sewing

Knock Off Anthropologie Layered V-neck

Have you entered my awesome Birthday Giveaway yet? If not, hop on over and throw your hat into the ring! Today I have sort of a quick and dirty post, (that isn’t a full tutorial,) but it does show how I altered an existing pattern, to make a knock off shirt from Anthropologie. Anthropologie has…

Sweet Sarah Apron Flower

      Have you seen the awesome Birthday Giveaway, and free apron pattern? If not I hope you will take a second to go and enter the giveaway! Today I am showing you how I made the flower for the Sweet Sarah Apron, it’s a pretty simple embellishment, but I think it adds something…

How’s it going?

I keep putting off posting anything new, a. because I don’t want to overwhelm poor Paul while he is fiddling with the new design, and b. because I am currently still a little intimidated by the new WP format and figuring out how to do a post with pictures and links etc. so sorry if…

Tween Guest Post {brought home}

I am so excited to be here today, as tween sewing is one of my greatest passions! (Thanks Sally and Major Moma for having me!)  I have a total soapbox that I like to get on to complain about clothing companies not making things that are age appropriate for older kids by either having them…

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…

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…

The Fireplace Decked Out For Christmas

 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?) …