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Shelter-in-Place Sewing: 1940s Dress From Fitted Sheet

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: 1940s Dress From Fitted Sheet

Weeks of shelter-in-place have gotten me thinking about other tough times in recent history. The Great Depression and World War II come to mind right away. Creative ladies REALLY had to be resourceful during those times of small budgets, shortages, and rationing! With our fabric […]

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Scrap Stash Projects

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Scrap Stash Projects

This shelter-in-place business has definitely made me get creative with what projects I tackle and what supplies I use! My craft, refashioning, and fabric scrap stashes are finally being put to the good use they deserve! Today’s post is all about that scrap stash! It’s […]

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Pillowcase Tote

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Pillowcase Tote

It’s week four of shelter-in-place, and I am digging deep into my fabric and refashioning stashes for available materials! I recently rediscovered this pillowcase, a second-hand purchase from long ago. This seems to be the opportune moment for bed linen transformations! (Just check out last […]

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Skirt from a Sheet!

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Skirt from a Sheet!

Today’s post is the second in our Shelter-in-Place Sewing series! With fabric stores closed and folks staying home as much as possible, we are turning to creative sources of fabric and inspiration! (Last week, I made a shirt from tea towels! Find that post here.) […]

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Tea Towel Tunic

Shelter-in-Place Sewing: Tea Towel Tunic

Hi, Crafters! My area has been under shelter-in-place orders for about a week, so non-essential businesses like fabric stores have been closed. Don’t worry- I have a bunch of supplies and projects to work on, but the closures did get me thinking… What sewing projects […]

Staying Creatively Sane From Home

Staying Creatively Sane From Home

Hi, All! A huge shout-out and hugs to the world! We are all in this Corona virus fight, and we all need support from each other, our faiths, and our own inner resilience. Speaking of that inner light we are all trying to keep shining, […]

Thrifted Skirts for Early Spring

Thrifted Skirts for Early Spring

Nothing like a fashion challenge to help you out of a transitional-weather-fashion-rut! A while back, I challenged myself to wear thrifted skirts from the 90s and early 2000s for a week! These skirts are widely available at thrift stores, and but are often overlooked. Although […]

Shamrock Season

Shamrock Season

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! We’re rounding up our favorite shamrock-inspired crafts to help you show off your Irish side. Start with your own homemade stamp, and then pick your painting project! You’ll make everyone green! 😉 DIY Shamrock Stamp (Made from […]

Fashion Challenge: Vintage Coat

Fashion Challenge: Vintage Coat

This winter/spring, I have been “digging deep” into my closet and into my own creative dependence on new inspiration. In an attempt to investigate/use/celebrate clothing from my closet, I found lots of material for seasonal fashion challenges. For these challenges, I will use thrifted items […]

Love to China

Love to China

Greetings, Crafters! We must interrupt our regularly scheduled postings to send a little love. To our readers in China and the surrounding countries, we send our love and sympathy during this Coronavirus crisis. Our hearts are hurting for what you are going through! Please know […]