KCWC at Elsie Marlie

If you sew and have kids you will definitely want to join in on this big sewing party! Meg (Elsie Marley) hosts the Kids Clothes Week Challenge twice each year, Spring and Fall, and it’s basically 7 days of frenzied sewing. It’s always fun to join in with other sewists on the same mission and [...]


Tutorial: 3 No-Sew Halloween Onesies

My littlest is an October baby. She was born a week before Halloween and I only had one halloween-y outfit for her, which she wore to a pumpkin patch and completely swallowed her up. I remember that when it came time to go trick-or-treating with my then 16-month-old daughter I wanted my newborn to be [...]


Double Ruffle Skirt Tutorial

I love making skirts for my girls and now I have another to add to my list! Treasures for Tots made this adorable skirt for her little girl and has put together a great tutorial for those interested in making one. Hop on over here to check it out!


Cereal Box Bib Tutorial

Don’t have a bib pattern? No worries! The Object Project shows how you can use a cereal box to make a sewing template! Totally genius and very cute. Go here to see more!


DIY Cloth Diapers: Tutorial

Craftster user agrafikartist shows step-by-step how to make a soft, snuggly, eco-friendly diaper for newborns. I LOVED using cloth on my girls, but the initial investment can be steep and often turns people off. If you’ve got the skills, you should definitely give this one a try! You can find the tutorial here!

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Repurposed Baby Pants to Underwear

Here’s a clever way to gain some more miles from those baby britches you’ve been hanging on to. Blueprints shows how to turn them into underwear for your preschooler! They also make great underwear cover-ups for little girls in skirts and dresses. Click here for the tutorial!


Festive 4th of July Toddler Outfit

Lil Blue Boo shares how she repurposed an adult-sized t-shirt to make this adorable outfit for her daughter! I love how she made use of the shirt’s image as appliqué for the tank and skirt. Such a fabulous redo, I just love it! You can find the how-to here!

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More Crafty 4th of July Ideas

All-American Tutu from Joy’s Hope: Edible rockets and sparklers from This Little Project: 4th of July bean bag toss from Chica and Jo: Edible star cupcake toppers from Inchmark: Festive red, white, and blue soap from Make It Soap: (via Craft Gossip) Star ice cream sandwiches from No Fuss Fabulous: 4th of July printables from [...]


Fairy Wings Tutorial

Mommy Blessings shares a great tutorial for making fairy wings from wire hanger and women’s nylons! Take a look here!

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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!