D.I.Y. Dora Milaje Costume Tutu Dress

After viewing the Black Panther movie, the obvious choice would have been for me to create a Black Panther tutu, and I'll get to that in an upcoming tutorial. (FOR SURE)  But I immediately fell in love with the beautiful and powerful women of the Dora Milaje.  In addition to their strength, intelligence, and physical beauty, their battle gear was awesome!

Taking Product Photos that Sell

A perfect way to enhance your photos on a budget is to use vinyl decals, like the ones at Create-A-Mural, to create a beautiful backdrop for your products.  Although this company specializes in adorable decals and murals for children's bedrooms and play spaces, I found the decals to be perfect for creating indoor backdrops for my products.  Vinyl decals are simple to install and removable, which is an especially great aspect for renters. 

The ULTIMATE Crochet Tutu Top Pattern

The difference in this pattern makes, besides the obvious superior adorableness, is that it fits COMFORTABLY.  Yes, crochet tops fit most children ages 0 to 5 years old, but what about the size 6/7 tutu fan base??  After selling hundreds of tutus, I have NEVER had a return for sizing because this technique is incredibly forgiving. 

Totally Me! Sewing Machine Review

I'm often asked by parents my opinion on purchasing a toy sewing machine for a child versus a standard sized sewing machine.  I was NEVER a fan of toy sewing machines, but since my daughter received one for Christmas I'd thought we would give it a try.  My mother purchased her he Totally Me! Sewing Machine.