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How to Finish Baby Receiving Blankets with a Serger

July 23, 2014 – 8:00 am |
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 …

9 Favourite DIY Kid’s Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 6, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
The 9 Favourite DIY Kid's 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 …

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 …