Pajama Party completed!

Here they are! I took these last night before bed and have been lounging around in them all day! This is my first successfully completed sew-a-long! I used Butterick 5330. Here’s me in my reading pose during nap time! I have a Kindle so I’m technically holding my entire library in my hand! I am…

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The year of pants take 2

Here’s my crazy quilter Bermuda shorts: Whoa! Look at that fabric. Kind of funky cool right? These are Burda Plus 11-2011 136B. Now to tell you how much I was paying attention to the little pattern sketch I didn’t even register these were pleated front pants until I went to sew in the waistband! And…

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RTW Contest and Pattern Review

I have finished on my entry! I know I probably should’ve moved the stroller but I just didn’t think about it. I also didn’t think about my lil zit which is why I’m covering it up in the third photo. Whatever, we all get them! Here’s a peak at the patterns. Simplicity 3696 is the…

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Budgeting My First Coco Jacket

Planning for a Chanel style jacket is insane! I ordered the pattern from Stylearc and they shipped it before Easter. As soon as I got the shipping notice, I began pacing. I want this jacket to be sewn couture. I want it to look amazing. I started reading up about the Chanel style and all…

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My first Montessori Puzzle Ball

After speaking with a friend recently, I began researching Montessori education and they start the kids young! Anyway, thanks to the info provided by How We Montessori, who started her child learning in the first month, I stitched up my first child’s toy (and his first Easter present). Here is the tutorial I used. When…

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