Fourth of July fabric and lollie garland ~ If there’s one holiday that embraces homespun charm, it’s Independence Day. Over at Pink Polka Dot Creations, Rita combines two popular DIYs — fabric garland and paper lollies — for a timeless design she hangs over her treat table for the Fourth. Patriotic tin can luminaria ~ … More 8 DIY Red.White.Blue Decorations for Memorial Day and/or the Fourth of July
While clotheslines may seem old-fashioned to some, they are making a comeback due to their considerable economic and environmental benefits. Clotheslines have always been around, but sadly, in some places driers have become so common that it is illegal to hang your clothes outside at all! Here are some compelling reasons why you should hang … More It’s A Close, I Mean Clothes-line Comeback
Dyeing Easter eggs is a fun tradition that’s been around for centuries, CENTURIES! So how in the world did our ancestors make all the bright colors way before commercial egg dyes were sold in stores every Easter? They used the world around them … fruits and vegetables, tea, coffee, and other pantry items. I shared this super … More Dye Easter Eggs the Natural Way Using Fruits And Veggies!
As I was cleaning out my fabric closet, I kept thinking that these stinkin’ fat quarters so tempting! Do they tempt anyone else? I mean, fat quarters are for quilters right? And I don’t even quilt, I sew! Well check out these ideas and you will see that these aren’t just for quilters anymore =) … More What You Can Do With Fat Quarters
Don’t get caught up in the expense of Halloween costumes this Halloween (they can be horridly expensive for just a couple of hours of fun), make your own and dress them in these unique Homemade Halloween costumes. Good Egg What you need: Measuring tape ~ 1-inch-thick white foam (see instructions for measurements; available at fabric … More Easy Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes
You will need: three 22-inch bandannas and 1 1/2 yards cotton twill tape. 1.From one bandanna, cut four 3-inch-wide strips to make straps, as shown. 2. Stack other two bandannas (top), right sides facing, matching up designs. Pin together on long sides. Stitch together one pinned side, then other, stopping 6 inches from corner (for … More How'd They Do That? Easy Bandana Halter Dress
Ever Wonder How to Make A Korker Bow and Save Money or Better Yet Make Money While Doing So…..then you’ve come to the right place! Korker Bows are so popular especially since Gymboree has one for every line they have! Here’s How: Step 1: You will need to have a minimum of thirty (30), 2-inch … More How'd They Do That? How To Make Korker Bows