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Monday, January 9, 2012

Wallet Tutorial

from that*darn*kat*

Detailed tutorial from that*darn*kat for a wallet big enough to carry cash and credit cards and small enough to fit into a purse.

Sweetheart Candy Topiary

from Glue Guns and Spatulas

JulieJ at Glue Guns and Spatula's tutorial on making a cute Valentine topiary out of sweetheart candy. Be Mine!

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Cute Washer Necklace

from Mama Thompson

Teri at Mama Thompson's tutorial on making a cute necklace from an ordinary steel washer.

Stained Brick

from the magic Brush, inc.

the magic Brush, inc's before and after pictures of the fireplace updated with stained brick and mantel.

Stencil with Stain


Grace tells how to reverse stencil with stain. Very pretty. See it here.

Ruffled Scarf from a Sweater

from Made By Lex

Lex at Made By Lex has a tutorial for making a ruffly scarf from a cashmere sweater. It looks soft and warm as well as pretty, not to mention that it looks expensive.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Upcycled Sweater

I'm pretty sure this sweater makeover is way beyond my skills, but it sure is cute!

from Mama Crafts

The Mama at Mama Crafts showed the steps as she took apart a sweater and reworked it for her daughter. I might be able to make the flowers, but I'm afraid if I took the sweater apart, I'd never get it back together again and have it look like a sweater.

Red Work Christmas Patterns

I think these would make a cute Christmas red work quilt. I really like the ornament floresita stitched from her pattern.

from Vintage Transfer Finds

floresita at Vintage Transfer Finds's pattern. She has a lot of cute patterns, already reversed for transfers.

May Day Door Basket

This is the best kid-friendly craft I've seen in a very long time. And it's sophisticated enough for adults too. I love that.

from Fowl Single File

Megan at Fowl Single File's tutorial on making flower baskets to hang on doorknobs.

Ruffled T-Shirt Tutorial

from Made By Lex

Ruffled sleeveless shirt made from long sleeve knit shirt by Lex at Made By Lex

Bow Ribbon Wreath

from Home By Sunset

Monica Ewing at Home By Sunset's tutorial on making a simple bow ribbon wreath.

J Crew Knock Off Tank Tutorial

from Love Stitched

Brittany at Love Stitched's tutorial on adding neck ruffles and roses to tank top.

Flower Ruffle Tutorial

These are the cutest flowers!

from Mint and Clandy Create

Mandy at Mint and Clandy Create's tutorial on singed flowers. She has links to other tutorials too.

Tube Top Tutorial

I love how this creative woman thinks!

from I Am Momma - Hear Me Roar

Cheri from I Am Momma - Hear Me Roar's tutorial on making a mini tube top to wear under low cut tops. Really cute and looks easy.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Wood Sewing Center Desk

from Christopher Quade Woodworking

More pictures of his sewing center here.

Pattern for sewing center for sale at Rockler

Ohio Star Table Runner

from The Country Quilterie

No instructions, just photo.

Instructions for basic Ohio Star at Quilting

Tradewinds Quilt

from Hoffman Fabrics

No instructions, just photo.

Corner TV Cabinet

from Living Frugal and Fabulous

Frugal Jen at Living Frugal and Fabulous has before and after of plain living room transformed into warm, comfortable, and gorgeous family room.

Monogram Candle from Dollar Store Candle

from Home Decor Budgetista

Michelle at Home Decor Budgetista has tutorial on her post titled Transforming a Dollar Store Candle.

Strip Twist Quilt

from Quiltville

Tutorial for making quilt from scrap strips. Bonnie Hunter @ Quiltville has simple directions that make it look easy.

Disappearing Nine Patch Tutorial


Maybellemaddi calls this one of her go-to patterns when she needs a quick and easy quilt. Her tutorial is simple and easy to follow. Also included are her other quick and easy quilt instructions.