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Category Archives: Sew


How to Make a Canvas Cube I saw a cube similar to this in one of the high-end furniture catalogs… It had a HUGE price tag, too – $249.00! Yikes! I know we as DIYers can do better so I’ll Read more…


How to Use Elastic Thread to Make Smocked Fabric Smocked fabric by the yard is very popular… It is so easy to purchase it, make a seam, and voila – a cute little dress or top. The downside is that Read more…


 Upholstering the RH Inspired Baroque Chair… Here is another plan I drew for The Design Confidential that I was planning on building…  (That seems to get me in a lot of trouble!) Although this chair doesn’t have the turned legs like Read more…


How to Give a Dress a Makeover I love dresses.  Yes, I actually wear them on occasion – even on some of my trips to the home improvement stores to buy lumber, parts, power tools, etc! I really love the Read more…


 How to Make a Ruffled Tote Bag I saw the cutest tote bag with fabric ruffles on it… I knew my daughter, aka “The Han”, would love it! Then I saw the price tag… I know a lot of people Read more…


How to Make Canvas Pillow Covers Canvas drop cloths seem to be the most economical way to get the look shown in so many of the high-end catalogs. I bought a 9′ x 12′ dropcloth for $20! That’s quite a Read more…


How to Girl Up a Man’s T-Shirt I really love those oversized “Flashdance” type of shirts… If you grew up in the 80s you totally know what I mean. If not, well, nevermind! Anyway, today, I’ll show you how to girl Read more…

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