Category Archives: DIY

Fancy Pants tutorial

Looking for ideas for cute spring bottoms for my little one, I stumbled across long winter denim pants at Target for an unbeatable clearance price.  If you have read any of my blogs, you know I’m all about stretching that dollar!  Because of … Continue reading

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I did it!

After just looking at my new serger for months without ever opening the box or turning it on, I finally did it. I turned it on…. for the first time! I spent several hours playing with it.  Once I began to … Continue reading

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I just keep looking at it….

It just sits there, taunting me. I catch myself looking at it. After a very long time of being taped up and nestled in its box, stashed under my cutting table, I have finally unpacked it. I made a space for it and even plugged … Continue reading

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You really didn’t have to tell me that

I just bought a new iron. The old one died a horrible death. After about a year of having a duct tape “patch” on the side to keep the water from leaking, and having to push the ON button 5 … Continue reading

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As promised

  This is the great find I got just before Christmas. I picked up a few of these little outfits from a chain store’s clearance rack for almost nothing. I just knew I could do something really cute with them, and I think I … Continue reading

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Making seam ripping easier

I bought some sweet little shirt and short sets at a summer clearance sale recently. They were marked down to nearly nothing. Nearly nothing meaning less than the cost of a fat quarter for both a shirt and pair shorts!!! I … Continue reading

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Knock off bag tutorial

It is true that one woman’s trash is another’s treasure. In this case, it’s me who got the treasure! My daughter took an interest in those super cute, super pricey, designer quilted bags. She asked for one and I said I’d … Continue reading

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Trades day…NAILED IT!

The Trades Day was a huge success for me. I sold tons of baby shoes bibs and tutus! This was my first ever trades day or flea market of any kind. I really had a good time talking to everyone, … Continue reading

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Overcrowded with booties….

No. Not that kind! This kind! I have what seems like millions of baby shoes in my house.  Half are for my Etsy shop and half are for our local monthly trades day tomorrow.  I hope to make lots of … Continue reading

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Open for business!

It seems that I have been away for quite a while…. I found myself knee  elbow deep in that little thing called life! on top of everything that is day-to-day, I have been trying to start an Etsy shop.  I was … Continue reading

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