Layer Cake Skirt

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I accomplished my first skirt for Lillian and LOVE it!  It was Prudent Baby’s tutorial for a layer cake skirt. I bought the three fabrics at Hobby Lobby and it actually ended up that the green fabric didn’t really show up.  I guess that is what happens when you adjust a skirt to fit an… Read more »

Doll Diaper

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Lillian is really into baby dolls right now, and has even been caught making her baby sit on the potty.  So I thought I would make her doll a diaper.  I used Skip to my Lou’s doll diaper pattern found here. This was super easy and quick to make and fit Lillian’s doll perfectly. To… Read more »

Child’s Tote Bag

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The last gift I made for our cousin’s children was a small tote bag for their daughter.  I used the same tutorial that I used for my tote bag, except I added a pocket to the inside and changed the dimensions so it was smaller. I cut two 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 pieces from… Read more »

Easter Basket

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I wanted to make Lillian’s Easter basket and decided on this style from Pink Penguin.  I did change it a little so that it would have one strap instead of two, since I think of an Easter basket as a basket with one long handle. I decided on three different fabrics for the body, plus… Read more »

My First Projects – Crayon Roll

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To get used to my new machine and sewing in general I practiced on some scrap fabric but figured the best way to get to know the machine was to just start working on projects.  So that is what I did. My first project was a crayon roll from  I made the crayon roll… Read more »