Tag Archives | Stitchcraft

Wear Your Heart on Your Knees


For me, Valentine’s Day always brings me back to my grade school days, when we would sit at our desks, making valentines with construction paper and glitter. In the spirit of those days, I decided to do a little …

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Friendship Bracelet DIY

Looking for a meaningful way to express your love for your BFF?  Or just looking to create a one-of-a-kind bracelet to sport with your fashionable outfits? We recreated one of our favorite grade school past-times to offer you a little …

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Racquet Baller Goggles

Recently, I chose to play racquetball goggle-free, because I didn’t want to wear the dorky wraparound goggles. I quickly learned my lesson when I oh-so-skillfully returned the ball with none other than – you guessed it – my eye. After …

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D-I-Dye: Renewing A Leather Handbag

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Photo: Wren

Portland native and fashion blogger Little Ocean Annie is more than super cool and stylish. The trendsetting fashionista also has an affinity for fun DIY projects that appeal to crafty types with a serious thrifting habit. I stumbled …

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Sew ‘Burda’ Stylish

For those of you craving an online DIY forum, Burda Style may be just the site to stir your creativity! The online sewing community is a hub for sewing enthusiasts to chat on message boards, read sewing tips, post sewing …

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Ruffle Your Frocks Without Ruffling Your Feathers

There’s no easier way to imbue an outfit with DIY darlingness than to add some ruffles. “Wait a minute,” you counter, “Making Ruffles? Easy? I don’t think so.” No, it’s true! Here’s a little DIY project to prove it!…

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Sewing 101: How to Turn Bootcut Jeans Into Skinny Jeans


In the second installment of Sewing 101, Emily shows us how to turn regular old bootcut jeans into fabulous skinnies! You won’t believe how easy it is…

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Sewing 101: How to Hem Jeans


Attention DIY junkies, petite girls and fans of well-fitting pants! You may remember our Scarves 101 video series, in which Lindsay showed us the many mod ways to tie a scarf. This week, Emily utilizes her incredible seamstress …

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Mod DIY: Pretty in Pink for Prom

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With prom season coming up, it was time for me to channel my inner Molly Ringwald and make a prom dress out of a vintage pink dress.

For details on how you can win this dress, instructions on how I …

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Fused Plastic Bag Tote

Hey all! I wanted to share with you the instructions I gave my kids for the after school art class I teach. The basic idea is melting old plastic shopping bags into a composite plastic which you can then create …

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