5 Ways to Make a Spring Dress or Skirt

Spring weather is here, and that means it’s time to switch the winter wardrobe with the spring wardrobe.  I had so much fun creating these cute Valentine pillowcase skirts for my little girl earlier this year, I just can’t wait to make some more for spring.  Dresses and skirts are such a fun alternative to {…Read More…}

Ruffle Ribbon Flowers

Last Friday I showed you a bunch of ribbon I received from Mindy Mae’s Market.   I wanted to give you the tutorial for how I made the ruffled ribbon flowers.   They are incredibly simple to make especially with a ruffle foot. Supplies: Sewing machine with Ruffle foot coordinating thread hot glue felt lighter {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Fake Built In Shelving

One of the things I love about older homes are all the built-ins.  I’m guessing I’m not the only one who has dreamed of a Craftsman cottage with sturdy bookshelves   flanking the fireplace and cabinets with leaded glass doors in the hallway, right?  Well, a lot of us had to let that dream go {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Make a Pillow

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again:  pillows are one of the easiest ways to change up a room.  You can use them for an unexpected pop of color, to add a novel texture, or as inexpensive holiday decor.  Even a beginning seamstress can follow the steps to make a basic pillow, and {…Read More…}