This week, because Father’s Day is coming up, we’ve got neckties on the brain. They’re an awesome go-to gift for dads, grandfathers, and male role models in general, but let’s face it: giving someone as necktie isn’t very personal or creative. The amazing news is, there are tons of DIY Father’s Day gifts you […]
Refashion clothes and more to create something totally new!
This week, we fell totally in love with upcycled sewing projects. Sometimes, we get so wrapped up in our fabric stashes and stack of exciting new patterns, that we forget about the amazing sewing projects that can be created with our existing garments and old blankets. We hope you enjoy these upcycled, recycled, and straight […]
DIY Vintage Hipster Bag Hello Friends! I am Amy, stay-at-home-Mother of 4, Etsy shop owner, and blogger over at Anna’s Heirloom Boutique. One of my favorite things to do when the weather gets nicer is downtown window-shopping, especially when visiting a new city! Keeping hands free for ice cream or lattes…or both (ehem, I’ve got […]
Going “thrifting” is not a new trend, but it has been becoming more popular recently. Going to a thrift store or browsing garage sales can seem intimidating because of the sheer volume of objects, furniture, and clothing that usually aren’t organized well. If you know what to look for when you’re thrifting, you can save […]
They’re some of the most disheartening events: the day you outgrow your favorite pair of jeans or lose a little weight and try to pull on a cherished shirt…only to find your arms are drowning in fabric! You don’t want to throw these items out, but you’re also not comfortable in them anymore. The awesome […]
Today we have a guest post from Katie of Running With a Glue Gun! Now that the weather’s getting warmer, all we can think about is summer. Katie will show you how to upgrade your denim shorts and give them a stylish makeover! Read on for the full tutorial, and don’t forget to check out Katie’s blog […]
It’s no secret I love to sew, and I particularly love to sew with recycled fabrics. This is for two reasons. One is cost—I live in the UK where fabric costs £14/meter, which is equivalent to $12/ yard. Secondly, because it’s kinder to our world’s limited resources to reuse where we can. One of my go-to […]