This is a big year!  This is the first year of J’s life that she wanted to be something other than a princess.  She chose a wicked witch, a sparkly pinkish purple wicked witch.  I finished her costume early because she had a Halloween birthday party this year.  But A’s costume (Airforce jumpsuit) was completed … More Halloween

Skirt refashion

My husband recently bought this skirt for me.  I loved it but it was way too small as in, the only way I could zip it up is if I removed a hip bone, too small. The fabric was just too good to go to waste.  Enter sewing machine and small child in need of … More Skirt refashion

Springtime Sewing

I decided to try and make most of J’s spring/summer clothes this year (and maybe a few things for her brother).  Boy clothes are so much more meticulous, and I can only make so many shorts, and t-shirts so J will get a more homemade wardrobe.  I still have a long way to go. Here … More Springtime Sewing


Easter was so fun this year.  We spent it at home and it was pretty low key.  J was old enough to really anticipate the holiday and look forward to it.  Growing up, the Easter Bunny would string yarn all over the house.  When we woke up we would wind up the ball of yarn … More Easter