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Diy fringe tank

This post is part of Melissa’s super fun Summer sewing series!  So today I’m showing you a fun fringe tank that is perfect for summer! Throw it over your swim suit and you are good to go! I love love love fringe and want to wear it on everything!   I bought this shirt because […]

Half square triangle quilt practice blocks

At the last Snap blog conference I went to, I ended up in a pillow sewing class taught by Simple Simon and Co (love these girls!) I have toyed a little around with quilting. and when I say quilting I mean I have sewn some squares together. But they were teaching a half square triangle […]

Cd holder

Do people even use cd’s anymore??? I know with the smartphones and ipod movement they have been scarce around this house…. But for one of my daughter’s Christmas presents we decided to get her a karaoke machine–we have tons of fun Disney music cds and I knew she wanted the frozen cd for her birthday…so it just […]

diy baby swaddle blanket

I totally wish these blankets were around and popular when I was popping out babies. I love them so much! They are light and soft and perfect for wrapping those babies into little burritos without overheating them! But guess what? Some of these gauzy swaddle blankets cost an arm and a leg. It seriously astounds […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about making fleece blankets!

Okay! So Fleece Blankets are the best! They are so soft and cuddly and EASY! They don’t fray which means you don’t have to sew them at all! Win win! I’ve got 4 fun different fleece blankets for you!  Making Fleece Blankets But first: Details! There are two kinds of fleece you can buy at […]

A quilted blanket KNOCKOFF!!!

Guys! I have an easy peasy quilted blanket–that requires no quilting! People will oowww and aahh…and you get to take all the credit without any hard work! and here’s how—This amazing prequilted fabric at Joanns!  The details (I know the $19.99 is pretty spendy per yard! But remember that Joanns always have coupons–I get an […]

Mixed pattern knit skirt–Four Corner fabrics.

I’m such a lucky duck! Today I get to participate in Simple Simon and Co’s Four Corners Fabric tour! (I’m actually just a lucky duck for knowing Simple Simon and Co! Love those two girls! and can you believe they designed this Amazing Fabric!? I’ve been wanting to make this Mixed print skirt for a while…this […]

Foxy hooded jacket

You know this part of cast away… Where Tom hanks in all his shirtless glory is feeling like he invented the wheel because he had made fire.   That is me with this post.   I have created a coat. It’s kind of been on my sewing bucket list. Let me tell you how I […]

Giant Ric Rac Skirt

I wanted to whip up another skirt for skirting the issue (go HERE to see my first one.) And I had some giant ric rac and this project just fell into place! It’s just a strip of fabric I hemmed the bottom… and added giant ric rac to the bottom– I decided to make a […]

baby bibs from old t shirts

(this was oh…about 3 years ago. It was a guest post..so If you have read agaagg for a good long time you may have seen it…enjoy some craptastic pictures:) I wanted to make something babyish to celebrate amy and her new little one! so i made bibs! i’ve got lots of family..and that usually means […]

quilt as you go initial tote bag

THis posted on Flamingo toes a few months ago — today’s scrapbuster is actually a fun technique I learned from the cute girls over at Simple simon and Co. It’s the “quilt as you go” that they taught at Snap blog conference last year! and it has branched out in a fun obsession….   I’m going […]

Skirting the Issue: the utility skirt

So this is my third year (I think) doing Skirting the issue with my favoritest people Simple simon and co. (In a nutshell, skirting the issue is making and donating skirts to girls in foster care!  You can go here to see how and where you can donate!  and I’m here to show you a […]

Interactive Toddler purse

  I got this crazy idea when I was almost asleep (the creative hour in my head) and I woke up the next morning and headed to Joann to buy the fabric to carry it out.   and then got stuck. I knew what I wanted the end results to be…but wasn’t quite sure how […]

30 days of sundresses…the play dress

Today I’m participating in Melly Sews 30 days of Sundresses and since we love dresses…I HAD to participate! I have this daughter… she is very tom boy. But the girliest tom boy ever. She will want to ride on a motorcycle as fast as you dare go…while wearing an Elsa dress. (do you know the […]