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Lacy sleeves diy

Guys…I found this BURIED in my drafts. seriously from 2012.   So here is a blast from the past! I was on pinterest and saw this sweatshirt: source and loved it…something about the gray sweatshirt…and the fancy lace. and I knew it would be an easy refashion I hit up the thrift store and bought a gray sweatshirt.. […]


Upcycle two shirts into one!

You know when you get an idea for a shirt in your head…and you can’t get it out? That is where this blog post is coming from!  I wanted a camo and striped shirt… mixed  somehow. Keep in mind I live in a small town with only a few select places to buy fabric…and the […]


NO slip Dish towel!

This post may contain affiliate links!   My Grandma has been making these no slip dish towels for awhile now –I have a whole collection! She actually crochets some (but that is a skill she hasn’t passed down to her granddaughter…yet)  Anyways…I wanted to show you guys how BRILLIANT they are for awhile…and then the […]


How to make an apron out of a pair of Levis

(this post may contain affiliate links)   THROWBACK THURSDAY brings you one of my most popular post–How to make an apron out of a pair of levis! Since it’s my most popular…You would think I would have updated it sooner…but no. you thought wrong.  I normally just add a photo and a link to take […]


Gathered shirt front–how to

I recently got my sewing machine fixed….and I whipped up 5 sewing projects! Feels so good to sew again! The first thing on the docket was sewing something up using this amazing fabric from Simple Simon and Co’s new line! Aren’t they all pretty! Those colors! And I love Riley Blake knits–they are perfection! I was […]


Colored Pencil Roll

One of my favorite things about being a blogger is getting to try out new craft supplies! And today I have a fun one– DMC has a couple of new materials– mesh fabric and CORK fabric The mesh is what I used for my project–  It comes in a roll of fabric that is a 10 inch by […]


Diy fringe tank

This post is part of Melissa’s super fun Summer sewing series!  So today I’m showing you a fun fringe tank that is perfect for summer! Throw it over your swim suit and you are good to go! I love love love fringe and want to wear it on everything!   I bought this shirt because […]


Half square triangle quilt practice blocks

At the last Snap blog conference I went to, I ended up in a pillow sewing class taught by Simple Simon and Co (love these girls!) I have toyed a little around with quilting. and when I say quilting I mean I have sewn some squares together. But they were teaching a half square triangle […]


Cd holder

Do people even use cd’s anymore??? I know with the smartphones and ipod movement they have been scarce around this house…. But for one of my daughter’s Christmas presents we decided to get her a karaoke machine–we have tons of fun Disney music cds and I knew she wanted the frozen cd for her birthday…so it just […]


diy baby swaddle blanket

I totally wish these blankets were around and popular when I was popping out babies. I love them so much! They are light and soft and perfect for wrapping those babies into little burritos without overheating them! But guess what? Some of these gauzy swaddle blankets cost an arm and a leg. It seriously astounds […]