Chalkcloth pillow

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Last Saturday I (liZ) went over to Elizabeth’s house with a bag of scraps and supplies that she had left at my house and one of those scrap pieces was some chalk fabric left over from an earlier project.  And when Elizabeth saw the fabric her wheels started spinning and within 5 minutes we were putting together this crazy pillow instead of sitting down and planning what we supposed to be doing!

title shot chalk cloth pillowAnd we could NOT stop laughing about all the different things that a pillow could say…or think…if it could.

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How to Use Yarn in Sewing!

How to Use Yarn in Sewing!

 

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Here are some examples of how we love to use yarn in different sewing and crafting projects.

Top Row: Spring Yarn Garland, Cross-Stitched Shirt

Middle Row: Hostess Cupcake Skirt, Pom Pom Hairclips

Bottom Row: How to sew Yarn onto a Skirt, Spider Web Skirt

One thing people have asked is how these “yarn skirts” wash up and the answer is AWESOME!  We usually wash them in the normal cycle and then lay them out to dry (although they have accidentally gone through the dryer and have come out just fine) and they have been worn and worn and worn!

Elizabeth and liZ

How to Add Pom Poms to Anything!

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how to add pom poms to anything!

The pom pom trend is a HUGE one this spring and it is a fun one to add to any accessory that you already have…and today we will show you how to add pom poms to anything that you already have in your closet.  The first thing you will need is some pom pom trim.  Pom Poms come in LOTS of different sizes and colors and are usually sold by the yard.  For today’s project we chose the mini-pom poms and an infinity scarf that I found on clearance for .97 cents at Old Navy! for a fun spring piece to add to any wardrobe.

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The Day I Thought I Was Wearing Pants When I Really Wasn’t

The Emperor's New Clothes

So here’s a story.

I’ve been a bit under the weather and have been for awhile.  I’m having a few issues with my blood levels that is making it hard for my body to regulate things like my body temperature and energy levels.  I’m not complaining.  In fact, I am full of hope.  As you read this I’m probably in the hospital getting some IV treatments that I’ve been waiting for for what seems like an eternity and I am hopeful that they will help.

Now, I’m not tell telling you this so that you will feel bad for me because I’m totally fine but I need you to have that information to set the stage for my story of the day….

The Emperor's New Clothes

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Easy DIY Drink Coasters

DIY Hand-stitched Drink Coasters

These DIY coasters were another of our Spring Break crafts that kept us busy, but I think they would also be a great gift for Mother’s Day that is quickly approaching.  And older kids can easily make them all by themselves!

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Chalkcloth pillow

Last Saturday I (liZ) went over to Elizabeth’s house with a bag of scraps and supplies that she had left at my house and one of those scrap pieces was some chalk fabric left over from an earlier project.  And when Elizabeth saw the fabric her wheels started spinning and within 5 minutes we were…

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How to Use Yarn in Sewing!

How to Use Yarn in Sewing!

  Here are some examples of how we love to use yarn in different sewing and crafting projects. Top Row: Spring Yarn Garland, Cross-Stitched Shirt Middle Row: Hostess Cupcake Skirt, Pom Pom Hairclips Bottom Row: How to sew Yarn onto a Skirt, Spider Web Skirt One thing people have asked is how these “yarn skirts”…

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