For the Love of Crafting - $100 Jo-Ann Gift Card Giveaway!

TextilboxUS is celebrating the LOVE OF CRAFTING this February!  ...more

DIY Singer Sewing Machine Desk

True confession: I am a garbage picker. It's a bit of an issue ... okay, maybe I am exaggerating slightly but 'tis true that this time when my neighbor was throwing out an old Singer sewing machine, I had to have it, just had to. ...more
I love this! I don't know if I would have the guts to paint one of these, but this one looks great!more

Finished Object Friday :: Outfit Along 2015

I'm so excited to share my finished outfit that I made as part of the Outfit Along! It was hosted by Andi Satterlund and Lladybird, and the official group was on Ravelry in the Untangling Knots group....more

Work In Progress :: DIY Maxi Dress

Well, I know you've heard it before... I'm still working on Oblique and Vianne. So, since you need a break from that (and frankly, so do I), today I'm sharing my sewing work-in-progress!  ...more

Decorative Bowl Covers

A lot of my dishes and serving bowls are boring and white.  I love them because they are versatile, I didn’t spend a lot of money on them when I purchased them years ago and they look great with colorful food on them but when I am going to a picnic or some sort of gathering where I am taking a serving dish of food, I really like the idea of having a cute cover over my food because it gives my dish a little extra punch.  It really dresses them up....more

Book Pocket Pillow Runner

This is a really fun and quick Book Pocket Pillow Runner that is great for holding books, coloring books, crayons and whatever else your little one needs to hop into bed and get the old bed time routine going.  I am making these for my cute grand kids and hopefully they will be a fun addition to their bed time routine....more

Sew a Super Cute Zipper Pouch for Anything and Everything

I was walking through the store the other day and thinking that I would like to have a new pouch for my makeup in my purse so that it isn’t all over the bottom of my purse, but the ones at the store are so expensive. I don’t do expensive. ...more
Great tutorial. Thank you!more

Quilting and Embroidering

Quilting is a fun DIY experience, especially when you are passionate about what you are doing. Quilting can express family values and traditions in ways that will last for generations. Our ancestors quilted all the time, and it was a great way of getting together and sharing.Today it can be done alone, but it is still a valuable social occasion for neighbors, church members and relatives to work together and share stories....more

How to Turn an Old Towel into a New Washcloth

The Old Towel New series is a little collection of crafty repurposing projects where old (and, possibly grubby) towels are fashioned into pretty, fresh, and useful things....more
This is such a great idea! I am just learning how to sew, and have a plethora of old towels to ...more