After reading a plea for assistance, I discovered that not everyone knows some of the most basic homestead (or homemaking) skills. It doesn’t matter whether you want to mend a canvas tarp or a silk scarf. Here is a tutorial for a very basic hand-sewing stitch that can be useful in a variety of circumstances. […]
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.
As we move through our days on the homestead, making a more sustainable life for ourselves, there are projects that are urgent and get done quickly like mending the fence or planting the garden. Then there are the projects that happen over the course of time and seem as natural as the sun rising and […]
Love yoga? Want to make going to the studio or your local gym a little easier, or even a peaceful workout at your favorite park? I love those cute yoga mat straps, but it just isn’t realistic when you want to bring a change of clothes, water bottle, yoga blocks or a strap or two. […]
Looking for an easy sewing project? This quick and easy project that is great for beginners, or when you’re looking for a little 1-hour project to satisfy those crafting cravings! This makes two oven mitts, and two pot holders. These would be great for your own home, or you can make a cute, custom gift […]
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.