Today I’m going to show you how I made the pleated burlap tree skirt for my Michaels Dream Tree. My theme was an Icy Woodland Dream Tree, inspired by the beauty of an ice-encrusted tree.
I was able to find …
I’m having so much fun decorating for Halloween this year!! We haven’t been so good about it in previous years, but this year my daughter asked if we could “do it up big”. Lemme tell you, that got my crafty …
Let me set the scene… It’s registration day at your school. You head up to school, …
As promised, here’s the tutorial for the Tween Keepsake Board I showed you yesterday. For the fabric, I used some of the new Crafty Cuts fabric from Michaels. I used a black and white zebra print, but had …
Today, I’ve got a special treat for you…. Marisa herself showing how to turn a drab, boring dress into fabulous party attire.
Take it away, Marisa!
My little girl has always been a nurturer. From the time she could walk and talk, she has found joy in taking care of others. When no one around her is sick or feeling under the weater, she takes care …
Leggings are a staple of my little girl’s wardrobe. She wears them in the fall and winter under dresses and tunics. In the warmer months, she wears bike shorts under her playdresses so she can climb on the monkey bars without showing off …
Elastic threaded through a casing is a quick, easy way to cinch in fabric. It creates pretty gathers that are also stretchy. It’s most often used on a waistline, but you can also use it to gather in the hems …
In celebration of National Craft Month, I’m sharing a tutorial that makes a great first sewing project. But first, I gotta mention our our giveaway of an Elna Sew Fun sewing machine, perfect for a new sewist.
I promised you a tutorial for making the Peek-a-Boo Shoulder Shirt, and here it is! This really is a quick, easy shirt to make. With no set-in sleeves, it’s just two pieces of fabric with edges bound and sewn together at …
Here it is! The tutorial for the Card Condo I made last week. This little organizer has 24 credit card sized pockets and two larger pockets to hold all of those plastic cards we seem to accumulate – credit cards, …
It’s made from two stacked layers, each of which is free-motion stitched with a bright orange thread. The …
I love making softie dolls. I love the wide-open possibilities of fabric choice and shape. I love stuffing them and seeing them come to life. But what I absolutely don’t like is making their faces. In a perfect world, I’d …
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Part of my pledge for the Craft Gossip Dolly Donation Challenge was to create a shirt and pair of pants for the boy doll.
But after a full day of drafting and sewing, and redrafting and ripping and resewing (and …