crafting

Guest Post {Project Run And Play}

I’m over at Project Run and Play today sharing a dress I made, and a shoe knock off tutorial, for liZ and Elizabeth’s Flashback May series. I am going to be uploading the bodice pattern for the dress here, as soon as I can get Paul to digitize it for me (it will only be…

Quick and Dirty Burlap Wreath Tutorial

The theme of my posts recently has been to post things I took pictures of forever ago, but never posted on the blog (I’ve been going through photos lately) Today I am touching on the burlap wreath that hangs outside of our apartment door…. I know that there are probably a million different ways to…

French Pig Sign

I have been a little absent in front of the scenes here on the blog, but behind the scenes lots of work has been going on, I have a whole new blog design that is only days away from being able to be put online (which I am super excited about) and I am working…

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!  So here’s…

A Quick Spot of Rug Repair

While in the US I picked up a lovely runner from Target, only to get it here to Korea and realize that I hadn’t noticed a bald spot on one corner (and there are no Targets here for me to run into and exchange it!) So I decided that I would need to repair the…

My Knitting Bag

Today I refinished a vintage knitting/sewing bag that I got a couple of years ago in the US, the original fabric was a quilted polyester in a country blue print. I took the original bag apart and used it to make pattern pieces, for both the new outer fabric and the lining. For my new…

Pocket Watch Wall Clock {tutorial tuesday}

Sorry about the cellphone pictures for this tutorial, but lately if it’s not on my phone, it’s not happening! The Summer has been amazing so far, so I haven’t been posting much, but have been soaking up time with my kiddos! (we are making quilts this week) This morning they are at Korean Summer School…

Finished "Home is Where" Sign

I was able to finish my sign this weekend, it took a lot of lettering – so we can never move again because I am OVER the hand painting 🙂  Actually it shouldn’t be that big a deal from here on, because I will only have one at a time now that I am caught…