National Thrift Shop Day August 17, 2016

“During National Thrift Shop Day, thrifters not only celebrate the values of up-cycling, re-using, smart shopping and thrifty fashion, but by shopping at Goodwill, they can have an even greater impact: they can help put unemployed or underemployed neighbors back to work,” said Jim Gibbons, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International. http://www.goodwill.org/uncategorized/goodwill-celebrates-national-thrift-shop-day-2/

Summer Sewing Class with Zayda & Alexa Session Two

This weeks Summer Sewing Class was a blast. We made a skirt and t shirt pillow in this session. Alexa and Zayda were great students and enjoyed learning how to make a simple one seam elastic waist skirt along with a no sew t shirt pillow. We decided to create a YouTube video of or …

Found Object Jewelry- Wrap Bracelet

Love finding objects and turning them into wearable art. The key word here is "found" as in not bought but found elements.  For this found object project I literally was walking down the gravel driveway at the Gingerbread House in Gatlinburg Tennessee and found a piece of wire just laying there in the middle of …

Fairy Garden Fun for Summer

Fairy Gardens or Miniature Gardens seem to be popping up everywhere and are perfect for a summer DIY.  The creative possibilities with these gardens are endless. You can use most any container and "fairy decorations."  Truly so fun to create.  This is how I made mine.   Gather supplies Container for your garden.  This can …