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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11 Ways to Use Up Scrap Fabric

I have a lot of fabric scraps.  (Okay…that’s an understatement.)  If you do too, and are looking for some ways to get them out of your stash, here are a few ideas: 1.  Piece strips into a striped fabric that can be used for small projects like zipper pouches. 2.   Use tiny scraps and […]

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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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Totes Totes: Free Market Bag Tutorials & Patterns

Farmer’s Market season is nearly upon us!  This is something I just realized the other day…I also realized that I’ve been really bad about remembering to bring my totes to the grocery store.  Market totes are the kind of thing you can’t have too many of….(especially when you’re forgetful.) I thought this might be a […]

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Ghillies Knitting Pattern: Available Now

The Ghilllies Knitting Pattern is a simple yet lyrical slipper, quick and easy to make, and perfect for dancing or lounging! I really love this little slipper (and should make more for myself!)  It was unavailable for time since I’ve been moving all my content, but is back now and can be purchased in my […]

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Breton / French Sailor Top! (Free Sewing Pattern.)

{This pattern was originally published July 2016 on my now defunct blog, Prairiesque.} I’ve been wanting to make my own striped blouse/Breton top/French sailor shirt for a long time.   I had made the pattern, but it was surprisingly difficult to find just the right fabric.  I finally found a great fabric at Needle Nook Fabrics here […]

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