• Sewing

    Sewing: Owl Bag

    This little owl bag is perfect for travelling as a make-up bag, carrying books, or even housing pottery tools! Meal prep Sunday time. I follow @leefromamerica on Instagram. She is a flat out inspiration. Two weeks ago I was inspired to revamp our fridge and jump on the meal prep train. Have you seen the pottery Bryce and I made? Check it out if you haven’t yet. Okay, back to this bright and cheery bag. I made it similar to the make-up bag I made…

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    Sewing: Week Fifty Two: Christmas Stockings and Pillows

    Christmas stockings and pillows. It’s time to get sewing. Christmas is tomorrow! Tomorrow?! That’s flat out exciting. Today I’m going to share my last sewing post of the series 52 Weeks of Sewing. Yes, I’ve done a sewing project a week for the last year and it’s coming to a close. This week I’m combining two tutorials. I’ve already done versions of these, yet I’ve got a bit of an update for this year. These Christmas stockings and pillows are coordinated and festive. Let’s get…

  • Projects

    Project: DIY Fabric Bows

    DIY fabric bows – it took me so long to find a decent tutorial and the ‘how to make a perfect bow‘ from Sutton Place is just the one I was looking for! Check out her tutorial – I followed it almost to a tee. A few tips along the way, things that I did differently, and a few things I learned. What You Need Fabric – about 1/2 a yard serger machine matching thread pins iron ironing board floral wire – optional glue gun…

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    Sewing: Week Fifty One: Fabric Christmas Ornaments

    Fabric Christmas ornaments are here – they are so cute and easy to make, you should try them out. Did you see the bunched fabric balls from earlier this week? Well, I needed something to make with all of those white squares, so I made these ornaments. Let’s get started! What You Need 1/2 a yard of fabric scraps of fabric 10-20 feet of ribbon serger machine scissors matching thread iron ironing board buttons First, gather all of your fabric. I made two shapes. Squares,…

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    Sewing: Week Fifty: Reversible Dog Stocking

    Oh my – Christmas is only 15 days away. Wow! Oh, and this is my third last post for the 52 weeks of sewing. It’s time for the reversible dog stocking. You’ve most likely seen these on Pinterest and tried to find a tutorial – I tried and failed. Most pins are of people selling them on Etsy – and one, the best one I found, wasn’t a full bone. The backing was a bone and then the front was like a big pocket. Not…