• Sewing,  Tutorials

    Tutorial: Duvet

    Looking to modernize or change up a bedroom? Can’t find the right duvet cover? Make one!! I got this fun white and black fabric at Ikea and thought this project would be perfect – unfortunately, I didn’t have enough for one whole side. Who cares. I just added in some weaved white and grey fabric, and the back is all a fleece black – perfect for staying cozy. What You Need 1 zipper as long as you like (mine is only 24 inches) 2 pieces…

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    Tutorial: Picnic Blanket

    Who doesn’t want summer to get here fast? One of the lovely things about summer is spending so much time outside and that means picnics! Make this homemade picnic blanket to match your style, decor, or as a lovely summer housewarming gift. What You Need 4 yards of fabric that is at least 60 inches wide coordinating fabric – 1/4-1/2 a yard 8 inches of tongue and groove velcro matching thread machine Step One Your first step is to wash and dry your fabric. This…

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    Sewing: Bat Wing Dress

    This dress is awesome. Flat out. It’s flattering, soft, and so easy to style. You need to make it! Let’s get sewing this bat wing dress. I was fiddling around on Pinterest one afternoon and I was looking for a fun project. This  dress popped up. Mollytvo has a tutorial, yet, just like most things in life, it wasn’t perfect. I’ve made a few modifications and I’ll fill you in as we go. What you need 2 yards of fabric (with some stretch) scissors machine…

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    Tutorial: Boot Cuffs

    Boot cuffs in April? Well, it just snowed 1 inch, so yes, boot cuffs in April. Most boot cuffs are made out of old sweaters or knitted by hand. Not really my thing…I have so much jersey cotton I gave it a try – super cute, I’d say! Wouldn’t you? What you need fabric – about 1/8-1/4 of a yard machine elastic – about 8-12 inches scissors matching thread Step One First you’ll want to pick out some fun fabric. Nothing too plain, but nothing…

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    Sewing: Yellow Top

    Yellow! Just in time for spring. Let’s get sewing this yellow top – it’ll take less than an hour and add colour to your wardrobe. This top didn’t turn out 100% the way I wished…so be sure to read the post, unless you really like it the way it is. Turns out, it’s growing on me…but I’ll for sure have to try again (bummer is, I didn’t buy much of this awesome yellow fabric!). My intent was to create this tight bottom portion and then…