Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Couch Pillows

I decided recently that the kid’s couch needed a few more cushions, especially to pull the colors of the rug into the room, I was wanting something that was patchy looking so I could tie in all of the colors, but I didn’t want to do it in a quilt style, since that really is…

Christmas Open House {part 3, the last rooms}

I hope everyone’s holidays were lovely, our’s were some of the best we’ve ever had! They were quiet and just the 4 of us, which is my absolute ideal! I haven’t forgotten (for a change) to post the last of the house, although the pictures are terrible (which I only realized after the fact) and…

Christmas Open House {part 2}

Today I am sharing our Korean apartment part two, here’s part one in case you missed it. I’m starting in the entry way again,ย  BUT this time we are turning right (thrilling right? ๐Ÿ™‚ ) To the right in our apartment, is the living/dining area, the family-room, and the kitchen. I decided that yesterday’s post…

Tree Skirt Guest Post Brought Home

Here’s a post that was originally a guest post, brought home!Today I have a tree skirt to share, but mostly as a means of sharing a pretty fun pleating technique! Thanks so much for having me Hayley, I’ve been loving your Handcrafted Holidays series so far!!! I used a painter’s drop cloth as the main…

Christmas Open House {part 1}

Our apartment building recently had a Christmas Open House, where 9 apartments in the building decorated for Christmas, and then opened their home to be toured by other members of the community; it was a really fun event, and it was really cool to see how different each of our homes are, even though we…

The Fireplace Decked Out For Christmas

ย So Paul reminded me that I never posted pictures of the finished Christmas Stockings, so I decided I would quickly add a picture showing the whole fireplace area. If you remember this is the fireplace that I built for, So You Think You’re Crafty, and it runs off of gel fuel. (although, I have no…

Isaac’s Quilt FINALLY

I’ve finally gotten around to making Isaac’s quilt, it has been over a year since I found the fabric, but I have been so busy, I haven’t gotten around to actually making it yet! I used this Moda quilt as inspiration; I thought it went with the viking theme well, as it reads sort of…

Charley’s Nursery

I have about a million and one projects and events that I haven’t blogged about, so I thought I would at least start with the ones I have uploaded onto the computer! Today I am sharing baby Charley’s nursury (by the way, here is an updated picture of Charley at 3 months, isn’t he delish?)ย …

Sew All 26 Guest Post {M} Military Menswear

Today’s post, is a guest posting for one of my favorite bloggers Katy Dill, if you aren’t familiar with Katy, you should stop everything and go check out her blog, No Big Dill (fair warning you will spend a whole afternoon just oooohhing and ahhhhhhing over her amazing work!) Katy has 6 beautiful children, and…

Guest Post From My Mom! {pattern weights}

My mom made some really great pattern weights a little while ago as presents, and I LOVE them (and use them all the time.) Anyway, I asked her if she would share the secret to her fabric weights here on the blog, and she very kindly sent me photos of the whole process!ย  So here’s…