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Make Baby Leg Warmers from Socks (Video)

August 3, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to make baby leg warmers from knee high socks - a video tutorial.

Roly-poly smushy baby thighs are my favourite. They are especially cute when they’re pantless and free – that is, when babies can crawl around in their diapers and you can kiss their sweet, dimply baby …

My 5 Favourite Nursery Essentials

July 10, 2015 – 7:00 am | 3 Comments
Huggies Little Movers Plus at Costco

It’s amazing how differently I feel about “nursery essentials” now with baby number 3 compared to when I had my first baby. There are some things that a new mama thinks she absolutely needs in …

Sew a Leather Diaper Bag and Diaper Clutch

April 29, 2015 – 7:00 am | 3 Comments
Slouchy boho leather diaper bag and diaper clutch tutorial.

What does the perfect diaper bag look like to you? For me, it’s a bag that doesn’t SCREAM “I’m a big, fat diaper bag“! I like diaper bags that look like purses, but that are …

Sew a Double Minky Satin Bound Baby Blanket

January 9, 2015 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
How to sew the softest DIY baby blanket with two layers of minky fabric and satin binding

For Christmas, I made Baby B some soft new blankies that I was hoping she’d like and grow to love as her special blankies. So far, my plan is working and she seems to really love …

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. …

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 …

Sew a 3-in-1 Nursing Cover, Carseat Canopy and Stroller Shade

April 23, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Sew a 3-in-1 Nursing Cover, Stroller Shade and Carseat Canopy

The more babies I have, the more I realize that less is more when it comes to baby gear. If I can use one item for a number of uses, I’m all over it. That’s …

Sew Fringed Leather Baby Booties

January 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 16 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 …

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 …

Announcing: Golly Gee! Baby Downloadable Sewing Patterns (Win All 5!) – Giveaway (Ends 04/30)

April 8, 2013 – 8:00 am | 65 Comments
Toasty Tundra Baby Boots Sewing Pattern by Golly Gee Baby

It’s been a long time coming, but I’m finally doing it. My baby clothing & accessories brand, Golly Gee! Baby, is going DIY and I’ll be releasing sewing patterns for my popular designs!

These sewing patterns …