Monthly Archives: May 2013

Roller Skate Dress

Because I am participating in the Flip this pattern series (in July) I was given a copy of Oliver + s Roller Skate Dress pattern (since that is the pattern of the month in July.) I decided to make a version of the dress that was pretty straight out of the box, so that I could…

Sarah’s Quilt

So I haven’t even started working on Emmie’s maxi-dress because I recently had some plans change around here, instead of going to the US for July with my whole family, now only I am going for a week, to see my Gramma (who will be visiting from South Africa,) and be part of Sarah’s baby…

Flip This Pattern

Have you heard about Flip This Pattern? It’s a really amazing year long series that the girls over at francessuzanne are putting together!   The way it’s going to work is that every month for a year, there will be a different pattern that 3-4 different bloggers are going to sew up into their very…

A Knock Off Dress in the Making……..

I have just received some fabric in the mail to make a dress that I have been thinking about for ages, The Truly Me Chevron Maxi Dress by Bunnies Picnic.  (the picture can be clicked on and is a link to the pinterest pin, but the dress can be found at it’s source here.) Other…

Finished "Home is Where" Sign

I was able to finish my sign this weekend, it took a lot of lettering – so we can never move again because I am OVER the hand painting 🙂  Actually it shouldn’t be that big a deal from here on, because I will only have one at a time now that I am caught…

Home is Where…..

I’ve been working on a new project today…… The plaque is from Hobby Lobby (Yay! for them shipping APO) and I first painted it black, and then hand painted the white lettering. Next I sanded it back a little, and then sealed the whole thing with a clear poly. This is only part 1 of…