Sew Busy

A journal of my sewing projects.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Ruffle outfit

This was the ensemble I made for the fair this year. Sadie is holding the blue ribbon it earned.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

4th of July Dress

I changed the pillowcase dress pattern just a bit.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Fairy Dresses

It's time to sew for the Spring musical! This year they are performing The Pinafore Pirates. I have been sewing away on these fairy dresses! So far I have made 3 yellow, 2 blue, and 1 pink.

Friday, March 23, 2012


Sadie LOVES Cinderella, so she has been wanting this dress for awhile. We had a fun time picking out fabric, and I must say she waited patiently for me to finish it.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Possible Easter Dress

This was sort of my own little Project Runway task. I had this little bit of yellow linen, and I challenged myself to see what I could do with it. I turned it into a cute Spring dress. It might even be Sadie's Easter dress.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Circle Skirt

Circle skirts are a great choice for little girls because of the twirl factor. I didn't make the shirt, I just happened to find one that matched this really cute corduroy fabric I already had. Ever since Sadie has started Ballet classes, her modeling has taken on a new level.

Spring Outfit

One of my favorite things to do in the winter is sew for Spring and Summer. This is a two piece outfit (I didn't make the white shirt).

I even learned a new way to do shirring:

Monday, January 30, 2012

Sadie's Valentine Dress

It's that time of year already, time to make a Valentine's Day dress! This year I kept it simple. I bought a shirt from Walmart, and a quarter yard of four different fabrics, all together costing less than $10 bucks.