June 30, 2014 in Projects
This SUPER easy tutorial sews up in about 20-30 minutes and helps wrangle all of the plastic grocery bags that have overtaken the cabinet under the kitchen sink! I found this tutorial on the Phat Quarters blog as a starting point. I reworked it a bit, and now I am going to share my version of the tutorial. Here we go!
2 Fat Quarters, ...
June 19, 2014 in Projects
This dress can be made with measurements for baby to young child (like 6 years old or so)!
As my 3-year-old daughter, Olivia, only wants to wear dresses lately, I decided to whip a couple of dresses up for her benefit (and my benefit because of price (with coupons) and your benefit because I have another fun project tutorial)! This project ...
April 15, 2014 in Projects
Now, that your Diaper Cover Part I is almost finished we can start on the fun ruffling part! We'll use the Rolled Hem stitch on your Baby Lock Serger and then, the Ruffler Foot on your sewing machine (or you can always baste and gather)!
Head on over to the National Serger Month website for Part 2 of the Ruffled Diaper ...
April 14, 2014 in Projects
These are just the sweetest little ruffled bloomers! Get excited, we'll get to use bias tape, the serger, and the ruffler foot (or gathering) in this tutorial! Part 1 shows how to make the diaper cover before putting the elastic in. Part 2 will be the serging and making the ruffles, then, adding them to the diaper cover.
Supplies for the ...
March 5, 2014 in Projects
The theme of my nephew's first birthday party is Old Fashioned County Fair, so I made some quick and cute bean bags for a bean bag toss. Follow this easy tutorial to whip up a set for yourself!
BONUS: this DIY Bean Bag Tutorial is an excellent scrap buster, so no need to purchase more fabric!
Each bag requires two 5" x ...
February 28, 2014 in Projects
Simple tab top blackout curtains! Here we go...
-To find out how much fabric you need, measure the length that you would like and add 6.5" (for the hem) then, double that amount for 2 panels. Then, add a 1/2 yard for the tabs.
-For Blackout fabric, you'll need only the length of the curtain x 2 if you are doing 2 ...
January 28, 2014 in Projects
It's finally here, the how-to-make-this-pillow tutorial!
For this pillow, you'll need:
- A 16" x 16" square cut fabric for the pillow front (I made a 15" x 15" finished pillow...so, if you do a larger or smaller pillow, just add an inch to the width and length to cut your fabric measurements)
- For a Centered Zipper (follow link to tutorial), you'll need ...
January 8, 2014 in Projects
Make these simple and adorable bow shoe wraps to wrap up your boots this winter! You can even wrap your high top sneakers in them. I love these because they can totally dress up a boring pair of shoes or just add an extra dimension to your outfit. Plus, they add a layer of warmth. When I wear them I ...
December 17, 2013 in Projects
Create a stylish tablet cover using this fun and easy tutorial from Kris Thurgood of My Girlfriend's Quilt Shoppe! Whether you have one already or Santa puts a tablet under your tree, this case is just too cute not to accompany it. Plus, this would make a great gift to give to a tablet owner, too!
Before you get started, take ...
December 3, 2013 in Projects
If you've followed any of my posts, you may be able to tell that I am obsessed with ruffles...so, when it came time for a bed skirt for my daughter's bed...I ruffled it! This tutorial is for a standard twin bed. (For more ruffling tutorials: Comforter, Sassy Ruffled Tree Skirt, Ruffled/Gathered Table Runner)
7.5 yards if you sew 2 longs sides and ...