the perfect slouchy sweatshirt | free pattern

Learn how to sew this cute slouchy sweatshirt with this easy to follow sewing tutorial and a free pattern in womens size large.

I have a hard time with my wardrobe this time of year because I’m tired of all those fall/winter clothes I pulled out way back in September, but we’re still months away from being able to wear all my spring/summer clothes. Plus with the continuing cold gray days, I just really want to snuggle up […]

tulle sweatshirt dress | easy sewing tutorial

Add a pretty tulle skirt to a storebought sweatshirt for an adorable little girl's dress. How to sew a girls dress. Easy sewing tutorial.

Every once in a while I peruse the kids section at J. Crew to get sewing ideas. I’m not likely to spend $40 on a sweater or $70 on a dress for my six-year-old, but I do love the look of their clothes. I especially liked this tulle skirted sweatshirt dress I saw recently and decided to figure out […]

the classic tee maxi dress

how to make a pretty maxi dress using a free classic tee shirt pattern - easy sewing tutorial

Now that the holidays are over and things are (hopefully) settling down a bit, I am in the mood to sew! I’ve seen tons of gorgeous dresses made with super soft floral knits at the mall, but I’m not a fan of the $60 price tags. Luckily, I found a brushed polyester spandex knit at an Etsy […]

easy & beautiful DIY fleece blankets

These fleece blankets are gorgeous! How to make easy trimmed fleece blankets. Great DIY Christmas or holiday gift idea!

I was browsing my local Jo-Ann Fabrics the other day, waiting for my number to be called for the cut line. While helping my daughter figure out how many people were in between us (number 97) and the number currently being served (81), I noticed a section of new fabric–the softest, most beautiful fleece I’ve ever seen in […]

free sewing pattern for Belle princess dress up apron

So adorable! Get the free PDF sewing pattern for this easy to make Belle (Beauty and the Beast) princess dress up apron in sizes 2-8 to fit any little girl! Easy DIY Snow White costume or dress up. Great handmade Christmas gift idea. More princess dress up apron patterns on this site too!

Ok, it’s time for the last of the free princess dress up apron patterns (at least for now): Belle. This one is my favorite! I added a ruffle at the neckline and flounces on the skirt to make it look just like Belle’s ball gown from Beauty and the Beast (well, maybe not just like the ball gown, […]

free sewing pattern for Elsa dress up apron

So adorable! Get the free PDF sewing pattern for this easy to make Elsa (Frozen) princess dress up apron in sizes 2-8 to fit any little girl! Easy DIY Snow White costume or dress up. Great handmade Christmas gift idea. More princess dress up apron patterns on this site too!

Today’s free princess dress up apron pattern is Elsa. Yep, with today’s pattern you can give your daughter a reason to start singing “Let It Go” again (you know you’ve missed it). Remember, so far there are 4 different free princess apron patterns available. Click here for the Snow White apron, here for the Rapunzel apron, here for the […]

free sewing pattern for Rapunzel dress up apron

So adorable! Get the free PDF sewing pattern for this easy to make this Rapunzel (Tangled) princess dress up apron in sizes 2-8 to fit any little girl! Easy DIY Snow White costume or dress up. Great handmade Christmas gift idea. More princess dress up apron patterns on this site too!

My daughter got invited to a princess birthday party a few weeks ago and she went dressed as Rapunzel. When asked why she liked Rapunzel, my five year old sweetie answered: because she can tie people up with her hair. And I guess that’s what I get for teaching my daughter that what you do […]

free sewing pattern for Snow White princess dress up apron

So adorable! Get the free PDF sewing pattern for this easy to make Snow White princess dress up apron in sizes 2-8 to fit any little girl! Easy DIY Snow White costume or dress up. Great handmade Christmas gift idea. More princess dress up apron patterns on this site too!

I’ve always been a little conflicted about the whole princess thing for little girls. No, I don’t believe that playing princesses is going to cause my daughter to have an eating disorder or teach her that her entire life is dependent upon finding a prince. But I do think our culture is entirely too focused on […]