children’s clothing

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Tutorial ~ Elastic Neckline Pillowcase Dress

Okay friends, I’m almost finished with The Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress Collection, then I promise to lay low on the whole subject!  Today I have an option that replaces the sash or tie in the casing with elastic, making it nice and easy to pop over little heads. This is a safer version for babies, […]

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Tutorial ~ Front Or Back Tie Pillowcase Dress

Hello friends!  Today I have a front tie or back tie option that I am excited to add to the Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress collection.  Using a front tie is a great way to make a pillowcase dress look a little more formal, and a back tie is a great option for keeping little fingers […]

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Fun Ways To Patch Holes In Jeans

A fun email popped up in my inbox this weekend from Susan.  She has her grandkids for the week and her daughter dropped the kids off with every single pair of jeans having holes in them.  Her email had me giggling as she explains how her daughter claims to have been scarred for life from […]

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Sew be it Pajama Pants Tutorial

Tutorial ~ Scrap Buster Pajama Bottoms

Pin It It has been a while since we have had a good ‘ole re-purposing project, no?  They are kind of my favorite – less pressure if you screw up :).  What I love most about this idea is that it helps tackle my ever growing scrap fabric basket.  Plus, they’re cute, quick, and easy.  […]

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Sew be it Free Swing Coat Pattern

Central Park Swing Coat | A Free PDF Sewing Pattern

After months of editing and sewing I finally have the Central Park Swing Coat ready for your sewing pleasure!  This little jacket started from a sketch I drew in my little big idea book last year.  I started playing around with drafting the pattern months ago, and four samples later I am pretty much in […]

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Sew be it Bobby Socks Tutorial

Tutorial ~ Repurposed Tights to Ruffle Bobby Socks

I was so excited to turn some of my little ones tights from last year into knee highs for this year; add bows, ruffles, and all sorts of fun stuff.  When the temperature finally dipped below 80° here, I whipped out a pair of her old pink ones, put elastic around the top (using Disney’s […]

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A Little Help?

They say that some of the best things that have ever come about were through collaboration.  People joining forces to create something amazing, that if conquered alone, would just not have had the same outcome.  We see this proven time and time again in the online world.  Create H.O.P.E Designs is such a collaboration.  The […]

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Sew be it Itty Bitty Baby Dress Free Dress Pattern

Rae’s Itty Bitty Baby Dress

My husband has been out of town for a week now, and for some reason that always results in late night sewing.  I don’t know if it’s because I don’t sleep well when he’s not here, or if I can actually finish something without him buggin’ me :).  Since I finally got a new printer, […]

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Sew be it Chiffon Flower Hair Clip Tutorial

Tutorial ~ Ruffle Chiffon Flower

Pin It I make hair accessories for a local boutique and have been trying to make a chiffon flower that would be perfect for special occasions like weddings and such.  I think I finally got it.  Layers and layers of ruffles and just the right amount of pouf.  I made some little tiny ones for […]

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Tutorial ~ Ruffle Cuff Pant Legs

Would a 32 year-old look crazy wearing ruffled leg pants?  Don’t answer that, cause I love these little britches and I might just make me some anyways!  I love how the ruffles look like they are bursting out of the seams, like they just grew out the bottom.  I saw this idea on Pinterest from […]

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