seasonal capsule wardrobes sewing

Bee’s Fall Mini Capsule 

My wild little Bee is the last person on the planet that needs more clothing, especially since I JUST finished her “spring” mini-capsule wardrobe a few months ago. Alas, I can’t resist. Here is her previous mini-capsule, that was really just an effort to give her dad a fair shot at dressing her in something …

mommy and me pattern testing sewing

Made for Mermaids Nina and Mama Nina 

I was SO excited to test the two newest patterns for Made for Mermaids, Nina and Mama Nina. There are few things I love more than a cute, comfy swing dress, and Mama Nina is just the one I’ve been searching for my whole life. Please don’t tell my husband. 🙂 Mama Nina and Nina both feature …

“Are you seriously making that costume out of cardboard?” 
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“Are you seriously making that costume out of cardboard?” 

Halloween costumes have become a pretty big deal around here. E has always loved dressing up, and I’d be lying if I said I had nothing to do with that. For example, for his first Halloween, I dressed him up as a pirate during his nap.  I don’t know what happened to my mom-motivation the …