Baby things · Beginner sewer · Marty's Posts · Recycle · Serger Projects · Sewing

Make a girls dress from what’s in your closet!

I’m so excited to share my version of the “Dress shirt/T-shirt  up-cycle” I  made this weekend for my granddaughter. I found some different versions of each on Pinterest, but wanted to combine them for my own cute creation! I know it’s been awhile since I’ve posted and it’s long past time to get back at… Continue reading Make a girls dress from what’s in your closet!

Christmas · Holiday · Sarah's Posts

Gift Guide: Children’s Book & Toy Pairings

Still looking for last minute gift ideas?  Here are some great book “pairings” with characters from those books.  If you have time, you can even make some felt animal puppets to go with! The Mitten by Jan Brett – Consider knitting a big white mitten (or a pair of mittens) for your little one and then… Continue reading Gift Guide: Children’s Book & Toy Pairings

Baby things · Beginner sewer · Holiday · Sarah's Posts · Sewing

Children’s Fleece Infinity Scarf

A friend sent me a message last week asking if I would mind using my “awesome sewing skills” to make her baby a fleece infinity scarf. Apparently finding one of these for an almost 1 year old isn’t as easy…  I knew this would be a project that would take less than an hour, so… Continue reading Children’s Fleece Infinity Scarf

Beginner sewer · Sarah's Posts · Serger Projects · Sewing

Easy DIY Flannel Pajama Pants

Flannel pajama pants are a quick and easy gift for everyone on your list! Why make them instead of purchasing them at a store?  First, they really are an inexpensive thing to make. I bought my 100% cotton snuggle flannel at Joann Fabrics during Thanksgiving week and it was all 75% off – making most of… Continue reading Easy DIY Flannel Pajama Pants

Beginner sewer · Marty's Posts · Sewing

Heavenly Reversible Headbands

The holidays will be here before we know it and precious time for DIY gifts is growing shorter!  How about something simple, cute and useful for the girls and women in your life? Or heck, what about you? Let’s grab the scrap bag and get on the headband bandwagon! These headbands are a great use… Continue reading Heavenly Reversible Headbands

Baby things · Felt · Sarah's Posts · Sewing

Zoo Animal Felt Puppets – Tutorial and Pattern

I have to start by giving credit to Larissa @ Just Another Day in Paradise, who created some AMAZING Old McDonald farm animal felt puppets with detailed patterns, instructions, and pictures. I am obsessed with these puppets even though they are a bit tedious to cut out and sew. Also, they have been a super… Continue reading Zoo Animal Felt Puppets – Tutorial and Pattern

Christmas · Sarah's Posts · Sewing

Decorated Felt Christmas Ornaments

When it comes to decorating for Christmas, there is nothing that warms my heart more than a tree that is donned with colored lights and homemade ornaments.  I remember the joy I had as a child, when my mom would get out the box of carefully wrapped ornaments, many of which were homemade, to decorate our tree. We would take… Continue reading Decorated Felt Christmas Ornaments