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Google Image Result for. Pillowcase Nightgowns & Free Tutorial - Gingercake. We spend many summer time mornings staying in our PJs until lunch.

Pillowcase Nightgowns & Free Tutorial - Gingercake

I decided to make some pretty nightgowns so the girls would at least look nice and sweet on these lazy days. I have been shopping lots of thrift stores lately & found such pretty vintage sheets and pillowcases. I listed a bunch in my other etsy shop gingercake. Here are the night gowns I made from some of the ones I kept. that one was from a sheet. Details + Decor, DIY Wedding, Favors + Gifts. 2 Sep For this Friday we thought we’d send you off crafting with a sweet DIY project from Ez of Creature Comforts.

Details + Decor, DIY Wedding, Favors + Gifts

Below she’ll explain how to make fabric feather boutonnieres. She’ll also show you how to dress feathers up as wedding favors and slip one or more into your hair for a carefree bohemian look. But once you have mastered how to create the feathers the possibilities are as endless as your imagination! Supplies:Download feather template Cotton Linen and linen-look fabrics in 1/8 yd strips Jute Twine Corsage Pins 32 Gauge White Cloth Floral WireAvery Permanent Glue StickCraft Scissors Fine-tipped fabric scissors (optional) Vintage buttons (optional) Cardstock paper and pen for writing tags (optional) Decorative Bird Nest (optional) Bissinger’s Salted Margarita Caramels.

Bunny Ornament–A Quick Tutorial. A few of us quilt-y friends decided last month to do an ornament swap.

Bunny Ornament–A Quick Tutorial

Our deadline to mail was this week and my secret partner got her ornament! We roped Yahaira into choosing our partners for us so none of us would have an idea of what were were getting. Keyboard Cat. So, we’re going to make the geekiest wrist rest your desk has ever seen, in a few easy steps.

Keyboard Cat

It’s comfy enough for any computer, and dorky enough for lolcat lovers, meme-followers, and nerds of all flavor. The kitty rest we’re going to make is like longcat's long-lost cousin or the nerdy programmer sibling of keyboard cat. Little Cottage Mug Rug. Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle) My husband and I both have cell phones.

Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. How to sew a mini bunny sachet. According to Lunar Calendar and Chinese astrology, the world has entered into Rabbit year starting from this spring (立春), that’s today, February 4th, 2011.

How to sew a mini bunny sachet

As a memento of the year, I made some bunny sachets. I filled them with silica gel (in bead form) and turn them into desiccant bags for my metal notions stored in the glass bottles. The silica bead will help in controlling the humidity in the glass bottle, hence to protect the metal from oxidation and degradation. This project is ideal if you have a lot of fabric scraps that you want to de-stash.

Bounding Bunnypins - a Freebie for Friday! - allsorts. Happy Friday!

Bounding Bunnypins - a Freebie for Friday! - allsorts

Wow, you guys outdid yourselves on the comments about my cleaned-up studio! I don't think I've ever had that many comments on one post before. Thanks!!! All those warm fuzzies made the effort seem a lot more worthwhile. {Valentines day} pixelated popup card. By Kate on February 6, 2012 I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA the non-romantic type}.

{Valentines day} pixelated popup card

I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart card! They are really minimal (which I love) and take about 20 minutes to make (that includes the card, insert and envelope). You can even make some pixely confetti to put inside the card (if you are a big kid like me!). Full instructions and printable templates below! Easter is in the air. I had one of those moments in Target the other day while walking (well running, actually, as I had a screaming toddler in my cart) by an endcap, and instinctively, reflexively even, bent down and grabbed this fantastic cake platter as we sped past.

Easter is in the air

The first thing that popped into my head to describe it was "Barnyard Chic" -- check out the chicken wire detail on the foot! Completely fantastic -- Owl be Green! - Upcycled owl purse. My 13-year-old daughter is huge into owls right now, so I thought I would make her an owl purse for Christmas.

Owl be Green! - Upcycled owl purse

Ssshhh! Being the thrifty-green sort, I found a wool tweed suit jacket that had seen better days. The moth holes on the collar and ripped up lining made it undesireable... not to mention the ginormous elbow patches and the leather braid buttons. Valentines: Heart Sachets. Good things come in small packages, and they are good if the package is oh-so pretty and smells wonderful to boot. Our Valentines Heart Sachets are a little bits of elegance you can make to give away as indulgent gifts. They can hang on a closet rod, hook on a doorknob, slip into the lingerie drawer or simply show off on top of the dresser or vanity. Doesn't that sound sweet? Vintage Dresser Cloth Uses Layer Cake Squares & Button Accents.

My grandmother, an immigrant from Lithuania, was an unbelievably talented seamstress. She did everything by hand, including free-hand embroidery, tatting and crocheting. She never needed a pattern; you could just sketch something and she would create it. It was the sewing equivalent of the musician's ' .' Her vividly artistic creations seemed to flow from her fingers like water from a pitcher. Squeaky Doggie Bone Tutorial. My lil’ terrier Gus is a fetcher. I mean he can play fetch ALL DAY long! *lol* Squeaky toys are among his favs. Over time, though, they tend to wear out and get holes in them. Fabric Labels Tutorial. Many people have asked me how I make my labels so I have decided to make this little tutorial including pictures and any little tips that I have learned along the way. You will find that making your own labels is quite simple and much cheaper than purchasing custom labels.

Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy. Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial. We hope Jennifer Casa’s Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial inspires you to create something beautiful for someone you love. Learn more about Jennifer in her introduction, and make a visit to JCasa*handmade part of your daily routine. After you make the basic card + envelope as a foundation piece you can then embellish, embroider, quilt, print… Do something to make it unique! Mix things up, and personalize your card to make it the perfect something for your special someone. Create your personalized fabric card or Valentine with Jennifer’s tutorial by February 12th, share it in the forum and you might win one of these fantastic prizes.

Duck Tape Covered Boots. Inspiring crafts. Paper bird painting.