DIY Paper Easter Egg Cups

This project is perfect for those of you love great design, but want it fast.   Using strips of patterned paper and a few embellishments, you can complete this darling family in under 20 minutes. You can easily customize your eggs to fit your family’s dynamic and […]

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Jack and Jill Colorblock Shirt

Hi Friends,  I want to share with you a beautiful and versitle pattern by Peaches and Peanuts. A loooong while back, the sewing geniuses at FrancesSuzanne asked me if I would join them in a September Showcase.  They collected a few great patterns from independent […]

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Shrinky Dink Valentine’s

Today’s project is a favorite around our house.  We love making shrinky dink art.  There’s something magical about watching the plastic curl up and thicken.  (No, not very poetic…. but you’ll see.  It is cool!)   Using a sheet of shrink plastic- or a no. […]

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Clever Charlotte Flip

Let me begin by saying that this pattern is true perfection!  Clever is the perfect name for this darling line of patterns. For a while now I have had my eye on the chickadee blouse pattern simply for its adorable collar.  So when this pattern […]

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In my Christmas Jammies

In preparation for the Frances Suzanne flip entry, I thought I’d get familiar with the Clever Charlotte Chickadee pattern by putting together a couple of nighties (on Christmas eve day!). I found this flannel at Jo-Ann’s a whopping 3 days before Christmas on 60% off […]

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Flip this pattern: Chickadee Blouse

If you have not been following Frances Suzanne: sewing with sisters , you are in for a treat!  They create the most intricate yet classic frocks for their darling nieces. Beautiful smocking, piping, pin tucks, piecing, and hand embroidery take their beautiful creations to the […]

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