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We specialize in designing sewing patterns for free-spirited children and natural minded mamas. Our sewing patterns are true to size and easy to sew. We also have tons of Free Tutorials & Patterns, Homeschooling Resources and Ideas to Encourage Creativity in Yourself and with Children. Take a look around!

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Tutorial: Stitch a Flower Garden Bottlecap Pin Cushion from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: Stitch a Flower Garden Bottlecap Pin Cushion

A while ago, I showed you how to make a bottlecap pincushion from the lid to a 2 liter bottle, a bit of wool felt and some wool stuffing. These are some of my favorite things to make. I’ll spend some time making a whole bunch of the pincushions and then spend several weeks embroidering […]

Pattern Review of the Sandy's Tuni from Lily Bird Studio by Muse of the Morning - Pattern Designer Swap!

Designer Pattern Swap: Sandy’s Tunic from Lily Bird Studio

This past month, I’ve had the most fun opportunity! A bunch of us PDF pattern designers got together and swapped patterns to try out and share our results from! This was really exciting. I’m going to tell you I’m really nervous about what the person who is sewing my pattern has to say about it. […]


Creativity: Imagination + Action

I want to share a bunch of ideas about how to be more creative, but before I do that, let’s get a good understanding of what creativity actually is. I would say that most people’s idea of creativity generally matches this definition: “the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of […]

Polka-dot lampshade tutorial from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: Polka-Dot Lampshade

There are a lot of really fun ideas out there for altering lampshades. And there are a lot of oh so blah lampshades out there that need some altering done to them. I love colors and this idea is super easy to do. Here’s what you need: – a bunch of colorful tissue paper – […]

About Me!

Hi! I'm Chrissy. I'm an urban homesteading, radical homemaking, wool felt dying, weaving, embroidering and stitching mama of two homeschooled hooligans. I'm blogging about our crazy busy life and all the crafty DIY things that we do. Grab a glass of kombucha and settle in to find all sorts of fun inspiration for creative living here on my site!
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