Tag: sewing

From dresses and bows to T-shirts and ‘No’s’

I know it sounds ridiculous, but now that our daughter only wants to wear store-bought jeans and T-shirts, I’m having a bit of an identity crisis. When school is back in session, I won’t be the mom who sews cute dresses with matching hair bows.

DIY memory quilts from loved ones’s clothes

DIY memory quilts {Heather's Handmade Life}

DIY memory quilts are very snuggly and warm. Because the clothing squares were all cut from well-loved nighties and sweaters, they’re also super soft.

Reupholstering an ottoman

Reupholstering an ottoman {Heather's Handmade Life}

For less than $20 in fabric and upholstery tacks — and about 30 minutes of sewing, cutting and hammering — she had what looked like a brand-new ottoman.