Home » Archive by Category

Articles in DIY Sewing

Sew a Fitted Skirt for a Keyboard Stand Cover

June 24, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to cover an ugly keyboard stand with a fitted skirt - DIY tutorial.

When you enter our home, the first thing that you see is a short wall in our sitting room where my keyboard resides. It’s really the only spot on our main floor that suits the …

Stenciled Brick Wall + Motivational Monday #53: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 14, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
Realistic stenciled brick wall

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 …

Sew a Piped & Zippered Pillow Cover (Video Tutorial)

June 5, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
Video Tutorial: How to sew gorgeous, professional looking pillow covers with piped edges and a hidden back zipper.

Raise your hand if you are as addicted to throw pillows as I am! I think they are THE BEST way to change the whole look of your home’s decor for the least amount of …

Video: Sew Soft Baby Slippers

May 22, 2015 – 7:00 am |
A free soft baby slippers / booties pattern and tutorial with video

One of the very first tutorials and sewing patterns that I published to this blog was this one – how to sew soft baby slippers. Even after almost 6 years, it’s still one of my most visited …

Sew Baby Crawler Jeans with Leather Knee Patches

May 13, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY baby crawler jeans with cute leather knee patches - tutorial.

I’ve been telling my friends lately that I used to feel so proud of myself a couple of months ago when I thought I had mothering three kids all figured out. Things have changed. Baby …

Cotton & Tulle Skirt Tutorial + Motivational Monday #48: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

May 10, 2015 – 7:00 pm |

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 …

Sew Easy Cafe Curtains

May 6, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to make easy DIY cafe curtains

I’ve always wanted to sew up some cute little cafe curtains, and I finally got the chance to make some for our laundry room a few weeks ago! I think that cafe curtains are so …

Sew a Leather Diaper Bag and Diaper Clutch

April 29, 2015 – 7:00 am | 3 Comments
Slouchy boho leather diaper bag and diaper clutch tutorial.

What does the perfect diaper bag look like to you? For me, it’s a bag that doesn’t SCREAM “I’m a big, fat diaper bag“! I like diaper bags that look like purses, but that are …

Make a Bridal Bouquet of Fabric Flowers

April 22, 2015 – 8:00 am |
How to make this absolutely gorgeous, realistic looking DIY bridal bouquet made out of handmade fabric flowers, brooches, keys and pins.

My sister got married last year, and her wedding was a whole lot of vintage-y gorgeousness. It was beautiful! You might remember this vintage wedding mood board I made based on her wedding, her vintage …

How to Make a Juliet Cap Wedding Veil

March 23, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How to make a DIY juliet cap veil

Happy Monday, DIYers! I have a different and GORGEOUS DIY tutorial for your today from my little sister, Heidi. Last year, she was married in a beautiful vintage-inspired wedding ceremony (you might remember the vintage …