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Pumpkin Patch Weekender. A fun fact about the Pumpkin Patch Weekender, our first SYTYC entry- our cute mom and dad (and burke!)

Pumpkin Patch Weekender

Walking downtown after our photo shoot Our mom was our model. Isn’t she too cute? She totally is not a girly girl, so it was so funny to take her picture with a giant, ruffle-y purse. Aside from our cute mom model (and cute dad who adores our mom), we just love this project. To make a Pumpkin Patch Weekender, you’ll need: -a yard of corduroy -a yard of lining fabric -a yard of orange flannel -a sewing machine and supplies 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Candy Corn Costume Tutorial. *This tutorial is put together by Chica & Jo based on their winning project for our Costume theme* With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time once again to work on costumes.

Candy Corn Costume Tutorial

I learned last year while making Little Jo’s costume that fleece is a fantastic material to use on costumes, because it’s stretchy, warm, soft, forgiving, and doesn’t require hemming. Fabric Bunting Beads. Quilting. This fun scrappy quilt is quick to put together and great for beginners.


Use lots of different colors to keep it bright and fun…or just a few colors to keep it calm and simple. Finished Size: 36" x 41" 1. You’ll need to cut 27 color strips 2" x width of the fabric (at least 36") and 2 white strips 1 1/2" x width of the fabric (at least 42"). 2. 3. 4. From Hell to Breakfast. This is a favorite method of mine for putting together quick fabric patchwork pieces that I then use to cover my handbound books with.

from Hell to Breakfast

It’s “low brow” because the fabric scraps are laid down with raw edges: I don’t turn the edges of the pieces over, or stitch one piece to the next with a neat ¼-inch seam. I don’t measure or use templates to cut the pieces out…I don’t even use fabric* as the foundation! It is a great method to use if you plan to mount the patchwork to something hard and stable afterwards, as a purely decorative skin. Use the resulting fabric to cover a box, or medium density fibreboard (MDF) craft shapes…to cover book boards, or glue onto greeting cards. I’ve made postcards and artist’s trading cards (ATCs) with it, stitching or gluing the fabric to heavy paper. One Pearl Button: Tutorial: Twenty Minute Skirt. Pockets Camera Strap Cover. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 4, 2013 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically.

Pockets Camera Strap Cover

In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document. This Privacy Policy will tell you, among other things: Your California privacy rights. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT/YOUR AGREEMENT Company websites are not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18 or those who are not legal residents of the United States. HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION AND WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT? Anthro Orimono Pillow DIY! Scrap-buster =) The Anthropologie Orimono Pillow, Flower has got to be one of the most iconic Anthro products ever.

Anthro Orimono Pillow DIY! Scrap-buster =)

You've seen it before, I'm sure... Yep, it's a beaut'. So popular, in fact, that I've seen several DIY knock-offs in the world of talented sewist bloggers in the past few years. Guess who's here today? It's Rachel from Maybe Matilda! Okay, you're about to meet one of the coolest girls I've found in blogland...her blog is absolutely awesome and her etsy shop has the most adorable crocheted baby & adult (!)

Guess who's here today? It's Rachel from Maybe Matilda!

Hats you'll ever see (as well as other amazing things)... seriously, Rachel is fantastic...and her sense of humor and the way she writes has me laughing out loud. Reading her blog is always a bright spot in my day...but, enough of my she're gonna love her... Hi there! I'm Rachel, the brains (or not; sometimes I wonder) behind Maybe Matilda, where I blog about clothing refashions, sewing, crochet, and whatever crafts strike my fancy. Grey 3D flowers. Last year I was at Dillard's and saw a Yansi Fugel top that had a great detail at the neck line.

grey 3D flowers

The top was a heavy weight cotton/wool blend, and didn't quite like the 'corset' like shape. (and to be 100% honest, I din't like the price tag either!!) ...But you know me, I'm all over a t-shirt redo. Snapped a picture, got home, and (of course) made a knockoff my own version. (tutorial) Anthro Inspired Tee - Wandering Wake.

Dita Von Teese’s Wrap Dress — I Heart Jenny's Art. Jun. 2011 15 Hey, thanks for checking out my Wrap Dress tutorial!

Dita Von Teese’s Wrap Dress — I Heart Jenny's Art

It’s by far my most visited post. Felt Camelia tutorial and pattern. Upcycle: T-shirts to Summer vest tutorial. I love to spice up dresses and jeans with long summer vest.

Upcycle: T-shirts to Summer vest tutorial

In my last visit to Target I found a few very cool and super cheap items, I already showed you what I did with this dress. So now I wanted to show what I did with two T-shirts, I also used a little piece of lace for the back, but you don’t need to use it if you don’t like lace. I really liked that the T-shirts were very soft and a thin material, thinner than normal cotton T-shirts. They cost me $3.00 each and both were XL. Shopping Cart Cover Tutorial. I love shopping cart covers! They not only protect your little one from germs but they can be stylish buggy accessories! Okay maybe not... but that germ protection is reason enough to love them right? A friend of mine approached me and asked if I could make one for her son. Her significant other did not want one of the "girly" cart covers out there with the floral prints etc... Bustier Line T-shirt Tutorial. Part 1: Pattern and pieces prep. Some of you lovelies commented on yesterday's post that you liked my Bustier Line T-shirt that I made a couple of years ago, so I thought I'd make a little tutorial to show how you could make your own, should you feel so inclined.

I made the T-shirt pictured above during my lunch break today and took photos of the steps, but even though it's a quick project to make, I think the explanation may prove too lengthy for one post. So today I'll deal with how you can develop your own pattern and prep the pattern pieces, then I'll create a separate post covering the construction process later in the week. Ok, so I made the top above from two old mens T-shirt so these instructions refer to this specifically, but of course you could simply use stretchy fabric and alter your construction as such. Step 1: Baby London Star Moogle Pattern. Make a fabric tissue case with finished corners — insatiable need. I made the tissue cases for the first time for the Richmond show this year, and at every show since then, people have gone wild for them.

So many people told me that they’ve been looking for something like this but can’t find it anywhere! I thought that need, combined with the fact that they are easy peasy to make, made them a great candidate for my first tutorial. This is my first time, so please be gentle. I do desperately want feedback, though. Please give it a try and let me know if anything is unclear. {tutorial: how to sew a zippered pouch} Two years ago I was learning how to sew in a zipper to make a pouch and I was failing! Failing! Failing! At understanding how to do it. If you know me in real life {hi, mom!} Top 50 Stylish DIY Blogs. Sewaholic Here you'll find "sewing projects, tips, and inspiration for the modern seamstress. " Check out recent posts Bound Buttonholes: My Favorite Method , Underlining and Marking the O Dress , and Tracing an Unprinted Vintage Pattern . » DIY: Tank Dress with Pockets! academichic.

DIY. Reusable Cloth Snack Bags. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 4, 2013 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically.