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Accessories. 24 Free Apron Patterns {Pictured Instructions. I just love the way I feel in a cute apron!

24 Free Apron Patterns {Pictured Instructions

I’ve been wearing my Great Grandmother's vintage aprons around the house and would love a free apron pattern to make some more. So, here are 24 free apron patterns with pictured instructions so you can make one too. Sewing Projects: 24 Beautiful Purse Patterns. We just learned how to sew the perfect pleats and today's sewing projects are beautiful purse patterns.

Sewing Projects: 24 Beautiful Purse Patterns

{{squeal in delight}} Hopefully, you'll love these purse patterns as much as I do. Many of these purse patterns are very easy and even no sewing projects. Lace sunglasses. I wanted to do a tutorial on sunglasses inspired on the a-morir lace sunglasses. I really like the idea of lace sunglasses and I thought it couldn’t be that hard to do a DIY version of these sunglasses. I wanted to make them a little more subtle and give them my own twist. That’s why I decided to use white lace and white sunglasses for this project. Revamp old T-shirt into Cute Bra Strap! Yay!

Revamp old T-shirt into Cute Bra Strap!

I saw a lot of T-shirt yarn projects in the blog land recently, So, Why not? T-shirt yarn for bracelet and necklace are some really cute projects, DIY 20 Minute Beach Cover Up. ** NO SEW VERSION CLICK HERE!

DIY 20 Minute Beach Cover Up

****HIGH-BACK VERSION/STREET WEAR- CLICK HERE****HALTER VERSION- CLICK HERE****MAXI WITH THICK STRAPS HERE** Need more help? Click HEREProbably my favorite 'la vie' project... ever. I was browsing through a swimwear catalog and saw an adorable beach cover up. I sooo wanted it, but obviously I wasn't spending $45 on it, plus, it was totally make-able. DIY: No-sew Beach Cover + How to Use a Pareo/Sarong. Wow!

DIY: No-sew Beach Cover + How to Use a Pareo/Sarong

Back in February I made a DIY beach cover up that has had a crazy popular response. I've been meaning to make a no-sew version, but I haven't been able to. How to cut a pair of socks and make them lace up the back. I love to cut things up, no surprise there.

How to cut a pair of socks and make them lace up the back

And I have cut my fair share of socks but always horizontally, but today I have my first vertical cut (also known as "steeking" in the sweater/knitting world). I was inspired by this page in the wonderful knitting book Wendy Knits Lace: Essential Techniques and Patterns for Irresistible Everyday Lace. This page features a pair of socks that have a line of lacework up the back center that is so beautiful. I thought I could steek a pair of socks and add some lace trim to make them lace up the back. How I made my lace-up the back socks: I tried the socks on and marked the spot I wanted to cut down to and I also measured the socks while they were on me from the bottom to the top edge. DIY Turband. DIY Gretchen Jones Necklace A couple of months ago, while visiting New York, we met the lovely Gretchen Jones and were fortunate enough to spend an entire day crafting in her über charming Brooklyn apartment. Not only is she […] DIY Woven Chain Bracelet Chain link bracelets, with colorful threads woven through them, have been popping up here and there.

We adore Aurèlie Bidermann‘s Do Brazil bracelets and thought it was about time we graduate to the ultimate “grown-up” friendship bracelet. […] Feathered Shoulder Shirt. Make this super cute t-shirt – No sewing skills required!

Feathered Shoulder Shirt

Photos: Hannah McKenzie Photography and Mackenzie for we heart this Hey there we heart this readers! I’m the new girl on the block, Mackenzie and I’m so excited to be joining the team. Word is we have a few crafting fans around here, so I’ll be offering a monthly DIY project for all you crafters. (That’s right, with Kirsten already on the team, that’s TWO DIY projects per month ~ Tyna) For my first project, I have a clothing DIY for you to try; no sewing required.

How to Make Ribbon Trim. Recently I purchased a stole at a vintage shop.

How to Make Ribbon Trim

I had to have it, just to get an example of this extraordinary trim, which I then had to figure out how to make. This post presents the results. Don't miss other Threads techniques like this by purchasing a print subscription which comes with FREE access to our tablet editions. Here's a detail, that shows how this sweet little trim can be used to good effect. When explaining this trim, as well as other kinds of ribbon work, I will refer to the unit of measure as "ribbon width". View Scarves by boobsRus. A Fabulous Fur Handbag. When I showed a friend the swatch I developed for the fantasy fur jacket, she thought it could make a great bag.

A Fabulous Fur Handbag

And so, for your viewing pleasure, here it is! I hope the braids and closures inspire you. The strap and closure were what kept me from finishing this bag weeks ago. It needed something strong enough to stand up to the fur and the double cordover stitch. Profile for KennethDKing.