January 22nd, 2018 | by Julie Finn
Madame de Pompadour lent her name not just to the bouffant hairstyle, but also to the practical yet lovely little drawstring wrist bags that allowed one to both wear a fancy ballgown (with no room for pockets!) and carry a lipstick and some cash for gambling with
January 11th, 2018 | by Julie Finn
Asymmetry. Bold, unusual color choices. Gradients. Popular novelty trends. Remixing the classics
December 11th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
A Christmas table runner is an easy way to make your holiday table look a lot more festive, and if you stick to natural fabrics, especially stash or upcycled ones, it's an eco-friendly way, too!
December 4th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Quilts are seasonal anyway, so if you're planning a quilt, why not indulge in some holiday cheer and make an awesome Christmas quilt?
June 30th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
It's business on one side, and a party on the other!
June 21st, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Looking for a crafty way to support a great cause
May 10th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Something that simple is also simple to make!
April 12th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
You can sew a well-fitting skirt without knowing how to set pockets or sew a waistband or use a zipper foot or make a button hole!
February 24th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
My favorite way to craft with T-shirts is to refashion them into yet more pieces of clothing
February 22nd, 2017 | by Julie Finn
When you’re sewing a T-shirt, adding a hood is one of the easier modifications to the pattern that you can [&hellip
February 20th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Enlarging an existing pattern by a fraction of an inch is a pretty common thing to have to do
February 13th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
If you sew, and especially if you love to upcycle, the upcycled denim skirt is a rite of passage. Here's how to make one!
January 30th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Do you love to knit, crochet, or sew?
Do you love babies?
If so, you should be making something small and adorable to donate to Touching Little Lives!
January 18th, 2017 | by Julie Finn
Check out this list below, and see how easy it is to upcycle that empty sack into something super awesome
December 26th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
You probably know by now that I LOVE Star Wars crafts, so a review of Star Wars Felt?
Kind of a no-brainer
November 21st, 2016 | by Julie Finn
A brown paper bag journal is quick, easy, and makes a great writing and drawing surface! Grab a bag from the recycle bin and follow the easy instructions
November 14th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
My daughter wanted to figure out how to make matching skirts for her and a friend. With just two yards of fabric, you can do this, too!
October 31st, 2016 | by Julie Finn
This fifth grader wants you to help send a girl to school. She launched a charitable crafty business to help young girls get the educations they deserve
October 28th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
If you want to be a character from Harry Potter, you need yourself a good Hogwarts robe
October 7th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Here's how to repair a child's ballet shoe, the quick and easy way. You can even teach your kid to do this herself, so she can fix her own ballet shoe next time it breaks
August 5th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Quick, easy, and when you're done, they'll look like a pair of store-bought shorts, not last year's winter pants with holes in the knees
June 29th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Looking to sew some summer sun hats? Check out this list of my favorite patterns and tutorials for all ages and sizes!