Tag Archives: DIY

Crafty Last Minute Gift Ideas

We all get there at one time or another… we forgot to pick something up or someone decided last minute they were going to make it after all.  Whether looking for something small (cookies almost always go over well here!) … Continue reading

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And the winners are….

First I would like to thank all the designers who let me host these awesome giveaways, and also all my awesome followers who checked out their shops!  It was such a great response I am sure I will be able … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Win One of 8 .PDF Patterns!

There is just 2 hours left to enter to win 1 of the 8 copies of over 46 patterns to choose from!  Click on the picture below to go to the post with pictures, links and entry information.  Times running … Continue reading

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Elegance & Elephants Bubble Shorts .PDF Giveaway!

DIDN’T WIN?  That’s okay!  Elegance & Elephants aka E & E Patterns is also offering an exclusive 10% coupon code to EYMM followers.  Use code MAMAMADE until 6/5 to get 10% off your order in the E & E Pattern Shop. I seriously … Continue reading

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RedLabel Patterns KnottyGirl Boho Bag .PDF Giveaway!

I won’t lie, I belong to a LOT of Facebook groups, at least 6 for sewing alone!  One of the ladies in my favorite one recently recently released an AWESOME bag pattern and offered to giveaway a free copy to one … Continue reading

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FooFoo Threads Pattern Giveaway!

I have been very lucky to test multiple patterns for her over the past few months and when I told her I thought my readers would love them she said she would love to do a giveaway!  She has a … Continue reading

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Upcycling is for Boys too!

I know upcycled dresses are all over for girls, but what about those boys?  As a mom of 2 boys it can be hard at times to find cute boy patterns that age appropriate yet school worthy for my 7.5yr … Continue reading

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Sewing with Knits 101

I have been sewing with knits for a while but as they have become more available more people have started trying them out as well.  Unfortunately they don’t always realize that they sew a bit differently until they finish the … Continue reading

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TUTORIAL: Recycled T-shirt Bag

I have been making the square bottom version of these upcycled/recycled t-shirt bags for years but you either have to do more sewing to create boxed corners or you get these weird pointy, almost yoda like, corners depending on what … Continue reading

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Upcycled Retro Pin-up Style Maternity Dress

Not a title you thought you would see/hear together right? lol.  My 10 year high school reunion was a few weekends ago and besides just being to cheap to go buy maternity clothes 5 weeks before was due to deliver my last … Continue reading

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