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Make a Kimono Shrug from a Scarf (Video)

June 12, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to make a cute kimono shrug from a scarf in less than a minute!

Scarves are pretty much the best thing to happen to the world of accessories ever. I have a decent sized collection, and I wear them all year long. There are fluffy ones for winter, and …

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 …

Video Tutorial: Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

November 19, 2013 – 4:04 pm | 10 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 …

9 Favourite Easy Updos for Moms

April 12, 2013 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
9 Favourite DIY Easy Updos for Mom Hair

As a busy mom on the go, I find myself stuck completely in a hair style rut.
My hair’s either down, long and straightened, or I flip it up in a silly ponytail-loop concoction.
Here are some …

Can curvy moms wear skinny jeans? – Petite Curvy Mom Style

February 1, 2013 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
What to wear with skinny jeans - petite curvy mom style - The DIY Mommy

I saw a quote online a few days ago:
“Don’t wear skinny jeans unless you have skinny genes.”
I’ll admit I did laugh (because I’m a sucker for a good pun), but I really don’t agree with …

Sew the 15 Minute Infinity Scarf in 3 More Ways: Striped, Woven Plaid & Lace Overlay

December 17, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf in 3 More Ways: Striped Sweater Knit, Woven Plaid & Lace Overlay

Can you believe Christmas is in just over a week? I certainly can’t, and I’ve been busily finishing up some last minute handmade Christmas gifts for my family and friends.
Something I’m making this year are …

Wear Plaid (and More Plaid) This Winter – Petite Curvy Mom Style

December 7, 2012 – 12:45 pm | 4 Comments
Wear Plaid (and more plaid!) this Winter by The DIY Mommy

It’s officially freezing cold here, and it does get really cold up here in the “frozen north” (which is what I’m endearingly calling¬† my country home west of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada).
We had a huge dump …

Craft Supply and Indie Fashion Black Friday Sales (or The Crafty Introvert Fashionista’s Guide to the Best Deals this Weekend!)

November 23, 2012 – 7:00 am |
Amazing Craft Supply and Indie Fashion Black Friday Sales & Coupon Codes from The DIY Mommy

Raise your hand if you’re like me: you’re an introvert, you love to do crafts and you love unique fashion. Anyone? Good! I’m glad there are more people like me out there!
Because I’m a bit …

A Handmade Christmas: DIY Gifts for Women

November 9, 2012 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: DIY Gift Ideas for Women by The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in committing to a handmade Christmas this year? Whether you’re making a Christmas gift for your sister, your best friend, your mom or your aunt, the DIY ideas below are easy …

Sew a Vintage-Inspired Half Slip

October 3, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Sew a Vintage-Inspired Half Slip by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis

This dress was beautiful, but it needed a lining badly! (Oh-so-see-through!) I whipped up a little vintage-inspired half slip for it the first time I wore it using a scrap of lining fabric …