Fourth of July Embroidered Fireworks T-Shirt

At the last minute [oh you know, 9:30 last night...] I decided to fancy-up a T-shirt for my nearly two-year-old. We don't have big plans for the Fourth of July, but who doesn't love a patriotic outfit? With a few quick stitches, I added some fireworks to a plain blue T-shirt. Well, fireworks... or spiders? … Continue reading Fourth of July Embroidered Fireworks T-Shirt

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A 30 Minute Spring Wreath: a tutorial at Simple Homemade

Today I've got a tutorial over at Simple Homemade that is quick and easy and will give you a super fun addition to your spring decor. So click over to Simple Homemade to get the full how-to!  

Hanging Hearts [a mini tutorial]

When it comes to home or holiday decor, I'm super cheap frugal. I don't enjoy spending lots of money on things that are either only going to be up for a short time or have the potential to get broken by my [super lovely and amazing] boys who don't care so much that mama's decor isn't … Continue reading Hanging Hearts [a mini tutorial]

How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

Have you ever used or seen a blanket stitch before? You probably have at least seen one, even if you don't know what it's called. I've used this stitch for lots of different projects, frequently with projects made with felt or felted wool, as it's ideal for fabrics that don't fray. All you need to … Continue reading How to Sew a Blanket Stitch

A Valentine Hoop

I really enjoy decorating for Valentine's Day. A whole day devoted to love... and a reason to add pink hearts to my boy-filled house.This year I whipped up a little Valentine-y hoop to add to our holiday decor. Oh how I love holiday decor. :) Super simple: fabric in the hoop and felted wool hand-stitched … Continue reading A Valentine Hoop

Embroidered Necklace Tutorial

I'm not very good at accessorizing. I tend to default to scarves and ... that's about it. So, in an effort to broaden my horizons, I decided to make a simple DIY necklace that was easy to wear with my everyday not-at-all-fancy outfits. This post contains affiliate links. Awhile back, I found a variety pack … Continue reading Embroidered Necklace Tutorial

Simple Hair Band Flowers: a Tutorial

Alright, last-minute-gift-makers... here's another easy gift for you to make today.  This one is super fun, and can be done while you're watching your favorite Christmas movie or even riding in the car.  Simple hair band flowers, made from jersey knit or even T-shirt scraps.   1. Cut three circles of your knit or T-shirt … Continue reading Simple Hair Band Flowers: a Tutorial