Sewing Projects 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

  • 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

  • Project: Dog Collar Bandana

    Here is a great sewing project for you or a gift to the dog lovers in your life. It’s quick, easy, neat, washable, and uses scrap fabric! How great is that? Here is a bandana for your dog, but ...
    Dec 10, 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

  • Project: Little Needle Book

    Long (long long) ago I was given a Christmas gift by a child. This family always gave homemade gifts and they were personal and sweet. It was a little needle book. I have had it all this time, and it...
    Nov 04, 2015 No Comments

  • 13 Halloween Costume Tutorials and Ideas

    Kristoff Frozen Princess Dress Bacon and Eggs Evil Queen in three parts, dress, cape, headpiece and crown Princess Towel Dress II DJ Lance Hat Little Bird Dorothy Word Girl Godzilla Mini Top Hat Prin...
    Oct 21, 2015 No Comments

  • Project: Tricked-Out Tote Bag

    This summer I was invited on a trip to Chicago with all of the women in my family. It was a wonderful way to reconnect with my cousins from around the country. Part of our invitation for this trip was...
    Oct 20, 2015 1 Comment

  • Advent Calendar Project ’15 – Week 17

    Every Friday for the twenty-four weeks leading up to December 1st, we will be making a handmade Christmas ornament. Follow along and make them all or pick and chose your favorites. I’ll admit it...
    Oct 09, 2015 No Comments

  • 19 Halloween Decor and Party Projects

    It’s time to get spooky! Row 1: Creepy House Luminaries Row 2: Mad Scientist Body Part Jars, Zombie Siamese Twin Dolls, Doll Faced Candles and Other Creepy Glassware Row 3: Snake Candleholders,...
    Oct 07, 2015 No Comments