With all the little stones the details come to life close up.
Crafts, Projects

Creating Sweater Guard Clips

If there is one thing that I love to wear no matter what the season, it's a cardigan. I have cardigans in all different colours, patterns, and sleeve lengths, it's probably on the borderline of being an obsession. Cardigans were a wardrobe staple in the 1950's and they usually were adorned with what was called… Continue reading Creating Sweater Guard Clips

The zipper turned out great, but one thing that I noticed is the new zipper isn't quite as long as the old one.
Projects, Sewing

Back to Basics – Replacing a Zipper

Zippers are great, but they can quickly become a pain if they lose teeth, start to split, or if the stops or insertion pin go missing. It doesn't mean you need to buy a replacement garment, you could just replace the zipper. This may seem like a really daunting job, however it's much easier than… Continue reading Back to Basics – Replacing a Zipper

For the bigger pieces I sewed them down and for all the tiny pieces I glued them on.
Crafts, Projects, Sewing

Ugly Christmas Sweater

This project will be the last in the Christmas DIY series. It is definitely not a traditional project and I realize it will not be to everyone's taste, but it is all in fun. Now for most Christmas sweaters you expect familiar depictions of the holiday season with lights, Santa, reindeer, snowflakes and the like.… Continue reading Ugly Christmas Sweater

Projects are coming together, I'm using these ornaments to decorate the book tree.
Crafts, Projects

Alternative Tree – A Book Tree

This will be the second post in the Christmas series and this one is much less traditional. We're going to be creating a "Christmas tree" from books. Being a collector of books I didn't have any issues finding enough for this project. The amount of books needed really depends on how tall you want the… Continue reading Alternative Tree – A Book Tree

Besides tons of glitter, here's what you'll need.
Crafts, Projects

DIY Christmas Ornaments

This is going to be the first of three Christmas projects. Now I feel like I should preface this with the fact that Christmas is not my favourite season, if you've followed some of my previous posts you'll know it's Halloween, but I thought I'd give this a try. Of the three projects this one… Continue reading DIY Christmas Ornaments