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First Day Back

First Day Back to Preschool

Quinby’s first day back to preschool was yesterday. We were all so excited! I made her this little kitty cat dress with Sevenberry pinstripes and Tammis Keefe reproduction kitty fabric.

This dress was also a first for me. I made bias tape for the neckline! Super easy and looks way nicer than the store bought plain.

First Day of Kindergarten

Today is PZ’s first day of Kindergarten, (sigh). I’m a bit of an emotional wreck this morning. Plus I’m EXHAUSTED! Does any Mama sleep the night before their child’s first day of school? Well, I sure didn’t. She didn’t get much sleep either so I’m hoping she doesn’t drag her way through the day.

Happy back to school everybody!

Getting Ready for Back to School

Welcome to September folks! Fall is almost here and I can’t wait. Next week both girls will be going back to school. I feel like we’re starting a new chapter around here. Me at home alone for several hours 3 days a week! Excited and a little bit sad, I know as long as I can stay on track I’ll be getting a lot more done.

Like these pants for example. PZ grew like a weed over the summer and so only has about 4 pairs of pants that fit. I made this pair reversible so its almost like she has TWO! The Sewing Dork has a great tutorial here. I’m planning on making a few more pairs of these in the next week. I used a vintage flannel plaid that I got at the Knitt’n Kitten and a really pretty butterfly fabric I got at Cool Cotton.

I also made some of these fun and eco sandwich bags for my youngest’s lunches. I used a royal purple nylon ripstop fabric and the funky vegetable cotton print. These are super easy to make. I got the tutorial here. I also managed to get in some mending – sewing up a hole in one of our wet bags, and I got started on the blanket for PZ’s school nap time. More on that hopefully tomorrow!