{Reader Tutorial} How to sew luxury curtains



I love up-cycling clothes, making alterations, and sewing for the home. I like finding quick and easy projects that reward me right away. With this small time frame in mind I made curtains. What!? You might be thinking, such a big project, and it sounds technical. Don’t be put off, it was really easy, and the finish, (I think), is pro!


You can find the full tutorial over at So Sew Easy

{Reader Tutorial} Towel beach bag


Turn an old towel into a cute and roomy tote bag with this super easy Towel Beach Bag Tutorial.   Perfect for the beach season! Find the full tutorial over at The Seaman Mom >> http://theseamanmom.com/towel-beach-bag-tutorial/  

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{Reader Tutorial} April Mug Rug


Mug rugs remain so popular! And for a good reason! They are super easy to make, they can be made using your favorite techniques (hand or machine), they make great gifts, and they can be decorative as well as functional. Most of all, they are so much fun! You can find the full tutorial for […]

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{Reader Tutorial} Make a top from scuba fabric


The tutorial from Sewing Bee Fabrics has step by step photos and instructions on how to make an adapted raglan style top from scuba fabric and jersey.   Find the full tutorial here: http://www.sewingbeefabrics.co.uk/make-a-scuba-fabric-top

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Weekend to do list- Update


On Friday I shared this post about my Weekend To Do list and promised I’d be back on Monday with an update. This is what was on my list: – Finish the kids PJ’s that I’m pattern testing for – Make a zipper pouch to store my Jamberry samples in – Get a start on my […]

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Weekend To Do List


I thought I’d share my weekend crafty to do list here so that I’m accountable to someone and not just come to Monday and throw out my list with nothing having been completed. So here goes: – Finish the kids PJ’s that I’m pattern testing for – Make a zipper pouch to store my Jamberry samples […]

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{Reader Tutorial} Rounded top tote bag free pattern


If you need a roomy tote bag to carry all your belongings, this Rounded Opening Tote Bag Tutorial from The Seaman Mom makes a super cute, bright bag, perfect for the summer season!     Find the full tutorial here >> http://theseamanmom.com/rounded-opening-tote-bag-tutorial/

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Mother’s Day Kids Craft Ideas

mothers day craft ideas

With Mother’s Day just around the corner I thought I might share a few idea for kids crafts because I don’t know about you, but I love getting handmade gifts from the kids each year. Depending on the age of your kids they will be able to some of these by themselves, but younger kids will need […]

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{Reader Tutorial} How to make corded handles for bags


Learn how to sew sturdy handles for handbags and totes. This simple tutorial for The Seaman Mom will teach you how to make corded fabric handles the easy way! Find the full tutorial here: http://theseamanmom.com/how-to-make-corded-handles/

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Crochet your favourite Fairy Tales


Since moving to the Middle East, crochet has dropped way down on my crafting priority list. The thought of crocheting an afghan fills me with horror. The smallest amount of crochet on my lap heats me up too much (and my daughter really doesn’t need any more crochet cardigans). So what do you turn to […]

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