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Video: Sew Soft Baby Slippers

May 22, 2015 – 7:00 am |
A free soft baby slippers / booties pattern and tutorial with video

One of the very first tutorials and sewing patterns that I published to this blog was this one – how to sew soft baby slippers. Even after almost 6 years, it’s still one of my most visited …

Sew Baby Crawler Jeans with Leather Knee Patches

May 13, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY baby crawler jeans with cute leather knee patches - tutorial.

I’ve been telling my friends lately that I used to feel so proud of myself a couple of months ago when I thought I had mothering three kids all figured out. Things have changed. Baby …

Cotton & Tulle Skirt Tutorial + Motivational Monday #48: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

May 10, 2015 – 7:00 pm |

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …

How to Sew an Easy DIY Ruffled Petti Romper

March 9, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
How to make an easy DIY ruffled petti romper

This past Saturday we celebrated Baby B’s first birthday. I’m still shaking my head as I type this and I’m wondering where this past year has gone. Wasn’t it just last week that I was …

Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review + An Easy DIY Boho Headband

January 28, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review by The DIY Mommy

Last week, I had the opportunity to test out an adorable kid’s tunic pattern by Striped Swallow Designs. Meet the “Wanderer Tunic“. It’s a sweet, boho styled children’s top that features an adorably curved yoke, …

9 Favourite Posts of 2014 from The DIY Mommy

January 5, 2015 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
The 9 Favourite Posts of 2014 on The DIY Mommy: Lots of great sewing and home decor tutorials!

As we enter the year 2015, I feel very thankful. I’m thankful that I can continue use this little blog as a creative outlet, and I’m excited that it has even become a source of …

Sew a Frozen Inspired Kid’s Dance Costume

December 17, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
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 | 11 Comments
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 …