I’ve been wearing my maternity tanks to death since I sewed them, but I felt like I needed something a little more special for Sunday mass and date nights. When Lauren pointed out how nursing-friendly the new True Bias Southport Dress pattern was, I realized how easily it could be adjusted into the perfect maternity/nursing dress to […]
So… I went to Quilt Market a couple weekends ago. It was held in Pittsburgh (driving distance!) and my sewing pattern business qualified me to attend as an “Industry Professional.” I pretty much had to go and see what the hype was about. right? (Tula Pink) I’m not a huge quilter, and I don’t own a […]
I made this English paper pieced hexagon quilt for my fifth-born child’s first birthday. If I had more time, I would finished off the quilt edge by making a hexagon facing (see Bad Skirt for her drool worthy tutorial). However, his birthday was looming close and I needed a quicker method for finishing it off, but […]
I love when I can conceive of, plan, and make a project all in one day. This was one of those projects. The kids have been driving me crazy with the precarious placement of the cups – especially as little Gianna graduates into a “big girl cup”. They did not understanding that cups should be […]
I like to do my internetting while my son is nursing… and he has been nursing a lot lately. I stumbled on these two great resources in the last few days. Picking Up Threads: Sewing tutorials all in one place. genius. Notable Notions: A ton of information about all the notions you were wondering about. […]
nursing cover Originally uploaded by umgeekgirl A nursing cover for a friend of a friend. Again with the taking pictures at night…. The color is so much better than in this picture.
HOORAY! I’ve sewn on the shingles on! It’s looking so good. Sorry for the quality of the photo. I have to work on it when the kids are sleeping, because it is a birthday surprise. So… here are the shingles all cut out and ready to go. The small shingles are my first attempt. I […]
Rag dollOriginally uploaded by umgeekgirl I made a rag doll for a friend’s daughter who turned 1 today. I hope she enjoys it. I used the incredibly simple tutorial shown on Martha Stewart made by The Black Apple. It only took one naptime (less than 2 hours). One the topic of gifts, I would love […]