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9 Favourite DIY Mom Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 10, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite DIY Tutorials for Moms

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 the Easiest Shirred Summer Dress Ever

May 14, 2014 – 10:34 pm | 7 Comments
Sew an easy summer dress with pre-shirred fabric.

In the spring and summer, I like to wear dresses. I like to wear them A LOT. There’s something to be said about throwing on something that’s just one piece and lightweight and breezy… ahhhh. …

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 Super Absorbent Nursing Pads

February 3, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
How to sew super absorbent DIY nursing pads that actually work! There's a special fabric inner layer.

With Baby Three coming in three weeks (or less?!), I’m in full prep mode. I still have a relatively long list of things I’d love to make for her, but I’m at least trying to …

DIY Floral Nails (+ Win Some Jamberry Nail Wraps – Giveaway Ends 01/25)

January 6, 2014 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
Jamberry Nails

Now that the Christmas season is over, I’m ready for two things:

Baby Three to come (she’s due February 25th)
Spring

As pretty as the knee-deep snow is here, I’m already tired of the -30 C weather and …

9 Favourite Tutorials of 2013 from The DIY Mommy

December 30, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
9 Favourite Tutorials of 2013 from The DIY Mommy. Dolly diaper bag and accessories, granny square baby blanket, road map busy bag printable, fabric covered roller shade, easy baby quilt, infinity dress, craftsman trim, installing laminate flooring, jewelry holder from a cutlery tray.

As the year 2013 comes to a close, I feel very thankful. I’m thankful that I can use this little blog as a creative outlet, and I’m excited that it has even become a small …

Video Tutorial: Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

November 19, 2013 – 4:04 pm | 9 Comments
Video Tutorial: 15 Minute Infinity Scarf by The DIY Mommy

One of the most popular tutorials on The DIY Mommy (and one of my most favourite DIY gifts to make!) is the 15 minute infinity scarf. It’s a really simple project to sew, and such …

My Non-Maternity Fall Maternity Uniform (& On Turning 31)

September 20, 2013 – 9:00 am | 8 Comments
Non-Maternity Fall Maternity Uniform - The DIY Mommy

Today I turn 31 years old and… guess what? I’m ready for it.
I was a little freaked out at the prospect of turning 30, but 31 feels pretty good.

Sew A Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans

August 19, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans - The DIY Mommy

During my second pregnancy, I was determined to refrain from buying new maternity clothes. I thought it would be much more fun to make from scratch and repurpose old clothes into new, DIY maternity clothes …

Sew an Infinity Dress with a Built-In Tube Top

April 30, 2013 – 8:00 am | 17 Comments
Sew an Infnity Dress with a Built-In Tube Top by The DIY Mommy

Once upon a time, we weren’t building a house and I had one baby instead of two. I had time to sew things for other people and sell them.
One of my most popular creations was …