Wearing Daddy’s Shirt (plus tutorial!)

Wearing Daddy's Shirt-FI

Project Run & Play’s challenge for week 3 this season is “Repurposing.” We are to design a look where the majority of the materials are recycled or upcycled.  The last time this challenge rolled around I took the simple route and upcycled several of my old tshirts into nightgowns for Dinah. This…

Mrs. Willy Wonka

Mrs. Willy Wonka-FI

Time for Project Run & Play Week 2! This week we are going to the movies.  I participated in the first season that this challenge appeared by creating a Shirley Temple dress for a three year old Dinah. In the interest of combining my spring projects with this season’s challenges I took…

A Winter Playdate

Winter Playdate-FI

It is time once again for Project Run & Play! This season is a “favorites” season and the contestants are all previous sew-a-long winners (one of which I will be…hopefully…someday!) and the challenges are all favorite challenges from seasons past. When they announced all the challenges I was excited to see that…

Lots of Little Things

Little Things-FI

I hope you and your families had a wonderful Christmas!  We certainly did…we had all the family here and had a wonderful couple of days of food, presents, and time spent with families. And only one trip to the emergency room (Esther got her eye stabbed by her sister’s fondue fork…just a…

Halloween 2013 – Dorothy and Glinda

Dorothy and Glinda-FI

Once upon a time, a little girl named Dorothy lived a simple life in Kansas. She dreamed of visiting far off lands… lands beyond the rainbow. One fateful day a terrible storm came… The tornado took Dorothy and her little house to a strange land called Oz. Once there she discovered that her…