Browsing Archive February, 2011
DIY Anthropologie-inspired Handbag

Last week I did this tutorial as a guest post on Just Chic. I thought I would post it here too in case you missed it! A Bouquet for Every Day It's a sweet little bag that will make you feel as though you are carrying a lovely bouquet of roses with you everywhere you go!  I was inspired by this ...

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Strawberry Shortclip

I really love making little hairclips.  Especially out of felt.  Charlotte has one for every season.  Two of the clips I've made have been from tutorials on the Purl Bee:  flower barrettes and heart barrettes. I really love their method of assembling the clip. So here's my own clip - using ...

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DIY Color Path Pillow

  I was inspired by this pillow cover from West Elm Of course, you know me, I had to spice it up a little with color.  As you also know I have a small love affair with Anna Maria Horner's designs, and I have made many projects using her fabrics.  Since her patterns are so colorful, I ...

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Simple Fruit Galette

My mom and sister are visiting this weekend, and Saturday night after we enjoyed some Chicken and Dumplings we were in the mood for something sweet. I had a refrigerated Pilsbury Pie Crust in the frig (those are THE BEST pre-made pie crusts) - so I whipped this simple galettte.  It was delicious! ...

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Simple Spring Scarf

Sewing with Jersey knit is almost as easy as sewing with felt.  You don't have to finish the edges and it drapes beautifully.  It makes the perfect spring scarf. If you buy fabric that is 64 inches wide, you won't even have to piece it. You will need: 2 colors of Jersey knit ...

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Sewing “room” Redo

I use the word room cautiously because it is actually just a corner of what is supposed to be a formal dining room - but it also houses our baby grand.  So far in my crafting life I generally cut things out on the floor.  It's not so good.  My dining room table is usually covered in food or ...

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DIY Round Tablecloth!

As promised!  When I made the Spring Tablecloth last week, several of you commented that you have round tables - well here you go!  Actually, making a round tablecloth is not that much harder than making a rectangular one.  There is really only 1 extra Step. So if you're ready, here's how it's ...

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