DIY Beach Coverups to Make Now!

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Summer is here and it’s time to hit the beach with these fabulous DIY beach coverups!  Make a couple to add a little handmade goodness to your fun in the sun! The response to our collection of 101 Summer Tutorials was so awesome we thought you might like a few more ideas! Bathing suit coverups… [read more]

12 Fall Sewing Tutorials {DIY Genius}

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I’m so excited about the thought of Fall right now!  It’s been a super hot summer and now that September is here I know it won’t be long.  I love little sewing projects that help welcome in the season without a ton of time! These Fall Sewing Tutorials are simple and sweet…just what I’m looking… [read more]

Fabric Giveaway from Fat Quarter Shop

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Fat Quarter Shop is a huge online fabric store that offers designer fabric in every style!  It’s been a favorite of mine for about 6 years now.  I’m a crafty girl that can sew…with limits.  I’ve made simple quilts using pre-cut layer cakes, rag quilts, basic skirts and a ton of little projects.  Fat Quarter… [read more]

7 Simple Pillow Sewing Tutorials

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Simple sewing tutorials make great projects! I love how sewing up an easy pillow or two can really make a room seem super fresh and pretty!  Pillows rock! You’ll love these beautiful DIY pillows with patterns and photos to help you along the way.  Make a few of these and you’ll not only be proud… [read more]

Designer Fabric Giveaway from Fat Quarter Shop

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Fat Quarter Shop is a fabric shopper’s dream world!  That’s really not an exaggeration because they’re stocked with an amazing selection of designer fabrics that will make you want to sew, sew, sew…even if you don’t know how.  You might even want to mod podge your walls with it.  Whatever works for you. You can… [read more]

7 Spring Scarf Tutorials

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Spring…oh, beautiful spring!  I love all the colors that brighten up spring accessories.  Get creative and save money making your own scarves this season!  Any of these are an excellent weekend or afternoon project.  You might need to make more than one while you’re at it. Sometimes all you need is a little inspiration, and… [read more]

7 DIY Wallet Patterns

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I’m big on small projects like these easy DIY wallet patterns!  Simple sewing tutorials rock!  They’re a fun way to use up small pieces of designer fabric and you’re finished in minutes.  What’s not to love?? Once you start making these you’ll want to whip up a few, so mix it up with more than… [read more]

Felt Ornament Patterns on Sale!

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Homemade Christmas Ornaments are always beautiful!  They make fabulous gifts for friends and a pretty way to top of a package.  This Mimi Mermaid Pattern is one of my Felt Sewing Patterns from my Etsy shop, Handmade and Craft. I’ve always loved felt and felt ornaments make me smile!  I enjoy making them and giving… [read more]

7 Simple Scarf Patterns to Sew

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Fall is here and there’s nothing like a pretty scarf to add something special to your outfit.  Make a few for yourself and some for your friends.  They make fabulous gifts for the person that has everyone…you know someone like that, don’t you? You can upcyle old shirts or use your favorite fabric…just do it! … [read more]

Organizing Craft Supplies–Fresh Ideas to Inspire!

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I know you must have some craft supplies that could use a bit of organization…we all do!  It’s hard to be creative and keep all your supplies in their spot and not hidden away in a drawer never to be seen again. {Not that I’ve ever had that problem…lol!} These fresh craft supply organization ideas… [read more]

Felt Little Mermaid Pattern {Plushie & Ornament}

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Little Mermaid Fans…This One’s for You! As many of you already know felt is one of my favorite things!  I sell wool felt and felt patterns.  I even created  a felt book full of patterns for Leisure Arts. With the upcoming release of Disney’s new Little Mermaid Diamond Edition in HD I thought this Mimi… [read more]