11/13/14

Nate Berkus Home Decor Fabric

It may be old news to you, but for me it's new and I'm LOVING it!!!  Nate Berkus has a Home Decor Fabric line that was introduced to Joann's a few months ago.  He designed this fabric with visions of us using them to make teepees for our littles, tote bags for our girl's ... |read more|

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10/22/14

Easy Halloween Costume – Dr. Seuss

I showed you Little B's Little Red Riding Hood Halloween Costume from last year.  This year her and one of her besties decided to be Thing 1 and Thing 2.  Finding costumes that aren't too mature for tweens is next to impossible so we had to come up with our own design.  We ... |read more|

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10/21/14

Easy Halloween Costume – No Sew Cape

Last year, little B was set on being Little Red Riding Hood.  Everywhere I looked, the costumes were not made for a sweet little girl.  I couldn't let her browse the images online because they were so risque and the ones I found at Halloween Stores weren't any better.  ... |read more|

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04/22/13

Sew a Pillow from a Napkin

Did you know you can sew a pillow from a napkin?  IO contributor Anu from Nalle's House is sharing a tutorial on how you can make a professional looking pillow cover from a pair of napkins. -- I often fall in love with the textiles that I find in the linen section of my favorite ... |read more|

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10/16/11

Costume Ideas & Tutorial

Can you guess!?!?  Baby B is very old, short and green...Yoda!  Big B and Little B will be in Star Wars costumes, too. This hat was super easy I thought I'd share.  This half circle is drawn on a 8 1/2x11 paper.  The straight edge is roughly 8 inches across.  Draw the shape ... |read more|

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06/24/08

Style Guru!

The second half of Belle's summer sewing course... ...Belle sewed a beautiful dress for Marabelle with help from Mrs. Cox and Mrs. Tori (Mrs. Cox's granddaughter). Mrs. Cox is such a sweet and talented teacher! And here's Belle's beautiful dolly! ... |read more|

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