Tag Archives: Fabric

No-Sew, Double-Sided, Roll-Up, DIY Window Shade

No-Sew, Double-Sided, Roll-Up, DIY Window Shade

If you ever need to cover a window with a roll-up shade, and you want something fast and inexpensive, consider the following tutorial:  Without sewing a single stitch, you can make a shade in under an hour that will look absolutely professional: no messy/uneven hems will show through the fabric. The shade can even be “double-sided”, so a different back… Continue Reading

Repurposing A Torn Basket

Repurposing A Torn Basket

Never, in a million years would I throw away a basket – or any kind of container whatsoever – before trying to repurpose it, no matter what its condition. This flatweave basket was a favorite  because of its loose shape and its generous size. It may have lost its handles during the last move but it certainly… Continue Reading

Personalized Jewelry Travel Pouches

Personalized Jewelry Travel Pouches

Two birthdays ago, my mother and sister gave me a present that made me ecstatic: my very first sewing machine! My initial reaction was to promise my sister that I would sew something for her, anything she wanted! She asked for fabric pouches to store her jewelry when traveling. Very easy to make, but it seemed that I was always too… Continue Reading

A Little Bag To Love

A Little Bag To Love

After I was done with my latest project and before putting my sewing machine away, I thought I’d make a little bag from some fabric scrap and leftover materials from older projects.  I’m so glad I did! Because sometimes an adorable little nothing can make your day! So, after finishing the IKEA hack, I had some of… Continue Reading