Category Archives: Tutorials

I have been on a serious Ogden making kick. Everyday Layla asks me how many I plan to make that day. Yep, it’s that addicting. But good addicting. It’s a great staple piece for the wardrobe and a great stash buster. I’ve been using so many fabrics I love but didn’t have a purpose for […]

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  • Love your camis, Meredith! This hack is good to have in my back pocket. I have made 2 Ogdens in the last week and am hoping to make a dress version this week. It is such a great pattern!ReplyCancel

I love making clothes, but for the longest time, storing the pattern pieces in a way that made sense baffled me. I tried rolling. I tried keeping them flat. And I always misplaced the instructions. It seemed like they just took up a ton of room, and going back to reuse one was a long […]

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  • Such a brilliant plan – I’ve seen something similar but couldn’t figure out what those hangers actually look like and where you can buy them! Thank you :) also keeping your instructions in binders is a brilliant idea too. I keep mine in boxes but there is going to come a day when that just isn’t practical space-wise.ReplyCancel

I love making gifts for others, but I find it hard to find handmade gifts to make for the men in my life. What is something practical that they would use? What can I use to make a gift that isn’t cheesy? I’m all about the marriage of utility and beauty when I make anything, […]

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  • Patti Al

    Love the wallet and the cork you used. The initials are a great added touch. I have a grandson that would think it is super special to have a wallet like that. Very well written.ReplyCancel

I’m so excited to bring you my latest tutorial for Janome using their limited edition Anna Maria Horner M100! This project was made for Valentine’s Day but you can use it all year long! Its called the Mosaic Heart Tote and I was inspired by the idea of a pieced heart thinking of all the […]

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If you’ve been reading my blog for a long time, perhaps you will remember the Holiday Craft Bash from several years back. I made these incredible stockings that were embellished with a host of hand stitches and embroidered with our names.  Using the same tutorial, I updated our stockings. Our family was growing, and it […]

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  • Super cute! Is this the chair you may recover one day? ReplyCancel

    • Haha, yes! It’s my side of the road special. I had such grand intentions of reupholstering when I got it, but at 8-9 months pregnant I think I got too ambitious. I have the fabric, I just need to DO it. :) ReplyCancel