Sewing category

  • Project: American Girl Doll Mermaid Tail Snugglie

    My daughter got an American Girl Doll (equivalent) for her birthday. She is LOVING it. One of the most popular things in our house (and, on the blog) is her mermaid tail snugglie. So I thought I shou...
    Jan 26, 2016 No Comments

  • Project: Stadium Seat/Blanket

    Many years ago when Matt and I opened an account at a local bank they gave us a stadium seat/blanket combo as a gift. Basically what it is, is a blanket that can be folded into a square and zippered s...
    Jan 15, 2016 No Comments

  • Most Popular Project of All-Time

    Yesterday, we looked back at the most popular projects from 2015. Now let’s look at the most popular projects of all-time (based on page views). 1. Owl Granny Square 2. Circle Scarf 3. Shark H...
    Dec 31, 2015 2 Comments

  • Most Popular Project from 2015

    It’s that time of year where we look back at all the projects we shared to see what you all liked best! Here are the top projects from 2015 based on page views. 1. Mitten Garland Advent Calendar...
    Dec 30, 2015 5 Comments

  • Project: Felt Stocking Ornament

    Ahhh the stores at Christmas time are lovely. All of the interesting little decorations and baubles are so fun to see. I found a felt stocking at Crate and Barrel that I fell in love it, and  bought...
    Dec 23, 2015 No Comments

  • Christmas Tree Convoy

    I love seeing what our readers do with our patterns and how they make them our own. Recently, I heard from Angie who works on military base. She wanted to do something for the waiting room of the opto...
    Dec 17, 2015 1 Comment

  • Teaching Kids to Sew

    I have an AMAZING job. I teach sewing as an elective at the middle school. The kids in class are 10 – 13 years old. I have refined my teaching style and my delivery to match my audience. While m...
    Dec 15, 2015 1 Comment

  • 74 Christmas Ornament Tutorials

    Wednesday we shared a wrap-up of our latest twenty-four ornament tutorials, but we know you want more. Here are seventy-four more tutorials to cover your tree with handmade goodness. Row 1: Felt Gnome...
    Dec 07, 2015 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 Wrap-Up

    Well, we did it another year with 24 handmade ornaments! Let’s take a look back. Row 1 – Cross Stitched Locket, Drawer Knob Mushrooms, Jute Heart, Burlap Owl Row 2 – Wooden Words, J...
    Dec 02, 2015 No Comments

  • Iron Craft ’15 Challenge 23 – Up North Cowl

    For this challenge, we were to take something old and turn it into something new. My sister runs a pet sitting/walking business in northern Minnesota. That means even when it is 32 below and the windc...
    Nov 24, 2015 3 Comments