DIY Princess Elsa Costume On The Cheap #Disney #Walmart

Miss Sarah wanted a princess Elsa costume for Halloween this year so I shopped around… There was no way I was spending 50, 60, 70 dollars on something that was so poorly made and would only be worn a few times! So we started with a playdress that I got at a summer garage sale for $1… It was somebody’s […]

How To Make Catnip Mice

This was something fun I did with my girl scout troop — we made catnip mice for the Humane Society as part of the Pet Patch they were working on. How To Make Catnip Mice is something they now know! First things first, a pattern. I just kind of winged it. I simply cut out a mouse shape, larger than […]

DIY Ruffle Pants: How to Make Ruffle Pants !

Miss Sarah is at that goofy age where certain things get worn out — like knees in pants. It’s time to make Ruffle Pants out of them, so she can still enjoy them and get another year or so out of them. The rest of the pants were wearing well — so off for a (kinda) quick fix- ruffle pants! […]

DIY: Clothing Repair

It’s no secret that prices are jumping right now – the futures market predicted it due to the massive floods and cold snaps in the south this winter. They were right, things are creeping up. (Grrr….) Cotton was one of those things- and this effects the textile buisness. I haven’t made a dress for Ms Sarah in ages as the […]