Category Archives: Sewing

Dog Necktie

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

DIY Dog Necktie

May is the season of graduation and weddings.  If your dog is going to either, you want them to look their very best!  If a Dog Bow Tie isn’t his style, a Dog Necktie is the perfect way to dress up your dog without annoying him (too much.)  This pairs great with the Shirt Collar Dog Collar to make your dog super dapper!

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Sewing with Scrapbook Paper

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

Create a new look in your scrapbooking with a sewing machine!

Since I love sewing so much, my love for sewing bleeds over into my scrapbooking.  Sewing scrapbook paper can seem a little bit daunting at first, but is really simple.  You can use this technique to make anything you use scrapbook paper for!  I’m going to show you how to make this adorable scrapbook layout, but you can use the tips I provide for any project!

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Yarn Needle Case

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilight Kallisti

Yarn Needle Case

Sewing needles are essential for crafters but they can easily get misplaced. Tired of pricking my finger when another needle fell out of the paper package I came up with a yarn needle case to store my needles safely. Using yarn, plastic canvas and fabric this case will keep your needles in place in a fashionable way.

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Mother’s Day Gift – Valet Tray

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

DIY Valet Tray

My parents are taking a big cruise this summer to celebrate their 40th anniversary.  I wanted to make my mom a gift that she could use on the cruise, but wouldn’t take up much precious luggage space.  This valet tray is perfect because it will keep all her things from falling off the dresser or night stand, but will lay flat in her suitcase for travel.  If your mom travels, this is the perfect DIY gift for her, too!

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Earth Day: Recycled Crafts

My favorite crafts are Recycled/Repurposed Crafts, so I thought I’d put together a few ideas to inspire your crafting this Earth Day. Whether you’re looking to create recycled Spring decor, upcycle old clothing, or repurpose antiques into new furniture I hope these crafts will inspire you to create sustainably, and craft on any budget!

There are so many ways to recycle Tin Cans. You can decorate them and use them to organize your desk or craft table, you can hang them on the wall in your mudroom or entry way to hold items you don’t want to forget on your way out (keys, chap stick, gloves), or you could fill them with flowers like these! The possibilities really are endless.

Tin Can Wall OrganizerKnick of Time

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DIY Door Latch Covers

Finished on door

My husband tells me I tend to shut doors loudly, or at least that is what he claims when I get up before him. I don’t believe I shut them any louder than he does, but just in case, I wanted to make sure that our baby won’t wake up as soon as someone shuts the nursery door, or really any door upstairs. These cute DIY Door Latch Covers are thin enough that the door still shuts, but the stop the door latch from clicking. These sleep savers are quick and easy to put together.

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