Tutorial: Kids art caddy

Tutorial: Kids art caddy

Tutorial: Kids art caddy

Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shares a tutorial showing how you can make this child’s art caddy.  It has small pockets that hold pencils and crayons, and larger pockets to hold drawing pads.  With a handle at … Read More...

Freebie: Learn Your Stitches

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I was organizing my vintage patterns (I have a TON of them) and came across this test pattern.  I think it is an adorable little tutorial. You can learn the stitches, practice your lettering and make a sampler with just a few simple … Read More...

Lingerie supplies shopping guide

Lingerie supplies shopping guide

Lingerie supplies shopping guide

Just the other day, a friend asked me if I’d considered making my own bras.  Her question came after my 10-minute rant about how larger retailers rarely carry bras in my size.  My response was that finding … Read More...

Travelling With Kids

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Travelling with kids does not need to be scary, just organized! Here are some of my tried and tested suggestions. During our last trip we traveled for 13 weeks, had 10 flights, 14 different accommodations, visited 6 countries, 3 different … Read More...

DIY Felt Scarf tutorial

Felt ScaveYou will look as though you just stepped off the fashion runway with this chic felt scarf.  Think about making these as gifts if you want to put a smile on a friends face.  These simple, homemade Christmas gifts can … Read More...

Dog Paw Stocking tutorial

doggie stockingAll you dog lovers; here is a Christmas stocking just for your doggie on “spoonful” and “Courtesy of Family Fun Magazine”! Make one for your dog and some as gifts for your dog loving friends and fill it with dog … Read More...

More Fun Washcloth Patterns to Try

legato washcloth knitpicksKnit Picks has been releasing a new washcloth knitting (or crochet) pattern every week this year, and it’s been a while since we checked in, so I thought I would highlight a couple of recent ones that caught my eye.… Read More...

15 Minute Tortilla Pizza

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We are days away from going back to school. Right now my biggest struggle is trying to get my teenager going to bed at a decent time. My other struggle is trying to figure out healthy after school snacks that … Read More...

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Veronica from SewVery shows how you can make a pillowcase with an envelope end to keep your pillow tucked inside.  The piecing is a fun way to incorporate several prints, and it also allows her … Read More...

DIY Wrapping Paper from Food

Have you ever tried to create wrapping paper out of food? I haven’t but I love this idea.

ere’s what the folks at Oubly have to say- “If you’re sick of showing up to a party with another drab present … Read More...

Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family

Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family

Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family

Mary from Zips & Darts shares a reproduced vintage magazine article showing how to make kimonos for the whole family.  Mom, dad, brother, sister – all can have a hand made kimono!  Kimonos are easy to make, … Read More...

Monster Bookmark Craft

Monster Bookmark Craft
If you ask me, making a bookmark is a brilliant way to use a metal hair clip. Even if you don’t already have some lying around, they are inexpensive and easy to find. Amanda, from Crafts by Amanda, designed these … Read More...