Ponchos for Older Kids

I’ve been asked many times over the past few years to create a poncho for older kids — kids who have outgrown the sizing of our car seat ponchos. After all, kids who are tall for their age, kids over the age of six, pre-teens, and even teens can appreciate...

Toddler Dress from Man’s Shirt

This colorful checked shirt will make a memory keepsake for a special little girl. A Friend’s Request A few weeks ago, one of my local Facebook friends contacted me about taking on a different kind of sewing project for her. She wanted me to sew a toddler dress...

Fleece Car Seat Ponchos Are Getting Bigger!

We’ve probably all had the misfortune of ordering a clothing item online only to find that when it arrives, it’s smaller than we expected it to be. This situation is especially frustrating when ordering for a child because children grow so quickly. An item...

Car Seat Ponchos Without Hoods

Help! My Kid Hates Hoods! Last year, during the 2018 poncho selling season, I had a few customers contact me asking if I could make car seat ponchos without hoods. It seems that some kids don’t like hoods. Who knew? Several moms who asked for ponchos without...

A Swimsuit for a Special Doll

On the 4th of July, I decided to take a break from sewing fleece car seat ponchos and do a little sewing for fun.  I already had a project in mind.  I wanted to make a swimsuit and beach bag for my granddaughter’s 18″ My Life doll.  Aaliyah is six years...

Car Seat Ponchos Changes for 2018

Change can be scary! In spite of our fear of change, sometimes change is good.  That’s certainly the case with the car seat poncho changes that I’m making for 2018. Ever since I began sewing and selling car seat ponchos in 2015, I have used the same...