Shoes and bloomers

Before Anna was born, I started a couple sewing projects to keep me occupied while I waited. One of the projects was baby shoes. I got this little pink pair cut out, but didn’t sew them up until about a week ago. They’re really cute, but are almost too small already. I used the reversible …

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How to make headbands

My friend Niki asked how to make the headbands. Some of what I did was just playing around, but I did follow a couple tutorials for some of the bows and clips. First, I bought the crochet headbands off ebay. I’m honestly not sure why they’re called crochet because they don’t seem to really be …

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Anna and I

A friend of mine was kind enough to take this for me tonight after church. I really like how Anna’s dress looks on her. Hopefully I’ll be able to find the time to make more from the same pattern.

Hairbow addiction

One of the gifts for my baby shower on Saturday was cash. I decided to use a little of it to buy supplies to make some hairbows for Little Miss. I also bought fabric to sew her some clothes, but those projects are a little farther down on the priority list at the moment. Here …

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Old Faithful

This is Old Faithful – I’ve been seeing a lot of it lately. It’s an old, all-metal Dressmaker. My mom found it for $5 at a garage sale last summer. The one thing I absolutely love about it is it is a workhorse. It sews through thick layers I could only dream of sewing with …

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Updated sewing list

Just thought I’d update my sewing list here to keep me accountable. I’ve been working, but I’m not convinced it’s evident. *Maternity dress *Pajama pants for Stephen *Comfortable skirt for me *Cloth diapers – 16 complete diapers in progress, need to find and cut fleece for at least 4 more *Cloth diaper covers – have …

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Sewing projects list

Maybe if I put my list of sewing projects here the accountability will keep me going. We’ll see how well that works. *Maternity dress – almost finished. Just needs the lining stitched down and the bottom hemmed *Pajama pants for Stephen – on the table to be cut out *Dark colored elastic waist skirt for …

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