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 […]

the “play all day dress” free pattern w/raglan sleeves

Adorable! Learn how to sew this cute raglan sleeve play dress for a little girl with the free printable PDF sewing pattern and easy tutorial.

Last year I shared a free pattern (in sizes 4-14) for the easiest little girl’s dress ever, and I called it the Play All Day dress. It was designed specifically for charity sewing, because it’s fast and easy to sew up and doesn’t take much fabric, but it’s also great for making everyday play dresses […]

the classic tee in a relaxed fit | easy sewing tutorial

How to sew a classic women's tee with a relaxed fit. Free PDF pattern in size large and easy to follow sewing tutorial.

A few months ago I shared a free pattern for a classic women’s tee shirt in size L (get it here). Today I’m showing you how that same pattern looks sewn up in a softer fabric and with a little extra roominess. But first I’m going to interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to say: Wow! School started […]

the classic tee free pattern | elbow length sleeves

Get the free sewing pattern for a classic tee shirt and learn how easy it is to sew a t-shirt.

A few weeks ago I shared a free pattern for a classic tee shirt in women’s size large. I included two sleeve lengths on the pattern – short sleeve and elbow length. I wanted to give you a look at how the top looks with the longer sleeve length. To get a copy of the […]