Elf Hat Video Tutorial

Late, but as promised, I finally made and posted a video tutorial for the hats I made for our Christmas Elf Photo Shoot. In the interest of full disclosure, there are no baby bloopers this time (sad emoji here) because we filmed after the kids were in bed (which made the whole process so much more … Read more

Sleeping Beauty

Becoming parents changes everything! You go from being these awesome, narcissistic people who think the world revolves around them (and maybe it does) to these absolute puddles who rearrange everything to revolve around these tiny creatures less than two feet tall. For example, My husband went from being a guy who didn’t even own his own … Read more

Video Tutorial: Make a Lined, Hooded Cape

Guess what? My hooded cloak tutorial is the most viewed post on this site with 5000 views this month alone (in not-entirely-unrelated news, Happy Halloween!). Thanks, internet friends! Even Google has put me on the first page when you search for DIY hooded cloaks, so you know it’s legit. Don’t worry, I won’t let it … Read more

How I Made a Princess Anna Dress Cutting and Sewing Only Straight Lines

A few caveats on that mouthful-of-a-title. First, this is actually a great pattern for ANY princess dress. If it looks familiar, this is actually the exact way I sewed the very first princess dress I ever made, which my daughter wore when we took Maid Marian and Sleeping Beauty pictures. This time, she wanted to be … Read more