Growing Up Handmade

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or sign up for our weekly Newsletter. Thanks for visiting! If you hadn’t noticed, I do a lot of sewing for my oldest daughter. Her off-the-charts height for her age (she’s now 5’11” and not even 12 years old yet!) makes it […]

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Another Year, Another Ruffle Dolman

About a year and a half ago, I made my oldest girl a pink ruffle fabric Carlie’s Dolman Top and she’s worn it just about to it’s death. She’s also mostly outgrown it thanks to shooting up almost 8 inches in height, though she tries to wear it anyways sometimes. So when we started discussing Easter […]

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Color Me Lucky: Lapis Blue

I’ve (still) been severely lacking in the sewing motivation department. So when Tibeca announced that she would be hosting the Color Me Lucky Tour during the month of March, I hopped on board with hopes that a deadline would kick me back into sewing gear. For this tour, we were challenged to choose a color […]

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Date Night February Tour: Red Floral Leggings and Scoop-neck Dolman Mash

Living in a small town (I’m talking “population 700” small) where we don’t have any extended family within 60 miles and being the parents of 5 lovely children means that date night doesn’t happen often for my husband and I. On the rare occasion we do go out, it unfortunately doesn’t require a fancy dress […]

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Boys CAN Wear Pink

I try my best not to limit my kids from any clothing that they want on the basis of gender stereotypes. I may not take my boys out shopping while they’re wearing princess dresses, but I darn sure am not discouraging that imaginary play when we’re at home (just yesterday my youngest came into the kitchen wearing […]

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