It is mending month at Craft Magazine and I have used that as an excuse to get all my mending done at home. Kids can really tear through their clothes […]
This tutorial will show you how to dress up a plain white flour sack dish cloth. I picked up four cloths at Deal’s scoring each two pack for only a […]
If you haven’t mastered the art of canning yet (I haven’t) then this refrigerator jam is for you. I use frozen berries here because fresh are a little pricey in […]
One of the most likely points of failure (knee) of my favorite pair of jeans failed recently and rather than toss them or patch them with an unsightly standard denim […]
I finished several fiber projects this weekend but my pride would have to be this scarf I made for my DH per his request. It is based on 200 by […]
If you have a large family, you can never have enough shopping bags and frankly, I don’t like buying the reusable ones that are store branded. They are cheaply made and just plain ugly. You can use any fabric you have laying around (although cotton, canvas, or muslin would work best) and follow this pattern at BurdaStyle. I had some great old pillowcases I picked up at a second hand store just waiting to be used and thought this project would be ideal for them. I finished the edges with a simple overlock stitch on my old Singer to prevent raveling.
I realized that I never posted the projects that I finished through December, so here you go (photo heavy). The army of monsters for the children…
It’s a week into December now and I am on my way to a Homemade Christmas. I managed to finish several things last night and tonight and I think I […]