Tutorial

How to Cover a Cardboard Box with Scrapbook Paper

I have something a little special for you this week. I have wanted to start posting more tutorials and how-to's, and this is a good start. This is actually a mini-tutorial because when I was transferring the pictures from my phone to my computer, something went wrong and several of them were lost. Since this… Continue reading How to Cover a Cardboard Box with Scrapbook Paper

Sewing · Vintage-Inspired

Gertie’s Zipper Front Dress Review

And spring has arrived! After two weeks of chilly, wintery weather, the balmy spring days have returned. Which is fitting considering that yesterday, March 20th, was the first official day of spring. I know there will probably be several more cold days, but I am so excited to see those days becoming less and less.… Continue reading Gertie’s Zipper Front Dress Review

Emmy Couture Podcast · Minerva Crafts Blogger Network

New Podcast Episode and Minerva Crafts February Make

Hello everyone, I have a couple things to share with you today. The first is my Minerva Crafts make for February. Aren't these stuffed animals adorable? You can read all about them in my blog postΒ on the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network site. Also, I have just uploaded another podcast episode. Finally! I feel like it… Continue reading New Podcast Episode and Minerva Crafts February Make

Sewing · Vintage-Inspired

Hydrangeas – Gertie’s Princess Seam Dress

One of the biggest perks of knowing how to sew is the ability to make beautiful dresses for my sister. She fell in love with this hydrangea print fabric when we stopped by Hancock fabrics during their closing sales last year. We purchased three yards and had just enough to squeeze out this dress. Literally,… Continue reading Hydrangeas – Gertie’s Princess Seam Dress

Knitting · Sewing

Gray Beach Days: Andi Satterlund’s Miette Cardigan

As you can see, these pictures definitely aren't of the beach! Hopefully you aren't too disappointed. . . With the mix of oranges, blues, and the grey edgings, I've found this cardigan toΒ remindΒ me of those days when the sun is peeping out between dark beautiful storm clouds over a rolling aquamarine ocean. Which explains why… Continue reading Gray Beach Days: Andi Satterlund’s Miette Cardigan

Watercolors

Watercolor Painting: Baby Dear

Hello everyone! As you may be aware, one of my many hobbies is watercolor painting. I love to give hand painted cards to friends and family members for any special occasions. Often times, I find painting to be very relaxing after working on sewing or knitting. There aren't any special instructions I have to follow.… Continue reading Watercolor Painting: Baby Dear