Jeff put me in charge of coming up with our Halloween costumes this year.  Actually, it was more like he sent me an email while he was away on a business trip saying “I forgot to tell you, my office Halloween party is in three days, can you make us costumes? Thanks. Bye!”  Hahaha, typical […]


I hope you all had a great Fourth of July! We celebrated as we always do every year – out on the banks of the Charles River for a spectacular fireworks display.  No city does fireworks like the birthplace of American independence. Boston goes all out when it comes to its  Fourth of July show!  […]


I made this reversible superhero cape for my little friend Mikey. Mikey is one of my favorite little boys- so sweet, smiley, and easy going.  He laughs at everything and his girlish high-pitched squeals and giggles capture my heart.   If I have a little boy, I want my child to be just like him, he’s […]


Our sweet neighbors were expecting their first baby so I wanted to sew them something extra special for their baby shower. They opted not to know the gender of the baby to avoid gender stereotypes so I was challenged to make something that was gender neutral. No frilly tutus, ruffled bottom onesies or helicopter onesies […]


Fit for a princess!

by ilene on May 13, 2011 · 8 comments

in sewing

For our flower girl’s 5th birthday last week, not only did we make princess cupcakes, but I also wanted to make her some special custom t-shirts with her name on them: Because she was having a princess-themed party, I made her a princess shirt, cutting out heat transfer material with my Silhouette machine (the font […]