Today, we’re going to learn about how to hem dress pants using a blindhem stitch. These pants were bought by a friend unfinished at the store, and it’s a really easy fix to hem them up yourself.
Today we’re going to add inside pockets onto a blazer. I love the blazer, but the pockets that came with it are essentially non-functional. The opening is a vertical slit and they are only a few inches deep. I’m pretty sure I would only trust them to hold my chapstick, if that. So, we will be adding a pair of patch pockets to the inside of the blazer to make it that much more useful.
Here is a quick and fun tutorial to make some Christmas cones. These cones were a tradition in my family growing up, and now that I’m older, I’m continuing the tradition with my own family. I make one a year after the season is done in rememberence of the year. You can fill them with treats or other goodies and hang them anywhere. We usually put them on our tree. Enjoy!
Today is a good day. Today I finally begin my Christmas present to me! I’m going to make a classy plaid skirt that will *hopefully* be done in time for Christmas. This will be a gathered skirt tutorial. I’ve been wanting to make something plaid for the winter season. In the back of my mind I kept thinking about this lovely skirt made by Gina Michelle and decided that it would be a classy winter look using some plaid fabric.
My one year old is exploring the wonderful world of food. Not only does he enjoy eating the food, but he likes to squish it in his fingers, run it through his hair, fling it from his spork, push it off his tray, and occasionally, put it behind his back. Needless to say, mealtime is a very messy though enjoyable experience.
My son has a ton of bibs from when he was younger, but they are really meant for babies and don’t really stop the food from covering his clothes. So I thought, DIY bibs, or more specifically, DIY toddler bibs! We recently upgraded our towels so I decided to upcycle an old towel into a toddler bib just the right size for my little man. Read on for my full DIY bibs tutorial…
Winter is coming, and I’m going to make a nice pair of comfortable sweatpants for my husband to lounge around the house in. These pants will have an elastic waistband, drawstring, inseam pockets, and cargo style patch pockets. We’re looking for handy and comfort here. So, without further ado, read on for my Comfy Sweatpants Tutorial!
I recently took an old sweater, cut it up, and repurposed it into a super cute skirt in my Upcycle Sweater to Skirt Tutorial. Today, we’re going to cut up some more of that sweater and make a fun little slouchy beanie hat perfect for the upcoming cold weather. Read on for my Upcycle Sweater into Beanie Hat Tutorial!
It’s sad to say, but summer is ending and the cold weather is coming! We’ve been doing a little cleaning around here and I’ve been getting rid of a bunch of old clothes. I pulled out this old pink sweater for the donation pile, when I realized it would make a really cute sweater skirt perfect for the early fall weather. I’ve been really digging skirts lately since my Perfect Pencil Skirt I made it a little while back. Read on for my upcycle sweater into skirt tutorial!
Hello! It’s been a hot summer this year, and I have been living in dresses (which I have to admit is one of my favorite parts of summer!) I’ve been thinking about adding a new dress to my summer wardrobe and finally got some time to make it happen. So today we will be making a nice, comfortable striped summer dress perfect for hot and lazy August evenings (my favorite weather, in fact!). This dress will have a v-neckline in the front and back, an elastic waistband, and very useful front pockets. Read on for my Striped Summer Dress Tutorial!
Today I will show you how to make a pencil skirt, and this pencil skirt tutorial is one that I have been thinking about making for a while now. I actually haven’t made a skirt since my Golden Skirt Tutorial which is from way back when I just started this blog! Now that I have my little kiddo, it’s hard to find the time to do any intricate sewing. This one is quick, easy, and to the point. Can’t go wrong with that. Read along for my DIY perfect pencil skirt tutorial.