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Sew Grommet Topped Drapes

February 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
How to Sew DIY Grommet Topped Drapes

Last week was filled with a roller coaster of emotions. Baby Three’s due date is tomorrow, and my other two babies were born at 36 weeks and 39 weeks. This is the longest I’ve ever …

Sew an Easy Herringbone Baby Quilt

February 5, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY Herringbone / Chevron Baby Quilt Tutorial - The DIY Mommy

I am by no means a quilter, but I think that every baby needs a special quilt that was made just for them. They’re so lovely to snuggle in and they make a wonderful heirloom …

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 …

Sew Fringed Leather Baby Booties

January 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 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 …

Sew a Shabby Chic, Pleated Table Runner from a Drop Cloth

January 22, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Shabby Chic Pleated Table Runner from Painter's Drop Cloth

I’ve recently fallen in love with using painter’s drop cloth as a decor fabric.
It’s such an amazing colour – a cool, grey-taupe with a rustic finish. It’s not TOO rustic (like burlap can be), but …

Sew a DIY Teepee Play Tent

January 10, 2014 – 9:00 am | 24 Comments
DIY Teepee Play Tent Tutorial by The DIY Mommy

My Little A loves to read already and she’s only just turned two years old! Her reading, mind you, is staring at picture books lovingly but I’m thrilled that she’s showing such a love for …

Make Boutique Nursery Drapes with Pre-Made Curtains and Pom-Pom Trim

January 8, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Pom-Pom Trimmed Nursery Drapes

With Baby Three arriving in about 7 weeks (give or take), I’m bound and determined to finish decorating my second daughter’s bedroom before that day comes. Little C had hers finished first, and I want …

9 Favourite Tutorials of 2013 from The DIY Mommy

December 30, 2013 – 9:00 am |
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 …

Sew Linen Napkins (+ How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger)

December 17, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Cloth Napkin Tutorial + How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger - The DIY Mommy

Linen napkins are so sophisticated and gorgeous, and they’re a pretty way to formalize a table setting for Christmas dinner.
I’m hosting my first ever Christmas Day dinner at our home this year (hooray for a …

Christmas Nightgowns for My Girls (With ruffles & bows, of course!)

December 12, 2013 – 9:00 am |
Christmas Nightgowns with Ruffles and Bows by The DIY Mommy

Christmas is 2 weeks away. TWO WEEKS! Here I am, doing the same thing I always do: staring at my horrendously long crafty gift to-do list and wondering how I’ll get everything done by Christmas …