If you have any pets or farm animals, you’ve probably thrown away a ton of feed bags. Each time you’ve done this, maybe you’ve wondered: Is there something better I could do with this? Well in fact, there is! Feed sacks are made from wonderfully durable material and with just a little imagination, you can […]
Sewing by hand is a valuable self-reliant skill that everyone should possess, yet is almost a dying art. Simply learning fundamental sewing skills can save money on clothing and household repairs. This simple tutorial steps through the process of hemming pants that can be utilized on pants, skirts, curtains, etc.
I put hidden zippers in just about anything I can get away with–sewing them is actually much easier than many people think. The key is to have a good zipper foot, and an iron. Learn how to put one in, and also check out the adorable fox costume details while your visit.
Paying to have jeans altered can get spendy. Here’s my quick and easy method for altering jeans using the original hem. Best of all, there’s NO CUTTING so you can let the hem out when your child grows.
These inexpensive potting bags made from ground cover fabric make an ideal container garden for those who need a portable garden. They are easy to make!
What’s after cloth diapers? Naturally washable training pants are the next step when you choose this route. These are a fun alternative to disposable training pants, and easy to make. Want to see how we save a ton of money by making our own. Check out this tutorial and maybe you’ll be inspired to make […]