Category Archives: Sew What

Ikea Hack: Parson Chair

Last summer, I enlisted my moms help in hacking my cheap Ikea chairs (the Stefan chair, if you’re wondering). I wanted something a little classier with more padding and a removable cover for washing. Ikea sells chairs I wanted but they were more than I wanted to spend. I knew I could upscale mine on read more »

As Seen on Pinterest: DIY Roman Shades

I’m starting a new series. Not like I had a series of anything in the past, unless you count my “Hot Tips” (you can find them here, here, here,┬áhere, here and here. They are surprisingly useful even though they were written years ago.). But I figured with the recent surge of Pinterest I would document read more »


This year, I’m going to try to sew more. I had fun making all those goodies for my nieces and nephews that I want to sew more for me as well as others. AND make more bags! I’ve really missed it. I worked on a bag for a friend (hi Neha!) and while it turned read more »

In the Mail

Now that they’ve been sent and hopefully opened, here are some of the projects I made for nieces and nephews this year: Toddler Backpack. This was for a 2-year-old nephew. Really, he had so many other gifts that I don’t even think he noticed it until the next morning when I said, “Hey, Reese, you read more »

Babylegs Tutorial

While Justin thinks they are silly, he doesn’t take them off Jules. I like babylegs because they are cute, easy to pull on and off, and can leave them on for diaper changes. They’ll fit him through toddler-hood and can double as arm warmers on cool fall nights. Plus, they are SUPER easy to make. read more »


Soooo, I can’t find my camera cord. And you’ll want to see pictures to help you understand what I’m yapping about when it comes to making these babylegs. So until I can find the cord – here’s Jules all dressed up as a Chef for Halloween. There, the cuteness should tide you over. (I made read more »

Doing the Dance

He’s a maniac MANIAC on the floor… And he’s dancing like he’s never danced before. You too can make cute little babylegs for your little one. Stay tuned, babylegs tutorial tomorrow!