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Kalel and Aquila seeing their present from mom and dad: a new playset!

Hi everyone! This won’t be a long post. I’ve been trying to make more of an effort to share our everyday/family life more often, so this is one of those posts. 🙂 We are seldom able to do everything we really want to for Christmas. Like most folks, we have a very tight budget that… Read More Kalel and Aquila seeing their present from mom and dad: a new playset!

Blog tours, christmas, Clothing, DIY, Fabric, Fashion, free patterns, Sewing

ADHolidays: Halla Slim Dolman gifts!

Hello there! How are you? I hope you’re having an incredible day! It’s getting close to the holidays! Can you feel the excitement building? We celebrate Christmas here and the kids have their final day of school tomorrow. To say they are excited would be an understatement. I’m one of those people who doesn’t get… Read More ADHolidays: Halla Slim Dolman gifts!

Blogs, family life, motherhood, Vlogs

Sunday Heart to Heart: My top 10 wishes for my children (Vlog)

Hi everyone! I hope you’re having a fabulous day! I’ve recently challenged myself to share more of my life with my online friends. As a mother of 4, wife, friend, photographer, sewist, DIY project enthusiast…etc, etc…life can get a bit crazy.  I absolutely love sharing all my projects with you. But as much as I… Read More Sunday Heart to Heart: My top 10 wishes for my children (Vlog)

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ADHolidays: Ornaments a plenty

Hi everyone! For today’s #ADHolidays freebie, I started to make a video, but figured it was easy enough to figure out, so here it is! I used the Made for Mermaids Christmas ornament pattern from last year to create these super sweet ornaments for our tree, using my Aurora Design Fabric scraps! It’s the perfect project to involve the kids.… Read More ADHolidays: Ornaments a plenty

Clothing, Fabric, family life, motherhood, photography adventures, Sewing

Astronauts & a new camera trick

I couldn’t be happier with the way this project turned out. I was pretty proud of myself for being able to figure out how to do the back button focus,. Also for getting the kids to take decent photos. It involved no bribery!… But then, i thought about it and realized….they are really just that fun together. So maybe it had nothing to do with me, after all. I mean, look at those kiddos! How lucky am i?… Read More Astronauts & a new camera trick

Blog tours, Design, DIY, free stuff, Sewing

#ADHolidays : A stocking full of cheer

Hi everyone! Hope you are all doing fabulous today! I have another freebie to share, courtesy of the Aurora Design Fabrics #ADHolidays campaign. Throughout the month of December, the admin team at Aurora Designs is sharing our favorite free patterns, tutorials, tips and tricks. There are tons of fun things to come, & there are tons of fun ones that have been shared already, like the new memory card game tutorial Elizabeth created yesterday! You can find that one on the AD blog here: How to make a fabric memory game. For the rest of the posts, you can find them in the Aurora Designs Facebook Group. Today’s share is just a quick and easy pattern that’s perfect for the holidays! It’s simple to whip up, doesn’t take much fabric and works perfectly with our panels!… Read More #ADHolidays : A stocking full of cheer

Blog tours, christmas, DIY, Fashion, free patterns, free stuff, Sewing, tutorials, Tutorials

ADHolidays : A Patterns for Pirates Slouchy Headwarmer

Hi everyone! Hope you’re having a fabulous day today! At Aurora Design Fabrics, we are featuring our favorite free tutorials and patterns through the entire month of December. Patterns for Pirates recently came out with a new freebie, so I sewed it up to share with you! … Read More ADHolidays : A Patterns for Pirates Slouchy Headwarmer

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Glitter Bonnie Leggings : Aurora Designs Holiday Freebies

Hi all! Hope you are having a great day! Brandi Lowery, the fearless leader here at Aurora Design Fabrics* had a fabulous idea the other day! She figured we (all the admins) should do something big for all of you this holiday season…so she came up with the Aurora Designs Holiday Freebies! Throughout the month of December, we will all be writing and sharing our favorite free patterns and tutorials with you! My first project to share is this pretty pair of Bonny Leggings!… Read More Glitter Bonnie Leggings : Aurora Designs Holiday Freebies