Knit Leggings

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I started this project a LONG time ago, I think it was even before Thanksgiving (hiding under my chair).  I bought the knit from Hobby Lobby on sale and thought that leggings would be a fairly easy first knit project.  I used this tutorial from Make It and Love It and it was really easy… Read more »

Leg Warmers

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I love Lillian in skirts or dresses and tend to put leg warmers on her when it’s not quite warm enough to wear the skirts.  I found a few tutorials online on how to make them using tube socks.  So I bought some tube socks from Target and made a few pairs.  This tutorial by… Read more »

Jean Heart Knee Patches

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Lillian is small for her age and actually wore these jeans at the end of last winter.  Because of that, the knees were wearing out and starting to get holes in them.  They still fit so I didn’t really want to throw them away, so instead, I decided to add heart patches to the knees…. Read more »

Elastic Waistband Tutorial

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I was making a few skirts for a coworker’s daughter and thought I would take pictures of the process of making an elastic waistband. To start out, fold and iron the edge in by about a 1/4 of an inch.  If you have a serger you can also serge the edge. Next, fold and iron… Read more »