Me Made May 2019

Whew, it’s been a long time since you’ve heard from me! I hadn’t planned to post about Me Made May here, but I was inspired by the always fabulous Katy of Wild & Wanderful. Make sure you check out all of her fun Me Made May outfits, too! Here’s all 31 looks together: Want allContinue reading “Me Made May 2019”

DIY Vanellope von Schweetz

The Made for Mermaids Jordan pattern was in testing right around the time my kids were watching Wreck It Ralph 2 for the first time. My daughter was immediately smitten with Vanellope von Schweetz, and asked if I could make her a costume. I had just enough scraps of teal and hot pink, and someContinue reading “DIY Vanellope von Schweetz”

Made for Mermaids Jamie Poncho Pattern

The Jamie Poncho is the BEST Thanksgiving outfit you could possibly imagine! It’s not just cute; it’s also cozy for traveling, and roomy enough for all the mashed potatoes I intend to eat! You can wear it as a pullover-style, or as a cocoon cardigan. Check out the Made for Mermaids blog for the buttonContinue reading “Made for Mermaids Jamie Poncho Pattern”

DIY Tomatoa & Moana Costume

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 metContinue reading “DIY Tomatoa & Moana Costume”

Back to School

Thanks for stopping by as part of the Made for Mermaids Back to School tour! My son is heading back to school at the end of August and, luckily for this mama, almost all of his clothes from last year still fit! As I was thinking about what patterns I wanted to highlight, I realizedContinue reading “Back to School”

Made for Mermaids Stella Sweater

I’ve been quiet on the blog lately because I’ve been busy sewing up 1000 versions of all the new Made for Mermaids Lounge & Lace Collection patterns before release! The newest pattern in the collection is the Stella Sweater, available in Mama, Girls, and Dolly sizes! Stella is quick and easy knit banded top orContinue reading “Made for Mermaids Stella Sweater”

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, andContinue reading “Catherine, Mama Catherine, and Dolly Catherine by Made for Mermaids “

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