felt flower tutorial and free pattern

felt flower tutorial and free pattern

 You'll need: wool felt scissors hot glue gun free pattern Cut a strip of the center felt color 3"x1" Cut 2 green leaves Cut multiple circles of both sizes...I think I used about 5-6 of each size. (all of these pieces are in the pattern in case you just want to use that to cut them out!) Cut your circles as shown, for the petals. … [Read more...]

striped bias skirt tutorial and free pattern

striped bias skirt tutorial and free pattern

Have you all heard of Skirting the Issue? It's an amazing event that Simple Simon & Co. host every year, where everyone is invited to sew up skirts for local foster centers.  You can read all of the Skirting the Issue details here! Here are a bunch of skirts I've made (some with tutorials) if you feel the urge to sew some up! Today though, I … [Read more...]

unicorn horn tutorial and free template

UNICORN-HORN-TUTORIAL-and-free-template

You've seen those fun unicorn horns I made for Charlotte's unicorn/rainbow bash, right? Well here is the template and tutorial I promised! These were simple to make and I just chilled out in front of a TV show while gluing and cutting. Sadly that's my idea of a good time. ;) No, really. for these horns you'll need: glitter scrapbook paper … [Read more...]

rainbow skirt tutorial and free pattern

rainbow skirt tutorial and free pattern! #rainbow #rainbowskirt

 I can't tell you how stoked I am about how this skirt turned out...Ok, I will. I AM SO STOKED ABOUT HOW THIS SKIRT TURNED OUT!!!! I have a tradition (sometimes kept, sometimes not..lol) of sewing something for my girls to wear to their party that fits the theme. see some of them here, here (scroll down a bit), here, here, here, here, here, here, … [Read more...]

simple gathered skirt DIY

Just wanted to share these easy peasy skirts I made for the girls for Easter-I wasn't feeling like sewing any dresses this year...so I stuck with SIMPLE! and I love how they turned out! I got the polka dot and floral from Joanns, and the stripe is...I have no clue. I've had it forever. I grabbed the cute lace tops from Target to finish it off...and … [Read more...]

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

felt bow free pattern and tutorial

Well, you saw that little bow I made for Charlotte... I whipped up a pattern for ya so you can make a bunch of your own! They would be PERFECT stocking stuffers, just sayin'.... I did them assembly line style which worked great!  You'll need: the free pattern wool felt alligator clips glue (I used hot glue) First, cut out the three … [Read more...]

little fox free cross stitch pattern and tutorial

little fox free cross stitch pattern and tutorial

Well you saw her woodland party, now for the party outfit! I had a flash of inspiration a few days before her party and created this cute fox cross stitch top! I can't wait to make more-I think enlarging the stitches gives it a fresh and modern take! PLUS, larger stitches=less stitches.... I only wish I'd made her a size 2T. She's a growing … [Read more...]

gathered nessie pattern hack

I love this pattern hack I did the other week-using the Nessie top pattern, I made this swingy gathered top for little Miss Ava! It was SO easy to do, and I'll show you how below. But first, feast your eyes on way too many pics of Ava. Hey, my blog, my amount of pics.   Plus, this fabric. swoon. I don't know where it's from, but it's … [Read more...]

liberty of london Knot Necklace

liberty-knot-necklace---craftiness-is-not-optional

I'm so pleased as punch to share this project with you today, and to be working with Liberty of London on this project! It's easy, cute, and really lets you show off your fave fabric! Hop over there for the full tutorial!   … [Read more...]

fabric triangle headband tutorial-Jo-Ann spring crafts and a coupon

fabric triangle headband tutorial

I'm loving the geometric trend that's a-happening right now. Stylish, hip, and easy to re-create? Sold. I was excited when Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores (you may have heard of them...;) invited me to participate in their National Craft Month celebration! ( though really, every month is craft month around here, you feelin' me?) Also, I received … [Read more...]