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Landry’s Cinderella-Inspired 4th Birthday Party

Landry’s Cinderella-Inspired 4th Birthday Party

Soooo, it’s been a year since my last blog. Shameful. I need to stop trying to find time to craft “the perfect post” and just write. I’ll have to beat up the perfectionist in me to make that happen….In the meantime, another year has passed and my baby girl is now four. FOUR! Where is … Continue reading

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Extreme Makeover: Sewing Table Edition

Extreme Makeover: Sewing Table Edition

I mentioned a while back that I really wanted a serger.  Well, got one for Mother’s Day.  And, it’s awesome!  I don’t know how I sewed without it before – it makes sewing sooooo much easier!  I got the BabyLock Imagine, which has the auto tension and jet-air threading – it really takes all the … Continue reading

Reflections on 40…and the Party

Reflections on 40…and the Party

I turned the big four-oh last week…  I am 40 years old….. Yep, tastes like vinegar.  But, with all the cookies, cake, and candy I’ve been eating since my birthday, I think it’ll taste sweeter as times passes.  After all, it’s just a number, right?  I certainly don’t feel like I’m forty.  People tell me … Continue reading

Overly Ambitious

Overly Ambitious

It’s possible I could be getting overly ambitious with my sewing.  Maybe. I decided to make Landry’s Easter dress.  And matching bloomers.  And a dress for our wildflower photos at the end of the month.  And a pair of bloomers to match the St. Patrick’s Day outfit I made for her.  And a pair of … Continue reading

Twirl Skirt Tutorial

Twirl Skirt Tutorial

At long last, I’ve finished detailing how I made the super cute twirl skirt featured in my last post. It took a lot longer to write it up than I ever expected. In the meantime, I  whipped up another one of these little skirts on Friday night to give as a gift for a Baby … Continue reading

A Sassy Skirt for a Silly Girl

A Sassy Skirt for a Silly Girl

As I mentioned in my last post, part of the reason I wanted to learn to sew is so that I didn’t have to pay large sums of money to the very talented people on Etsy.  I love all of the cute holiday-themed outfits they sell, so I wanted to make one for Landry for … Continue reading

Everyone has to start somewhere

Everyone has to start somewhere

I just took up a new hobby.  Sewing.  I always said that sewing skips a generation, because why do you need to learn to sew, if your Mom can do it for you?  Well, my Mom has left us to go to a much better place, so I must learn in order to give my … Continue reading