Aster Cardigan for UpCraft by Coral & Co. (4 of 9)

Exciting News!

Recently I have been sewing for a new audience, which is totally exciting!  I am joining a group of lovely sewing bloggers as a contributor to the UpCraft Club blog.  Eeeek.  I love their selection of patterns and it is awesome to get to sew these fab patterns up.  Catch my first post, the Aster […]

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Follow Your Own Path

As McKenna starts her first year of Kindergarten, I am reminded that she has started a journey down the road of life. There will be ups and downs along the way. Things I can make better and things I cannot. I wish her the best journey possible. I will always stand beside her, hope she […]

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Best Girls Summer Sewing Patterns You Will Love to Sew

Girls Summer Sewing Patterns for You! School may be right around the corner, but its still sweltering here, so I compiled a list of the Best girls summer sewing patterns using both knits and wovens.   At the beginning of the summer I realized it was time for a wardrobe update for the girls.  McKenna had […]

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Safari Day Dress

At the end of the school year, McKenna had a safari themed day at school.  I decided to go the easy route and order a zebra print dress I saw on sale.  But of course, the mail didn’t arrive on time.  So at nine o’clock at night I found myself furiously whipping up a safari […]

Tutorials

Sewing Inspiration

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Wildflowers + Lace {The Emerson Dress}

I am bringing home the Emerson Dress post from Giggles & Beans.  For me personally this is one of my favorite pictures of McKenna, so when I realized it wasn’t here at Coral & Co I knew I had to repost.  So if you missed this one earlier, enjoy! Today I have something so sweet […]

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Just 4 Things…

Here are some fresh ideas to get us all ready for some warm days.  I get so excited about planning outfits that include something handmade by myself and other artists.  I fell in love with this Coral Magnesite chunky bracelet from Blue Stone River on Etsy and that bracelet was the inspiration behind this outfit.  I’m […]

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Star Flower Quilt Block Tutorial

This is a great quilt block pattern for your next quilt!  It’s very easy. WHAT YOU’LL NEED: This recipe will give you 2 – 12.5 inch quilt blocks! -8 solid color squares  (I used light pink) 3.5″ x 3.5″ -8 solid color squares (I used light pink)  4″ x 4″ -16 Colorful patterned squares (8 colors, […]

Valentines Day Outfit with Organic Strawberry Leggings and a Patchwork Heart T-shirt. Made by Coral & Co. (14 of 14)

Strawberry Leggings and Knot Headband for Valentines

What do you want for Valentines Day?  Strawberries of course!!! Ok, so we are past Valentines Day but I love these strawberries so much and the photo’s were already shot so of course I had to show! Yay, for knot headbands.  Paired with the strawberries it gives Ava a little more of a girly look […]

More Tutorials

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Tee Shirt Tutorial with NO sewing Pattern

  This really isn’t as hard as it looks!  The most difficult part is cutting out all of your pieces.  You’ll need a Ball point needle for sewing knit fabric.  Remember to give yourself room for a seam allowance and error, its easy to take something in but next to impossible to take it out.  […]

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DIY Halloween Fabric Bunting Tutorial

FUN AND SIMPLE BUNTINGS   This is the easiest tutorial, anyone can make these,  I made mine for Fall/Halloween.  You can obviously do these for any holiday!  They are so cute and very easy to make. STEP 1)  Make a triangle with paper for tracing.  Best way….find center by folding paper in half.  Then cut […]

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Serging with Cuddle Minky

When a friend of mine called me last week to ask how in the world she was supposed to get minky to behave in the serger, she reminded the Cuddle Minky has a different set of rules in the serger then in the sewing machine.  I like to think of minky as having the properties […]

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Simple Duvet Cover Tutorial

   How to Sew a DUVET COVER What you’ll need: ~For a TWIN (72×90 in.) duvet you’ll need  10 Yards of fabric.  5 yards for the front and 5 for the back.  You’ll have to trim 8 inches off of each side.  You’ll see what i mean….. ~For a FULL or QUEEN (88×90 in.)  you’ll need […]

Style

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Liberty + Seersucker Spring Style

Recently I have been seeing so many beautiful items made with Liberty of London fabric.  Everytime I see some beautiful project made with Liberty I just melt.  The patterns are so packed with vibrant color and timeless floral prints that always have a modern edge.  Not to mention how soft and dreamy the fabric itself […]

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Beachy cover up inspired by Vineyard Vines

Where we live beachwear is serious fashion  Flashes of brightly colored Lily Pulizter shift dresses and Vineyard Vines tunics  can be spotted around everywhere.  I really adore these looks but would not think about dropping the kind of change these outfits cost.  And, of course I sew, right? For my own beachy cover up, I […]

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Seersucker Bubble Shorts

My kids have desperately needed new shorts this year and I have been so busy sewing up dresses that I have not made any yet (insert sad face).  But in the next week I will be on a roll (at least summer isn’t over yet).  And thankfully I have gotten my act together just in […]

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Men’s Shirt {Vintage Refashion}

Its Refashion Month over at House of Estrella and I’m excited to be part of the series.  For refashion month I combined a Men’s Shirt and a Vintage Pattern to make a Vintage Refashion! Awhile back while thrifting I found an awesome Vineyard Vines button shirt for my husband but when I looked at it […]