DIY Child’s Backpack {Sewing Tutorial}

I have teamed up with Online Fabric Store this week to bring you four sewing tutorials using the most beautiful fabric like Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry and Michael Miller. I thought we would start the week with a backpack we made for Kayla’s upcoming school year.  We?  Yes we!  My amazing cousin Lindsay is visiting from Chicago to help with these tutorials. 


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Drop Cloth and Cement Planters

*This post is sponsored by EcoScraps. You can make the coolest textured pots out of concrete and drop cloth fabric from Lowes.  They are really easy, but super messy to make.  The sizes and possibilities are only limited by the containers you have.  I love the juxtaposition of the bright flowers with the rough texture {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Upcycle Your Fabric Scraps

I don’t know many crafters who don’t have a stash of fabric scraps somewhere. Some of them have much bigger stashes than others ( I won’t name any names…we know who we are), but the feeling of being unable to throw away such pretty pieces of fabric–no matter how small–is mutual. Here are five fun ways to upcycle fabric scraps–or just to get an excuse to collect lots of pretty fabric–with projects for around your home. Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Make a Spring Wreath

I love a good wreath. They are fun to make and usually don’t take very long from start to finish. It’s always nice to have something pretty on the door to welcome your visitors. As you are freshening up your house for spring weather, don’t forget your door decor!

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