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Egyptian Cotton, Oh My!!

Egyptian Cotton On your next sewing project, you might consider using Egyptian cotton. Here’s a bit of information on all the reasons why. Egyptian Cotton Egyptian cotton has long been renowned for being one of the most luxurious, and durable, of all cotton yarns. It is a type of gossypium barbadense, a cotton plant which is typified ...

My Baby Minky

Good Ideas I’ve been busy sewing!! I purchased some brown dotted minky from Hobby Lobby, and I’ve been waiting for the perfect time to use it.  However, I didn’t realize what a pain it was to sew. 3 different times I attempted to sew a piece of plaid cotton to the backside of my minky material and ...

Ultimate Link Party GUIDE

Ultimate Link Party Are you a CRAFTER??? If you are, I have compiled a list of Link Parties, in no particular order, where you can SHOW OFF your mad skills! **upload your project pictures and tutorials, and just link back to these sites and thousands of people will see what you’ve created!** This is the ULTIMATE LINK PARTY ...

Potholder Makeover

Good Ideas I recently fell in love with a chain store fabric. (if it’s killing you to know which major store, let me save you the mental anguish….it’s wally-world) Generally, SAS, JoAnns, or Hobby Lobby are my all time favorites, but I no longer live close to any of those stores. I am also a “see in ...

Cute Christmas Tree Shirts

Good Ideas I found some of the cutest Christmas Tree Shirts and had to share. The first comes to us from the “Stuff By Ash” blog. I love the way it turned out. So Darling!...

Cute Turkey Shirt

Good Ideas This Cute little shirt with the Turkey Applique was done by Fancy Frugal Life. I super duper love it and wanted to share it with you!!...

Hermione Granger Costume

Good Ideas Well, I know Halloween may seem far away, but it’s just around the corner! My girls have been planning their costumes since the day after Halloween last year!! And my middle daughter wants to be Hermione Granger. So we whipped up an easy, and simple to sew Hermione Granger costume! This is what Hermione looks ...

Skirts

Good Ideas So this week, I been up to sew good!! I had some great fabric from Hobby Lobby and JoAnn’s Fabric, and I decided to sew up some cute skirts for my girlies! Frugal and Thriving.com has 48+ Free Skirt Tutorials that anyone can use to make great skirts for any occasion. I used an A-line ...

4th of July Hair Bows

Good Ideas Well, Independence Day is on Monday and I thought I would share an easy hair bow for your girlies!!Cute huh!!  You can learn to make these (very simple bows) ****HERE**** Maize Hutton has a Frayed Flower tutorial. I just stacked my blue frayed flower on top of the red one and added the little red ...

Pillow Case Dress

Good Ideas I love pillow case dresses and they are so simple to sew! **Here** is a great tutorial on making your very own! This is one I made for our little Miss and she loved it. It could have been shorter, but she liked the length of it!Here is another little one I sewed up!  Sew ...

Quilt Top into Skirts

Good Ideas My sister was given this super cute quilt top to do whatever she wanted with.  Isn’t it adorable. So, we had a good idea and used it to make her girls each a skirt……and her baby a pillowcase dress…What a fun project!...

Korker Corker Bows

Korker Bows Korker Bows are some of my very favorite types of bows and they are great for all ages of girls. Teen age cheerleaders can wear them as school colors, all the way down to toddlers matching their outfits. Over at **HECK FRIDAYS** they have a great tutorial on how to make your very own Korker ...

Fun Kid Activities for the Summer

Good Ideas I wanted to share an Idea I had last summer.  We did this with our girls and I thought everyone would love to do this with their children.  It makes summer so much fun, and gives the kiddos something to look forward to each week. There are a ton of summer camps out there and ...

Short Curtain Rods

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HOW I LOVE THEE SKIRT!!

Oh, I really do love this skirt so very much.  Now I have THREE girls, and it seems, skirts are a super big necessity at our house.  We wear them during our long, hot summers, to church, to special occasions, to school, and just about anywhere because skirts………..well, they allow us to feel PRETTY**  and ...

Corpse Bride Costume

Sometimes it’s a good idea to make your halloween costumes yourself, because they will be better than anything you could buy.  This may not always be the case, but there are definitely occasions where this statement rings true.  Tim Burton’s “Corpse Bride” is definitely one of these occasions.  Miss K, my oldest, wanted to be ...

Little Girl Tutu Costumes

Okay, I love little Halloween Costumes and so I found a bunch of really cute sites. Now keep in mind, I am a mother of 3 little girls, so my obvious choices will be a little girly. So far, one of my favorites is this little scarecrow.(Price $85) (I have a secret below) Some Additional ...

Recycled Jean Skirt-PART 2

You may have read my good idea on Recycled Jean Skirts and if you did….great.  I made another one and so far, it is my favorite.  If you want to know how to make your own, follow the tutorial HERE!  Happy Sewing and Creating!...

Placemat Scripture Case

These are the cutest little bags ever and you can make them yourself if you can sew a straight line!!  The great thing about the Placemat Scripture Case is that you get to customize it to fit your scriptures, design it with the colors you love, and “Be-Dazzle It” with all of your favorite embellishments.  ...

Recycled Jean Skirt

As the girls and I went school shopping this year, we found these skirts(which were in style when I was a young girl) in a name-brand store, that looked very similar to this one for $22, and I thought…”Hey, what a great idea to recycle their jeans with holes in the knees!!” I know, impressive ...

Back-To-School Hair Bows

This is a great time to add this post to my blog, and the reason???? It’s Back-To-School season!  So, with your girls new school clothes, they should have? Back-To-School Hair Bows to match.  And I am going to teach you how to make a super simple bow, that will wow even the pickiest of moms!!  ...