Books, Crafts, Demos Tutorials, Family, Gift Ideas, Kids, Sewing

Easy Dollar Tree Hand-Sewing Craft for Kids “Hanging Doormouse Cat Toy”

My daughter found this book at the local library and instantly thought to make the Hanging "Doormouse" project for her best friend who is a fellow cat-lover. *Sewing involves pointy objects so sew at your own risk and make sure you discuss safety with your proteges (young ones).* As a parent I really enjoyed this… Continue reading Easy Dollar Tree Hand-Sewing Craft for Kids “Hanging Doormouse Cat Toy”

Crafts, Gift Ideas, Holidays, Home Decor, Sewing

Holiday Kitchen Towel Sewing Project

Dollar Tree Hanging Kitchen Towel Sewing Project 🙂 This is a Dollar Tree sewing craft I learned from Grandma this year when she hurt her foot and wasn't able to sew her Christmas gifts on her sewing machine like she does every year. Crafting and sewing seems to be something that is shared. Grandma got… Continue reading Holiday Kitchen Towel Sewing Project

Crafts, Dance, Demos Tutorials, Family, Kids, Sewing

DIY Bun Cover for Dancers & a Few Beautiful Snoods on Amazon

Have you ever considered making your own bun cover or snood? *Detailed Instructions Below* Making a snood, or bun cover, for our beautiful ballerina. Connecting During Recital Week So last week was recital week over here! My 10 year old has been taking dance classes since she was 5 years old. This year she graduated… Continue reading DIY Bun Cover for Dancers & a Few Beautiful Snoods on Amazon

Crafts, Family, Kids, Sewing

Learning to Sew? "My Beginner Projects"

My beginner sewing projects: So many curtains & a pair of moderately successful maternity pants. After my obsessive search for sewing knowledge (Click here to see my Learning to Sew Post), I bought the cutest sewing machine I could afford at Walmart. I made sure it had a zigzag stitch and a button hole feature.… Continue reading Learning to Sew? "My Beginner Projects"

Crafts, Sewing

Learn to Sew Using Free Resources

Starting to Sew: My Beginning Did you learn to sew in home economics? They were still offering that class when I was in school. I did take the class the 1st year it was required, but I chose tech ed when it became optional the 2nd year. I wasn't really into cooking and I really… Continue reading Learn to Sew Using Free Resources