Every child loves stuffed animals. I, personally, have had a lot of fun sewing some for my kids. There is something extra special about a homemade stuffie (or fluffy or whatever you call them!). Amy from Naptime Crafters & Peekaboo Pattern Shop is sharing the adorable dragon and rhinoceros stuffed animals she made from DIY [...]
Learn how to make your own dinosaur costume for your baby or toddler! This easy DIY tutorial is perfect for those who love to sew!
And now for the most genius baby costume ever! Sarah Jane Sews makes a baby carrier into a ladybug! This tutorial is perfect for babies in arms! Check out all the other DIY costume tutorials in the Handmade Costume Series! Hi! I'm Sarah of Sarah Jane Sews, where I blog about sewing (of course), knitting, [...]
Sewing a present for a mom-to-be before knowing if the baby is a boy or a girl can be difficult! I was so conflicted last week when I had a baby shower to attend. Should I make some baby sleep dresses? A blanket? I couldn't decide and I was uninspired. Then I remembered this pattern [...]
After sewing the Eddie doll from Wee WonderfulsWee Wonderfuls: 24 Dolls to Sew and Love I knew I wanted to make a doll for my niece for Christmas. The Storybook Doll was the perfect fit. Except I changed it. Because I didn't want a white doll with yellow hair. I wanted this doll. She's a [...]
A little friend turned one recently. We've affectionately nicknamed him "E Dog". Little E Dog has a special place in our hearts and even though we don't live near him we like to think of him as my little guy's best friend. They haven't seen each other since they could move but that doesn't stop [...]
I try to make Christmas as handmade as possible around here. It's just more fun (for me) that way. I started the sewing last week with a doll from Wee Wonderfuls: 24 Dolls to Sew and Love This is the Eddie Doll. I think I love him. Even if I made his eyes a bit [...]
I happen to love seersucker. I know not everyone does. I especially love the stripes in seersucker. The problem with seersucker is that it is a thin fabric. Not quite robust enough for a new walker. This is easily fixable by lining the pants. Easy enough. I used my new 12-24 month pants pattern (I [...]