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Sew a Frozen Inspired Kid’s Dance Costume

December 17, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Easy DIY Frozen Inspired Dance Costume (Bodysuit + Tutu)

Little C had her dance recital last Saturday and it was SO CUTE! It was Frozen themed (big surprise), and her dance teacher asked all of her students to wear something blue. With some leftovers …

How I Draft Sewing Patterns (with My Intel AIO and Adobe Illustrator)

September 26, 2014 – 8:00 am |
How to Draft Sewing Patterns with Adobe Illustrator + Intel AIO

I love sewing clothes for my kids. It is just SO fun, and they always seem to love what I make (whether it’s a #FAIL or not). I’ve been asked a few times over the …

How to Finish Baby Receiving Blankets with a Serger

July 23, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
This is the easiest way to make adorable baby receiving blankets! Use a serger, and make a narrow rolled hem.

One of my most favourite and practical baby gifts to give and receive are flannel receiving blankets. And not just regular old baby blankets – extra large receiving blankets that are perfect for swaddling newborns. …

Sew an Easy Baby Sleep Sack

July 18, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Simple and cute baby sleep sack tutorial with a free pattern.

Now that Baby B is too wiggly to swaddle, we’ve moved on to sleep sacks. I always find this transition a little tricky and slightly sad. (Baby says, “Oooo! I’m free to wiggle and wake …

9 Favourite DIY Baby Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 4, 2014 – 3:19 pm | 2 Comments
The 9 Favourite DIY Baby Tutorials on The DIY Mommy from 2009-2014

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to share with you some of the …

Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion – Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

March 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion - Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

Spring is officially here, but my backyard says otherwise – it’s still covered in about 2 feet of snow. Boo! While I wait for the “big melt”, I’m dreaming about wearing Springy clothes and playing …

Sew Fringed Leather Baby Booties

January 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 13 Comments
DIY Fringed Leather Baby Booties Moccasins Tutorial

With just over a month until d-day, I’ve finally found some time to sew for Baby Three! In line with her boho themed nursery that I’m planning, I made these uber-adorable fringed baby booties in …

Sew A DIY Ruffled Kid’s Apron

November 5, 2013 – 2:58 pm | 2 Comments
DIY Ruffled Kid's Apron - The DIY Mommy

For my Baby A’s 2nd birthday party later this month, I’m planning a “Bake Shoppe” themed party. I decided that I’d pick a theme this year because it would be my very last chance. Now …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Baby Gifts

October 23, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: 9 More Favourite DIY Christmas GIfts for Babies - The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I love making gifts, especially if they’re for sweet little babies! Here are some free patterns and tutorials to get your creative juices flowing with …

The Playtime Tunic + Leggings Sewing Pattern from Oliver + S

September 9, 2013 – 10:01 pm | 8 Comments
Oliver + S Playtime Tunic & Leggings - The DIY Mommy

I had the pleasure of previewing one of Oliver + S‘s adorable new fall sewing patterns this last week as part of a Sew Mama Sew challenge. Oliver + S are known for their contemporary …