girls handmade summer wardrobe

Girls Summer Handmade Wardrobe

This morning we got the news that we FINALLY have approval to go to China and pick up our little girl. We've been in the final stages for awhile now, so I've been trying to stay busy {and patient!}. So that means I've been sewing for her.  It has been so much fun to go crazy with all the girly patterns I've been hording for years. I spent an afternoon with the patterns and fabric and then have … [Continue reading]

The Antalya Dress {Willow and Co Pattern Tour}

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I am so excited to be participating in the Willow and Co. pattern tour this spring.  I tested a pattern last year and this year {see my links at the bottom} and when I was asked to be part of the pattern tour I couldn't wait to try the Antalya Dress.   I love how playful and fun this dress turned out. The fit is loose, so it's perfect for the girl who wants to play hard and still look cute. This … [Continue reading]

Create Link Inspire party 5/18

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Hello, Hello! I hope you had a good weekend, and welcome to another week. Here's what you may have missed around here: Pants to Skirt Refashion, 15 Creative Ways to Patch Pants, Garlic Broccoli       I featured these Pretty Girly Sewing Projects last weekend. Head over to Gina's and check out the amazing cakes she featured from last weeks party.. wowza! I'm drooling! We pin all our … [Continue reading]

Garlic Broccoli Salad with Black Sesame Seeds

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No, those aren't bugs in my broccoli! They are black sesame seeds and this garlic broccoli salad is SO flavorful. A mix of Asian flavors and broccoli salad, this is a favorite of mine.  The broccoli is actually cooked al dente by the hot oil, but you eat it chilled.  You could also serve warm over rice, but we've usually eaten it as a cold salad.  Either way is so flavorful. As we get closer to … [Continue reading]

10 Pretty Girly Sewing Projects

Pretty Girly Sewing Projects

The Create Link Inspire party just keeps getting better! It was another great group of links this week and these pretty girly sewing project caught my eye. Now you can read the title a few different … [Continue reading]

15 creative ways to patch pants

Creative Ways to Patch Pants

I've been thinking a lot about refashioning this week. Earlier I shared my pants to skirt refashion... So today I thought I would follow the theme and share these super creative ways to patch pants. … [Continue reading]

Pants to Skirt Refashion Tutorial

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I love a good refashion... Getting more use out of something I already have, or changing something to make it work better for me, all wins!  Today I'm going to show you a pants to skirt refashion … [Continue reading]

Create Link Inspire 5/10

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Welcome to the party!! So glad you are here.  I enjoyed a great weekend with my boys.  Last week had SO MANY amazing links!!WOW!  I featured 15 Cookie, Cakes and Cupcake recipes and they all had me … [Continue reading]