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It’s November!

DIY Halloween 2014 | JaimeSews

In Central CA, it’s not uncommon for October and November to stride by without so much as a hint of fall – you know, cloudy days, rain, cold…? It’s been known to be 75 degrees and sunny on Thanksgiving! But my facebook feed was full of local friends gleefully welcoming the storm we had Friday…

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Maggie Mae Goes To The Pumpkin Patch

This past weekend, Grammy & Papa took us all to the pumpkin patch! We had a great time riding the train, navigating the corn maze, taking the hayride out to the patch to pick our pumpkins, watching the dog and hog races and more! In California’s central valley, it’s still pretty warm in October so…

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Pretty Pink Princess Dress – In Progress

Every year for Halloween we go all out. Not because we particularly love Halloween, but mostly because it gives us a chance to go all out! What other time of year do the kids get to parade around town pretending to be someone else? And sewing for Halloween definitely is a different change of pace…

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Star Wars Wife Guest Post 2 – Kids Costumes!

(This post originally appeared at StarWarsWife.com) Hi there  – I’m back – this time to cover kids costumes. If you missed my previous post, click here! Well, once we started having kids, most of my costuming efforts transferred to whipping up whatever the kids requested from year to year. Each year I made various costumes…

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Star Wars Wife Guest Post

(This post originally appeared on StarWarsWife.com) Hi there – I’m Jaime, Star Wars Wife and sewing blogger over at madebyjaime.com! September is here and now’s the time to be a good Star Wars Wife and start thinking about which Star Wars Costumes you’re going to make for Halloween! Over the years, I’ve gathered and made…

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I should never have cleaned…

Generously enough, the little man has passed on his head cold to me. And boy, is it fun! (not) After taking the day off from all things sewing (except for a few rows of knitting) on Saturday, my type-A personality forced me into the sewing room Sunday afternoon to finish the buttons/buttonholes on lil T’s…

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Owls & Costumes, Oh my!

Well, the sewing-T’s-costume-on-my-lunch plan is working. I just have the sleeves to add and I’m done! Finito! And early, I might add. Thanks to my friend at Rebecca’s Rags for submitting this idea after I posted the project sans sleeves on Facebook: “you could leave it sleeveless and he could be ‘Bakersfield Woody’;)” LOL. I think…

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Sewing Day

Thanks to all my friends who came to sewing day this last Saturday! We had some old friends come and some new friends (one of which really impressed me – Hailey aged 12!). If you can believe it, we didn’t take a single picture! FOR SHAME! Though none of us really finished, everyone made really…

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