“100th School Day” Shirt

In celebration of Peyton's "100th School Day"....I wanted to make her something that would be special to wear and be proud of.  So she counted out 100 foam hearts and helped me glue them on the front....and Mommy went crazy fancy on the back....stenciled out of scrap...

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“Elfie” Adventures 2013

 Day 1 : "Elfie" arrived! He always arrives on Black Friday 🙂 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 Day 16 Day 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20 Day 21 Day 22 Day 23 Day 24 Day 25 Day 26- "Elfie's" last day 🙁 Christmas...

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Phillies Dress

I used Simplicity pattern 6576 to make my friend a Phillies dress for her daughter.  I found the cute baseball fabric and made my own applique, by printing a stencil and cutting the fabric.  I then sewed the Phillies "P" on a circle I cut out of another fabric.  I...

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Happy Halloween from Catwoman and The Penguin!

Yay!  Finished the kids costumes and had their pictures done!  Well, my daughter wanted to be Catwoman, but not just any Catwoman...Michelle Pfeiffer Catwoman.  Do you know how hard it is to find an out of print Butterick pattern 6378?  Very hard!  I actually found...

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Kid’s Bathroom Valance

I am finally finished decorating the kid's bathroom! (huge sigh.......)  I couldn't find a valance I liked for their bathroom, so I decided to make one.  I found a great tutorial HERE, and instead of making the valance one pattern, I made a contrast fabric at the...

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Seashell Picture Frame

 What a great indoor project on this hot day! Peyton had so many shells she collected from our vacation, we decided to decorate a picture frame with them. She arranged all the shells and I glued away! She even picked out the picture to put in of her and Pax 🙂 I love...

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Dress with Tote #2

This is probably by favorite creation yet!  I love how the fabrics mesh with each other, and it gives it that topical, beach look 🙂  The tote is also reversible, so can be worn either way, I think it looks great both ways.  This dress was sized for a 3T (about 22"...

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The Princess & The Frog 2011

Since I didn't have this blog last Halloween, I will post the costumes I made anyway....better late than never!  My daughter (who was 3 at the time) was very focused on being a princess for Halloween.  Well my son who was 1 at the time, could care less what he was...

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My Good Sport Dress!

I made this dress for a very special little girl, whose parents are loyal Philadelphia Eagles fans.  Personally, I am a loyal NY Giants fan, so making this was tough 🙂 I thought it would be cute to use a team cotton fabric, contrasted with a grey polka-dot fabric for...

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 Royce Freeman Jersey