If you’re like most of us in the sewing business field, we tend to accumulate boxes and drawers full of fabric scraps. A few months ago I made up my mind that those scraps in the boxes and drawers were NOT making me any money, and decided to put my thinking cap on to see […]
Free Sachet Patterns – Don’t Miss This!
I love free patterns, but this one is one of the BEST I’ve seen lately!!! A corset sachet from FeelingStitchy — now does this bring back memories of the “good old days” – or 1880’s days (before our time)! It’s getting close to Christmas, and I’ll just bet you could make a few of these […]
Watch Pin Cushion
Amy Adams at LucyKate Crafts blog always has some of the cutest handmade goodies, and sometimes I wonder how she comes up with so many neat ideas!Her current tutorial, posted on May 9 is a watch pincushion. As I was looking at the pin cushion and the tutorial, my own “Ah ha” moment happened — […]
How To Make 3-D Pompom Poodle Pictures
Fido and Fifi are two of the most engaging personalities you will hope to meet as they smirk at you from their frames. These poodle pictures are especially nice for childrens’ or teen rooms. Each poodle is made using six yarn pompoms.To make Fido, cut a piece of cardboard 2″ x 6 1/2″; wind with […]
Have You Ever Made Shrinky Dinks???
I have not seen shrinky dinks for years, and now I found out how to make them from scratch — from #6 recycleable plastic (the kind that restaurant take home food containers are), or sheets of purchased plastic.Materials needed:Clean Plastic, permanent markers, scissors, aluminum foil and oven mitts. How easy can it get??Wouldn’t this be […]