Piping can add a pop of color and a pretty defining edge to your sewing projects. Sure, you can buy premade cording, but if you make it yourself you can have it in any fabric and size you want. Christine Haynes shares a video tutorial at Creative Live showing how you can make your own corded piping in three easy steps.
The camera strap that comes with your camera is functional, but it’s not exactly pretty. Faith from DIYs shows how you can make a new – and far more attractive – cover for your standard camera strap. Show your personality with a fabric print that you love. Click below for her tutorial:
Portia from Makery shows how you can create a hem band with side vents. The hem band is a pretty finish and the split at the sides adds extra ease of movement at the hip. The side split also allows you to have a longer back without having to curve the hem to accommodate the different lengths. Click below for her tutorial: How to: Split hem finish, by Makery
My husband and I bought a pillow top mattress about 16 years ago when we were first married and it was time to throw it out and get a new one. We knew we’d love a new mattress I mean who wouldn’t? However, we didn’t realize it would make such a big difference with our sleeping [ ] The post Serta Perfect Sleeper Mattress – Part 3 appeared first on U Create.
Sara from The Sara Project shows how you can make this awesome knotted fabric bow clip. You can make them from smaller scraps of fabric, and they’d look so cute in your hair – just like you’d tied a little fabric bow around your tresses. She shows it on her baby girl, but I think girls of all ages could rock this little bow.
Many of you saw my previous post ” Genius Craft Tips Using Items Around the House” and I decided I couldn’t stop there. I have so many more craft tips and decided to share “more” tips that might surprise you and make your crafty life easier! MORE Genius Craft Tips Using Items Around the House The post MORE Genius Craft Tips appeared first on U Create.
It’s amazing what pretty storage can do for a messy space. Just put your piles in a pretty bucket, and voila! Instant organization and functional decor, and everyone will think you’re a domestic diva. Melissa from Polkadot Chair shares a tutorial over at Riley Blake Designs for her Never Full Fabric Bucket.
Vintage tea towels have the best graphics on them. But I never want to use them as actual towels because I don’t want them to get all stained and ruined. Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life shows how you can make the cutest throw pillows out of vintage tea towels. That way you can display the cute prints around your house without putting them through the towel wear and tear.
Tanya from Dans le Lakehouse made these boot shapers out of burlap coffee sacks and some silk fabric. They’re filled with batting with a sprinkle of lavender to keep things smelling pretty. Drawstring tops keep them closed. If you can’t find small coffee sacks like she used, you could also just sew some pretty yardage together for that step.
This cape scarf has me dreaming of crisp mornings and cool evenings. That says a lot, because I really don’t like cold weather! Jess from The Sewing Rabbit shows how you can make one. You can use any heavy weight fabric, such as suiting, blanket material, or sweater knit. Click below to go to her tutorial: