Category Archive: Sewing & Patterns

Arrow Tail Baby Quilt

I started making this quilt back in February and have just now finished it… better late than never right? One of our family friends was expecting their second baby girl in the spring… Continue reading

Easy Burp Cloths

I wanted to make a little something extra to go with the receiving blankets I made for my baby shower gift to one of my husband’s co-workers. I really didn’t have the time… Continue reading

Mike Wazowski Shirt

As promised in my Instalife post from this weekend, I wanted to get this tutorial up for the Mike Wazowski shirt I made my cousin for his Monster’s University themed birthday party. I… Continue reading

DIY Givenchy Lace Mask

At the beginning of the year, I instagramed a screenshot from my favorite Audrey Hepburn movie, How To Steal a Million. I mentioned in that post that I was obsessed with the Givenchy… Continue reading

Autumn Tie Front Apron

I started making this style of apron last winter and even thought I sold them in the Etsy shop, in the frenzy that is Christmas season I never got around to doing a… Continue reading

DIY Michael Kors Fold-Over Clutch

Usually when I do a designer DIY I see the item in stores or on tv, fall in love with it and spend lots of time planning how I can make it myself…… Continue reading

American Girl Doll Sundresses

My cousin’s daughter enjoyed the pajamas and sleeping bag that I made her for Christmas (see them HERE) and so I wanted to make her some summer-time clothes for her birthday. I actually… Continue reading

Leather iPad Mini Case

I can’t even begin to tell you how crazy the past few days have been… we traveled back and forth between my parents house for the holiday weekend, went home for a night,… Continue reading

Spiderman iPad Case

We spent the weekend out of town at my parents which was very fun but extremely busy! It’s always so nice to get away for the weekend but coming back and trying to… Continue reading

Easy iPhone Sleeves

I have been meaning to make this for seriously over a year and I finally had some time last week and made a few of them. I already had my iPhone sleeves with… Continue reading

Faux Fur Wrap

I have been craving spring like it is nobody’s business. I know I shouldn’t be complaining as we’ve had another fairly mild winter here in New York, but I really can’t wait to… Continue reading

American Girl Doll PJs & Sleeping Bag

I made these for a Christmas gift this year and since I had a hard time finding a good pattern I thought it would be a nice one to pass along. My husband’s… Continue reading

Quilted Pot Holders with Pocket

My grandmother had been mentioning for a few weeks that she needed new pot holders, so I wanted to make her a bunch for Christmas. I made some very plain diamond quilted ones… Continue reading

Burlap Ruffle Christmas Tree Skirt

 I’ve seen lots of different ways to do this type of tree skirt, all no sew, which makes me nervous that you’ll put in all that work just to have it eventually come… Continue reading

Customizable Bunting

I think that bunting can give any party a really simple but unique touch and the best part about making it yourself: it’s totally customizable. I made this chevron patterned one in blue… Continue reading

Hand-painted Chevron Table Runner

I’ve always been more of a table runner kind of woman than a tablecloth one, so when it came to dressing up the table in the kitchen for the baby shower I immediately… Continue reading

Easy Maxi Dress 2.0

After I did my post on this easy maxi dress at the beginning of the summer, I played around with it a bit to simplify the process and make a couple of improvements.… Continue reading

Painted Fabric Pillows

I’m always playing around making different removable covers for all of our throw pillows because it’s such an inexpensive way to shake things up in a room. Usually I spend a lot of… Continue reading

Embellished Lace Apron

A couple of weekends ago, a great family friend had a wedding shower at Peek n Peek resort. She’s a great cook, so it was an interactive shower complete with cooking stations and… Continue reading

iPad Cases

I actually started making these before I did the iPhone/iPod sleeves, but I had to play around with the pattern and make a few changes from the original (which I found here) so… Continue reading