Girls

American Girl Dresses

American Girl Dresses

My daughter has finally caught the American Girl Doll bug, and I’m very excited about it…I treasured my American Doll when I was a little girl, and poured over the long-awaited catalogs meticulously when they came in the mail. Ivy is so in love with her doll, Emily, and loves to change her into different(…)

Little Dress Kits

Little Dress Kits

This week, I had the opportunity to try out a pattern from an up-and-coming new company called Little Dress Kits.  I’m super excited to tell you how much I liked sewing with this new pattern! …and get excited because when I’m done telling you how fun they are, you can enter for a chance to(…)

More Knit Skirts

More Knit Skirts

Before I can start making myself some fun things with my new fabric…I have to tackle my existing to-do list.  These skirts were at the top, because they were all cut out and ready to go.  And my daughter needs them, as most of her skirts are old and WAY too short. Thanks, JCrew for(…)

Little Red’s Quilt

Little Red’s Quilt

Before Scarlet was born, we started calling her little red… and I’ve loved all the Lilttle Red Riding hood fabrics and bedrooms that I’ve seen out recently.  So, I had a fun idea for a personalized quilt for my very own Little Red. I started out with 2 charm packs. I play a fun game(…)

Mod About You

Mod About You

This post is part of the Vintage May series hosted by  Craftiness is not Optional and Skirt as Top. Have you been following along with Vintage May at Craftiness is Not Optional and Skirt as Top?  I had so much fun creating this vintage inspired look for their fun series. I thought it would be(…)

April Birthdays

April Birthdays

I had 2 special birthdays at the beginning of this month for my two favorite girls for which I whipped up a couple of fun projects with them help of some fun online tutorials. First, my April fools baby turned 4!  She had a fun cotton candy shin-dig in the park.  It was the easiest(…)

PR&P Week 4: Shoreline Dress

PR&P Week 4: Shoreline Dress

Living in coastal California, the ocean is a big part of our culture. It is a place of serenity and peace.  It is a study of opposites- rough yet gentle, hard and soft, tumultuous and calming. For this last challenge, it is was our inspiration. We chose to make this dress out of a beautiful(…)

PR&P Week 3: Mini Mademoiselle

PR&P Week 3: Mini Mademoiselle

Hello friends! Week 3 of Project Run & Play is here already! This just might have been our favorite challenge yet. All in the Details.  What clothing design is all about. We loved this challenge. Our Mini Mademoiselle was inspired by our love of the 50’s silhouette and Audrey Hepburn. Can’t you just picture a(…)