DIY Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers

Stocking stuffers are almost always an afterthought for us, which is why, aside from some of the little toys knits I mentioned the other day, I really only started thinking about them yesterday. I made a quick stop at the store and gathered up some candy and a few trinkets from the dollar section. I [...]


As much as I enjoy sewing, I find knitting to be far more convenient. I can pull out my needles anytime I have a few spare minutes and with knitting I don’t have to worry about taking over my dining room table every time I want to make something. Here are a few knitting projects [...]


Snowman Buttoning Mat

Hi friends! I’ve been so busy working on projects and rather than wait to have something completely finished (because who knows when that will happen!) I decided to post my WIP along with the pattern pieces. My 6 year old is showing some signs of weakness in her little fingers so I’ve been coming up [...]

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How to Make a Felt Bat Bow

you need: template paper thread felt   : Cut pattern pieces from felt, and cut a 1/4” by 1 1/4” strip of felt :   : make a bow with the top piece, position the “ears” on the edge :   : position wings behind bow and use a needle and thread to tack into [...]


15 Simple Kid Knits for New Knitters

One of the best things that fall brings with it is knitting. I tend to sew a lot, but it was so exciting to break open my knitting bag and get my needles going on some new projects! Are you new to knitting or looking for some quick knits for your kiddos (or upcoming babies)? [...]

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My Favorite Go To Patterns

Digital download sewing patterns are one of my absolute favorite things in the world! Now, first let me start off by saying I love Etsy for so many reasons, and I shop there often. But for sewing patterns, shops that offer instant downloads are the way to go, my friends! Not only to they allow [...]

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Crochet Owl Hat Pattern

A long time ago I learned how to crochet. And then I learned how to knit. And then I forgot how to crochet….must. learn. crochet!!!!  This owl hat is too cute! Check out A Life Examined for the pattern.


Fox and Panda Placemats: Free Pattern

I love making placemats. They’re quick, useful, and so much fun to customize to my liking! Both of my girls have to bring a placemat with them to lunch everyday, so I’ve been throwing in new ones every now and then for them as a little surprise here and there. I guess it’s sort of [...]


Toddler Top and Dress Pattern

This dress and top pattern from Fiddlehead are so stinkin’ cute and are perfect for staying cool this summer. She has the size listed as 24 months, but with a little adjusting you could make yours bigger or smaller, as needed. Go here for the free pattern and make one for your own little munchkin!


Fairy Embroidery Pattern

Tangarang is sharing the sweetest little fairy embroidery pattern right now at their blog. These would be so lovely stitched and framed in a set for your fairy-lover’s room. Look for the download here!