Monthly Archives: October 2014


Halloween costumes are done. Huzzah!! RED RIDING HOOD with a BIG BAD WOLF twist for Danica. Danica wore this to her kindergarten Halloween party at school today. I was worried that she’d get her costume dirty and have a break … Continue reading

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Tink and Peter

Slowly slowly finishing up Halloween costumes. PS. The hooded onesie pattern has been released. You can find it on Stitch Upon A Time’s Etsy. Use discount code LAURA for 25% off.

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Pavlovian Fairy

I think she has a Pavlovian response to clothing from my sewing room. I put a finished garment on her and she heads outside. Because that’s what we normally do after pattern testing.

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Trick or Treat Door Hangers

I spent Thursday ninth tracing out all the pattern pieces needed for the girls’ costumes. That’s right, I’m not done yet and Halloween is a week away. I’ll get it done. On Friday I didn’t feel like cutting fabric. The … Continue reading

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Too Many Layers

Yeah. So. Last night’s sewing room exploits were basically just one aggravation after another. “Bobbin thread nearly empty.” “Check upper thread.” “Oh look. You broke a needle. In three. Good luck finding all the pieces.” “You blinked while the design … Continue reading

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NimblePhish – Country Mouse

EDIT TO ADD: NimblePhish has a discount code good for this weekend, to celebrate birthday’s in Naomi’s home, and NimblePhish’s 2nd anniversary. Use HAPPYHAPPY to receive 55% off. Good for all purchases on the Etsy site. Oh my gosh!! I … Continue reading

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Fairy Wings!

I had a chance to try Elle’s and River’s wings, (from this post), on this morning. I still need to do Danica’s. But today is about errands and chores and boring things like that. Her wings will be done after … Continue reading

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In The Hoop Halloween

The girls finally decided on Halloween costumes. Danica wants to be a water fairy, River wants to be Tinkerbell, Elle wants to be a light fairy, and Jackson will be Peter Pan. So far I have all the masks done. … Continue reading

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Gracie May – Classic Dress

I tested the Classic Dress by Gracie May Designs, in a tunic length. Let’s get real for a second. This test was difficult for me. Not because of the design or the pattern or anything of that sort. That’s all … Continue reading

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Elf Shoes On Fire!

I had the opportunity to test out Kelly J Designs Elf Shoe in Jackson’s size (size 1). I should note that the shoes looks slightly big on his foot, but it isn’t. He just has an extremely skinny foot and … Continue reading

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