Sewing category

  • Three Seam Pillowcase

    Pillowcases are easy, festive, cheerful, and great for all ages to sew (and give.) There are 101 tutorials out there, but I found this one that is super FUN and produces amazing results. I did a road ...
    Nov 25, 2014 No Comments

  • 13 DIY Throw Pillows

    Do you change up the look of your rooms for the different seasons? I don’t do anything drastic, but I do like to switch things up on the mantle and change out the throw pillows. I really like to...
    Nov 17, 2014 No Comments

  • Project: Travel Activity Bag

    Some friends of mine were heading out on their Foreign Service assignment across the globe. They were flying to Hanoi with two kids under four. Here they are, all locked down and ready to roll. Daunt...
    Nov 13, 2014 8 Comments

  • Advent Calendar Project ’14 – Week 21

    (For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament, giving you enough to fill an advent calendar.) This week’s ornament is another one that was inspired by some...
    Nov 07, 2014 7 Comments

  • Project: Wool Felt Ball Necklace

    I fell madly in love with this package of wool balls. Who wouldn’t? Aren’t they delicious? I started sorting them into color families and thinking about stuff to do with them. First up, ...
    Nov 06, 2014 3 Comments

  • Project: Halloween Boots

    In the Halloween mix, my brother learned that they dress up at his new company. In fact, they dress up in by department, and have a contest! His department had narrowed it down to a Pirate Theme and h...
    Oct 30, 2014 No Comments

  • Butterfly Dress Complete

    A little way back I started a dress for my daughter, and now that I have finished it, I wanted to share it with you. The dress began when we were following Project Runway and they did looks for girls ...
    Oct 28, 2014 1 Comment

  • Project: Kristoff Costume

    Everyone is on board the Elsa bandwagon, but it has taken a little time for the boy’s characters to have their day “in the sun”.  We are headed to an ice skating- Halloween-Frozen P...
    Oct 22, 2014 No Comments

  • PPR Challenge #12: House of Cornish

    This week’s challenge was the car/camera/roof top/ street inspired look, and remake another look. That undecided mish-mash seemed just crazy-pants to me. But they still do not have me on retaine...
    Oct 16, 2014 1 Comment

  • PPR Challenge #12 – Kat’s Design

    This week we had to create a look that was street chic, something that could be worn everyday that is still fashionable. I live in Minnesota and it is fall, so street chic to me is something that is w...
    Oct 16, 2014 2 Comments