Intro to Mitten Construction: Tips on How to Design Your Own Knitting Pattern

Have you ever wanted to design your own knitting pattern but thought it seemed intimidating? If you already know how to knit and can do a little bit of basic math, you can design your own patterns! Once you understand the basic construction of any given garment or accessory, it’s easy to construct your own […]

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The Seams Series

If you’re a beginning sewist (or even if you’ve been doing it for a while!) you may find my most recent series helpful; over at my youtube channel, I’m publishing a very short series of videos featuring three types of seams for woven (non-stretch) fabrics. Video number three will be posted sometime in the next […]

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DIY: Bracelet Handbag Tutorial

Bracelet handbags may be my new favorite thing. If you’d like to make your own…you can! Check out my tutorial here! I’m pretty excited about this particular project, and plan on making more of these in different styles… If you do create your own, I would seriously love to see it…I mean that! Post a […]

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DIY: Crochet bobble trim (even if you can’t crochet!)

So, yesterday I posted a video on how to crochet your own bobble or pompom trim, even if you’re not an experienced crocheter (because I’m definitely not!) This was done on my phone, and also unedited…let me know what you think? Do you like quicker, more casual mini-tutorials? Watch it here and let me know […]

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7 Sewing Tips for Beginners…

7 tips for beginning sewists! Yep, I made another awkward video. (Hey, you gotta start somewhere!) And the information itself isn’t that bad, though…I hope you find this informative!! Do you have any special advice or tips for sewists, beginning or otherwise? I’d love to hear them!

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Pearl Hair Barrettes: DIY

I always love a good excuse to use pearls (faux or otherwise!) In this simple tutorial, I’ll show you how to make your own chic-n-easy hair accessories. I feel like these could go dress or casual or anything in between. Check it out here and make your own variations!: PS–if you do make these, I […]

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Embroidery School

Currently, I’m working toward creating a series of embroidery videos…naturally, though, that project is coming a long a little slowly (because that’s what I do, ya know?!) But these are the first two; I hope you’ll find them informative! I have ideas for the next ones, but simply need to get them done…(since I started […]

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DIY Fungi: Sew your own Mushroom

Finally, I’ve posted a tutorial video on how to make your own mushroom. (I’ve been meaning to do this for some time…) This is an absolutely fantastic way to use little scrap bits of cloth, and they’re just so cute. These little mushrooms are perfect as a child’s toy, an art doll, in a fairy […]

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Tutorial: How to Sew on a Button

I’ve been meaning to create some tutorial videos and finally managed to post one this week!  There are so many things I want to share.  One of the most difficult things is deciding what to do first.  (Oh, and actually making the video.  That’s no small feat…much respect to all the youtubers out there who […]

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