Category Archives: Tutorials

Fancy Pants tutorial

Looking for ideas for cute spring bottoms for my little one, I stumbled across long winter denim pants at Target for an unbeatable clearance price.  If you have read any of my blogs, you know I’m all about stretching that dollar!  Because of … Continue reading

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As promised

  This is the great find I got just before Christmas. I picked up a few of these little outfits from a chain store’s clearance rack for almost nothing. I just knew I could do something really cute with them, and I think I … Continue reading

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Making seam ripping easier

I bought some sweet little shirt and short sets at a summer clearance sale recently. They were marked down to nearly nothing. Nearly nothing meaning less than the cost of a fat quarter for both a shirt and pair shorts!!! I … Continue reading

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Knock off bag tutorial

It is true that one woman’s trash is another’s treasure. In this case, it’s me who got the treasure! My daughter took an interest in those super cute, super pricey, designer quilted bags. She asked for one and I said I’d … Continue reading

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Quick cutie bib tutorial

Here is a tutorial for a super quick, super cute, almost free bib! With one yard of fabric and one old receiving blanket, you should be able to get 4 bibs! My yard of fabric cost $2.50 and I got … Continue reading

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Covered button safety for babies

I have to say, there is something special about a covered button on an outfit. Especially when it’s in a contrasting fabric. A few weeks back, I made a peasant dress for Little One.  I gave it a gathered high … Continue reading

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Making pillows on the cheap

Pillows are expensive to buy. They can be expensive to make too. Fabric, pillow forms, stuffing, embellishments, it adds up quick.  This would be a completely different post if I only ever wanted just one pillow, but I only ever want … Continue reading

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“Sad Couch” pillow makeover

The couch in our den has been in need of a face-lift for a long time. I have a love/hate relationship with it. I love to lounge on it, but hate to look at it! We bought this couch 3 … Continue reading

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You can teach an old dog new tricks!

In this case I guess I am the old dog! Quite a while back Pinterest taught me something new! Until running across some of the bow making pins, I had always done it the old fashioned way…the hard way. There are tons … Continue reading

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Fall wardrobe

The Hubs mentioned that a cool front was coming, it’s not what you might be thinking. I’m from Texas. It doesn’t necessarily mean break out the jackets. In this case it means we get a week or so of relief. … Continue reading

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