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Friday, September 26, 2014

MashUp Blog Hop

Today I'm participating in a fun MashUp Blog Hop with a group of amazing bloggers!  There's so much amazing MashUp inspiration so start hopping and show these ladies some love:Pattern mash up blog hop
  1. Knight Hoodie + Bimaa Sweater by Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy Crafts
  2. Alleycat Daydream Dress by Call Ajaire
  3. Rainbow Princess Dress by Rae Gun Ramblings
  4. Ash Jumpsuit + Vintage Style Flutter Sleeve by Amanda Rose
  5. Burda Harem Pants + McCalls Dress by Lil Bit and Nan
  6. Sugar Plum Princess Dress + Poppy  Dress by Bee Quilted Beauties
  7. Dress #13 + Pants #2 by Sprouting Jube Jube
  8. Katie Fancy Pant + Field Research Pant by Scientific Seamstress
  9. Jumpsuit Mashup by Sew Like My Mom
  10. Lullaby Line Body Suit + Grand Slam Tee by Peek-a-boo Pattern Shop
  11. Cherry Pie Skirt + Socialite Peplum by Sewing Sober

Because Sometimes I'm a Fun Mom

While I was offered compensation for trying out Sands Alive! all opinions here are mine.  Spoiler Alert: I really am this crazy about messy activities, hehe.

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen me use #sometimesimafunmom, but for the most part I feel like things can get pretty bland around our house.  Bean and I get into a routine of reading, puzzles, listening to music, and the occasional lego/train adventure, mostly because we enjoy it, but also because I'm not a big fan of making a mess.



Thursday, September 25, 2014

Alley Cat Daydream - MMUp Details and Features

It's the last Thursday of September so it's time for some features from the MMUp link-up and a few more details about the Alley Cat Daydream dress.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Secret Garden Dress Turned Top

The Secret Garden Dress is pattern collaboration between E+M Patterns and Sprouting Jube Jube and the result is just lovely.  When I first saw it out in blogland I fell in love with the gorgeous back.  The bow detail is so lovely, but the v-shape above it makes it all come together so perfectly.


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Starlight City and Socialite Peplum

Jessica from Lil Luxe Collection (*affiliate link) released three new dress patterns over the weekend and I was fortunate to help test two of them: the Starlight City Dress (*affiliate link) and the Socialite Peplum and Dress (*affiliate link).


Monday, September 22, 2014

The Butterfly Sling Purse - SSW

It's another Selfish Sewing Week and I'm super excited about this one.  I've been sewing SO MUCH for Bean's fall wardrobe that it'll be fun to take a break and sew for myself.  Whether you call it selfish sewing or self sewing or whatever, take some time this week to sew yourself something pretty!