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How to hem a curve sewing tutorial

Learning how to hem a curve comes in very handy, especially when making dresses or circle skirts. Here is an easy method that will give you a smooth, neat finish. How To Hem A Curve Whether you’ve been sewing for a while or you’re just st...
by The Seaman Mom on Sep 2, 2016

DIY Farm Play Mat Handmade Gift Idea

Y’all are going to love this DIY farm play mat.  If you are looking for a simple gift to give to your kids, this is the project for you!  If y’all can believe it, my grandson will soon be one!  Where does the time go?  ...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Aug 19, 2016

DIY Farm Play Mat Handmade Gift Idea

Y’all are going to love this DIY farm play mat.  If you are looking for a simple gift to give to your kids, this is the project for you!  If y’all can believe it, my grandson will soon be one!  Where does the time go?  ...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Aug 19, 2016

How To Make a Potholder

Learn how to make a potholder with our super simple instructions below.  I made this DIY jar potholder from some fabric I had on hand.  I love the way it turned out and thought I would share the easy step by step instructions with y’a...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Aug 17, 2016

DIY No sew skirt tutorial

Fashion a cute skirt from a man’s t-shirt? This DIY no sew skirt is awesome! No needle, no thread, ready to wear in minutes! DIY No Sew Skirt I love sewing especially when I get to make cute stuff for my daughter, it makes me so happy to s...
by The Seaman Mom on Jun 21, 2016

How to care for raspberry bushes

Left alone, raspberry bushes are their own enemy. Here’s how to care for raspberry bushes for a successful raspberry grow.  How to care for raspberry bushes Last year I’ve purchased and planted a summer bearer raspberry bush (which m...
by The Seaman Mom on Jun 10, 2016

DIY No sew halter beach coverup tutorial

If you need a cover up to wear at the beach or by the pool that you can whip up in minutes, it’s breezy, cool and cute at the same time, this no sew beach cover up is it! No sew beach cover up The beach season is getting close for me, I made pl...
by The Seaman Mom on Jun 7, 2016

Pillowcase sewing tutorial

Pillowcases are fun to make and a great project for the absolute beginner! This Easy Pillowcase Tutorial is quick and easy that you’ll be finding yourself making pillowcases for everyone! Easy Pillowcase Tutorial Most of my pillows are the...
by The Seaman Mom on Jun 3, 2016

Magic Pillowcase Tutorial

I’ve been wanting to make fun pillows in bright colors and fun patterns for a while. I finally had an excuse to and couldn’t wait to share this magic pillowcase tutorial with you. I’m not much of a seamstress beyond sewing class in...

Assembling a Busy Book

I have shared all of my busy book pages and now is it time to share how I am assembling a busy book.  This is a great gift idea for a baby or toddler!  Mix and match the pages for a unique book that is all about the child.  I have page...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Mar 19, 2016

Assembling a Busy Book

I have shared all of my busy book pages and now is it time to share how I am assembling a busy book.  This is a great gift idea for a baby or toddler!  Mix and match the pages for a unique book that is all about the child.  I have page...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Mar 19, 2016

Farm Busy Book Page

The farm busy book page is the last in my busy book series.  At the end of this week, I will show you how to bring the entire quiet book together for one great gift idea.  This book is perfect for keeping babies and toddlers happy and busy...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Mar 16, 2016

Farm Busy Book Page

The farm busy book page is the last in my busy book series.  At the end of this week, I will show you how to bring the entire quiet book together for one great gift idea.  This book is perfect for keeping babies and toddlers happy and busy...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Mar 16, 2016

Elmo Busy Book Page

Today we have an Elmo busy book page that you don’t want to miss.  I am finishing up my busy book series this week with this page and one more.  Then I will show you how to put all of the pages together at the end of the week into one...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Mar 14, 2016

Elmo Busy Book Page

Today we have an Elmo busy book page that you don’t want to miss.  I am finishing up my busy book series this week with this page and one more.  Then I will show you how to put all of the pages together at the end of the week into one...
by The Country Chic Cottage on Mar 14, 2016

How to make Fabric Yo-yo flowers

These DIY Fabric Yo Yo Flowers are super easy to make and a great project for beginners. Also a perfect way to update your wardrobe on a budget! DIY Fabric Yo Yo Flowers I’ve kind of developed... This is a content summary. For additional conte...
by The Seaman Mom on Mar 10, 2016

No sew fleece scarf tutorial with yarn fringe

If you love fleece as much as I do, you’ll want to make yourself a warm, cuddly scarf for cold days with this super easy no sew fleece scarf tutorial with fringe. They make great gifts too! No... This is a content summary. For additional conte...
by The Seaman Mom on Mar 8, 2016

How to brighten up your mornings & make a notebook from a cereal box

Make a cute, personalized, budget friendly notebook, for personal use or for a kid with this super easy Recycled Cereal Box Notebooks tutorial.  Recycled Cereal Box Notebooks Did you guys know... This is a content summary. For additional conten...
by The Seaman Mom on Mar 3, 2016

DIY mini gift boxes out of recycled toilet paper rolls

No need to buy gift boxes when you can make adorable, pretty and personalized toilet paper rolls gift boxes for a fraction of the cost! Stand out from the crowd with these lovely mini gift... This is a content summary. For additional content, l...
by The Seaman Mom on Mar 1, 2016

How to make your own Natural Window Cleaner

Clean your windows the healthy natural way! Make your own natural window cleaner that is safe for you, your house and the environment, affordable and easy to make, with ingredients you most likely... This is a content summary. For additional content...
by The Seaman Mom on Feb 26, 2016


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