Sewing

Sweatshirt t-shirt for kids tutorial

Me: (in a sickly sweet tone) “Gigi, will you please let Mommy take some pictures of you in your new shirt?!” Gigi: “No I have to feed Foofa this cake.” Me: “Gigi, mommy really needs some pretty pictures of your new shirt. Put Foofa and the cake (a little wooden block) down, and help mommy, …

Tiny Harem Pants Sewing Pattern

Um, so yeah. This could possibly be the cutest thing that has ever happened on The Alison Show. Or on the planet. Ever. I can’t even handle it. Or this! I decided Mr. Rad needed some tiny pants that ACTUALLY fit him. For some reason you can find newborn and 0-3 month onesies that fit …

Obsessed: Holli Zollinger Fabric

All of Holli’s fabric can be purchased here on Spoonflower. My dear friend Kimmy recently had a baby. I know, BABIES EVERYWHERE! A few weeks ago I accompanied my girl Heather to help style some pictures of Kimmy and little Penny in Penny’s amazing nursery. And when I say “style” mostly I mean I move …

Ginger Jane’s Easter Dress

A lot of my Instagram account consists of pictures displaying Gigi’s sassiness. People assume, especially those who know me in person but who do not know Gigi, that I am playing up her attitude, or embellishing her dramatics for the sake of being just that…dramatic. I would like to note, that time and time again, …

The Doll Face Sewing Pattern

Hey! I’m super excited to let you know about one more item I’ve added to my shop! The Doll Face Sewing Pattern! This pattern is a 12-page PDF. When you buy it, you’ll immediately get an email with a link to download the pattern. No waiting. This is actually a very simple pattern, with basically …

Sewing patterns for lil ladies

Ok! So last year I saw this on some blogs and I wanted to participate, but it was too late. But thankfully I saw Amanda mention the Kids Clothes Week Challenge on her blog this year, just in nick of time! Here’s how the challenge works! 1. You leave a comment on Elsie Marley’s blog …

Tiny Tank top Sewing Tutorial & Pattern

It’s been a while since I busted out the old machine and did some sewing! But Eric and I had a baby shower to attend, his old friend is the drummer of a popular rock band, haha, and I just HAD to make a little something for her soon-to-be rock star baby. I bought a …

How to fold & organize your fabric

I’ve mentioned once or twice that cleanliness isn’t one of my “strengths.” People often ask, “How do you get so much done?!” And I think this is a HUGE compliment, but you should all know that the reality of it is that I get a lot of CERTAIN things done, and then I completely disregard …

Quickie Pencil Skirt

Quick do you need a pencil skirt? Do you have an hour…well guess what? Well you’re in luck! My girl Elle from Elle Keeps Moving has this FAB tutorial for a “10 Minute Pencil Skirt!” It’s so similar to how I made mine, that I thought I’d send you over! Go here for the tutorial! …

Spring Sewing: Tiny Cardi Edition

I have a huge pile of clothes I’ve been meaning to miniaturize for a while. And now that Spring has sprung Ginger is in need of some new duds. I keep spending any extra money on my eyelashes or at Joanns…oops, so I seriously had to bust out the machine. Maybe they’ll give you some …