Mar312015

Baby Bugaboo Bibs

 

In a recent post, I shared with you my tutorial on how to make custom sewing labels.  Today I thought I would share a few pics of the pull over bibs I having been making for my two grandsons.  They turned out so adorable, and I had such good feed back on how well they were made, that I am now in the process of making and putting them up on my etsy store.

 

 

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This is my adorable spaghetti face bugaboo wearing one of the bibs. IMG_0812

Mar302015

Create Your Own Custom Sewing Labels

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Being a grandma is such a wonderful thing.  I Love making and sewing for my two wonderful grandsons. My latest fun projects have been t-shirt pull over bibs.  They turned our so good, I have decided to start selling them in my etsy store.  But i needed to create some custom labeling for them.  So this is my tutorial on how i did them.  I hope you enjoy.

 

Go to my tutorial here  Custom Labels

Aug302014

Quick and Easy DIY Bird Feeder

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I turned this cute coffee cup and saucer into a bird feeder.   It’s a quick and easy project to attract birds to your garden.

 

Go to my Bird Feeder Tutorial here:  BIRD FEEDER TUTORIAL

Aug292014

Raspberries

Raspberries This year our Raspberry bushes produced an abundant of delicious berries. Just look how beautiful and red they look.

May202014

Over 650 Sewing Projects, Patterns and Tutorials

I hope you enjoy these collections of sewing projects. I am always on the look out for simple and easy projects to sew. The links below will lead you to some great tutorials and patterns. For the most part they are categorized, but two links are a mix of different projects. I would love to add a link to your blog with your sewing projects.  Just send me a message and Ill add you.

Just click on the link below to go to the projects, or click on the Sewing project Header at the top of my blog.

 

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Sewing Projects

Oct192013

Crochet Purse with Crocodile Stitch

My latest endeavor is making Crochet Purses. I think these will make wonderful Christmas Gifts.  The stitch I’m using is the very popular crocodile stitch. I added pearl beads for an extra special look. I just love how it turned out.

Crochet Purse using the Crocodile Stitch

Crochet Purse using the Crocodile Stitch

I sewed a nice cream colored liner to finish it off.

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The pattern I used was one that I purchased off the internet, but I changed it up a bit.  I hope you like it.

 

Jul302013

Bunting Banner

I have been admiring all the bunting banner’s posted on pinterest, and wanted to try my hand at making one. I think they are just adorable. Here is my first Bunting Banner completed.

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Jan012013

Valentine Tea Box from a Cigar Box

Here is another Valentine project revisited.

Cigar Box turned into a Valentine Tea box.  This would make such a great

valentine gift.  Anyone who loves tea would love to receive this.   Once  they open it and take out the tea cup, they can use it to hold their favorite teas.

 

Go to my tutorial for instructions:  TUTORIAL

Dec312012

Danish Valentine Hearts Using Soda Boxes

Here our my Danish Hearts revisited.  Just in time for Valentines Day.  I have a great tutorial on how to make these.

Perfect for Valentines day.  These would be great for kids to make and give out with

little treats inside them.  You could use any card stock.  I just love the way they turn out using old soda boxes.

Go to my tutorial page for instructions and the template to make these adorable hearts:  Tutorial

Nov112012

How to remove scratches from your Candles

Here is a short video tutorial showing how to remove those nics and scratches from your candles. When making my alcohol ink candles, I like them to be smooth and free of scratches. This technique works really well. Hope you give it a try.

Sep302012

Virtual Makeover- Artistry

I wanted to share this link to Means Dream Developers. They have a link on the website that lets you do your own virtual makeover. The Artistry makeup is high quality, well known and is wonderful. I highly recommend you try it!   This is my Daughter’s website, and she is in a contest for the month of October to sell the most Artistry.  So have fun with the virtual makeover, and help support her by trying out the Artistry makeup.

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Go to Virtual Makeover Click here   then click on Beauty under the headings.

Sep162012

TV Tray Ironing board

I came across this blog today by  Elizabeth Green-Hartman that  showed how to make  a TV Tray Pressing Board with a  Tutorial.   I just had to share it.  This is such a great idea.  I have been using a table top ironing board that I sit on top of two tubs next to my sewing table.  So I am going to make one of these.   Ill post pics as soon as I get mine done.

 

Hope you enjoy and get inspired by this.

 

Here is a link to Elizabeth Green_Hartmans Tutorial  : Go to Tutorial