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5 and 10 designs-my coral and grey dress

So I wanted to share some more pictures of the designs I created for the new 5 and 10 Designs e-book!...more

5 and 10 designs e-book launch!

I am soo excited to finally be able to tell you the big news! A project that's been behind the scenes and in the works for quite some time.....the first ever basic bodice pattern e-book by 5 and 10 designs! I was lucky enough to work on this with these talented ladies-and did they ever bring their A-game ....more

KCWC: modern meadow geranium

So.....the other day, I decided that Ava needed a new dress-basically I just NEEDED to sew something quick and cute and easy. Another Geranium dress goll darn fit the bill. It's my sixth version of the pattern...yipes ....more

Jo Totes camera bag review and giveaway!

So. We all love our cameras, right? I took the plunge and bought a Canon 5D Mark 3 (affiliate link) a few months ago ....more

KCWC: more pattern testing

Humor me. I have a slightly enormous obsession with taking pics of my littlest lately....more

Little knit dresses for Ava-and a pattern in the works!

A few weeks ago I whipped up a few of these knit dresses-based on this shirt pattern I drafted last KCWC for Sadie. I made it for my littlest gal because she needed some summery clothes, but it works for any size! But oh my goodness, I can't help but want to sew for her all the time these days-she's learned how to sit up now and so pictures are so much more fun! ...more

Petit Kids Boutique Pattern giveaway!

Hey guys! How's your summer going? Can you believe school is right around the corner? ...more

orange creamsicle pops for Color your Summer!

Hey guys! I'm psyched to be guest posting today over on Delia Creates, for Delia and Kirstin's Color Your Summer series! It's been fabulous so far, right? ...more

currently...

...we are recovering from a week long trip up to Idaho for a family reunion! We had four days of driving and three days of reunion, so you can imagine we are zonked. The kids did as well as could be expected and we had a ton of fun playing, talking with cousins, aunts and uncles, and being our own brand of weird together ....more

snickerdoodle brownies

Ok, so these aren't true brownies...no chocolate. But I just have this need to call them brownies...so just let me, k? I am a self proclaimed chocoholic, so the fact that I'm posting these lets you know how scrumptious they are! ...more