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Friday, August 30, 2013

Spooky Halloween

Maybe she won't be spooky but she will be pretty darn cute wearing this appliqued outfit this Halloween. Available in my Etsy Shop.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

CareBear peasant dress

I'm slowly getting back into sewing and this is the second new outfit I have made. Inspired by one of my grandaughters who loves CareBears. I love the little girly appeal of this dress with the double row of ruffles.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Sweet Reversible Open Back Dress

I made this reversible open back dress back in December for my grandaughter Evangeline and just got around to adding it to my website. You can check it out in my Etsy Shop.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

New Year New Ideas

I have temporarily closed my Etsy and Ebay shop so that I can work on some new ideas that have been on my mind for quite sometime. First I have been wanting to find a way of helping children less fortunate than my own. My children are very blessed as I have been over the years including the wonderful blessing I have been given by my Heavenly Father of knowing how to sew. I would like to return the favor by sewing for those that are less fortunate. This project will be called Threads of Hope and will be two fold. First the sample outfits that I make for my website will be donated to a charity that helps to clothe needy children and second as soon as I reopen my site I will be donating 10% of all sales to an organization called Tim and Willy's Kids FunDation. This organization helps children all year long with not just clothing but in so many ways that I would like to participate.

My other project was brought to my attention by another mom when she suggested that I make clothing for children that require larger sizes. So that is what I'm working on , finding patterns and designs for those children that don't fit the perfect tiny mold which I was one and I have a child like that as well. I'm working feverishly on these projects as well as continuing with my sewing classes but as soon as I'm ready to reopen I will post here and on my facebook account.

Friday, January 7, 2011

A New Year

A new year is upon us and that means new beginnings, a fresh start and what better way to start a new year than with this fantastic giveaway by for a $50.00 gift certificate to my favorite fabric shop Fat Quarter Shop. There are several ways to enter and you can find all the info on pigtails and quilts blot

Friday, October 15, 2010

Toddlers and Girls Classic Twirling Dress

This cute little dress will bring out the sweet angel of every little girl. Made from different stips of fabric from April Cornell collection in blues and yellows which bring back memories of spring and summer. Full skirt makes for lots of twirling power and the dress is even more full and poofy when worn over my petticoat slip with netting ruffles. Dress size 1-3 comes with matching bloomers. Dress closes in the back with buttons. Neck and sleeves are trimmed with a contrasting band. Available in sizes 1-6. You can find this dress and other custom made outfits in my Etsy Shop

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Christmas Jumper/Pinafore Dress

Beautiful poinsettias with the slightest gold metallic edging made this jumper/pinafore dress a very beautiful Christmas dress for any little girl. Bodice is fully lined and closes in back with buttons. Beautiful gold satin bow is fully lined so no need to worry about wrong side showing. Wear alone or for extra fullness and warmth add my white petticoat dress. My petticoat slip with netting ruffles is also added to add extra fullness.
Dress is available in sizes 3-8. You can find this dress and others in my Etsy shop.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Halloween outfits

I know it's not even the end of August yet but in the sewing world I have to keep ahead of the holidays so here are a couple of Halloween outfits that I have made up. The spider skirt is an outfit I made up last year and the other one is new for this year. Both of them can be found on my Artfire shop or in my Etsy shop.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Coolest kids on the block

Friday, March 26, 2010

Eyelet Ruffled Top with Pants

A cute little appliqued kitty sitting on top of a heart with an initial appliqued on center helps to make this ruffled top and pants a favorite for your little girl. Comes in sizes 6 mos - 6. Ruffled diaper covers are available for sizes 6 mos - 18 mos. More photos are available in my Etsy shop.

Family Photo

Family Photo
Family Photo

Melissa and Chris family wedding pic

Melissa and Chris family wedding pic
The WHOLE family at Melissa and Chris reception

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