Prince Costume Tutorial by The Mommy City

Prince Costume Tutorial

Ethan’s school is having a Disney Prince and Princess theme day which means mommy has an excuse to do some sewing. I have been so busy lately I haven’t used my sewing machine in months and after a few hours spent on Pinterest, I have plenty of new projects planned. During my search, I was…

The Sunflower Fund sewing projects

Sunflower Bandana Sewing Projects

It’s Bandana Day today! You may well be wearing a bandana today and I sent the kids off to school wearing theirs. This year I sewed 4 projects using the colourful bandanas, with a focus on handy household items. I started by making a foldable shopper so I also have a bag with me with…

The Sunflower Fund sewing projects

Sunflower bandana shopping bag

It’s Bandana Day on 12 October and The Sunflower Fund have released their new bandanas on sale for R25 at Pick ‘n Pay stores, Round Table Southern Africa branches, Zando and their offices in Westlake, Cape Town. Last year I started using the bandanas for various sewing projects inspired by Paige and Ethan. This year…

The Sunflower Bandana pants

Sunflower bandana pants

This Sunday is Bandana Day and to support The Sunflower Fund, I have been busy sewing and so far have made dribble bibs for Ethan and a reversible apron for Paige. With my pink and purple bandanas, I used this tutorial by Blue Yonder to sew some play pants. A little crazy but oh so fun and lightweight…

Tatty teddy nursery

Tatty Teddy nursery

Durban based Bronwyn Goble, and friend of mine, has shared some pics of her gorgeous tatty teddy nursery. Bronwyn just last week gave birth to her precious girl, Charlotte, and both mom and baby are doing well. I love to hear the stories behind the spaces parents create for their children, and what makes them…