Tag: sewing

Tutorial: Doctor Who Tardis Cocktail Napkins

Inspired by one of my favorite shows and an upcoming bridal shower for a Whovian-loving friend, I whipped-up a set of Doctor Who themed TARDIS cocktail napkins. They were so simple to make and fun to use, there’s no reason not to make yourself a set to celebrate your favorite fandom. Plus,

Tutorial: Picnic Bunting

I have a confession to make: I’m really loving the bunting trend. I still get excited when I see a blog post with a different twist on the basic triangle garland. In honor of Memorial Day, and with an invitation to a weekend barbecue, I decided to make my own

Fascinating Fascinators

Last night, my friends and I met up to make ourselves fascinators. Why? We wanted to go out for high tea and didn’t have the proper headwear, of course! We pooled our supplies, nibbled on cardamon tea cookies, drank some wine, and here is what emerged at the end of the

On The Mend

I’m on a little bit of a denim kick lately…I can’t imagine why. While searching for inspiration lately, I came across boro fabrics and sashiko stitching, a form of Japanese hand quilting done to repair old clothes and household items. Menders used a small running stitch to bind together multiple

Field Trip: Gardiner Craft Supply Sale

Last weekend, my sister Raheli and I went on a field trip to the Gardiner Public Library for their annual Craft Supply Sale. They sell yarn, fabric, books, notions and other gently used supplies. I’ve been wanting to go ever since I drooled over her Ezy-Hem Gauge that she picked

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