Rag Baskets

Fabric strips, piping cord, a little time and patience....you have made a unique one of a kind rag basket! Materials: Fabric - torn into strips Piping (cording) Large needle or large safety pin Masking tape Wire 18 or 19 gauge Scissors Directions: The piping (cording) that I like to use for my baskets is found in … [Read more...]

Fabric Pumpkins

Make your own unique pumpkin patch in an afternoon! Materials: Fabric (I'm using a piece 14" by 22") Natural Jute Poly Pellets Hot Glue Gun and Glue Poly-Fil (stuffing) Sewing machine, thread, needle Scissors Directions: I'm using a piece of fabric 14" long by 22'' wide.  This will make a 6'' to 7'' tall finished … [Read more...]

Burlap Flowers

These twisted burlap flowers are the perfect touch for fall.  Group them on a burlap covered wreath, small ones on a name card, napkin ring, or on a gift bag! Materials: Burlap Scissors Hot Glue Directions: Start by cutting the burlap into strips, the thicker the strip the bigger the flower, the thinner the strip the … [Read more...]

Rick Rack Flowers

Can you believe these flowers are made from Rick Rack? They are so easy to make! Materials: Rick Rack (medium) Matching felt Hot Glue or Liquid Stitch Glue Scissors Clothes Pin Optional: Sewing Machine with matching thread Directions: To make a 2'' flower, cut a 40" long piece of Rick Rack (I used medium for the white … [Read more...]

Pillow With Button Letter

Add some charm with buttons!  Make your own pillow or add a button letter to pre-made pillow. Materials: Fabric to make pillow (1 yard for 18" pillow) or ready made pillow Buttons in different sizes Needle Thread and DMC floss (cross stitching thread) Paper to make your letter pattern Dressmaker's Marking Pencil or … [Read more...]

Holiday Felt Wreath

This beautiful simple wreath is made from felt circles, and can be made in an afternoon. Materials: Foam Ring (I used12" ring) Felt 1 1/2 yards Scissors Straight pins: pack with 300 or more (pins with plain heads, no colored tops) 6" piece of ribbon (for the hanger) 3" circle pattern Directions: Make a 3" circle pattern … [Read more...]

Easy Sew Turkey

These fabric turkeys will add festive charm to your table scape, mantel, or bookshelves.  You will need basic sewing skills for these cuties, but don't worry - it's not too tough for a novice.  They are made from a simple pattern, only 2 pieces, and the size is very easy to change (bigger, smaller, fatter!).  Get your sewing machine out and gather … [Read more...]

Fall Pillows

A super fast and easy way to change the look of your room from season to season is to create new slip covers for your accent pillows. The possibilities for pillow covers are truly are endless;  I am showing you just one way to make slip covers, but let your creative side out and have fun with this one! First pick your fabric for the pillow, … [Read more...]

Fall Wreath with Felt Rosettes

Get into the spirit of fall with a unique and handcrafted wreath in warm autumn colors! This fall wreath is super easy and very inexpensive to make - I purchased everything to make this wreath for under $10!                 MATERIALS: Rosette Template {DOWNLOAD TEMPLATE … [Read more...]

Yo-Yo Flowers

These simple, yet adorable flowers have been around for ages, and they have recently come back into style in a big way! They are great accessories, and look cute adorning headbands, bobby pins, alligator clips - even on clothes and bags! Yo-yo flowers are super quick and easy to make, and they're a great project for beginners. Try stacking them … [Read more...]