DIY Child’s Backpack {Sewing Tutorial}

I have teamed up with Online Fabric Store this week to bring you four sewing tutorials using the most beautiful fabric like Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry and Michael Miller. I thought we would start the week with a backpack we made for Kayla’s upcoming school year.  We?  Yes we!  My amazing cousin Lindsay is visiting from Chicago to help with these tutorials. 


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Busy Bag Tutorial

So I know this week we have showed you how to do some pretty in depth sewing tutorials with the child’s backpackmega card holder wallet and the hanging toiletry bag.  I will say we saved the easiest sewing project for last.  This little “busy bag” is the perfect way to keep your kids occupied on long car rides, in restaurants, or waiting in the doctor’s office.  

busy bag sewing pattern

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5 More Ways to NOT Carve a Pumpkin

Pumpkin-decorating season is here! If you’ve followed me long, you’ll know that carving pumpkins is not exactly something I look forward to. (In fact, see my post from last year!)  Sticking my hands inside a gooey pumpkin just isn’t worth some of the cool carved designs out there. So, if you’re looking for an upgrade {…Read More…}

The Cutest Sno-Cone Stand Ever

This week I told you about how my kids (primarily my 9 year old) started a sno-cone stand.  It has been such a fun adventure for us watching him learn things like customer service, working even when you don’t want to, how to engage customers, and how to not lick drops of syrup from your {…Read More…}