10 cross stitch tattoos

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So of course, cross-stitch doesn’t have to be really on cloth, right? I came across this wonderful tattoo blog where they have collected 10 examples of cross stitch on.. skin!

Each one of these are beautiful designs and are sure to give you ideas to make them on your own … fabric? Or maybe skin :)

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Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Sarah from Alice & Lois shows how you can make a fabric headband.  The wider band will keep your hair back out of your face.  The bottom is made from a fold over elastic, which will keep the headband fitting snug but is still soft enough to be comfortable.  It’s a quick, easy project.  Go to Alice Read More...

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Kate from See Kate Sew adds a punch of color and pattern to a button up shirt when she adds a contrast yoke.  It’s an easy addition to make, and she shares a tutorial showing how to do it.  A vintage fabric would be fun to use for this project.  Go to See Kate Sew for … Read More...

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Melissa from Polka Dot Chair shows how you can make padded cases to hold your extra camera lenses.  They have padding on the sides and the bottom, and a drawstring top to keep dust out.  They’re a lot less expensive to make than buying the ones from the camera store, plus they look a lot prettier.  … Read More...

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Nat from Sew Outnumbered shares a tutorial at Sew McCool showing how you can make a Scooter Buddy Pouch.  It’s made to hang on the handle bars of a child’s scooter.  She designed the Scooter Buddy Pouch so her son can carry a water bottle with him while he scooters around the park.  Elastic at the opening … Read More...

8 Free Patterns To Make A Plush Softie

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Homemade plush softies have been around for years.  They can be a perfect gift for a baby shower or a birthday present for someone special.  These 8 free patterns are simple and so clear that you may be surprised how simple it is to make them yourself.  Check out this post to find which one you like best.  I bet … Read More...

Make Your Own Sea Art

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Some of us have easy access to real sand dollars, star fish, broken pieces of coral or even sea shells.  Others of us are not so lucky.  However, thanks to this post from My Pinterventures, you can have those pieces to decorate with in your home.

Have you even heard of salt dough?  Well, this technique is close to the … Read More...

Harry Potter Butterbeer Latte

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I will admit it, I’m just starting to watch the Harry Potter movies and will try reading the book series. Today is Harry Potter’s birthday and this latte looks delicious! The drink is alcohol free, but there is an alcoholic recipe for you to try too.

Jessi from Practically Functional shows you how to create this drink, plus how to … Read More...

Fifty Shades of Grey – Soap

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With the upcoming release of the film, it is no wonder that “Fifty Shades” is back in the media. Have you read the book? Will you see the movie anyway?  This time though you might be left feeling a little clean rather than dirty. This soap tutorial ends up with a wonderful unisex fragrance blend of tainted rose, wild geranium, bergamot and gold Read More...

Tutorial: Little girls ruffled apron

Tutorial: Little girls ruffled apron

Tutorial: Little girls ruffled apron

Justine at Sew Country Chick shares a tutorial showing how you can make this beautiful ruffled apron for a little girl.  If you know a girl who likes ruffles, I’m betting she’ll like this apron.  There are rows and rows of ruffles on this apron!  Four rows to be exact.  And a pocket on the … Read More...

DIY Tutorial Wire and Felt Crown

DIY Tutorial Wire and Felt Crown
Next time your princess wants to wear a tiara, consider making one of these simple yet elegant looking crowns designed by Donni from The Magic Onion. Donni and her daughter started off with a silver headband and transformed it into a crown using wire, a paper rose, and a few felt balls.

Learn how to make your own Wire Read More...

7 sewing supplies to watch for at back-to-school sales

7 sewing supplies to watch for at back-to-school sales

7 sewing supplies to watch for at back-to-school sales

The only thing I like about back-to-school time are the school supply sales.  Glue sticks, crayons, paper, all at rock bottom prices.  I can’t resist!  There are actually quite a few school supplies that are useful for sewing, and back-to-school is a good time to stock up on them.  Jodi from … Read More...