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Kids Can: Draw String Pouches and Donuts

A while ago I started teaching my kidlets how to hand sew.  This is something that they seem to enjoy but it often gets pushed to the back burner.  Recently, Anna found some kids sewing books at the library and … Continue reading

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A “Short” Day

When I went to get my Small Fry dressed for the day yesterday, I realized that I had forgotten to do laundry and that the little one only owns 2 pairs of shorts so far this year.  Bit of a … Continue reading

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Jammers for Summer Jammies

I used some lightweight gingham to whip up 4 pairs of jammer length pjs for the kidlets for this (amazing!) warm weather we’ve been getting.  This also so much faster with my new Singer serger, Susan.  Finishing the seam allowances … Continue reading

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What We’ve Been Up To

I’ve been slowly working on a few projects around here.  I’ve got a sewing project (for my brother) I almost finished and then decided it wasn’t just right so I’ve scrapped it all and started over.  In the meantime, I’ve … Continue reading

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Easter Parade: Gingham Style

For Anna’s Easter dress I challenged myself a little this year.  I started with the pattern for this 1 hour dress from McCall’s (M6098).  We ended up using the pattern mostly for sizing purposes. Next, Anna and I sat down … Continue reading

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Easter Parade: Treasure Pocket Pants for Small Fry

I have absolutely fallen in love with the Treasure Pocket Pants from Sewing For Boys. If you’ve got small boys and haven’t tried this pattern out yet, you should. The photos didn’t really entice me when I first looked through … Continue reading

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Easter Parade: Clean Slate Pants for Noah

For Easter this year, the boys are just getting new pants.  I can’t seem to get myself together enough to create them a complete outfit all at once for any given year.  Last year they got shirts, this year they … Continue reading

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