Denim Jumper Twirl Skirt Tutorial

This Denim Jumper Twirl Skirt tutorial is brought to you in partnership with Deseret Industries. My kids are going back to school next week, and we have been finishing up the school shopping. When you have four kids to shop for, it can get pretty spendy pretty fast! One great way to save some money on school clothes […]

Easy to Sew Ruffled Tree Skirt Tutorial

I had  been wanting a new ruffled tree skirt for a couple of years. I found several on Pinterest, but every single one was no-sew, made with hot glue. I wanted to sew the ruffles on so that if I ever needed to wash the tree skirt, I’d be able to. And I’ll need to. […]

Fabric Composition Notebook Cover Tutorial

These Composition Notebook Covers are so pretty, they even make to-do lists a little more fun to write! I am a list writer. I write lists for everything. I make a to-do list every day. Truth be told, sometimes I will write things on my list that I have already done, just so I can […]

Bird Nest Spring Wreath

Bird Nest Spring Wreath – this DIY wreath is perfect for spring, and you can whip it up in an afternoon. This time of year, I love listening to all the little birds tweeting outside my window, because it means the snow is coming to an end. Plus they make me happy because they are just […]

Tiny Ruffle Skirt Tutorial

Thankfully, despite the influence of four older brothers, Rachel still likes to dress like a girly girl. So ruffles are a must! I love sewing skirts because not only are they stinking cute, they are easy to sew. I came up with a pattern for this tiny ruffle skirt after seeing something similar in a […]

Sewing Tip: How to Sew Ruffles the Easy Way

I am in the process of sewing a couple of cute skirts for Rachel. And when you’re sewing things for little girls, you need a lot of ruffles! Recently my cousin shared a tip with me for sewing ruffles. Now that I know how to sew ruffles the easy way, I see a lot more […]

Gathered (or Ruched) Decorative Pillow Tutorial

I mentioned last week that I made a couple of new pillows for our master bed. I got my inspiration from the quilt shop where I bought the quilt. They had some of the most beautiful decorative pillows! Dozens and dozens of pillows in all shapes, sizes, and patterns.   I totally fell in love with […]

Valentine Heart Shirt

Let me preface this post by telling you that this tutorial contains a whole lotta “Don’t do what I did.” Because I messed up a few times in a big way. But I thought I’d share it anyway so you could learn from my mistakes. So pay close attention. I don’t want anyone cussin’ like […]