Category: Sewing

  • Boppy Slipcover

    Boppy Slipcover

    One of my favorite “new mom staples” is a nursing pillow.  I remember how big of a difference it made for me (specifically my shoulders and wrists) when I was cluster feeding my first baby, and it continues to be integral to my comfort with my subsequent babies.  In fact, we bought the Boppy almost […]

  • DIY Carseat Canopy

    DIY Carseat Canopy

    What I Used: 1 yard decorative fabric 1 1/4 yard base fabric Velcro OPTIONAL Coordinating ribbon Button maker kit (1)  Iron fabrics and pin together, right sides facing.  Cut base fabric down to decorative fabric. (2)  Using a bowl or other large circle, round edges of pinned fabrics. (3)  Sew around with a 1/2″ seam […]

  • Princess Party Tshirts

    Princess Party Tshirts

    When my daughter was helping me plan her third birthday, she was extraordinarily excited about the idea of the whole family (who was able to come) being part of her party.  After delving into her brain a bit, I learned that she really wanted all of us to have “special outfits.”  While I’m not opposed […]

  • Tulle Circle Skirt Tutorial

    Tulle Circle Skirt Tutorial

    When my mom uncovered this beautiful bodice that her mother had made for her as a child (yes, that means that this hand-embroidered bodice is a 1960’s gem), she gave it to me to see if I could make it into something for my then-4 year old daughter.  While the velvet bodice was intended for […]

  • Football Jersey T-shirts, Onesies, and Dresses

    Football Jersey T-shirts, Onesies, and Dresses

    When we decided to throw a football-themed birthday for my son’s first birthday, I wanted to find a way to bring the whole family together (especially my 3 year old daughter).  Since we are fairly big sports enthusiasts, I decided we would get the most use out of football jerseys in our team’s favorite colors. […]