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Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review + An Easy DIY Boho Headband

January 28, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review by The DIY Mommy

Last week, I had the opportunity to test out an adorable kid’s tunic pattern by Striped Swallow Designs. Meet the “Wanderer Tunic“. It’s a sweet, boho styled children’s top that features an adorably curved yoke, …

Motivational Monday #33: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 25, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time.Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I truly …

Sew a Double Minky Satin Bound Baby Blanket

January 9, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How to sew the softest DIY baby blanket with two layers of minky fabric and satin binding

For Christmas, I made Baby B some soft new blankies that I was hoping she’d like and grow to love as her special blankies. So far, my plan is working and she seems to really love …

9 Favourite Posts of 2014 from The DIY Mommy

January 5, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
The 9 Favourite Posts of 2014 on The DIY Mommy: Lots of great sewing and home decor tutorials!

As we enter the year 2015, I feel very thankful. I’m thankful that I can continue use this little blog as a creative outlet, and I’m excited that it has even become a source of …

Sew a Frozen Inspired Kid’s Dance Costume

December 17, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Easy DIY Frozen Inspired Dance Costume (Bodysuit + Tutu)

Little C had her dance recital last Saturday and it was SO CUTE! It was Frozen themed (big surprise), and her dance teacher asked all of her students to wear something blue. With some leftovers …

Make an Easy Fringed Infinity Scarf

December 4, 2014 – 9:00 am |
How to make a fringed infinity scarf with knit jersey - just some cutting and one seam to sew!

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

Make an Easy 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

December 3, 2014 – 1:00 pm |
How to make a 15 minute infinity scarf - free tutorial and video

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

Sew Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings (Anthropologie Inspired)

November 20, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Anthropologie Inspired Linen Burlap Christmas Stockings - Free Pattern & Tutorial

It was time for me to sew some new Christmas stockings for our mantel this year. I thought it would be a good idea to make them neutral in colour so they could match our …

Ready, Set Inspire Link Party: Halloween Edition

October 9, 2014 – 5:00 am | 2 Comments
Ready Set Inspire Halloween Link Party

Welcome to our Ready, Set, Inspire Link Party…the Halloween edition!

Make Black Cat Velvet Pumpkins (+ 8 More DIY Halloween Ideas!)

October 2, 2014 – 5:00 am | 10 Comments
DIY Black Cat Velvet Pumpkins Decorations

These silly little pumpkins make fun decorations for Fall and Halloween… and for some reason my girls just LOVE to play with them! I’ve seen velvet pumpkins, but I’ve never seen velvet pumpkins with cat ears. …