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How to Line a Crochet Bag Photo Tutorial                         {& August’s Make It Giveaway!}

How to Line a Crochet Bag Photo Tutorial {& August’s Make It Giveaway!}

I decided to line my Tivoli Crochet PurseĀ and thought it might be nice to share a step by step tutorial for those of you who haven’t done it before. This crochet bag lining tutorial can be applied to any purse or tote that you make. […]

Baby Christmas Blocks Sewing Pattern Review

Baby Christmas Blocks Sewing Pattern Review

Hey y’all! I’ve got the perfect little handmade Christmas block pattern for the sweet baby in your life! I love making special gifts (all year), but especially at Christmas. However, I’m always running short on time. This is why these little Christmas blocks are such […]

Turkey Shirt Applique Sewing Tutorial

Turkey Shirt Applique Sewing Tutorial

These turkey shirts are a labor of love I tell you! I make them every year. Sometimes we’re able to pass last year’s down to the siblings, but most often they’re stained or out grown. My kids love these turkey shirts, that’s one reason we […]

DIY Weighted Lap Pad Sewing Tutorial

DIY Weighted Lap Pad Sewing Tutorial

When my son’s occupational therapist recommended a weighted lap pad for him I jumped on the chance to make it myself. Especially after I looked around online-they’re expensive and look relatively simple. Amazon has a few like this one and Etsy has tons of cute […]

How to Make Bias Tape Tutorial

How to Make Bias Tape Tutorial

Creating your own bias tape to use in your sewing projects allows you to match the fabric exactly, unlike pre-made bias tape. This sewing technique is also a great way to use up scraps of fabric for a fun pattern. Bias tape is useful on […]

Create a Sewing Pattern from your Favorite Shirt

Create a Sewing Pattern from your Favorite Shirt

I drafted this shirt pattern straight from an existing shirt that I love to wear. I actually picked up this silky fabric last summer from a local fabric shop that had some big discounts, as they were relocating. I’m just now getting around to using […]

Easy Kitchen Curtains Sewing Tutorial

Easy Kitchen Curtains Sewing Tutorial

These kitchen curtains are a great beginner sewing project. In this tutorial I used The Pioneer Woman’s Country Garden tablecloth and transformed it into a pair of curtain panels. I’ve made lots of curtains for our home and this technique, by far, has been the […]

Machine Applique Shorts Tutorial

Machine Applique Shorts Tutorial

These machine applique shorts got bumped up in the sewing queue as the warm weather finally settled on Utah. My 4 year old only had a few pairs of shorts and I knew we needed to supplement, and quickly. I went to one of my […]

Craft Organization Giveaway and Product Review!

Craft Organization Giveaway and Product Review!

The Giveaway has ended and the winner selected! Congrats to Syeda! Y’all, it’s time for my first giveaway! As this blog is dedicated crafts, like sewing, crochet and family activities I wanted to do a giveaway that could encompass all of those things. And if […]

Little Kiwis Closet Straight Skirt Pattern Review

Little Kiwis Closet Straight Skirt Pattern Review

google6f4e560513328bbc-1 Little Kiwis Closet has just released this versatile straight skirt pattern and I was so excited to try it out! Right now this straight skirt pattern is free for you to try! This is the first LKC pattern I’ve worked with, but I loved […]