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 Sweatshirt Pillow Tutorial

DIY Sweatshirt Pillow Tutorial

I made this sweatshirt pillow for a customer and thought I’d share how I made it. Follow along using the photos. All you need is your sweatshirt, a size 16 stretch needle and a 32 oz bag of polyfil! Steps: 1. Even out the sweatshirt top and bottom. 2. Stitch...
DIY Upcycled Sweater Pillow Case

DIY Upcycled Sweater Pillow Case

 How embarrassing is it for a knitter and sewist to share these photos? This sweater was purchased in Ireland by my father-in-law and I have worn it for years. It was better than a robe – the first thing I’d slip on in the morning to keep me cozy in our 60...
Upcycled Knit Sweater Hot Pad or Trivet DIY

Upcycled Knit Sweater Hot Pad or Trivet DIY

You may have read about the sad demise of my Must Have Cardigan. I made a pillow out  of it and I am enjoying seeing it on my bed.  There was quite a big of fabric available on the sleeves, so I decided to make a hot pad or trivet for a couple of hostess gifts. So if...