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Daily Archives: May 4, 2016

Favorite Sites for Fabric for Mom for Mother’s Day

Hey Dudes and Kids,

Did you wait yet another day and STILL forget to order a special gift for Mom? Don’t worry. You still have time to check out Monday’s post and choose Prime shipping and be golden.

But let’s say your wife is just like me and FABRIC is her love language? I have a few independent retailers to hook you up with! I have personally purchased custom fabric, specialty fabric, and designer fabric from each of these retailers. Continue Reading

Adding Applique to a Knit Shirt {How to Jazz up Your Kid’s Wardrobe}

Hello! Welcome to part 1 of my {How to Jazz up Your Kid’s Wardrobe} series! I’ll be posting periodically this summer and sharing some fun ways I’ve found to add some excitement to my boys’ clothes. My boys love characters from Star Wars to Ninja Turtles to Paw Patrol, but as you may know, finding character knit is expensive! Frankly, it’s out of my budget. Character woven is much more affordable; however, instead of just using it to make shirts like the Classic Oxford from Peekaboo Pattern Shop, I needed to think of ways to add it to the knit shirts my boys love. I love sewing with the solid cotton/lycra knits from Peekaboo Pattern Shop, but my kids get tired of just plain solid shirts. I’ve had to get creative! Continue Reading