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Burp Cloth Tutorial for Even the Most Basic Sewing Skills

Every new mom knows the importance of burp cloths when it comes to babies. Love this simple DIY burp cloth tutorial from The Thinking Closet seen at the Make and Takes Spotlight, and think that whipping up a few of… Continue Reading →

DIY Fabric Bows are “Sew” Cute

Looking for an easy sewing project? These fabric bows from Simply Homemade I came across at the Make and Takes Spotlight look like a good place to start. They’d be cute on anyone or added to anything! More Simple Sewing… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: X is for Cross-Stitch

We’re stitching up rows of X’s with a Cross-Stitched Tree for our Holiday ABC Series and the letter X. This is a fun introduction to cross-stitch for older kids and grown-up beginners, too! Simply-shaped Christmas trees are the perfect beginner… Continue Reading →

Spring Projects and Hunger Games LOVE

Like I mentioned in the Saturday Spotlight, spring is all about sewing projects. I’m sharing 2 really fun and simple ideas for adding a little spring to your home over at Babble. These Easter Egg Pillows were way too fun… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Sewing Projects

For some reason when spring rolls around, I get the sewing bug. I dust off the sewing machine and want to start a few projects. I’ve scoured the M&T Spotlight for 6 projects that are now on my list to… Continue Reading →

How to Make Chic and Sassy Gumball Necklaces

Hey friends! I’m Jamielyn from I {Heart} Nap Time and I’m so excited to be guest posting on ‘Make and Takes’ today. On my blog you can find all sorts of crafts, trash to treasure pieces, yummy recipes, and a… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Handmade for Boys

There have been some really great projects for boys submitted over at the M&T Spotlight. I’m happy to feature a few that were my favorite. *Next week, I’ll be showcasing all things Girl! So link up your girly-girl projects over… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Fabric Projects

Are you looking to start a few new fabric projects? Well look no further. Here are 6 fun and creative ways to craft with fabric from over at the M&T Spotlight. *Next week I’ll be featuring cookies. So submit your… Continue Reading →

Embroidery Hoop Valentine Art

This project has got to go in history as one of my least expensive crafts ever! And one of the quickest to make, too. Here are my instructions for a fun Valentine’s decoration that won’t break your budget and you… Continue Reading →

Embroidered Fall Leaf Pillow

I’m never sure what to do during that awkward period between Halloween decor and Christmas decor. I need something fall-ish. Something to keep those beautiful autumn leaf colors around a little longer. A little wool felt, a pillow form, and… Continue Reading →

Lil’ Pumpkin Hooded Bath Towel

I couldn’t resist making this cute lil’ hooded bath towel when my eye caught an orange towel at the store the other day. Your lil’ one will be cute as a pumpkin when they hop out of the bath in… Continue Reading →

Quilt Along Series: Choosing Fabric

Probably one of the most intimidating parts of beginning a quilting project is choosing just the right fabric. Here are a few simple tips to help in that process. There are two main factors to consider when picking fabrics for… Continue Reading →

Toss Around This Toddler Approved Toy Football

Football season has begun! We’re making yummy football treats and tossing around soft football toys. These will hopefully be a little softer and easier on your household items as they get tossed around while you watch the game! Supplies for… Continue Reading →

Quilt Along Series: Basic Quilting Supplies

Hi, I’m Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter, and I am excited to share some very beginner-level steps to making a quilt. We’re going to move slow and simply through the quilt-making process from beginning to end. There will… Continue Reading →

How To Make a Beach Towel Cover Up

If you’re headed to the pool, beach, or even a back yard sprinkler party, this is an easy towel to make that will help cover you up. It could be tailored to any size, this one is for my young… Continue Reading →

Refashion a T-shirt With Some Pretty Fabric Petals

Elizabeth of Dear Lizzy makes this DIY Pretty Petals Tee look all too easy, I think I’m going to have to give it a try. I’ve got a few plain t-shirts that could use a good ruffling!

Great Tutorial for a Computer Keyboard Wrist Rest

If you’re on the computer for any length of time, it can wreak havoc on your wrists! I love this DIY Keyboard Wrist Rest from Updates from the Copper State. It’s a great step by step tutorial on how to… Continue Reading →

Using Freezer Paper Stencils for a Fun Passover Pillowcase

Guest post by Sara of Creative Jewish Mom Thanks so very much to Marie for inviting me to to do a guest post on her blog today! I share my daily creative adventures as a Jewish mom living in Israel… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: More DIY Project Madness

I’m going coo coo for coco puffs for these fabulous DIY crafts. So inspiring. Isn’t this color quiet book the perfect gift for baby? Even my toddler or preschooler would love it. Have fun making and taking this weekend! Toddler… Continue Reading →

Sewn Rice Bags, Warming Our Tootsies

It may be a balmy 45 degrees here in Seattle, but we still get cold feet at night! That’s why we made up a bunch of these rice heat therapy bags to keep us warm. These are instructions for a… Continue Reading →

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