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Inviting You To help us Celebrate Miss Haddy's Birthday

Little Miss Haddy is having her first birthday on Wednesday the 29th! Can it be that my baby Girl is a year old already?
I am inviting you to help us celebrate by participating in another 'Gimme-That' on our Facebook fan page! I will be posting pictures of a HaddyGrace Item and a sale price through out the day on Wednesday on our FB fan Page. the first person to comment receives the item for the sale price. Any one else that wants the item can comment to receive it for free shipping.

Hadassah Grace was Born 'Independent'. Born by emergency C-Section, she whimpered a few times and then took so much interest in the going-ons of the operating room that she forgot all about crying and just gazed around the room. She'd turn her head whenever someone in the operating room spoke. She gazed up at her Daddy with adoration as she sucked on her tiny fists.

I was saddened that I didn't get to hold my baby while I was on the operating table, but was Blessed beyond measure b…

my Wild Side

Generally I am pretty Much of a neutral colors girl but every once in a while someone or something helps me get in touch with my 'Wild side'. And When they do, I LOVE the Life that 'Wild' colors bring to a room or a wardrobe! Here is a bit of my 'Wild-side'!!! These boots can be bought in my Etsy shop!!! And size from 0-5. I do custom orders too!!

I am back! with new ITEMS!!!

How does time get away from one 'sew' quickly? It has been forever since I have been on blogger. So Welcome to all the new followers, and Hello again to all the loyal followers of the past! with Christmas coming upon us so quickly i am enjoying all the secrecy going on in our home! Kristina and Staci have given each other a couple of gifts already. they make something and wrap it up and a day later they can no longer keep the secret so they give the gift, and then move on to thinking up ideas for a new gift!
My husband has told 2 of my BFF'sBeka & Rachel and my 2 oldest daughters what he is getting me for Christmas! Talk about suspense!!!! I can hardly take it! He knew better than telling our 'just turned 3' son Mitchell! He would tell me in a heartbeat! My heart rate sure accelerated the other day when said 3yr old turns to me and say, "Mom, I know what you're getting for Christmas!" Getting right into his face and very seriously I asked him &q…

First Ever FB 'Gimme-That' sale

I am Proud to announce that HaddyGraceFaceBook page is almost at 500 fans!!! I am so Happy and appreciate everyone of my fans!! We are celebrating by having a FB 'Gimme-That' sale. Here is how it works:

On Wednesday Dec. 8th. starting at 9:00am and continuing at the top of every hour thru-out the day until 5:00pm I will post a picture and a ridicules sale price. THE FIRST 'Gimme-That' comment receives it at that price, AND the item ships the next day! First comment gets the item pictured, which means it will be in that size only for that Fan. all other 'Gimme-That' comments will be able to order a same or different size at a discount price which I will post with the picture!(allow 2 weeks for delivery of these items)
You will need to leave your email address for me and I will send you an invoice!

I am sooo excited about this sale and know that it will be Lots of fun for you AND me! Go ahead tell all your friends about this sale!!

here are some of the possible …

HaddyGrace Photo Contest!!

HaddyGrace designs is having it's first ever Photo contest!! Here is how it works:
Email me a picture of your child/children/grandchildren. ( ) I will put all photos entered into an album on my Facebook page. You will receive (by email) a 10% off all items in my etsy shop just for entering. make sure you include your info, and 'like' my FB page so i can Tag you! Like HaddyGrace Fb here:!/pages/Floyd-IA/HaddyGrace-Designs/139183306122165 How you win: Get your family and friends to Like your photos. photo with the most likes wins.

What you win: 1st prize = 25$ HaddyGrace gift card. 2nd prize=10$ HaddyGrace gift card.

winners will be announced on Thanksgiving Day!!!!!!

so go ahead email me that photo and I will email you your 10% off coupon code!

HaddyGrace Christmas!!!!

Finally, after lots of delays and lots of hours working on patterns and at the sewing machine here is HaddyGrace Christmas 2010! I am so excited because I also have HaddyGracelabels to put on my clothes!!! :) Visit my etsy shop to buy these items! OR: contact me with your custom order!

My HaddyGrace girls! Christmas dresses are made with soft, yet twirly velour, sort or long sleeves, sizes 3T- 8 are made with 2 tiers that add a festive, classic look to this all time favorite holiday fabric. sizes 6m0. - 2T. are made with one generous ruffle at the bottom for the tinest twirlers!
showing, Black w/sequins, hunter green, and red w/long sleeve option.

Black with sequins! this dress makes my princess girl smile so big!!! It's the sequins! I just know it is!!!

Princess pose! she was so unhappy because i took her and her sister out of school for this photo shoot. :( (I know, That was so naughty of me!) But she was such a troop…

Pumpkin Pies and Grandma

Today was the kind of day that I have dreamed of so often!! You know the kind of day where the Lord sends his Angels to do all my house work while I get to cuddle the baby and sew ALL DAY!!! Today was my day like that because my MOM came to my house today, My mom lives 1,100 miles away, so to have her spend a day at our house is so special for all of us. She brought a whole basket of butternut squash straight from my brother's field,

Butternut squash makes the BEST pumpkin pies. Mom got right to work getting the Squash ready to cook and then put into the freezer to make lots of pumpkin pies for the upcoming Holidays!

Yes while I was happily sewing away my mom and sister were busy in the kitchen!!! It was BLISS. Needless to say the kitchen is not my favorite place to be! After lunch dishes were all done (by Mom ans Sis) and girls were home from school Mom was still busy in the kitchen making PUMPKIN PIES!!! The whole House smelled soooodelicious!! Yes, It was a perfect day! Good co…

Run before you walk

This morning when I woke I knew it was going to be a Good day! I knew because I had slept well and my mind was spinning with Ideas from the moment I woke. Alas!!! Hadassah (sleeping soundly in my arms) decided that she needed to get up WITH me!!! Oh well, I was not daunted, I hobbled through my morning routine(missing my prayer/devotion time) with a sleepy baby on my hip. Got the Laundry started, and breakfast on the table, all the while with Hadassah riding on my hip. Each time I tried to put her down she would do this funny little temper tantrum where she would sit down. lean forward, and put her head on the floor and WAIL!!! At first I thought it was kinda cute but when she continued to do it even after a good breakfast and a 90 minute nap, I started to think about what could be the problem, Yes, It could be teething... But here is what I decided after figuring out that the only time she didn't fuss was when I was holding her hand and she was RUNNING around the house! You see…

Costumes on a 'shoe string budget'

Along with the chilly mornings and windy days here in Iowa comes the Gospel Lighthouse 'Costume Party'. Our church offers this as an alternative to Halloween celebrations. It's a 'Big Deal' for the Students at Lighthouse Academy because they know here is lots of Games and prizes, candy and fun! Months before the actual costume party my daughters started talking about what they wanted to be. There was lots of Ideas, My oldest daughter first decided she wants to be a book worm but then changed her mind after seeing a picture of an Egyptian princess in a catalog. She then passed the book worm idea down to her little sister. Because I am in the sewing and designing business I HATE to buy costumes. It just seems like a waste of money to me! So our rule for costumes are: 1. CHEAP, I have to be able to make them CHEAP! 2. It has to be something you would wear even if you knew Jesus was attending the party.
After I made certain that the girls were sure they were not goi…

Our First Review!!!!

HaddyGrace Designs has gotten a review!!! Check it out and enter to win a 20$ gift certificate to my shop!!


Enter to win a pair of soft sole shoes for your baby. In your choice of color and size. sizes are: 0-3mo. 3-6mo. 6-9mo. 12-18 mo 18-24 mo. and 2yrs. sizes 9mo. and up have so-slip soles.
here's how to enter: Become a fan of HaddyGrace Designs on FB, then got tell all your friends to 'Like' us on FB, tell them to write on my wall who sent them. The person that 'sends' the most fans wins a pair of soft sole shoes!! Go ahead check them out! If you comment on this post letting me know which pair you like best I will enter your name another time!!!
Blue & brown

Pink & Brown

Camo & Blaze

Camo & Brown

Camo & Pink

Christmas preview

After working all morning with my pattern and this beautiful black velour with sequins.... here it is... a 'rough draft' of the Christmas designs!!!!

the hardest part was getting the dress onto this little wiggle worm, and getting her to stay still for pictures. I finally settled for taking pictures of the 'Back' of the dress. I will leave the rest to the professionals! Check out my friend Beka's photography site:
Whoopie Pies

As I write this I am eating a Chocolate whoopie pie!! Yes I know it is 10pm But as I was writing about making them I got so hungry I just couldn't resist any more!! Maybe I will join my friend Rachel as she does her Turbo Jam workout tomorrow to make up for it! Probably NOT! :)

Want to know how to make these Yummy things?? head on over to my friend Jess's Blog where I was invited to share my experience! While you are there give her some love and 'Follow' her!! Let her know you are following and she will follow back!

As for me tomorrow!!! Gonna be working on CHRISTMAS!!!!! Fa lala lala lala lala !!!!