a new relaxed, everyday skirt

a new relaxed, everyday skirt

I am so excited to share my latest make with everyone! First, let me just start by saying that I live in the Phoenix, Arizona area and our summers are HOT! I am constantly looking for new casual skirt and dress patterns. Skirts and dresses are just so much easier to wear on those hot […]

tween summer capsule

tween summer capsule

I don’t know about you, but spring (along with fall) is a time my kids always get a pretty big growth spurt (like 2-3″ on average), so I try to hold off as much as I can before starting to make the next seasons outfits. Since I have 5 kids, I start out with just […]

tween swimsuits

tween swimsuits

I don’t know about you, but I am so excited that summer is coming back around! I love our days of the sprinklers being on and our trips to the lakes. Since water is such a big part of our summer days, I like to make sure my kids have a good variety of swimsuits. […]

swimsuit-a-thon : mermaid twinsie 2/2

swimsuit-a-thon : mermaid twinsie 2/2

Oh heyyyyy!!! It’s been a while hasn’t it?!? I can’t believe summer is over. I’m still in slight shock, even though I’m currently looking out my window and theres a few inches of snow and it’s -5C or so outside. Time this fall seemed to have hit the fast forward button and it’s been a […]

swimsuit-a-thon : mermaid twinsie 1/2

swimsuit-a-thon : mermaid twinsie 1/2

I’ve finished off another one of the many swimsuits I promised the girls I would make this summer! This one is part of a twinsie set that the oldest requested to match with the youngest. I think it’s adorable that even though there’s a pretty massive age gape, those two are still very close to […]

swimsuit-a-thon : abstract

swimsuit-a-thon : abstract

I’ll say this again, but it’ll never be enough. Swimsuits are so FUN to sew! This is far from the first swimsuit I’ve sewn for this girl, yet it always amazes me how much better a handmade swimsuit fits her!     It’s not that she’s exactly tall for her age, but she’s tall when […]