Tuesday, September 14, 2010


I LOVE dyeing fabric ... here are some tutorials to give you some inspiration and get you started.

Sprinkle Dyeing

Friday, September 10, 2010

Tiny Tights to Knee High Socks

Can you say "CUTE" ?!?! Love them ... Check out the complete tutorial at Ruffles and Stuff.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

DIY Rolling Rack

I want one ... but in pink, what do you think?! Check out Hrrrthrrr for the complete tutorial.

Lovely Fabric Flower

We've all seen the singe-ed fabric flowers, but this one looks more complicated. LOVE LOVE LOVE it. I love how realistic is looks compared to other fabric flowers. Check out Simply Vintage Girl for the complete tutorial.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Sailing on the Lake Blouse (Tutorial and Pattern)

Easy breezy ... I have some charmeuse that is just screaming to be made into this top!! Love it! Check out the complete tutorial and printable pattern at Sewing Princess.
P.S. did you see the link of the previous entry?! links to videos on how to draft patterns in illustrator ... LOVE!! i can't wait to start doing mine that way!

Nap Mat / Bed Roll

Are you kidding me?! This is adorable. Check out the complete tutorial at Prudent Baby.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010


Some really great tips, geared towards making handbags, but applies to interfacing in general. Check out You Sew, Girl! for the complete tutorial.

Gathered Scarf using Elastic Thread

Check out Craft for the complete tutorial.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Swaddle Blanket with Self Binding

It looks more complicated that it really is. Check out Tea Rose Home for the complete tutorial.

How make a Braided Ribbon Headband

Check out the complete tutorial at Skip to My Lou.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Magnetic Bookmark

How to, with free printable pdf designs, check out Wild Olive. She mentions a specific magnetic tape, but office supply stores sell thin printable magnetic paper that you could cut to size and use instead ... just an idea. (BTW ... i make my own magnetic bookmarks ... my kids have a tendency to throw my books around and regular ones slip right out waaaaaay too often!!)

Paperbag book Cover

How to make a paperbag book cover, check out the complete tutorial at About.com ... I just cant stop thinking about if you could make something similar with fabric ... hmmmmm.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Baby Jean Skirt Tutorial

Check out Handmade by Jill for the complete tutorial.

Alphabet Flashcards

Free printable flashcards for you. Check out Handmade by Jill.

Friday, September 3, 2010

How to Make Printables Using Picnik

Step by Step guide to making printables using Picnik.com ... these would be great for iron-on transfers as well ... checkout Homemade by Jill for complete tutorial.

Or just use it to create templates to make freezer paper stencils ... AWESOME!!

Photography Tips

Easy steps to edit your photos to make them perfect using the free program picnik.com ... check out I am Momma hear me Roar for the complete tutorials, including videos!!

Part 1, talks about taking good pictures
Part 3, using picnik to make headers, etc
Part 4, lots of tips and ideas!!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Ruffle Butt Onesie

Easy peasy ... plus super super cute!! Check out the complete tutorial at UCreate, with 3 different techniques!!

Kitchen Aid Mixer Cover

This looks so much prettier on your counter ... Check out Handmade by Jill for the complete tutorial.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Magic Tie Trick

Here's a trick to keep your man's tie from flying around. Check out I am Momma hear me Roar for the complete tutorial.

How to Make a Pillowcase

So simple to make. It's fun to make them to match quilts or even different cases for different holidays. Check out the complete tutoiral at Vanilla Joy.
or check out this one at MADE.