Friday, May 31, 2013

How to Make Tissue Paper Pom Poms and Flowers

These are easy to make and very pretty. From Design Dazzle -instructions on making them here
One of the things I remember from Tijuana, Mexico was the paper flower vendors. I love their displays of flowers.

From Fun Baby Shower Ideas instructions here

From Pink Paper Peppermint instructions here

How to Make Ribbon Flowers

I saw these and couldn't believe they were made from ribbon. From the Handcrafted Hitching Post
a tutorial on how make these here

These are those cute little  gathered flowers that I see on crazy quilts, little girl's dresses,etc. From Silk Ribbon Embroidery instructions here

Skip to my Lou has 10 tutorial links to make flowers-here

Thursday, May 30, 2013

How to Make a Hummingbird Feeder Out of Glass Bottles

Here's a tutorial here and a less commercial blog with instructions here
Another instruction place including where to get the feeder tubes from Margarita Stewart-here

How to Make Fairy Wings

Well I posted mermaid tail so you have to have the fairy wings too.

Instructions again on Instructables by Janel Norris.Here
She also has an Etsy site The Fairy Stitch Factory

How to Make a Mermaid Tail

This is so awesome now I need to borrow some one's daughter.

Designed by Marsaann on Instrutables. She gives great instructions and it's quite easy. Please read comments on what type of fabric and where to get the fin before bothering her as she has answered these questions many times.Instructions here

Mid Way to Halloween

Yeah, I know summer is coming and it's past midway to Halloween but you know what? Don't care.
Here are some cool projects for Halloween.

This is amazing and I would keep it up all year round. Anyway, link here on how to do this.

Batty Bleached Tees from Chaos Served-Instructions here

Isn't this wreath lovely? I put that in my sewing room. From Our Best Bites comes photo instructions on how to make this. You could also add your own theme like Xmas, Girls room with Ballerinas, Baby shower,etc. I'll keep mine on the dark side.
Instructions are here

Wednesday, May 29, 2013


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This sale is from May 29-June 5..
Yes, 20% Off patterns, jewelry, patchwork skirts, diapers, etc.. on purchases $10.00 or more.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Monster High Dresses

In my frustration using a Barbie doll pattern for a Monster Doll and the gown being too big I figured I show you some awesome custom made Monster High doll dresses.

Jonna Jonzon

a Ghouls Night Out

Heather Montgomery

Iddy Biddy Spider

Ghoulias Closet

Friday, May 24, 2013

Monster High Dolls

I just recently noticed these dolls and I really like them so much  that I am making a shadow box with one of the dolls. I am making her a gown and adding all kinds of skulls, gothic looking fabric, lace,etc.
I'll show you that when I'm done too.