A Vintage Valentine

Vintage Valentine-9

This week over at Project Run & Play we are getting a head start on Valentine’s Day.  We were challenged to come up with a look inspired by Valentine’s Day. So, as I always do for inspiration, I took to Pinterest to see what I could find that was Valentines-y.  A quick…

Buster Brown Bug

Buster Brown-Hat Front

This week is Boys’ Week over at Project Run & Play. The last time I participated in the sew-along there wasn’t a boy-specific week. Since I didn’t have a boy to sew for, I counted myself lucky. This time when the challenges were announced, I was actually excited about this week. Since my little…

Polka-Stripe Dresses

Polka-Stripe Dresses-Featured

I hate missing deadlines! These dresses were originally supposed to be submitted for Project Run & Play’s week 2 challenge: Stripes and Polka-Dots. I was really excited about this challenge too, because I already had this awesome polka-dot corduroy. I got it last fall to make new Fall Dresses for my girls,…

Infinity Dresses…for Little Girls

Infinity Dresses

This week’s Project Run & Play challenge was to remix the Party Dress from The Cottage Home.  I have to admit I struggled with this one.  A pattern like this is very basic and yet very specific.  A basic, lined bodice is pretty much the foundation for almost any garment.  AND I…

Happy New Year!

Hello, friends!  (If there are any of you still around!)  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed your New Year’s Festivities. We had a wonderful time with family and friends.  And a less wonderful time with sickness.  Our whole family came down with some form of sickness or another….