How To Make A Fall Fabric Wreath

I love having wreaths on my front door, hanging on a wall or from a window.  This fall I wanted something different…I wanted to use  fabric….and it needed to be a quick and easy project. A wreath that had an old time feel to it.  To make one for yourself I’m sharing the tutorial on How To Make A Fall… Read More

Kitchen Updo: Ralph Lauren Tiered Ruffled Skirt Chair Covers

Our kitchen updo is really coming along and I”m so happy with how it’s turning out.  So far we’ve shared the Wine Crate Plate Holder Vignette,  Backspash redo.  and the Chippy Cottage Railing. Today I’m sharing the kitchen updo: Ralph Lauren Tiered Ruffled Skirt Chair Cushions. The vision for our chair cushions hit me when I spotted a Ralph Lauren Tiered… Read More

A Sewing Tip Helps Relieve Neck Pain

 With all the remodeling and room updo’s going on behind the scenes at the Charmer I’ve been doing quite a bit of  sewing. Since my surgery last year my neck stiffens up when holding my head down for too long. A tip I learned a while back helps me control my neck stiffness.  I’m re-sharing this post…. A sewing tip… Read More

Don’t you just love $1.00 Pattern Day and stockpiling!

Smiles, Hope everyone is having a great day! It’s expected to be in the 80’s today, yahoo!  I’m a big sewer, love it! The last few years my sewing has focused on home decor, but want to start sewing for myself again! My inspiration always comes from Jo-Ann’s and Hancock Fabrics when they have their patterns for a buck! usually… Read More

Valentine Heart Pillow..

Smiles Everyone, Today I finished my first Valentine’s project. Since I love to sew I decided to  start with a pillow. This pillow could easily be done without sewing. This is the fabric I had in my stash pile.  For the body of the pillow I used white  lining fabric. I used a 16″ pillow form, so I cut out… Read More

Edge Leaf Pillow Tutorial

  Hi All, Yesterday I shared with you the tutorial for my  Flower Leaf Pillow! Gosh, why is it I don’t notice “things” in a photo until AFTER it’s been posted. I used this photo in yesterday’s tutorial, I just uploaded it when I noticed the clothes hanging over the banister.  You see them in the top right of the… Read More

A Pencil Pleat Textured Pillow

  During the decorating phase of our deck project I wanted to incorporate some textured pillow.  I’ll be making them a on a budget.  One day when I was at Hancock Fabric I was wandering around in the drapery section, and found Drapery Pencil Pleat Tape. Bingo – this would provide me the look I was after!  Texture, unique and… Read More