September 10th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Tired of always having the same old neckline on every single T-shirt?
Fortunately, the neckline of a T-shirt is the easiest thing to alter. You can create tons of different looks, it's super quick and easy to do, and it doesn't require any sewing skills!
All you really need, in fact, is a pair of great scissors, a T-shirt to play victim, and a brave heart and bold hand
September 9th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Tired of being swamped by a too-large T-shirt?
My Mammaw would tell you that you look slouchy when your clothes are too big.
Gain my Mammaw's approval, and a T-shirt that is cuter and comfier to wear, by taking it in
September 4th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Got a onesie that you can't bear to part with? Here's a onesie craft idea to turn it into a cute tee for your babe instead!
August 20th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Your chairs are ugly
August 10th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Pillows are a good beginner craft project, and there are lots of ways to make a pillow. We've rounded up four beginner-level pillow tutorials to get you going!
August 7th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
I made this pillow sham using a stamp that I carved from a potato. Here how to make a printed pillow cover of your own!
August 6th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Need a crafty green way to upcycle an old wool sweater? Here's how to make a wool sweater Mason jar cozy, to help keep your hot drinks hot and your cold drinks cold and leave your precious hand the perfect hand temperature while you drink
July 31st, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
My son just started an infant-toddler program, and I needed to get his diaper bag ready for school! I wanted to make it easy for the caretakers to find all of his things, so I created these zipper pulls to show what is where in his bag
July 29th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
There's nothing like hopping out of the pool and into a comfy, soft, bounteous towel.
But big beach towels are hard for little kids to manage, and that bleached, dyed terrycloth can be scratchy and harsh on damp, delicate skin.
It's an organic terrycloth hooded towel to the rescue!
July 22nd, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Let's say you need a pillowcase. You need it to be organic, because a loved one is going to be mushing her face into it for eight hours every night.
You need it to be soft, because you want your loved one to be comfy so that she gets that whole eight hours.
Oh, and you need it to be awesome, because your loved one is pretty stinkin' awesome
July 17th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Have you been wanting to ditch the dryer sheets? My husband and I came up with a homemade dryer sheet replacement to keep us static-free without harsh chemicals!
June 19th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Sara Lee Parker creates beautiful organic fabrics, and she just released a new line!
June 8th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Tired of wasting paper and plastic? Check out these easy sewing projects to help you replace disposables in your life with reusable alternatives!
June 5th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Got an old pillowcase in your crafty stash? Turn it into a pair of DIY tea towels in less than half an hour!
May 14th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Knowing how to sew means that you don't have to make do with something that doesn't fit and is uncomfortable to wear. Here are the easy ways to fix the three most common areas of ill-fitting kid uniforms--and one of them doesn't even REQUIRE sewing!
May 6th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Our version of Cool Water from Sew Pretty: T-Shirt Dresses is entitled Willow's Rock Star Dress, and has pink skulls, glow-in-the-dark bats, orange flames, and a guitar player wearing a sparkly silver tutu and crown.
May 4th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
We love recycled felt around here! Ecofi felt is made from post-consumer plastic bottles, which means that every time you use it in your crafting, you're helping to divert plastic waste from the landfills. Not too shabby, right
April 17th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
Dress up your little prince or princess in a handmade kid crown!
April 16th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
There's not an easier clothing modification to make than swapping out the shoulder straps on a strappy tank top. It takes just a few minutes to do, and it completely changes both the look and the fit of the top
April 2nd, 2013 | by Julie Finn
DIY cardboard embroidery floss spools are quick to make, at least as sturdy as store-bought floss spools, and they're free!
Here's how to make your own
March 6th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
I love spoiling my dog, Jenna, and this semi-indestructible dog toy will be able to endure months or chewing, shaking, and playing catch!
March 5th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Would you like to sew a quilt using only your fabric scraps that are so small that any normal crafter would toss them in the trash?
You bet you would!