project is fairly… 

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Mini Chocolate Cream Pies - so good! Perfect for parties!

Chocolate Cream Pie in Mason Jars

Grace is a girl that likes to keep me on my toes.  What kind of cupcakes do you want for your ice skating party, Grace?  “Peach Pie.”  Um…it’s January, so….a peach pie that tastes good is going to be hard to come by.  How about some kind of cream pie (HOW AM I GOING TO… 

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Easy to sew striped Parisian Top

Striped Parisian Top

Last year, I started sewing for myself.  It takes a good deal more time to find patterns, fabrics, and a fit that work well for women’s garment sewing than it does for the kiddos.  I have been revisiting some tried and true patterns and would encourage you to do the same.  After sewing a bit… 

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Top Ten from 2014

The Best of 2014

2014 was quite the year.  Professionally, I accomplished goals that I never dreamed possible while personally, I faced challenges like I’ve never known.  I’m looking forward to new beginnings, positive change, and the hope that a new year brings.   I’m so grateful for each of you along with me on this ride!  Before we kick off 2015,… 

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Pleated Plaid Holiday Dresses

Pleated Plaid Holiday Dresses

Is it too late to share the girls’ pleated plaid holiday dresses?  Let’s pretend no.  After all, Christmas may be over, but plaid isn’t going out of style anytime soon.  I used a nice, thick plaid flannel for all three dresses and they turned out sooo nice. These girlies – oh, how I love them. So,… 

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Snow Globe Ornaments - these are so pretty!

DIY Snow Globe Ornaments

The break from school over the holidays allows for some extra crafting time.  Last year, I made these beautiful snow globe ornaments and I was thinking about doing some more this year because they’re just so pretty.  There’s just something so magical about a snow globe, don’t  you think? You can find tiny trees, animals,… 

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