A Budget Wardrobe: Petal Dress

the top. Pattern:  Petal Wrap Dress and Tunic from Twig and Tale (Free with code on website) (The shirt is the 5K Tee that I used in another post. This is the long sleeve version.) Materials: Wool...

A Budget Wardrobe: Cloud 9 Tee and Ollie Pants

the top. Pattern: Cloud 9 Tee by Striped Swallow Designs (Free with code from Facebook group) Materials: Polyester/spandex found on clearance at Hobby Lobby for $3 a yard. I used under a yard....

A Budget Wardrobe: Magnolia and Bummies

The top Pattern: Magnolia Top and Dress by Stitch Upon a Time Materials: Knit skirt that had lost it's elastic from thrift store, $3.50 Notes: This is a cute and simple dress with options to give it...

A Budget Wardrobe: Ringer Tee and Little Wanderer

The top Pattern: Ringer Tee by Brindille & Twig Materials: old sweater from my closet Notes: If you do not like hemming, this is the pattern for you. It uses bands for the sleeves and the...

A Budget Wardrobe: 5K Tee and Romperall

The top Pattern: 5K Tee by Elliedactyl (pattern is free with a code once you join their Facebook Group) Materials: Camisole from Walmart, $1, leftover fabric from a black skirt from the thrift store...

A Budget Wardrobe: Flutter Sleeve Top and Joggers

The top Pattern: Paige Piko Top, Tunic & Dress by Made for Mermaids Materials: Knit fabric on clearance at Hobby Lobby, $2 Notes: This top's body and sleeves are all one piece. (The flutters are...

A Budget Wardrobe: Peasant Top and Leggings

Here we start our little journey on making a wardrobe on a budget. There’s not much I love more than sewing custom clothing for my kids. The unique items and the custom fit don’t even compare to...

Girls’ Movement Collection

When I saw that Striped Swallow Designs was calling for people to test their dance collection patterns I was all in. We have 5 dancers in our house, including myself. 🙂 We have a huge box in our...

Candice Ayala’s Upcycling Challenge 2018

A while ago, I can’t remember when, I found this amazing website called Sewing Portfolios. It’s a website to connect people who sew with people who make patterns and fabric. I’ve been able to test a...

We Need to Talk. Period.

I have 5 daughters. Five! Cinco! Cinq! The potential for emotional drama is off the charts. Nail polish,  hair brushes, and shoes are found in plenty in our house. I can do ballet buns in record...