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Sew an Anna Inspired Frozen Snow Princess Dress

September 12, 2014 – 8:00 am |
DIY Anna Inspired Snow Princess Dress - Free Pattern & Tutorial

Today I’m going to share with you how to make a child’s costume dress and cape inspired by Anna from the movie Frozen. In case you missed it, I shared how to make an Elsa …

Sew an Elsa Inspired Frozen Snow Princess Dress

September 10, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY Elsa Inspired Snow Princess Dress - Free Pattern & Tutorial

The girls and I have¬†already been discussing what our Halloween costumes will be this year. Believe me, I’ve tried and tried and TRIED to steer them towards something unique like purple unicorns or construction worker …

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 …

Sew an Easy Ruffled Crib Dust Ruffle

July 11, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Sew an easy ruffled dust ruffle - just use pre-ruffled fabric!

Okay, the title of this post sounds horribly redundant (a ruffled dust ruffle), but there are some dust ruffles that aren’t ruffly at all. Right? Right. Today, I want to share with you how I …

How to Teach Kids to Sew (+ A Janome Portable Sewing Machine Review & Giveaway!)

June 17, 2014 – 9:09 am | 12 Comments
Great tips on how to teach kids to sew!

My 5 year old Little C had a really exciting last couple of weeks. Not only did she graduate playschool, she started to learn how to sew on her very own (pink!) little sewing machine. …

Motivational Monday #3- Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 16, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Entryway Makeover from Life on Virginia Street

It’s Monday again! Do you remember what that means? I get to co-host another Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party with the super-cool ladies of Joy in Our Home and Burlap and …

9 Favourite DIY Home Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 11, 2014 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite DIY Home Decor Tutorials

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 …

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 …

Motivational Monday #2 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 9, 2014 – 9:22 pm | 2 Comments
Motivational Monday DIY Craft Home Link Party

Happy Monday, friends! I’m so happy to be a part of something new this week: I’ll be co-hosting a DIY link party (“Motivational Monday”) with Kendra from Joy in Our Home and Amanda from Burlap …