I found this Ipad sleeve pattern on pinterest and the link took me to the Craftsy website, have you guys ever gone there? I was looking for a fun, quick project, and this seemed like the perfect one. The only problem is, I don't have an ipad, so when I finished it I mailed it off to my sister, so hopefully she'll send a pic of her ipad safely inside! Here's a link to the pattern if anyone is interested.
I just couldn't leave this pattern in the quilt store when I saw it! I was nervous about the project because I usually pick easier sewing projects with straight lines, no elastic, etc. It turned out to be easier than I thought it would be! I'm considering making these for my sister and her kiddos for Christmas presents. The pattern came in 3 different sizes, the one I made for myself is medium, so I'm thinking the small would work okay for kids. Let me know if you like it!
I've had this baby snuggler pattern bookmarked for so long, and I finally made it! I'm sending it as a gift for my cousin who is having a baby boy very soon! I didn't realize how few fabrics there are available for little boys that aren't too cutesy or just sports themed. After purchasing two other fabrics that I kept not feeling right about, I got this one and I think it looks great! My panda thinks it's pretty cozy, so hopefully the little one will too!
I can't remember for sure where I first saw a similar idea of using a grater as an earring holder, it could have been the craft gawker app for iphone, but ever since I saw a cute turquoise painted one I was day dreaming about my own. I decided to use wire and beads and wrap the top of mine to make it fun! I just love how it turned out, plus it looks great with my dangling earrings all over it!
Here's what it came home from the antique store looking like!
I was immediately drawn to this Quebec scarf when I saw it at a garage sale this summer, and it was only a quarter! After a few weeks of trying to make it fit in with my home decor, tossing on tables, tying it to pillows, it finally came to me, it was destined to be a cute vintagey apron! A tiny bit of sewing on a Sunday and it's done! It's not ideal apron fabric, it's silky, and I think I would cry if I spilled any food on it, haha. I love the way it looks.
I'm on an apron kick, mostly because I love fast projects! Plus, aren't aprons just too cute?! I used this tutorial because I'd never done a ruffled apron before I figured I could use some guidance http://morganmoore.typepad.com/one_more_moore/2007/02/valentine_tree__1.html. I found a plain yellow sheet at the store for the super clearance price of $2 and had the perfect flower fabric to pair it with. I love how it turned out!
Here I am modeling it with my prop, the spoon, lol.
I kept admiring this fabric of my aunt every time I saw it in her sewing stash and after awhile she ended up giving it to me! Then I began admiring it from my own fabric stash trying to decide what to do with it! Here's what I came up with! I love it! Wouldn't it look great if I dressed up like a pinup girl and wore it with red high heels or something?!