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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4th of July Outfit – Upcycled T-shirt Dress

Ever since I overcame my fear of my serger (Brother 1034D ) I have been obsessed with upcyclng old t-shirts and repurposing them into cute dresses and skirts for my daughter.  Once a month my local thrift store has 1/2 price day.  I took advantage of that and found a cute patriotic shirt and three matching {…Read More…}





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.  

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Roll -Up Travel Backgammon Game

I am a lover of all games.  It isn’t very often that if asked to play a game I will say no. I remember learning how to play Backgammon (the Acey Deucey variation) 18 years ago with my soon-to-be mother-in-law and grandmother-in-law at a lake cabin in Michigan.  That weekend was my chance to get {…Read More…}