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Professional looking photographs without a DSLR or photographer. It IS possible!

Hi all! I'm still a relative newbie to the pattern testing and strike off world, but I like to think of myself as a quick study.  One thing I have discovered that all of us seem to struggle with at one point or another is photography.  Whether you're just starting out, transitioning to the next… Continue reading Professional looking photographs without a DSLR or photographer. It IS possible!

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Rainbow baby carrier

A few weeks ago, I shared a small peek at a new project I was super excited about.  At that moment in time, the suspense was killing me....but I survived. 😉 I would like to proudly introduce you Flosstyle's new (and my first me-made) Kanga baby carrier! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 I like doing pattern… Continue reading Rainbow baby carrier

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Sewing Tutorial: How to create a Reversible Lillebaby drool bib / topper / headrest cover using Laura Lough (square peg farm)’s FREE pattern! 

Hi everyone! I've posted several times how much I love the lillebaby bib and suck pad tutorial by Laura Lough here on WordPress at Square Peg Farm. Her tutorial is clean, concise and shows you how to create an amazing lillebaby accessories set.  I'm not hoping to reinvent the wheel here. Her tutorial is amazing and… Continue reading Sewing Tutorial: How to create a Reversible Lillebaby drool bib / topper / headrest cover using Laura Lough (square peg farm)’s FREE pattern! 

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The Easter dress

I don't know about you, but I've never been a big fan of Easter. I mean, I'm a fan of celebrating the religious reasons for it, just not the whole frilly dress up, overgrown bunny rabbit 🐰 and candy hunt parts. This year it's a completely different ball game.  So I must look at my… Continue reading The Easter dress

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Annelaine pattern testing

Hi everyone! It's been awhile since I've posted. Mainly, we have been busy with school, sick kids and everyday life. But I have also been doing a few fun things for work, such as pattern testing and sewing strike offs.  I was blessed enough to be part of a work at home mom's group on… Continue reading Annelaine pattern testing

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Mermaid Mama Designs is now selling custom children’s clothing!

Hi everyone! I've been busy lately, working behind the scenes. I have been testing patterns and fabrics, trying to prepare myself for my newest venture...Custom children's clothing! I currently have a new listing for custom girls leggings, but will be listing shirts, dresses, hoodies and more very soon! New listings for custom children's clothing! Fabrics on… Continue reading Mermaid Mama Designs is now selling custom children’s clothing!

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Join us for my Holiday Giveaway!

Hello everyone! I'm running a Holiday giveaway on my Facebook page. Some of the prizes include: teethers, tote bags, carrier accessories and more. I really just felt like giving back to those of you who have been by my side and supported me through this whole thing. I would also love to make some new… Continue reading Join us for my Holiday Giveaway!

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Where do I shop? (Fabric edition) with coupons, discount codes, tips and more!

Hi again! Are you a fabric lover? I am officially addicted to it. Soft, fuzzy, sheer, silky, stretchy and amazing, fabric is wonderful, in all its many forms.   When I first started out sewing, I shopped at JoAnn's. I still love this store. Its my 3rd favorite, based on the reasoning below:  1.You can double… Continue reading Where do I shop? (Fabric edition) with coupons, discount codes, tips and more!

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Venturing into “reel” foreign territory

I made the channel to be of service to my friends, family and customers. To share information and teach things and help in any way I can. I may not be at home in front of a camera lens, but I AM happiest when I'm helping others.

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Life getting in the way

I had been so proud of myself for the last few days. For once, it seemed like I was on a roll and getting things done. I had created some new items, listed them, created a blog post or two, kept on top of my Facebook page. I had even managed to keep all the… Continue reading Life getting in the way