Month: April 2014

Aster Cardigan by Willow & Co. | Mabey She Made It #willowandcopatterns #cardigan #sewingforkids

Aster Cardigan from Willow & Co Patterns

It seems like I never have enough cardigans in my girls’ wardrobes. They always need a cardigan for church and any time they’re a little dressed up. So when I saw this pattern, I knew I wanted to test it. Have you seen all the fabulous things from the Willow & Co. Patterns so far? […] Read more…

Panelist Skirt: a Pants to Skirt Tutorial | Mabey She Made It #refashion #skirt #pencilskirt

The Panelist Skirt: A Pants to Skirt Refashion

Once upon a time, I had another blog where I mostly showed my family what I was up to. But one glorious day, I got to guest post on Tatertots & Jello for a skirt I made from a pair of trousers. This pants to skirt refashion was I thought I’d share that tutorial with […] Read more…

Fawning over the Fawn Lily Top | Mabey She Made It #fawnlily #sewing #kidsclothes #willow&co

Fawning over the Fawn Lily Top

I got to sew up a brand new pattern recently–the Fawn Lily Top and Dress by Willow & Co.–and I’m in love with it. Like every time Saige wears it I stare at her shirt all day long in love. This super cute pattern hasn’t been released yet (but will be soon!) but I die […] Read more…

The Georgia Twirl dress is a simple, cute style with full circle skirt for maximum twirl factor. Pattern review by Mabey She Made It

How to Hem a Circle Skirt 2 Ways

If you’ve ever tried to hem a circle skirt the way you hem a straight skirt you’ve no doubt had trouble. You work so hard on the whole garment then the curved hem just doesn’t want to cooperate. And if you want a nice wide hem–forget it. You end up with bunching and it’s hard to […] Read more…

Make a Maxi Skirt from a Sheet | Mabey She Made It #upcycle #sewing #repurpose #maxiskirt #sheet

Make a Maxi Skirt from a Bed Sheet

I love it when I see something really inspiring, and everything comes together. A while ago, I came across a post by Mimi G. for a maxi skirt with a sash and I loved it. So I set out to find a pattern similar in shape to the one she created. What I came up with was […] Read more…

Shortie Capri Pajamas | Mabey She Made It #capri #pajamas #kidsclothesweek #shortienightgown

Shortie Capri Pajamas

I’m so excited to be part of the Shortie Nightgown & Bloomers pattern tour! Welcome to all of you visiting for the first time–I hope you feel inspired to look around a little after you see what I’ve done with Chelsea’s pattern. I previously made up the shorties for Brynley as the pattern is, and […] Read more…

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