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Video: Sew Soft Baby Slippers

May 22, 2015 – 7:00 am | 3 Comments
A free soft baby slippers / booties pattern and tutorial with video

One of the very first tutorials and sewing patterns that I published to this blog was this one – how to sew soft baby slippers. Even after almost 6 years, it’s still one of my most visited …

Sew Baby Crawler Jeans with Leather Knee Patches

May 13, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY baby crawler jeans with cute leather knee patches - tutorial.

I’ve been telling my friends lately that I used to feel so proud of myself a couple of months ago when I thought I had mothering three kids all figured out. Things have changed. Baby …

Teething Baby Survival Kit

April 24, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Teething Baby Survival Kit - what I've learned helps teething babies.

A couple of weeks ago, Baby B cut her one-year-old molars. I had forgotten until that point how horrible the incoming molars made my babies feel! Baby B was restless and grouchy, and I immediately used …

Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock – Ends 10/06)

September 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | 19 Comments
WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique Baby Show in Edmonton Area

Ever since I had Little C almost 6 years ago, I caught the Handmade Baby Stuff Bug. There is something beautiful and special about making things with love for your littles. Handmade baby products are more …

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 | 14 Comments
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 …

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 …

Less Is More: What I’ve Learned About Nursery Nesting After 3 Babies #SearsMom

April 25, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Soft Boho Baby Nursery by The DIY Mommy

Baby B is *kind of * sleeping through the night now. It feels wonderful. Sure, I love those soft and quiet moments with only her as I nurse her in the stillness of 2 am, …

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 …