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Harper in a cotton field in Alabama

Sweet Home Alabama

I’ve been noticeably absent from the blog for a few days because we’ve been vacationing visiting with family in Alabama. I marked out “vacationing” because…well…as anyone with kids can tell you, traveling with kids leaves a lot to be desired in the R&R department. I like to say that vacationing with kids is just like […]

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KCW Day…(I dunno!): V-Neck Cardigan

Kids’ Clothes Week started really strong for me and went downhill around day 4. First, Harper was a bit under-the-weather. Second, my serger broke. And third, we went out of town on Saturday for a little impromptu family bouldering trip. BUT, I did manage to get this last little gem completed before the end of […]

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Heidi & Finn Urban Unisex Hoodie

KCW Day 3: Heidi & Finn Urban Unisex Hoodie (Sort of)

My poor girl has come down with a cold, so she was a reluctant model today. She still looks pretty cute though considering how she was feeling! This pattern started out as the┬áHeidi & Finn Urban Unisex Hoodie, but it evolved into something that only remotely resembles the original pattern. There was nothing wrong with […]

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Burda Sewing Pattern 9503 Dress

KCW Day 2: Burda 9503

One thing I love about sewing and knitting for children is that it allows me to practice skills on a smaller scale before doing them on larger, more expensive pieces of fabric. That’s what I’m telling myself, anyway, since I’m not particularly happy with some of the details of this dress. Namely: the button placket. […]

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Purple Leopard-Print Sweater Knit Bimaa Sweater

KCW Day 1: Purple Leopard-Print Bimaa Sweater

Remember how I complained a few weeks ago about how my 2-year-old was impossible to photograph? Well, we seem to have turned a corner. There are going to be a lot of photos of the same shirt in this post because…well…I am just so damn proud of how they turned out! This fantastic pattern is […]

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Sewing with Leather

Little Papoose Moccs for My Three-Month-Old Boy

How handsome is this boy?! And how adorable are these shoes?! I can’t believe this little guy is already three months old. He’s been the perfect addition to our little family. Other than, you know, the poop blowouts, the pee hydrant, the puke in my bed and the night feedings, he is just a joy […]

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