Memory Ornament Tutorial

Memory Ornament Tutorial

I have had an idea that I have shared with a few clients and wanted to put together a simple tutorial to share with you. As more people approach me to make memory pillows, they often want to share special items with siblings, kids and grandchildren. Sometimes there is...
Upcycled Vintage Dress Bolster Pillow

Upcycled Vintage Dress Bolster Pillow

What could be more sweet than a bolster pillow made from an old dress? My neighbor asked me to create a memory pillow using a dress she wore as a young girl. The dress was about 40 years old. She suggested a bolster that her daughter could use. This was not a rush...
DIY T Shirt Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

DIY T Shirt Embroidery Hoop Wall Decor

  My home sewing studio is about 10 years old. I am trying to refresh it a bit. I’ve had these framed, leaf butterflies on the wall for a long time. While stumbling through some of the supplies in my closet, out fell three embroidery hoops I purchased at...
DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Hockey Jersey

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt to Hockey Jersey

Since I am a relatively new hockey mom, I do not have a lot of spirit wear. We had a lot of tournament games over the holiday season, so I whipped up this throwback-style hockey jersey one day. It was fairly easy to create. I started with an oversized (and stained)...
DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial for Guys or Gals

DIY Upcycled Sweatshirt Tote Tutorial for Guys or Gals

I am excited to kickoff the 2015 Crafty Football Blog Hop! For this year’s tutorial, I was inspired by my husband. Whenever we go on trips, he packs his briefcase to overflowing to have some “reading material”. Of course, he never looks at any of it....