Sharrie Heath

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Felt Play Food

Shares 0<p>Put your little chef to work without the messy cleanup. Felt play food is not just fun—it’s soft to the touch and stimulates both motor …

How to Read a Sewing Pattern

If you’re sewing from a pattern, it may seem like it’s all cut and dry – but sometimes once you open up that pattern envelope, all the different …

Sewing

Sewing Hacks: Sizing Down a T-Shirt

Take your over sized, ill fitting shirts and tweak them into a top you would actually wear. If you’ve got a few minutes and a sewing machine, then you can try this easy fix to get a better fit.<p>I have a drawer full of these, usually freely obtained shirts, which almost always end up being worn as …

Sewing

scoop top free pattern and tutorial

As a part of my guest blogging gig for Britex Fabrics, they recently sent some of their new knit fabric to try out! I was really excited to see that …

3 very easy maternity pencil skirt diys

Supplies:<br>1 to 2 yards of stretchy fabric<br>measuring tape<br>sewing machine<br>pins<br>scissors<br>thread<br>*optional oversized tee for the refashionInstructions:<br>VERY …

DIY knit flounce sleeve dress (maternity or non-maternity)

I’ve always been a big fan of ruffle-y and flounce-y sleeves! They are pretty and fun and dress up any style of dress. In this case my maternity …

Roller Skate Skirt Pattern for girls (sz 3 to 10)

Today, I'm sharing this free printable pdf pattern for this adorable circle skirt for girls in sizes 3 to 10!<b><br>**Update **</b> (Don't miss the just posted …

FREE PATTERN FRIDAY!

Harem or Palazzo Pants<p><b>Courtesy of Neverwares</b><p>Harem Pants and Palazzo Pants are all the rage right now! Use this easy pattern to make a few pair for a …

DIY Sewing Cards from Recycled Plastic Lids

I recently had the crazy idea that I could make a set of <b>reusable sewing cards from recycled takeaway lids</b>. My crazy ideas don’t always turn out in …

The 50 Best New Board Games

Order a pizza, invite over one to three friends, and try out the best new board games.<p>Sure, the classic board games like Monopoly, Risk, and Battleship are still great fun. But the number of new games has exploded in the last several years as designers dream up space adventures, deck-building …

Battleships

Sewing Tips: 4 Ways to Finish and Bind Knit Edges

Now that you’ve sorted out sewing with knits, it’s the perfect time to talk about finishing. If you’ve ever wondered about finishing or binding knit fabrics, you’ll definitely want to check out this helpful guide!<p>Binding has a special place in my heart. I find that binding is often the neatest, …

Sewing

Make Your Own Perfect Fabric Purse Handles

Think you need to buy pre-made handles to get a professional look for your handmade handbags? Think again! Make your own perfect fabric purse handles for any project.<p>This step-by-step fabric purse handle tutorial from <i>Blue Susan Makes</i> will show you all you need to know about making sturdy and …

Sewing

Stitch It: Sewing Knits with or without a Serger

Does the idea of sewing knits make you nervous? Overcome your knit fabric anxiety and see how easy it can be to stitch with stretch with this helpful guide to sewing knits with or without a serger!<p>If you’re a knitwear novice, this beginner-friendly guide to sewing with knits that Lucinda at Sew …

10 Quick Bread and Biscuit Recipes That Bake in a Flash

I make a lot of slow cooker soups and stews for dinner, but — alone — they never quite feel like a full meal. Over time, I've learned a great variety …

Breakfast

Mississippi Mud Pie (aka Muddy Mississippi Cake)

Layers of crumbly cookie crust, rich chocolate cake, and creamy pudding make this Mississippi mud pie from Matt Lewis's "Baked Explorations" cookbook the ultimate indulgence for chocolate lovers.

Dessert

Quilting Basics: Slip Stitch for Quilt Bindings and Hems

Love the look of beautiful quilt and blanket bindings or hand-sewn hems applied with nearly invisible stitches, but don’t think you have the skills or the patience to do it in your own work? Allow me to introduce you to the humble—and surprisingly simple—slip stitch!<p>The folks over at The Purl Bee …

Sewing

Add These DIY Mini Piñatas To Your Next Party

Photo: Tim Gibson<p>Planning a party? Add a little extra pizzaz to your festivities by making some of these delightful DIY mini piñatas from Chiara Alberetti Milott of Oh Happy Day!<p>Photo: Tim Gibson<p>Milott suggests multiple celebratory uses for this versatile tutorial, including a cake topper or a …

Chocolate Fudge Bars - aninas recipes

First off, make the cookie dough by combining the butter, sugar and egg – whisking until light and fluffy.<p>Sift the flour, cocoa powder and salt.<p>Mix …

Apple Pie Fries a la Mode + 6 Kids Baking Tips

When my first child was born (almost 24 years ago — yikes!), I had grand visions of us in the kitchen together, whipping up all sorts of delicious …

Dessert

Womens Long Sleeve T-shirt Pattern FREE - Life Sew Savory

<i>I’m so excited to have another free pattern ready to share… A womens long sleeve t-shirt pattern! I cannot believe how well received my classic, yet</i> …

Sewing

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Recipe for bell peppers stuffed with butternut squash

<i>Serves 4 with leftovers</i><p>Olive oil (for the baking dishes)<p>2<p>each yellow, orange, and red bell peppers (6 total)<p>2<p>peeled butternut squash halves (about 1½ …

FREE Yoga Pants Pattern!

Today I’m over at Melly Sews sharing my Zinnia Jacket as part of the Riley Blake Knit Love blog tour. I’m super excited to take part in the tour on …

Nursing Friendly PDF Sewing Patterns & Alteration Tutorials

Shares 2K<p>Nursing friendly sewing patterns! This issue gets brought up all the time in the online sewing groups I frequent, and since I’m rapidly …

Bring A Science Lesson Into The Tub With This Fizzing Bath Dough

I have to admit that I can’t remember the last time I actually took a bath, but Vanessa Brady of Tried & True makes a good point about it being one of the only times that we can actually get away from technology and the distractions of our modern lives. This is especially true for developing minds, …

Chemistry

How to get your wardrobe ready for Spring + Free patterns

I know you must all be familiar with the great site All Free Sewing. Many of you may have even found this site originally from one of their links. …

Clothing

Peanut Butter Chocolate Palmiers (aka Elephant Ears) - Sarah's Cucina Bella

My kids surprise me sometimes. Choosing to eat things I never imagined they’d like (anchovies, for example), and then loving them. Begging for …

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