Chocolate Peanut Butter Acorns

Chocolate Peanut Butter Acorns
Tomorrow is the first day of fall. I love fall for the cooler weather and the leaves changing color, but I’m not very fond of what comes after. The acorns are falling off the trees and inspired me to use … Read More...

Free pattern: Boys hooded sweatshirt

Free pattern: Boys hooded sweatshirt Free pattern: Boys hooded sweatshirt

Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shares a free pattern for making a boys hooded sweatshirt.  It’s perfect for fall weather, especially if you make it from a heavyweight knit.  Her free pattern fits her 7 … Read More...

Free pattern: Felt animal masks

Free pattern: Felt animal masks Free pattern: Felt animal masks

Erin from Sewbon shares a free pattern for making them.  They’d be fun for a little kid’s dress-up chest. Or, a child could wear them with a similarly colored sweatsuit as a Halloween costume.  She … Read More...

Autumn Blessings

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In my neck of the woods we are having a longer summer than expected and while I am usually a fan of the heat, I am ready for fall. The cooler temps and rain need to head my way. Of … Read More...

Tutorial: Dyeing Floss

cross stitchI have always wanted to dye my own floss but I was so scared that I would ruin my floss. No time like the present to concur my fear and jump right into the process. Believe it or not, it is … Read More...

Tutorial: Patchwork zippered pouch

Tutorial: Patchwork zippered pouch Tutorial: Patchwork zippered pouch

A zippered pouch is a quick but satisfying project.  This patchwork version will show off a handful of your favorite fabric scraps.  Vanessa from LBG Studio shares a tutorial showing how to make one.  Use it … Read More...

Fall Porch Decorating Inspiration

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Your home’s front porch sets the stage and makes an impression on your guests that can stay in their minds for a long time to come.  Dress up your own space for Fall with some of these great ideas.  Most of them … Read More...

Essential Oil Guide for Bed Wetting

Bed-Wetting

This article shares the healing properties of Cypress Essential oil. When rubbed onto the bladder area it can help prevent night time accidents. If you want to find out more on how it work then check out the full blog post … Read More...

Newspaper Crafts for Kids

Newspaper Crafts for Kids
I love recycling crafts so this project really caught my eye. Amanda helped her kids create works of art using little more than pages of newspaper, cardboard, paint, and glitter glue sticks. Her daughter created the adorable owl picture that … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY Military Cardi

Tutorial: DIY Military Cardi

Tutorial: DIY Military Cardi

Alexia from Lexi Made shares a tutorial at The Sewing Rabbit showing how to make this military-inspired cardigan.  The wide lapels and metal buttons take their cue from military uniforms.  Bias trim finishes the front edges … Read More...

DIY Halloween Ribbon Wreath

Kimberly shared this ribbon wreath on her blog, Bugaboo.

While she didn’t post a tutorial for the wreath, it’s extremely easy- just tie ribbon around the wreath form to get this fun look!

As Kimberly says, This Halloween ribbon wreath … Read More...

Tutorial: Halloween bat mobile

Tutorial: Halloween bat mobile Tutorial: Halloween bat mobile

Sew4Home shows how you can make this Halloween bat mobile.  With button eyes and goofy fangs, the bats are cuter than they are scary.   Hang them from a tree branch or a simple wooden dowel.  You could … Read More...

Tutorial: Wildwood crib quilt

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Made from the Wildwood fabric collection by Cloud 9 Fabrics, this pretty in pinks and blues quilt is the work of Kirsty at Bonjour Quilts. Of the project she explains,

The pattern only requires simple patchwork sewing, using colour gradation to create all the

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Tutorial: Wide waistband pleated skirt

Tutorial: Wide waistband pleated skirt

Tutorial: Wide waistband pleated skirt

Simple Simon & Co. shows how you can make a pleated skirt with a wide waistband, that’s sure to become a wardrobe staple.  It can be as dressy or as casual as you like depending on what you put with … Read More...

Tutorial: Inexpensive DIY fabric pumpkins

Tutorial: Inexpensive DIY fabric pumpkins

Tutorial: Inexpensive DIY fabric pumpkins

Theresa from The Art of Moseying shows her cheap and easy method for making these fabric pumpkins.  She got all the fabric she needed to make all of these pumpkins for just $12, which I think … Read More...