Wednesday, June 10, 2015

All in Cleveland!

Cavs finals are in full swing around here so I knew I needed something special to mark the occasion.  I didn't want the same old t-shirts that everyone else would be wearing so I decided to create unique outfits for the family.  (except for my hubby since he wanted to wear his jersey!)  It was perfect timing that The Scientific Seamstress blog was hosting a contest to sew for your hemisphere.  It is the beginning of summer here in Ohio so I asked the kids what they wanted me to make and here is their decisions:

The girls each decided on the Maddie top from Sisboom.  The older one wanted the sleeveless version while the younger one wanted the sleeves.  My son decided on the Easy Fits from Scientific Seamstress.  This was the first time that I had made the Maddie tops.  It took a little bit longer for me to get the armholes just right.  It would have helped if I had followed the directions and matched up the arrows!  I'm an old pro at the Easy Fits by now and those come together so easily.  I spent one whole afternoon making the three pieces while being interrupted by kids.  Probably a quicker sew if you have no one around to bug you!  These patterns also have adult versions so the whole family can match!

As you can see, they loved the outfits and are ready to help the Cavs win!

Here are the two Maddie's side by side.  I love the way this top flows and covers my girls.

My son's Easy Fits.  He could have a closet full of these by the end of summer as he is opposed to buttons!

I think this was a sewing success since the hubby gave his approval and let us accompany him to the watch party.  My shorts are from a Jocole pattern, Wide Leg Pants with the shorts option.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Mama’s Holiday Wish List Meme

Mama’s Holiday Wish List Meme

and GameStop are giving away a sleighful of gifts this holiday season and to enter I’m sharing this meme with you.

1. What is your holiday wish for your family?
I wish that we all are happy and healthy. I would also like to have us all together.

2. What is your Christmas morning / Hanukkah Nightly tradition?
We open one present on Christmas eve and it is PJ's for the kids to wear on Christmas Eve.

3. If you could ask Santa for one, completely decadent wish for yourself, what would it be?
A French Villa! lol

4. How do you make the holidays special without spending any money?
Baking cookies, watching movies, hot cocoa with the kids.

5. What games did you play with your family growing up?
Pac-man, Donkey Kong, Q-bert!
6. What holiday tradition have you carried on from your own childhood?
Making pizzelles.

7. Where would you go for a Christmas/Hanukkah-away-from-home trip?

8. Check out GameStop and tell us, what are the three top items on your GameStop Wish List this year?
Zumba Wii, Glee wii, Epic Mickey Wii

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

The first episode is up!


Check out the first episode of the DIY Dish! While you are there please enter their wonderful giveaways.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Our New Baby Boy!

Our third child was born on 2/16/10, a Mardi Gras baby! We have been dealing with the ups and downs of having a newborn in the house again. Our two little girls have been very loving so far with their baby brother, we are so proud of them! Here is a picture of our newest addition!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Hey y'all it isn't too early to start thinking of Valentine's Day and what cute things you can make for your little loved ones!

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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

New Winner

Ok we have a new winner for the YCMT ebook. It is Vince, please contact me with your email within 48 hours. Thank you to all who entered.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Christmas Dolls

Here is a picture of the 3 dolls that I made for Christmas. They were made to look like my two daughters and my niece. The girls loved playing with them on Christmas morning and it was well worth the time to make them to see the three smiling faces!