This tutorial shows you how to make an easy lower-half window curtain. Since only the lower half of the window is covered, the curtain works very well to block only what’s needed for privacy, without turning your room into a dark cave with no light.
Make Your Own Mock Cathedral Window Quilt!
Would you like to learn an easy way to make a very impressive quilt? Check out this article and learn how to perform a little sewing magic!
12 Awesome Ways to Use Silicone Caulk in Your Sewing and Crafts
Here are a dozen offbeat ways that I use silicone caulk in my sewing and crafting. Check out some of my never-before-seen projects, and lots of helpful tips for using this awesome craft material!
DIY Resin Jewelry Tutorial (and 8 inspiring ideas!)
Recently I tried resin casting, and it was so much fun! Here are eight eye-catching new projects, and a resin casting tutorial that includes a few things I learned along the way.
Forest Fairy Costume Tutorial
This Forest Fairy costume is made with real leaves, vines, and sticks. I’ll show you step-by-step how I put it together, and give you lots of tips for working with natural materials that you can adapt to a cosplay design of your own!
How to Make a Lily Flower Out of Guitar Strings
This beautiful lily sculpture is made out of used guitar strings. Check out the tutorial, where I show you how to make one of your own!
How to Make a Jeans Waistband Bigger
Do you have a pair of jeans with a waistband that’s just a little too tight? Here are 7 easy ways to make a waistband larger!
How to Make Striped Tote Bag Handles, Belts, or Lanyards (it’s Super Easy!)
Does your tote bag need an extra pop of color? Try this easy technique to make striped tote bag handles! It also works very well on belts, pet leashes, lanyards, and any other kind of fabric strap.
Message in a Bottle Craft (with Free Printables!)
This message in a bottle craft is a great way to make a souvenir with sand and seashells from your last beach trip. I’ve included free printable scrolls so that it’s fast and easy to make your own!
How to Replace the Button on a Pair of Jeans (with a New or Used Jeans Button!)
Replacing the all-metal button on a pair of jeans isn’t as difficult as it may seem. Here’s a tutorial that shows you several different methods, including a hack that lets you re-use the button from an old pair of jeans!
17 Handy Painter’s Tape Hacks for Sewing and Crafting
Here’s a list of some of my very favorite painter’s tape hacks that will make your sewing and crafting (and maybe even your life!) a little easier.
How to Remove Tarnish Using Something So Safe, You Can Eat it!
Tarnish on buckles and D-rings is never a good look. So how do I remove it? And better yet, how do I do it without using any harsh, smelly, or dangerous chemical compounds?
How to Replace Worn-Out Cuffs and Neckband on a Sweatshirt
The cuffs on a sweatshirt, hoodie, or sweater often look worn out long before the rest of the garment does. How do you replace them quickly and easily? I’ll show you!
DIY Fabric Flowers Tutorial (With Free Printable Template!)
Learn how to make these beautiful fabric flowers! They are a quick and easy project, and a great way to use fabric scraps. Use the finished flowers to decorate wreaths, tote bags, headbands, flip-flops, hats, purses, pillows, and more!
How to Fix a Bra Band That’s Too Tight
Do you have a bra with a band that’s too tight? Check out this quick and easy hack to fix a snug bra band and give yourself a little extra breathing room.
How to Evenly Space Flower Petals (or Other Items) in a Circle
If you do a lot of crafting, you might be looking for an easy way to space out flower petals (or other items) evenly in a circle. Here are a couple of ways to do that.
How to Attach Any Pull to a Ceiling Fan Chain
It’s easy to swap out a ceiling fan pull, if the item you want to use was made to attach to a pull chain. But what if it wasn’t? Here’s an easy hack.
Lego Block Pillows (Free Sewing Pattern!)
I’m giving away the printable PDF sewing pattern to make these adorable Lego Block throw pillows ABSOLUTELY FREE to all of my email subscribers! They’re great for kids, or casual decor in a family room, playroom, or den.
How to Sew Perfect Circles
This is a fun hack that lets you sew perfect circles with no marking or tracing. It’s easy, and all you need is a thumbtack and some tape!
Covering Stains with Fabric Markers
Stains on your jeans? Grab some fabric markers and make them beautiful!
How to Fix a Neckline That’s Too Low
Do you have a t-shirt with a neck that falls a little lower than you’d like? Or a sweater with a saggy, stretched-out neckline? Check out this quick fix.
Giant Upcycled Dragonfly Sculpture
So, funny story. I had to climb on a railing so that I could hand a giant insect’s butt to a total stranger.
An Easy Way to Space Buttonholes Evenly
Believe it or not, this sewing tip is courtesy of Tom Silva, from This Old House. He used this method to space porch pickets, but it also works great for spacing buttonholes.
How to Patch a Hole in a Pair of Jeans (and make it look good!)
Learn how to patch a hole in a pair of jeans, and end up with a style statement instead of a tear.
How to Sew a Dart Using Only the Bobbin Thread
I think this is the best way to sew a dart: Using only the bobbin thread.
How to Sew a Bath Mat out of T-shirts
This fun bath mat is made out of repurposed t-shirts! I’ve created step-by-step instructions in case you’d like to make your own.
“Beauty for Ashes”
The tree is made entirely out of ashes and glue, and it is meant to represent a time of sadness or mourning, out of which God will bring growth, joy, and peace. The tree is certainly not dead, and when springtime arrives, it will burst into bud, stronger and more beautiful than ever before.
How to Keep Bra Straps from Slipping Off Your Shoulders
Here are 6 easy fixes for bra straps that are always sliding off your shoulders.