Embroidery is a wonderful way to make affordable and personalized gifts. I figured that this would be a great project for my high school embroidery class. My grandmother had embroidered 2 pillow cases with my name on it when I … Continue reading
I covered two large Euro shams today from an old vintage table cloth. I bought this table cloth for $10 at a flea mart in Massachusetts almost 10 years ago. I just loved it, but I decided that I would get … Continue reading
I am always losing my pen or pencil, so I have designed this fabric bookmark that is both cute and practical. It holds your place and your pen!!! Use a coordinating fabric to your covered journal and it will … Continue reading
This adorable lined tote bag is easy to make and only requires 1 yard of fabric. Are you ready to get started? You will just need a 1/2 yard of a canvas fabric, 1/2 yard of a cotton type for the lining, … Continue reading
After teaching my Home EC Girls how to sew last spring, they were all excited to start working on some projects. I was very impressed with the girls improvement and attention to detail as we worked on three projects during … Continue reading
As a homeschool family, we love lapbooks. For those who have never heard of a lapbook, they are basically mini learning scrapbooks. You just take the information that you are learning (math, science, etc) and put it all into a … Continue reading
This is an easy tutorial for a journal cover made from your favorite fabrics. 1. You will need a piece of fabric and fusable fleece (or interfacing) that is 30 X 13. I prefer to cut my fleece 29X12 to … Continue reading
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