DIY Finger Puppets (Silhouette PixScan™ Tutorial)

Silhouette Saturday | DIY Finger Puppets (PixScan™ Tutorial) | Tasty Happenings for

Please welcome Gisela! She is incredibly talented and knows her way around the Silhouette for sure. She blogs over at Tasty Happenings. Stay tuned after her post for all the ways you can connect with her! DIY FINGER PUPPETS (PixScan™ Tutorial) I am delighted to be guest posting here today! Thank you, Dawn for this opportunity, […]

Hot Air Balloon Quilted Taggy

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Please welcome my fellow Air Force wife, friend, and former neighbor and running parter, Alicia, who is sharing an awesome quilting tutorial today! Learning to quilt has been on my to-do list a long time and with something this size, it seems more manageable doesn’t it? Read on to learn how to make this quilted […]

12 Summer Sewing Tutorials for Girls


Sewing is something I love that’s been pushed low on the priority list the past year. I’m working on getting it back up there because I really miss it. But in the meantime, here are 12 of my past sewing tutorials for girls. For several of the dresses, I use shirring. You can find my […]

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve been getting a few sneak peeks of this project we completed last weekend. Prior to a week ago, my craft “space” was the laundry room, which was shared with the dogs and the laundry machines. As it only had […]

The Chloe Dress Tutorial

This is actually an old tutorial that is probably 2+ years old now but it’s still one of my favorite dresses I’ve designed. I originally shared it as a guest post at Whimsy Couture but I’ve never shared it on my own blog so I thought with Spring (hopefully) coming soon that now would be […]

DIY Women’s No-Slip Headbands {Great for running and working out!}

Women's DIY No-Slip Headbands. Great for running and working out!

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen this picture I posted a few weeks ago about a cute running headband my sweet neighbor made me. It stayed on so well during my runs and workout sessions, I asked her if she had used a tutorial. She said she just made it up […]

20 Minute Re-Fashion: Too big Sundress to High-Waisted Skirt

ReFashion: Too big dress to High-Waisted Skirt

As I keep losing the last of my baby weight, my clothes are getting too big. Some are fairly new though so I decided to take some of my too big sundress and make high-waisted skirts. You can also check sales racks for dresses a size or two bigger than your usual size to do […]

The Harper Maxi Dress


For this maxi dress, you’ll be making a bodice pattern from scratch based on an a-line dress that fits your daughter well.  All you’ll need supply wise is fabric, 3 covered buttons (using a covered button kit), and all your sewing goodies. Here is a sketch of how the bodice pattern works.  You’ll basically fold […]

{Guest Post} Jenna of 2027’s DIY Ruched Camera Strap SlipCover

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Please welcome Jenna from 2027. She’s adorable, she’s crafty, and she has a seriously amazing sense of design. I’m so excited to welcome her here today to share this awesome tutorial with you.   Hi everyone!  I’m Jenna and I blog at 2027.  I like to write about a little bit of everything over in my […]

DIY Onesies {Handmade Gift Idea}

So many of my friends have had or are having babies this year! I made these for a friend at the request of her sister and now I’ll show you how to make them too. She asked me to make two sports themed onesies and two girly onesies (all for a baby girl). What You’ll […]

The Olivia Tunic Dress Tutorial

For this sweet little dress, you’ll be making a pattern from scratch based on an a-line dress that fits your daughter well.  All you’ll need supply wise is fabric, 6 big buttons, and all your sewing goodies Here is a sketch of how the pattern works.  You’ll basically fold a dress in half lengthwise and […]

Shabby Chic Circle Skirt

What You’ll Need: Circle Skirt Pattern (see note below prior to cutting) 1 yard each of three coordinating fabrics Trim, one type for each skirt layer (I used a decorative lace, jumbo ric rac, and decorative elastic) 3″ Wide Ruffle Elastic for the Waistband, cut to 1″ longer than your model’s waist measurement All your […]

Re-Run: The Boys’ Faux-Layered Christmas Tee


It’s high time for a project for the boys!  I’m making it a priority to start coming up with more boy projects.  Here’s a fun little shirt for Christmas that’s festive but also doesn’t scream “Christmas shirt”.  I made my son’s in a size up so that it will (hopefully) fit him next year too. […]

DIY Poinsettia Felt Flowers {on Striped Yarn Wreath}


I vividly remember making these Poinsettia flowers out of construction paper as a kid and I thought they might be super cute in felt so I headed to Hobby Lobby for all the stuff I’d need to make what I had pictured in my head.  I doesn’t always happen this way, but it came out […]

The Piper Dress

      I whipped this dress up from start to finish in just 2 hours so it’s a great nap time project!  You only have to cut 4 pieces of fabric but this dress does use some shirring and a button hole.  For more details on shirring check out my basics tute on how […]