Upcycled Christmas Tree and DIY Ribbon Garland

I really don’t like Christmas. I like the idea of it, or the “ideal” of it. Giving someone a thoughtful gift, something you put your heart into, something you worked for that was completely for someone else. Spending time together, actually having time to sit and relax, talk and play. Unfortunately, that ideal has been… Continue reading Upcycled Christmas Tree and DIY Ribbon Garland

Sustainable project #9: Mermaid Costume for a doll.

What a month!! I have sewn more items this month, than I sewed all last year. One of the things I sewed at the last minute was a fun little, easy, slightly different from most variations, mermaid doll costume. The main difference is this pattern does not use stretchy fabric. This little get up is… Continue reading Sustainable project #9: Mermaid Costume for a doll.

Sustainable Project #7: DIY Clothes Organizing tags.

BACK TO SCHOOL POST ALERT!!! School is starting back faster then we know it!! Last year was our first year of all week schooling so we decided, due to time constraints and an indecisive, fashionista child, we would make clothing tags to help get the week set. They worked perfect and held up great!! They… Continue reading Sustainable Project #7: DIY Clothes Organizing tags.

Sustainable Project # 5: Not your Typical Tutu Pattern!

This summer the snug and I have been having character days. We pick a character from a picture book series and make a day of it! (Or two days). The other day we did Tallulah from the Tallulah ballet books by Marilyn Singer. One of our activities was to make a tutu. I spotted a… Continue reading Sustainable Project # 5: Not your Typical Tutu Pattern!