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Elastic Sleeve Peasant Dress Tutorial

We have made hundreds of peasant style dresses over the years. It can get a little boring to make the exact same style of dress over and over. However, there are many different variations of this dress style! I am going to try to make some peasant dress variations and share tutorials for them on the blog from time to time. You can find my pattern and cutting tutorial for peasant dresses HERE. I also…

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2015 Year in Review

Until halfway through 2015 I was still on a blogging break. I came back so that I could share tutorials and tips for the peasant dresses that we make for charity. I also did a doll sized version of the teen dress and posted a free pattern. Of course, I made Easter dresses for my girls this year, although photographing and blogging about them was quite delayed. I did some upcycling and kept everything in a…

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Jelly of the Month Club Christmas Gift Idea

My family likes to do some homemade gifts and food is usually a good option because then the guys are happy, too. This year, for a few people, I decided to up my game a bit and do a “Jelly of the Month Club” with 12 assorted jams and jellies. The ideal game plan was to do them throughout the year and eliminate stress in December. Well, I did half of them and then life…

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Flower Quilted Rag Edge Flannel Baby Blanket

I finally dusted off my sewing machine after a month-long break and I am definitely out of practice! One of the things I made was this flannel baby blanket for part of a shower gift. I am pretty sure I have seen a little saying about using your “good fabric” for your favorite people. I had been hoarding this pretty purple stuff because I couldn’t bear to part with it unless I deemed the recipient…

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An Announcement…

It shouldn’t take a tragedy to get my attention. You see, I am a wife and mother first. The Lord has given me a wonderful husband and six precious children. I am so thankful for each one of them. However, our days are numbered and tomorrow is not promised to anyone.  If today was your last day on this Earth, how would you have spent it? If today was the last day you had with…

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