I have a lot to be thankful for this year! We moved into a bigger house with more room for homeschooling and sewing, but more importantly both of my siblings will be coming back home for the first Thankgiving in several years. I'm so excited! My husband and I are lucky enough to still be living … Continue reading I Am Sew Thankful!
The big 2017 solar eclipse is coming up next week and we live fairly close to the band of totality so we should be getting a roughly 97% eclipse. I can't let the occasion pass without making a shirt for Sweet Pea! I personally love, love, love the Mya tunic* as a great all purpose … Continue reading The Great 2017 Solar Eclipse
To quote Scottish poet Robert Burns (in modern English) "The best laid schemes o' mice an' men go often askew". Yes I know it's currently July 6th but that means it's only two days late! We were fortunate that our little sweet pea had a great vacation and enjoyed herself but all good things must … Continue reading Happy [belated] 4th of July
Last spring I looked around for a little sunbonnet and fell in love with this free pattern from Purl Soho. It had exactly what I was looking for: a visor, enclosed cap, and ties. It's perfect for for everything: playing on a beautiful spring day, your Easter Sunday best, and splashing in the water on a hot … Continue reading A perfect little sunbonnet!
Last St. Patrick's Day I made a super cute suspender skirt from Little Lizard King. I went all out with the holiday theme and used sparkly shamrocks that definitely made it a St. Patrick's Day skirt as opposed to a green spring skirt. This year I wanted to do something different, something that my little … Continue reading Spring Pleated Tunic