DIY Baby Booties 9 months: Free Pattern

Baby Booties, Pattern, pink, lined, 9 months, sew, girl clothes, DIYThere are so many amazing Pinterest ideas about baby DIY’s and sewing. In fact I have a full Pinterest board of ideas, check them out here. I saw so many super cute little baby booties, but none that had an easily printable pattern. Continue reading

DIY Butterfly Mobile Under $10

Butterfly, mobile, purple, baby, decor, DIY

With a new baby every parent wants to decorate their baby’s nursery. I stumbled upon a super cute Pinterest idea which inspired this DIY. Find the pin here and follow me on Pinterest here. Continue reading

DIY Sew: Flannel Baby Bib with Pattern

DIY Sew: Flannel Baby Bib with Pattern | leave it to Joy

I love home-made gifts. It’s so much more personal and I’ve really been enjoying sewing again. I made these guys from remnants from a local fabric store. Which made them quite reasonable – but not really cheaper than buying them in the store.

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DIY Gender Neutral Baby Quilt with Minky & Easy Binding Tutorial

DIY Baby Quilt with Minky & Easy Binding | leave it to JoyI had this post waiting for a while now, I made it early as a present for my future niece or nephew due in the Spring. I have made 1 quilt before this, and have never sewn with minky. Since it was a gift I wanted an easy binding that would look great. This is perfect and easy to accomplish for a new quilter.

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The Perfect Christmas Gift

I got a brilliant gift for Christmas and I gave one too! (yay! Christmas success feels so good)

Tied for first place:

  1. the husband got me: the gift of not having to get him a gift
  1. we gave the in-laws: the gift of a night out TOGETHER,

Best Christmas Gift | leave it to Joy


I’m definitely going to whip up a few more of these to give out throughout the year.