Darby and Josephina- beautiful friends- a pattern test

I have been having so much fun with pattern testing lately, I just can't get over all the cuteness that's going around! This past month, I had the extreme pleasure of working with Tiffany (one of the amazing pattern designers for Create Kids Couture) on not one, not two, but THREE separate patterns! Today, I'll … Continue reading Darby and Josephina- beautiful friends- a pattern test

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Hot Air Balloonin’- FREE printable planner stickers

This past summer, I went to a free class at our brand-spankin'-new Michael's Craft Store.  It was a planner decorating class.  I brought my datebook- the same one I'd been using since college- thinking that this class would give me some ideas on how to 'pretty it up' a little bit. Instead, I left with … Continue reading Hot Air Balloonin’- FREE printable planner stickers

Tutorial: How to create a lace or ribbon inset (heirloom sewing techniques)

Two weeks ago, I shared someone special with you... Isn't she beautiful? How about this one? And the dresses too!! The new Sue Ellen pattern from Create Kids Couture is a classic heirloom quality dress that just screamed for a classic heirloom accent.  I didn't want to do anything 'extra' on Miss A's dress, but Miss … Continue reading Tutorial: How to create a lace or ribbon inset (heirloom sewing techniques)