Category Archives: Tooksberry

Baby and childrens sewing. Patterns and tutorials. Crafts. DIY. Handmade clothing. Sewing tips. Sewing notions, fabric, supplies.

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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Leopard Love

Let me first say that I am not now, nor have I ever really been a huge fan of animal prints, but……… I am so smitten with the newest addition to my Etsy shop, that I had to share it with you! … Continue reading

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Picky Princess

Lately, the little one, now 11 months old, has become very picky in her eating. She won’t eat anything that isn’t dry. If the bite is not dry when she touches it, she immediately drops it and will not touch it, or anything else that … 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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Her first Christmas

The tree has been behind a baby fence for the past few weeks. She has admired it, reached for it and plotted ways of how to get to it. Today was the day she finally got to explore! It was … 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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