Last year, I asked Nick for a raised flower bed to replace the shale-lined, ground-level one at our house. It happened to be nice weather that weekend, so we gathered what we needed an went to town. Our bed’s outside measurements estimate at 3ft by 9ft and about a foot deep. Materials: Twelve 6ft landscaping […]
My husband has a denim quilt that his mom made him when he was just a kid. He used it as his comforter when we were dating, and we’ve had it as a throw blanket for eight years of marriage. It obviously meant a lot to him, so I wanted to do something similar for […]
Would you love to have linens decorated with beautiful crocheted lace, but don’t love the $100 price tags? Perhaps you need a special wedding or Christmas present, but you’re on a budget? This crochet pattern is fairly simple to learn and makes an elegant edging for linens. Once you learn the basics, you can easily add different elements […]
Most of the time, my sewing time is devoted to my kids. Diapers, woolies, aprons, dresses, and the list goes on. I know why- it’s predictable and safe. I know exactly what sizes will fit them and how much fabric I need to make it happen. And, in my limited skills, I can make some […]
Patch pockets can be made by cutting a single square (or other shape), turning the raw edges under by ¼ inch and topstitching to the garment.