Sweetheart Pin Cushion Tutorial

| February 6, 2010

Two days in a row we’ve gleaned super Valentine’s Day tutorials from Jessica at HappyTogether blog.  Today we’re going to show off her Sweetheart Pin Cushion tutorial.  As you probably already know, I love pin cushions, and really need to start a pin cushion collection!  One of those small shadow boxes that people use to […]

Gooey Hearts Toddler Shirt

| February 5, 2010

We’ve had the pleasure of using wonderful tutorials from Jessica at HappyTogether previously, and we found another one for you.  This one is just in time for Valentine’s Day — and I believe every little girl should have one of these Gooey Hearts Shirts!!! Isn’t that just the prettiest little girl and cutest little shirt!  […]

How To Make Boo Boos Feel Better!

| December 30, 2009

If you’d like to sew something that every toddler (and older person as well) would love to have for those boo boos, try this BooBoo Buddy that Trish from Simple Up shows how to make.  The fabric looks so soft, and they recommend putting it in the freezer until you need it for a boo […]

Ruffled Strapless Cami From Man’s Shirt

| October 10, 2009

A week or so ago we did a post about turning an oversized man’s shirt into a strapless dress (teenager style), and how cute it was. Well, it appears there are other things that can be made from men’s shirts, and usually the larger the shirt the better.  Sharon at SharonSews Blogspot has a really […]

Make Your Own Pillow Cases

| October 4, 2009

When the “white sale” comes around, or you just happen to see sheets on sale, just buy the top and bottom sheets – forget the more expensive pillow cases.  You can purchase one twin size flat sheet and make 4 pillow cases that will end up costing you less than one third of the price […]

Need A New Ironing Board Cover?

| September 26, 2009

Isn’t it amazing how quickly an ironing board cover gets yucky — hot irons make burned spots and spray starch only make matters worse. Deanna, at DeannasStuff blogspot has a great tutorial for making a new ironing board cover, AND she got the fabric at the flea market!   That’s my kind of shopping Deanna. Check […]

Teacup Pincushion Tutorial

| September 20, 2009

Looks like we’re back to pin cushions again.  I love all kinds of pin cushions, and really think I need to start a collection of them. Leigh Ann at TheObjectProject provides us with a very colorful and unique pincushion — and calls it the Teacup pincushion. She says to gather all your scraps and make […]

How To Make A Reusable Sandwich Bag

| September 19, 2009

Now that school has started, you are probably seeing how many sandwich zip lock bags you’re going through!  YIKES!  A box of those little bags don’t seem to last very long! Well, I’d like to say a big THANK YOU to The Instructables website for giving a great tutorial for making a reusable sandwich wrap.  […]

Cushion Tutorial Featured In Sew News

| September 16, 2009

Have you gotten your new October/November 2009 issue of Sew News yet?  If you aren’t a subscriber already, click on the link in the side bar and get a subscription.  Sew News magazine is always filled with creative ideas, projects and tips. Anyway, they’d asked me to do a tutorial on doing a chair cushion […]

Aprons From Towels

| September 6, 2009

Hand towels and dish towels are normally pretty cheap to buy – check flea markets and dollar stores – and great for making a variety of aprons. With our little “almost” 4 year old quadruplets at our house several times a week, I found this adorable “Art Apron” from a dishtowel from ObsessivelyStitching.blogspot that just seemed […]