Tag Archives: CRAFTS

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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I did it!

After just looking at my new serger for months without ever opening the box or turning it on, I finally did it. I turned it on…. for the first time! I spent several hours playing with it.  Once I began to … Continue reading

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I just keep looking at it….

It just sits there, taunting me. I catch myself looking at it. After a very long time of being taped up and nestled in its box, stashed under my cutting table, I have finally unpacked it. I made a space for it and even plugged … Continue reading

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You really didn’t have to tell me that

I just bought a new iron. The old one died a horrible death. After about a year of having a duct tape “patch” on the side to keep the water from leaking, and having to push the ON button 5 … 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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Trades day…NAILED IT!

The Trades Day was a huge success for me. I sold tons of baby shoes bibs and tutus! This was my first ever trades day or flea market of any kind. I really had a good time talking to everyone, … Continue reading

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Open for business!

It seems that I have been away for quite a while…. I found myself knee  elbow deep in that little thing called life! on top of everything that is day-to-day, I have been trying to start an Etsy shop.  I was … 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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