JANNA VANDERVEEN

Meet Sophia! She’s been adopted by Zoe. This darling red-head is glamorous.  Her vibrant crimson hair accentuates her cornflower blue eyes.  Lace embellishments and a cute bum ruffle add to her...

Meet Olivia. She’s been adopted by Bella.

This Christmas I made a special hat and scarflette for my favorite (and only) sister.   🙂  She looks lovely and it was so wonderful to see her.  Merry Christmas Tricia!

Sapphire Sunset Sweetheart Scarflette… try to say that ten times fast. LOL. Today I completed the matching scarflette to my Sweetheart Hat and I LOVE how it turned out.  I initially debated putting the orange tabs on...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 YAY!!!  I finally found some time to sew another Sweetheart Hat.  I haven’t sewn any hats in the last two months, as I’ve found myself lacking in time to...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 My favorite season is almost here.  I can’t wait!!!  I love the cool weather, changing leaves, color filled days, crisp apples, carved pumpkins, and cozy evenings before a...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 All my projects are a work in progress.  As such, I am constantly tweaking, updating, and trying to find a new idea.  Of course, no idea...

I designed this mini version of my sweetheart newsboy hat for my daughter’s Bitty Baby.  Bright pink with a wild butterfly and flower cotton lining – it is darling!!!  Making it was… well not so much...

I love beautiful things.  Flourishing flowers display their vibrant blooms and tantalize us with their heady scents. They exemplify all things beautiful with their simple yet highly intricate designs.  Elegant and alluring,  flowers...

Hello my wonderful blogger friends.:-)  I have been working for weeks on an Amy Butler Messenger Bag with matching Sweetheart Hat.  I finished the hat earlier this week and finally finished the...

I desperately want to design an amazing messenger bag for busy Mom’s.  As mother of three, I am always toting around water bottles, video players, diapers, my nook, and a whole slew of other things.  I...

Sweetheart by Janna © 2011 This year my family and I went to Tahquamenon State Park for a summer camping vacation.  Because we were close to Sault Ste. Marie, we went for a day trip...

This Father’s Day, we not only celebrated the fathers in our extended family but also my sister-in-law Carol’s birthday.  Since gifts were abounding, I thought it would be fun to give...

Every girl LOVES shoes.  Right? 🙂  Nicole’s Flip-Flop Sweetheart (Newsboy) hat features a pair of charming summerflip flops.White twill fabric paired with teal blue bias binding makes for a fun splash...

I love these little newsboy hats for children.  They are so whimsical! This flower hat was designed for my almost two-year old niece, Kate.  Made out of white twill fabric this hat features...

After half a week of packing for camping, five days of camping, and then another half week of unpacking, I  finally found some time to do a little sewing.  Yeah!!!  And of course, I...

Appliqued hats are adorable and so cute on little girls!!!  Featuring a multi-colored butterfly, this hat shouts FUN.   Made of all new materials, this hat is made up of white cotton twill, 100% cotton lining, and...

Over the last couple of days, I’ve been working on a newsboy hat for a sweet little one-year old named Bella.  Her mother’s favorite color is teal which makes this hat extra special. Sporting pink, lime...

Tulip Time is a festival in Holland Michigan where the Dutch culture is celebrated in all its glory.  Parents and children turn up in droves, wearing traditional Dutch costumes, wooden shoes, and...

I have an amazing husband!  He may not enjoy sewing and may occasionally roll his eyes at my excited rants, but he definitely is my partner in crime.  Tonight, he’s working...