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How to make a faux chenille blanket

This post has been in the works for YEARS. WHY? Because Faux chenille blanket is TIME CONSUMING! So years of making these blankets just so I can show you all the ins and outs and hold your hand…BECAUSE–even if they are time-consuming…these blankets are the most amazing things!!! I popped on a facebook live and […]

Raglan shirt diy

This post is a public service announcement! I seriously just love this pattern and wanted to tell you about it! NOT sponsored!!! (Also, I found this post in draft from literally a year ago!!) I have never used a pattern (okay…I did in college. I know HOW to use a pattern. but mostly I just […]

How to sew a planket (and what a planket is!)

If you have no idea what a planket is…that’s okay. Cause I’m pretty sure it’s made up. BUT…once you see what it is..you will be itching to sew one because they are just that cool. Planket: Pillow bLANKET (also known as a Quillow –quilt/pillow) It’s a blanket that folds up into pillow! It’s awesome! I […]

How to sew a mermaid costume

This post is in partnership with Joann Stores.   I am so excited to show you my daughter’s Halloween costume this year! Mermaid! Mermaid costumes can be hard because–mermaids don’t have feet! And I personally don’t want to carry around my daughter trick or treating because she can’t walk because of a fin! So I […]

Travel pouch out of a washcloth

Every time we travel, (which isn’t often because…#homebody) My daughter pulls out this fun travel pouch that is made from a wash cloth. It holds all the bathroom stuff she needs and she literally just leaves it in her suitcase so she never has to worry about forgetting her toothbrush! So…I finally decided I needed […]

How to make a bean bag chair

My kids have a little nook where they play games and watch tv. I have stuck a little futon in there…but there is no other room for any other kind of furniture! So I decided to whip them up some bean bags! (diy of course!)  I made these bean bags using fleece! The price was […]

Initial pillow

I saw these fun initial pillows in a magazine one time…and I had to create them. But me…being me…I had to jazz them up a little bit. Glitter heat transfer vinyl. Fun patterned fabric…and POM POMS! Like ALL my favorite things!   The glitter heat transfer vinyl from Expressions Vinyl really makes it pop! Here […]

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 […]