Free Dress Patterns for Girls

Free Dress Patterns for Girls from The Cottage Mama.

Sewing for little girls is so much fun! Today I wanted to share some free dress patterns for girls that are available online. These are so sweet and would make darling gifts or lovely dresses to sew for your own little one! Check out these free dress patterns……..

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Crayon Art Tote Pattern and Tutorial

Crayon Art Tote Pattern and Tutorial from The Cottage Mama.

One of my daughters’ very favorite presents has been a collection of art supplies for her to use and get creative. We are on the go a lot, so what better way to bring her art supplies along than with a Crayon Art Tote. If you have a budding little artist in your life, make them their own Crayon Art Tote……….it is guaranteed to be a present they will treasure for many years to come! … continue reading

The Cottage Mama Home Tour

The Cottage Mama Home Tour.

So the time has come to sell The Cottage Home. Brett and I purchased this home one month after we got married, a little more than 10 years ago. When we bought this house, it needed major work, but it's what we could afford at the time. I fell in love with the character and charm and overlooked some of the major problems as well as the amount of work that was needed on the interior. I wish I had some before pictures to share with you........all I can say was that there was orange shag carpet on the stairs, linoleum flooring in some of the bedrooms, baseboards that … continue reading

The Cottage Mama Sample Sale

The Cottage Mama Sample Sale.

I just wanted to let you know that I will be holding The Cottage Mama Sample Sale on December 31, 2014 at 9:00AM (CST) over in The Cottage Mama Etsy shop. We are getting ready to list our home for sale, so I'm selling off quite a few pieces from the sample garment rack. The picture above represents a sampling of the pieces included in the sale. There are things for girls as well as a few things for baby and boys. Many of the pieces included took me hours of work to create and I'm excited that they will go to homes where little ones can enjoy wearing them. I've … continue reading