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Creative little daisy: Have you priced vintage blue canning jars lately? Wanna make your own really cheap? I bought these probably five years ago at an antique/consignment store.

creative little daisy: Have you priced vintage blue canning jars lately? Wanna make your own really cheap?

I think I paid about 12 dollars for a set of four. Now you can expect to pay at least that for just one. Last night I was cruising around the internet and happened upon a link to a tutorial using mod podge and food coloring to make your own. On-The-Go Knitting Bag Tutorial. One of the best things about knitting, crochet and other handiwork crafts is how portable they are.

On-The-Go Knitting Bag Tutorial

You can work on them just about anywhere. But throwing them into a purse isn't ideal and neither are a lot of the store-bought solutions. Have you seen some of the knitting storage totes? Put Up Your Dukes: braided scarf tutorial. I have a tutorial that is forty thrillionty times easier and better than my previous (ahem, first ever...give me some grace!)

Put Up Your Dukes: braided scarf tutorial

Tutorial. It is accessible to infinitely more people (you dont have to have a baby, OR a dress to start out with). And it is really simple. there are only 4 lines of stitching total. Linen satchel. Rookie & RIT Dye Tutorial. It happens to me every year.

Rookie & RIT Dye Tutorial

The second spring hits, I’m standing in front of my closet going, I am so sick of all my clothes, if I see that shirt again I’ll throw up, but I don’t have any money for new stuff, I’M SO TIRED OF EVERYTHING I OWN. You know that feeling? Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes. You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror.

Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes

Oh I definitely need that. Hold the presses – did that say $498??? Huh. We can do better than that. :) So after scouring the thrift shops, cutting myself on mirror glass, and overcoming an unreasonable fear of Mod Podge, here is my version! Tutorial: Quick Envelope Pillow Case. Tutorial and Free Pattern: Shannon's Apron.

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DIY: Banana Republic Braided Neck Tee Shirt. Turned Ruined Jeans into an A-line Skirt! Pick-up Skirt technique - Learning Sewing. Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co Guest Post. Hi.

Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co Guest Post

My name is Elizabeth and I blog with my sister-in-law at Simple Simon & Co. We are two girls, who married brothers and ended up with the same names. Yes, it’s very confusing sometimes. But we joke about who is the “good” Liz and who is the “bad” Liz at any given family event. We both love to sew, make all things vintage modern again, and are both former school teachers. One thing you will notice about me on the blog is that I love to make skirts. How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!) Two facts about me: I'm cheap.

How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!)

I love dresses. I wear dresses probably 6 days out of the week. It's not that I one day just decided to wear dresses to feel cute and girly. Far from it. Back in November when I really started Talk2thetrees I kinda just wore pajama pants and sweat pants. Dresses are so comfortable, I can sit around the house and feel comfortable and cute. The only problem.. they are expensive! How to Make a Belted Skirt from a Mens Dress Shirt.

April 9th, 2009 Email 224 users recommend Your new skirt made from a men's dress shirt!

How to Make a Belted Skirt from a Mens Dress Shirt

Christine Haynes The original shirt, direct from the thrift store. Step 1. Step 4. Step 5. Step 6. Step 7. Photo: Christine Haynes. Sew a Simple Circle Skirt. Sew Like My Mom - StumbleUpon. July 28, 2010.

Sew Like My Mom - StumbleUpon

One Pearl Button: Tutorial: Silk Shirt Refashion - StumbleUpon. Elm street life: DIY: Bow clutch sewing tutorial. And fiiiinally... the tutorial you've been waiting for.

elm street life: DIY: Bow clutch sewing tutorial.

This is my first real sewing tutorial - which scares me a bit, because I've never actually taken a sewing class, so I don't know all the terminology. What I do know is that I've learned to sew lots of things by reading tutorials, so hopefully I can make this simple enough that even you beginners can feel confident making a bag. And yes, a bag with a zipper! It can be done, I promise.There are plenty of photos, so hopefully that will help. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments section and I'll be happy to clarify. **Also, please note except where I say, "Sew close to the edge," I am using a 1/2" seam allowance throughout. Ok, let's get started! MessyJesse. Upholster your dresser in Vintage Sheets. Before (boring): After: Directions: Choose a piece of furniture without any engraved or textured elements.

The drawer faces are curved on this piece but a contoured drawer edge would be difficult. Also, choose something with drawers that overhang the front of piece (as opposed to inset drawers). Gather your supplies: sandpaper, large paintbrush or foam brush, mod podge, scissors and pieces of lightweight fabric large enough to generously cover the drawer faces. Remove the drawer pulls or other hardware and take the drawers out of the dresser. Lightly sand your drawer faces. **NOTE: if you are working with a lightweight or light background fabric (like a sheet!) Cut rectangles of fabric to the size of your drawer front plus a few extra inches on each side. Roll a tube of scrap paper and stuff it into the holes from the hardware.

Brush the entire drawer face with a thin, even coat of mod podge. Pull the plugs and lay the fabric over the drawer face using your hands to smooth out any bubbles. Simple Bow Tie Top. Cut Out + Keep - StumbleUpon. DIY Shift Dress - Martha Stewart Crafts - StumbleUpon.

Lace T-shirt Refashion tutorial. Well, hello fellow craft addicts! How to applique a onsie or t-shirt. You’ve all seen the adorable Your Home is Where the Heart Is prints from etsy shop Lily Gene, right? Those prints inspired my DIY birthday gift for a 2 year old boy. And when I was done, I couldn’t resist making a matching onesie for his sibling in momma’s belly I am no expert sewer, but manage to crank out simple sewing projects with the help of my sewing machine’s manual. How-To: The Cascade/Waterfall Braid - StumbleUpon. Dorm Room Spa: 3 Easy DIY Beauty Recipes to Try - College Fashion - StumbleUpon. How To Use A Sock To Get Beautiful Curly Hair Without Heat. Get Yo' Nails Did - StumbleUpon.

Patterns Winners AND Belt Pouch with Ali Foster. Sew Sweetness.