Archive of ‘DIY’ category

Alteration 101: How to Make a T-Shirt Dress Bigger

Hello all! I apologize for my week-long absence…things have been just crazy with Lil Tot going back to school and getting back into the school routine. And I have an announcement to make soon – can’t wait to share! I snapped up a Stylestalker Space Jam T-shirt style dress from Shopbop in February – I [...]

Back to School with Darby Smart DIY Kits

The time to return back to school is upon us – and Darby Smart has some fun back-to-school DIY kits that will get you set for another year of academic success. How about a: Top row: Leather Tassel Keychain  /  Scrabble Tile Mousepad  /  Leather Infinity Scarf Middle row: Cross Stitch Tote  /  Build a [...]

Take a Free Mini-Crafting Class with Craftsy!

Craftsy is an online destination for craft-based classes and video tutorials that teach you real-world skills…all in the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. Ranging in price from $14.99 – $39.99, these classes cover sewing, knitting, cake decorating, quilting, gardening, and much, much more. If you’re not ready to sign up [...]

Book Review: The Sewists: DIY Projects from 20 Top Designer-Makers

I was recently sent a copy of the new book The Sewists: DIY Projects from 20 Top Designer-Makers by Josephine Perry to review for my blog. It’s a super-cute, handmade take on the DIY movement, chock-full of neat techniques and profiles of 20 makers. The projects range from a handmade pincushion to a gathered waist [...]

15 DIY Ideas for a Do-It-Yourself Summer Wedding

Summer is wedding season – and there’s no better way to save some $$$ than by DIY’ing certain aspects of your ceremony (plus it adds an oh-so-important personal touch to everything!) Here are some great ideas for some DIY Summer nuptials (many of which can be used instead for any fancy party or get-together on [...]

11 DIY Father’s Day Gifts That Will Make His Day

Happy June! Father’s Day is coming up soon, and I’m in a DIY mood. What better way to show that special Dad in your life some love than something handmade you’ve put your time and energy into? Here are a couple ideas to get you going:

The 12 Must-Have Tools for Sewing DIY’s

1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 Earlier I shared my must-have list for jewelry DIY projects. And now I’m following up with this list for sewing DIY projects! (These Must-Have Tools for DIY lists are on my DIY [...]

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