Keychain Chapstick Holder Tutorial (and Free Pattern!)

Keychain Chapstick Holder Tutorial

What is it about chapstick that makes them so hard to keep track of? I seem to never be able to find it just when I need it, and having little ones around who like to share definitely doesn’t help ;). Hopefully today’s project will change that! I’m sharing a keychain chapstick holder tutorial (and free pattern!) that you can hook to your purse, diaper bag, or use as your vehicle keychain to keep it always handy! [Read more…]

DIY: How to Lengthen a Dress Tutorial

How to add length to a dress

Hi friends! I recently found a dress that I loved from a place that I love (if you’re thinking Target, you’d be correct), but it was just a bit too short on me to wear comfortably. My sister and I were shopping together and when she said, “Well, can’t you just make it longer?!” I laughed that as a sewist I hadn’t thought of that first. The dresses were on clearance for about $14, so we brainstormed, grabbed a total of 4 dresses between the two of us, and were off to hit the sewing machine! Today I’m teaching you how to add length to a dress so you can do the same! [Read more…]

DIY Mini Faux Terrarium Necklace Tutorial

DIY Terrarium Necklace

If you know me, you know that I love plants but also have a slight problem keeping them alive. I’m always trying to find ways to enjoy plants that don’t involve killing them, and today’s project is right up my alley! I’m sharing a DIY Mini Faux Terrarium Necklace Tutorial that will live foreeeever :). [Read more…]

DIY Ugly Halloween Sweaters

Do you have a hard time deciding what to wear for Halloween like I do? You don’t want to be a bump on a log, but don’t want to dress up either? Well, today’s project is the perfect remedy! I’m sharing a DIY Ugly Halloween Sweater Tutorial, because why should Christmas get all the fun?! You can find all the supplies for this project at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, who sponsored this tutorial! [Read more…]

20 Free Backpack Patterns and Tutorials

 

Hi sewing friends! It’s no secret that I have a slight obsession with sewing backpacks. They are so fun to make, and it’s always a satisfying project to complete! Today I’m sharing some backpack sewing inspiration with 20 of the very best free backpack patterns and tutorials on the web! [Read more…]