Upcycled Sweater Part III: Slouchy Hat

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My darling sister, Charity (or Pooh, if you know and love her like we do), has come up with another upcycling tutorial to share with everyone. You may recall her previous tutorial on upcycling old clothes into a picnic quilt. She’s kinda sorta brilliant. In this series, she’s taken a boring old sweater and turned it into three great cold-weather accessories. First came fingerless gloves, then boot cuffs. This final post of the series features an adorable slouchy hat. Without further ado, Pooh! [Read more...]

Upcycled Sweater Part II: Boot Cuffs

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My darling sister, Charity (or Pooh, if you know and love her like we do), has come up with another upcycling tutorial to share with everyone. You may recall her previous tutorial on upcycling old clothes into a picnic quilt. She’s kinda sort brilliant. In this series, she’s taken a boring old sweater and turned it into three great cold-weather accessories. First came fingerless gloves. In this post it’s boot cuffs. Last will be a slouchy hat. Without further ado, Pooh! [Read more...]

Upcycled Sweater Part I: Fingerless Gloves

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My darling sister, Charity (or Pooh, if you know and love her like we do), has come up with another upcycling tutorial to share with everyone. You may recall her previous tutorial on upcycling old clothes into a picnic quilt. She’s kinda sort brilliant. In this series, she’s taken a boring old sweater and turned it into three great cold-weather accessories. Take it away, Pooh! [Read more...]

DIY: Reusable Veggie Bags

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So, I guess I fell of the face of the planet or something. No worries, I’m back and full of things to share! First up, a quick tutorial – Reusable Veggie Bags. We’ve all been doing our part for the environment with reusable shopping bags, but what about all those little plastic bags we put our vegetables in? These reusable bags are the perfect solution. They are made from flour sack dish towels so half the sewing is done for you and they’re lightweight so they won’t add much at all the price of your produce. [Read more...]

Journal Cover Sew-Along Wrap-Up

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Could I be any more thrilled with how my first sew-along turned out? I think not! I mean, just look at these awesome covers that some truly lovely ladies came up with and added to the Flickr pool[Read more...]

Caila’s Journal Cover

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The final featured guest in my Journal Cover Sew-Along is Caila of Caila Made. I found Caila during Family Ever After’s Sew-vivor online sewing contest a few months ago. She was a top ten contestant and, thanks to this entry, this entry, and this entry, she won the whole thing! I really loved her style and personality so I crossed my fingers and asked her to participate in my sew-along – she didn’t disappoint :-) [Read more...]

Sewing Journal Cover

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My final featured guest for my Journal Cover Sew-Along, Caila, will be showing off her journal cover on Monday, but in the meantime, here’s my most recent cover design. This saying has become one of my all-time favorite sewing quotes and I was dying to put it on a journal cover. [Read more...]

Elena’s Journal Cover

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Today’s featured guest is Elena from Randomly Happy. Erica introduced me to Elena and I’m so glad she did. Elena has a great style and her blog is full of beautiful sewing tutorials. [Read more...]

Erica’s Journal Cover

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Erica from Caught on a Whim is my first featured guest in my first ever sew-along. She has created a stunning journal cover using a beautiful floral fabric with a clever yet simple embroidery detail that highlights the colors in the flowers. [Read more...]

DIY: Journal Cover Pocket

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As promised, I’ve put together a tutorial on adding a pocket to the inside flap of the journal cover just in time for the start of my Journal Cover Sew-Along. Without further ado, here’s how to it’s done. [Read more...]