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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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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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Easter Parade: Washi for Mama

Made myself a Washi dress in time for Easter.  Love this pattern! I opted for the sleeves, a scoop neck with visible top-stitching, and added length.  To add the length I simply added an extra wide strip around the hem … Continue reading

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From Discarded Woman’s Skirt to Girl’s Sun Dress

In about an hour this afternoon, I went from this: To this: This cute little sundress was so simple!  I took a woman’s skirt (size 12 petite — a size I will never wear) and cut off the waist band.  … Continue reading

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Completed: Pink Gingham Meets Little Geranium Dress

I just finished my first Little Geranium Dress (pattern from Rae over at Made by Rae:  find it here).  This is the free itty bitty (size 0-3 months) pattern to try out if you’re interested in her Geranium Dress (think … Continue reading

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