Dionne Dussard

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Fussy Cutters Club ~ We Are All Connected mini quilt

Angie Wilson AKA Gnome Angel is such a joy, her blog and social media are filled with gorgeous projects and the most wonderful fussy cuts! I was …

How To Make Your Own (Affordable) Floor Mirror

Ryan and Michelle are all about DIY projects in and around their Annapolis, Maryland home. Whether it's propagating bamboo for privacy fencing, …

Woodworking

How to Baste a Quilt

This tutorial will show you 3 different ways to baste a quilt, but first let’s begin with a quick attitude check for those who need it. Growing up I …

How to Calculate Fabric Yardage for Quilts

01 of 03<p>Easy Steps to Calculate Quilt Yardage<p>Calculating how much fabric you need to make a quilt is easy once you understand the basics. Try this …

Telluride Easy Knit Kimono Pattern

Shares 8K<p>I recently shared a crocheted Cascading Kimono Cardigan Pattern here on the blog so I thought it might be fun to share this knit kimono …

Pretty Patchwork Bag Tutorial

Hello and happy Thursday! Today I'm pretty excited to share with you a new little tutorial for the cutest little bags ever made with Moda Candy …

Sewing

bagmaker tuesday #2 (trail tote)

Hello, welcome to Bagmaker Tuesday !!!<br>I have a super adorable Trail Tote I made for my niece to share today :)<br>Pretty cute, isn't it?<br>And not only is …

Learn How to Machine Quilt with Our Easy Tutorials

Machine Quilting Tips and Techniques<p>Like any other quilting skill, learning how to machine quilt takes a bit of practice. But you'll find that some …

Tips for Sewing Vinyl Fabric: Feeding Through Sewing Machine and More

Does the idea of sewing vinyl or vinyl coated fabric make you stop in your tracks? Do you hesitate even though it would be perfect for what you have …

Cord Wraps in Two Sizes

Although it may seem as if our varied electronic devices operate by magic, we know sooner or later they require a cord to sync, transfer or …

Earbuds

'Architecture Of An Asylum' Tracks History Of U.S. Treatment Of Mental Illness

When I moved to Washington, D.C., in 1962, St. Elizabeths Hospital was notorious — a rundown federal facility for the treatment of people with mental illness that was overcrowded and understaffed. Opened with idealism and hope in 1855, the facility had ballooned from 250 patients to as many as …

Mental Health

Machine Sewn Seam Finishes: Looking Good from the Inside Out

"<i>Give us the tools and we will finish the job</i>." Winston Churchill. One of the signs of a truly well-made project is that it looks nearly as good on …

Sewing

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

It's 99% guaranteed you will find something in here your family will love.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

The 5 Best Cutting Mats for Quilters

You know what doesn’t get enough credit? The non-tippable wine glass. Seriously, what an amazing invention. Definitely a must-have for your …

TULIP DRESS - Free sewing pattern

I have done so many draughts of this dress and have finally honed it to perfection. Again, it is VERY easy to make. There are just two pieces to sew …

The 90 Minute Dress Tutorial

I actually made this dress at the beginning of the summer (and have worn it everywhere!) but am just now getting to blog about it. A couple years ago …

How to Take in the Waist on a Pair of Blue Jeans

If your waist is quite a bit smaller than your hips, you may suffer from “gaposis” when you buy jeans to fit your hips. This leaves plenty of room in …

DIY Patchwork Piano Bench (or anywhere) Cushion! {free tutorial}

This Patchwork Cushion was my project in the Wonderland Blog Hop from Blend Fabrics. I'm so excited to give you a tutorial for it and FYI... you can …

Sewing

Sewing Lesson: Bomber Jacket #114A 04/2017

You can do it! Thanks to clear, step-by-step instructions, even creative beginners can sew this season’s trendiest jacket for themselves. Follow this …

Sewing

ScrapBusters: Colorful Ruffled Oven Mitts

As maker's, it's time we fess up: scraps are a bit of an addicition. When we love a fabric, it's hard to say goodbye after just one project. So into …

Crafting

Upholster This $250 IKEA Couch into a $2800 Anthropologie Couch

My name is Kelly Bryden, and I am still waiting for the day when I can casually walk into Anthropologie and just dump everything that I’m interested in into a bag, pay for it, and take it home with me. Sadly, I think this day is far, far away, so for now I just rely on Anthro hacks to fill all my …

How to Make a DIY Lava Lamp With Just a Few Ingredients

Who knew Alka Seltzer was so magical?<p>Science is amazing. It's taught us that wine is good for your brain, chocolate can cure a cough and that cheese …

Food

How To Transfer A Photo To Wood

You may think that printing on wood is something that can only be done in a factory, but to our surprise there’s an awesome DIY way to do that. A …

Video Tutorials

ScrapBusters: Lace Overlay Clutch

It’s garden party season! Outdoor gatherings for wedding, reunions, and more are the stuff of spring and summer – and the ultimate excuse to pull out …

Sewing

Make A Halter Top Dress This Summer

One of my favorite things about summer is unpacking all of my clothes that were stored away over the winter and coming across awesome outfits I had …

Sewing

Show Off Saturday... Sewing Roman Shades

Check this out - I sewed roman shades! I had one of those 'I bet I could do that' moments, and then after reading about it everywhere I could, I just …

Sewing

DIY Storage Ottoman

The most satisfying DIY projects are those that serve not just a practical purpose, but an aesthetic one as well. Here’s a DIY storage ottoman– or …

HomeMade Modern EP8 $5 Bucket Stool

The $5 bucket stool epitomizes exactly what we are trying to do at HMM. The stool is durable, simple to make and aesthetically pleasing. It looks …

Try This: Bleach-Spotted Fabric

Making your own fabric designs is such a fun way to personalize any of your textile projects. I tried hand painting curtains for a dalmation-esque …