March 2009

Seaside Stripes and Shirt Dress Tutorial

by Dana on March 26, 2009

Inspired by Traci at Amazing Mae, this was an experiment to turn a men’s dress shirt into a summer dress for Goose. Some things I sew turn out fine. But some things work out wonderfully. And I’m in love with this little dress. It was the perfect light-weight dress for our seaside outing.——————————————————————-I started with […]


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Freezer Paper on Canvas

by Dana on March 26, 2009

My oldest sister lives a few states away. So when her birthday was approaching, I tried thinking of something small I could make and send in the mail. But then we found out she’d be here with her four kids for spring break! So I made her something a little bigger to go in her […]


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Easiest Refashion EVER

by Dana on March 11, 2009

My friend Krissy was giving a bunch of clothes to Goodwill and asked if wanted to look through them first. Of course! I guess I’m proud to have the reputation for wanting others’ discard pile? Well, I scored a stack of this:And spent 10 minutes making the easiest refashion ever. Using the Simple Skirt Tutorial, […]


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baby boy carseat

by Dana on March 6, 2009

A newly finished carseat cover for a customer’s son-to-be, made with Michael Miller fabric she sent to me:With each cover I make, the process seems to improve. This time around I did double-batting inside for a super comfy ride:The canopy adds nice contrast:And reminds me of this architecture:(for additional carseat covers see here.) And since […]

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