Moana & Tomatoa

  My son is a MAJOR costume planner. He usually picks out his costume a year in advance, sometimes even before that!! I’ve posted about some of his/our previous costumes here. Last year was the first year Chris was actually home for Halloween, so naturally, E asked him to dress up with us. If you’ve …

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Ah, my favorite time of year! Despite the business of the season, the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are my favorite of the year. I love it all – the decorating, the activities, the gift giving, the eating….all of it! I think it’s safe to say that my kids are no less enamored! We spent …

Catherine, Mama Catherine, and Dolly Catherine by Made for Mermaids 

Catherine, Mama Catherine, and Dolly Catherine by Made for Mermaids 

Every time Made for Mermaids releases a new pattern, I think I fall in love all over again! Catherine is a knit top, tunic, and/or dress pattern for girls in sizes 1/2 – 14. She features several yoke options, including a square or scoop neckline. Sleeve options include short, 3/4, flounce, hi low flounce, and …

Sew What Do I Wear? Winter Professional Mini “Capsule”

Thanks for stopping by as part of the Made for Mermaids and Patterns for Pirates Sew, What Do I Wear? Professional Edition Blog Tour! I have been working on a winter mini capsule that can be worn in the work place (with a few great date-night pieces, too!).  I know lots of people ask what sort of …

Made for Mermaids Cora and Mama Cora Culottes 

Made for Mermaids Cora and Mama Cora Culottes 

I was so happy to test Made for Mermaids‘ newest patterns, Cora and Mama Cora Culottes! The best part about these sweet shorts, aside from how quick and easy they are to sew AND the fact that they look like a skirt but your legs don’t have to touch, is that if you purchase now for just …