Today we want to share one of our absolute favorite skirts with you and perhaps the easiest—a paper bag skirt. I seriously love the little ruffle detail around the top and they are perfect for wearing cute belts.
Today we have a free tank top pattern to share with you….
Here’s the deal: I’ve been making myself some tank tops to wear over my swimming suit while I’m with my kids at the pool….then I made me some more to wear as shells…and then I couldn’t stop making them.
Today we are talking about Shoe Jewelry so you can decorate your KEDS!
Keds seem to be all the rage this summer and my girls have jumped on the bandwagon. Which is fine by me…I grew up wearing Keds and love that they are making a come back!
Grace and I actually made these “shoelace bracelets” a few weeks ago. We had a rare afternoon to ourselves and we went shoe jewelry crazy!
Hi everyone! I am Elizabeth, one half of the duo of sisters-in-law who blog at Simple Simon and Company. We love all things that revolve around sewing for our children and are constantly striving for the art of homemaking….all while trying to stay sane. We really love simple sewing projects that are not only quick but that are also beautiful and luckily today’s project completely fits that theme. These zipper bags are simple, but make great gifts and I am warning you—once you make one—you get addicted
I am sewing up a few summer things and this sundress is one of the favorite things that I have ever made. I drafted the free pattern last year and it goes from a girls size 3 to a girls size 8. I sewed up the size 6 last year for Hannie and I sewed up the size 8 this year. It is a bit big but I would rather go with a bit big so she can wear it all summer long.
Hello! Today I get to share with you how to make a 4 patch rag bag. It’s one of the first things that I learned how to sew and years later I still love and make them often. They are perfect for cute, quick, handmade gifts. (Especially when filled with special surprises!)
Last week I pulled out some scrap fabrics to start a new quilt…but then decided to start a new project (I feel like I have crafting ADD sometimes) and make up a tote bag for summer instead. The quilt is still cut and waiting for me, but I am waiting for a 50% off coupon so that I can get a whole bolt of Kona white for the sashings (I am a cheapskate….I know.)
But I do love this bag. It is BIG (great for summer) and it was an afternoon project.
I used the quilt-as-you-go method that I talked about here, the only difference was that I started in the middle and worked my way out as you would a log cabin quilt block. (I just found a great log cabin tutorial if you have absolutely no idea what I am talking about.)
Yay for a new summer bag! I have been sewing a bit more lately (what I should be doing is organizing my sewing space…but I just keep pushing around piles because what I want to do is sew so I will show you some more things next week. Have a wonderful weekend.
PS “Last day of school! Last day of school!” (I am sure Nemo’s dad would be just as happy as I am today….everyone is home for the summer. Although I may just change my mind in about 3 weeks when the “I’m bored” and the arguments begin….but today we are going to enjoy the summer break with a trip to the snow cone stand and stay up late….)