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Hoodies for the kids

The green hoodie is a roomy, oversized fit (though next time I’ll make it longer). It’s the Oversized Tee pattern by Ellie and Mac. The pink hoodie is a modified Kids Simple Patch Hoodie, also by Ellie and Mac. I used the body and sleeves […]

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Baby gift

A good friend of mine is expecting a baby boy, and I wanted to make a special gift for this precious little one. I ordered fabric from Knitfabric.com (I LOVE their selection!!!). I had such a hard time deciding on which fabric to get, but

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Christmas Dresses

All of our girls received handmade dresses for Christmas. These were the two that were finished; I let Anna pick out her own fabric and pattern for hers, so didn’t have that fabric here yet for this picture. Joy’s dress (left) was the Breezy Dress

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Thrifted refashion

Last summer I found some t-shirts at the thrift store, thinking they’d fit me well. They were slightly too big, so I put them away. One day I was cleaning out my closet and found the t-shirts again. Instead of donating them, I decided to

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Esther’s New Top

Esther liked the fabric from my Fall in Love Sweater so much that she wanted one too. I didn’t have enough for a whole sweater for her, but did have enough coordinating fabrics to make her this. This is the Kids Everywhere Dress by Ellie

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A new top for Anna

Anna needed a new top for an event we were going to tonight. The pattern here is the Ellie and Mac Fall in Love Sweater. The bodice here is a double knit jersey I picked up at Walmart. The sleeves and bands are double brushed

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Esther’s Apron

Esther asked for an apron for her birthday. We went to Mardens and she picked out fabric. I didn’t use a pattern for this; I used a child’s apron we already had to gauge size and just made it up from there.

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