Easiest Necktie Ever

  My boys love neckties. They get it from their dad. We're talking real neckties. They very much dislike clip on neckties. They seem offended by them. They get that from their dad, too. I have made quite a few neckties for my boys and finally found the absolute easiest way to make a real …

5 year Anniversary!

I somehow missed my 5 year anniversary of blogging. So here I am, saying Happy Anniversary, dear blog. Some of you have been reading from the beginning. Some of you have just started following. Either way! Happy 5th Anniversary, you guys! So, I tell The Pastor the news. Notes From The Parsonage is five years …

Petal Skirt

This skirt is very similar to the Pixie Skirt. In fact, the Petal Skirt and Pixie Skirt are so similar, I'm only posting one tutorial. Skip to the bottom for dimensions for the Pixie. Why the difference? Well, the Petal Skirt is for older girls and the Pixie Skirt is for younger girls. Simple. This …

Fairy Costume

The Princess decided to be a fairy for Halloween. Of course, she couldn't be just ANY fairy. No. She had to be a fairy that she had created and named "Fairy Mary." She's drawn and painted Fairy Mary a few times, so I knew what she was supposed to look like. I used Simplicity 2872 …