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19 Fabulous Skirt Refashion Projects

When we were packing up before the move, I put together a box of clothes that I didn’t want anymore – but I didn’t want to get rid of – they were perfect for refashioning! I didn’t really know what I wanted to do though – so of course I…

DIY Kate Spade Knockoff Bag

Kate Spade Inspired Bow Tote

Since we’re getting all geared up for Fall around here, I thought it would be fun to make up a new bag for Fall! Ok that’s kind of just an excuse cause I wanted a new bag – but it sounded pretty good right? I snooped around a little at…

Handkerchief Curtain valances

Colorful Vintage Handkerchief Valances

In our sweet little new farmhouse in Tennessee I have a sewing room! (That deserves a few more !!!!!) Ok, it’s not just a sewing room, it’s a crafting, painting, jewelry, sewing room. What do they call those? Well, whatever it is, it’s all mine. I’ve been working on getting…

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19 Easy Projects to Sew for Fall

Are you so ready for Fall?! Me too! This will by my first Fall in the south and I am so looking forward to having a real Fall season – with leaves changing and cool weather and all sorts of other Fallish things. It’s not quite here yet though –…

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Learning New Stuff – Zipper Techniques

Even though I’ve been sewing for a few (ahem) years, I just love learning new tips and techniques. I don’t think you can ever assume you know everything about a skill – there are always new ways to do things and even if you’re an expert it’s so fun to…

Easy DIY Apron

Easy DIY 30 Minute Apron

While I love adding in all sorts of details to my sewing projects, sometimes I also want a project that is fast and so super easy. Especially when time is running short and I need a gift or want to make up a quick project. That’s just what I have…

15 Quick Sewing Projects for Women

Helllo friends!! It’s time for another round of Sew Our Stash! This month things are still a little bit in crazy town here – we’re still working on settling in and unpacking. (This moving stuff isn’t for sissies!) So to give us a little more inspiration – especially when time…

Scrappy Anchor Pillow DIY

We are in the process around here of getting my daughter ready to move into her dorm room. (wait. what?) In denial of the fact that she won’t be living with us all the time starting next month – I’m throwing myself into a frenzy of making all the things….

Christmas Gift Card Mini Stockings

I have a fun Christmas in July project for you today! These sweet little Christmas Gift Card Mini Stockings are suuuuper fast to sew up – and they are the perfect project to make up a few months ahead, just to have on hand! If you are anything like me, when…

Easy DIY Preppy Kitty Skirt

I have such a fun project for you today! I’m showing off this darling and easy diy Preppy Kitty Skirt! It is perfect for the little kitten lover in your life – and it is super fast to sew! I am honored to be a part of the series, Skirting…

12 Creative DIY Fabric Bins

12 Creative DIY Fabric Bins

Now that we’ve moved into our super cute new little farmhouse – I am doing tons of research into creative storage ideas! While this house is just about the cutest thing ever, I don’t have as much closet space, especially for crafting materials. So of course I had to research creative storage…

15 Fabulous Summer Skirt Tutorials

Can you believe it’s already the end of June?? Where is this year going? Well around here, the end of the month means it’s time for a Sew Our Stash Update – though I have a confession to make. Things have been just a little crazy town around here with…

Summer Picnic Coasters

Easy DIY Summer Picnic Coasters

With summer in full swing , it’s time to start thinking about barbecues and pool parties and picnics! Here in Southern California the weather is nice enough for picnics year round, but in summer it stays light long enough to actually see what you’re grilling up for dinner. I’m always looking…

Knit Summer Sundress

I have had so much fun sewing things for myself in the last year, and it’s really made me braver in my pattern and fabric mixing and matching! So when Melissa from Melly Sews asked me to join in again for her 30 Days of Sundress series this year, I…

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Sew Our Stash – June

It’s the last Thursday of the month – so that means it’s time for the Sew Our Stash update! Sew Our Stash is a monthly challenge that Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings and I do every month – to show off what we’ve sewn for ourselves this month! I am…

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12 Free Bag, Tote & Purse Patterns

I’ve been trying to get all the projects around here a little more organized since the blog makeover a couple months ago! It’s been a bit of a process. With over 4 years of tutorials (!!) it’s taking some time. But I am having so much fun looking through everything,…

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Read in Style – Fun Wood and Fabric Bookmarks

So I have to confess I have another love.  I have a bit of a thing for books. Ok. It’s a pretty huge thing. And really, I love all the books. Classics, suspense, mystery, even a little romance. My current theme is reading these dystopian/future/science fiction style books. In which teenagers seem to…

Fold Over Bow Clutch

Leather and Bow Fold Over Clutch

I think I’ve become addicted to the Fold Over Clutch. Or maybe I’m just addicted to cute and easy accessories. Because seriously, fold over clutches are just really tall zipper pouches that are . . . . wait for it . . . . folded over. Genius right? Since they are…

Peter Pan Collar

Sew Our Stash – April Update

It feels like these months are flying by – I can’t believe it’s already time for another Sew Our Stash update. The Sew Our Stash posts are a monthly challenge that Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings and I came up with – to encourage ourselves to sew more apparel, and…

Spring Makeup Zipper Pouch

Don’t you get all organizey and inspired to clean during the Spring? I am definitely feeling like that – probably also because we’re moving and I’m looking at all the stuff and thinking “I don’t really want to move any of this.” Well I do much better with keeping things tidy…