This week we’re sharing some of our favorite quick-and-easy projects for decorating and giving, ornaments! Holiday ornaments are so versatile; they can be used to decorate a tree or hang in any other place in your home, they can be used to decorate gift packages, given as simple gifts, and even attached to a string or strip of fabric to become decorative holiday garland.
We all love hand making for the holidays, and each Friday from now through the end of the year we are sharing some of our favorite seasonal sewing projects – from decorations to brighten your home to projects that make great gifts. This week we’re sharing some of our favorite projects to dress up your holiday table!
It seems to be the one time out of the year that everyone’s crafty thumb comes out, as we try to please our kids childlike desires to become their favorite character, animal, or spooky creature. Here is a great roundup of 30 of my favorite DIY Halloween costumes out there, with links to the tutorial or pattern.
Every iguana needs their own ergonomic feeding station, don’t they? Lois Szalinski designed this “Healthy Hammock” for her Rhinocerous Iguana, Rocie. What an awesome idea!
Isn’t Emily adorable in her witch’s costume? [Update 09/11/13: Karen made a mask, too!]
One of my favorite things to do is spend hours on the web seeing what other creative types are doing with their sewing machines. All it takes is to land on one fantastic creation and then there you go—from blog to blog to Pinterest to Flicker to whoops!—down the wormhole! But it’s an inspired trip.
August is here, and the new school year is about to begin. And back to school time means new backpack time! Here are some of our all-time favorite free backpack tutorials and patterns to get you inspired for back to school!