Category Archives: Craftiness

Knitting, sewing, DIY, tutorials etc.

14 in 2014: Sew some blackout curtains

**Every season, I post a set of goals that I set out to accomplish. I track my progress here on my blog. I like the challenge of setting goals – it helps me to accomplish so much more. This post … Continue reading

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Tutorial: DIY Earring Holder

I’ve seen and pinned so many DIY earring holders lately, I decided it was time to take the plunge and make my own.  I wanted to create something that would work for my posts and my non-post earrings.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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#7: Knit Myself a Sweater

  Why, you might ask, am I wearing a merino wool sweater when it’s 90 degrees outside?  Because I just finished knitting it, that’s why. One of my 11 in 2011 goals was to completely knit a sweater, in a … Continue reading

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DIY: Changing Cap Sleeves to Elastic Sleeves

I’d had this tank top for ages.   While I loved how it looked with cardigans, I never liked it much by itself, because the cap sleeves were not so flattering to my arms.  A few weeks ago, I decided … Continue reading

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DIY: Layered Chain Necklace

Last year, I posted about the beautiful layered chain necklaces I was noticing on Etsy.  I love them, but I never actually got around to buying one. Recently, I began to notice that I had quite a few silver chain … Continue reading

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“I turned on the light”

I made this tunic over a month ago, but I didn’t get around to incorporating it into an outfit until last week. It’s so hot and muggy right now, that long sleeves and leggings are usually too warm.  But my … Continue reading

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My Jewelry Organization

As you probably know, I love to buy handmade and vintage jewelry.  In fact, jewelry is really one of my favorite things to buy. It always fits, no matter how much your weight fluctuates.  It can instantly transform an outfit. … Continue reading

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DIY: Kitchen Cloths from Scraps

Since I sew a lot, I end up with lots of fabric scraps.  I especially end up with lots of t-shirt and jersey scraps and sometimes I’m not sure what to do with them.  This week, I found the perfect … Continue reading

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Before and After : Blue Tunic Re-con

Before You may be familiar with my matching blue and purple Target tunics that I thrifted awhile ago.  You can see the purple one here and the blue one here.  While I love how they fit, I’ve never really liked … Continue reading

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Crafty Interlude: Yoga Mat Bag

I mentioned last week that I’ve gotten a lot of sewing done so far this summer.  Two of my favorite projects are in the above photo: my “new” yoga pants, and my yoga mat bag.  The pants are actually some … Continue reading

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