DIY family shoe storage solutions

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If you’ve got more than one person in your family you have likely tried to answer the “where should we put the shoes” question. It’s easiest if they’re stored near the door so everyone doesn’t track their shoes all over the house but is a giant rubbermaid tub or some elaborate built-in you only option?

Simple leather tablet case tutorial

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This post is part of the Home Sewn Series at LivingWithPunks.com.    Chances are you own a tablet of some sort. Whether it’s an iPad or a Kindle Fire or some other tablet. And chances are you take it with you places by throwing it into your handbag. If you’ve got 15 minutes you can

City Girl Frock

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I sewed up the City Girl Frock today! Love it!!! This is a super comfortable top. It was the final of the 4 Just Add Jeans tops I had to sew and I can’t wait to sew more! Pattern: City Girl Frock & Top  from See Kate Sew for the Just Add Jeans Collection Size: Medium bust

Simple leather triangle cuff tutorial

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 The following contains content and supplies sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft. All ideas are my own. Leather is one of my favorite things to sew right now. And triangles are HOT. I want to make triangles out of everything. So let’s make a triangle leather cuff, shall we? Simple tutorial coming up! Supplies: Leather

Wild Flower Top

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I stood in front of my fabric stash forever trying to decide which fabric to use for my Wild Flower Top. I couldn’t decide on something solid, or stripes, or floral or… and I changed my mind at least 5 times. Then I remembered the sequins in my stash. And the sequined Wild Flower Top

More Day Trippers

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I sewed up another Day Tripper. This time with long sleeves and the medium length. I’ve worn this twice since making it (don’t ask if I’ve washed it between wears). Obviously I love the pattern. I keep making more. Pattern: Day Tripper by Shwin Designs for the Just Add Jeans Collection Size: Medium. I had

Parisian Top sew along

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Are you ready to sew a Parisian for yourself? I’m doing a video sew along! Everyone is raving about the peter pan collar, gathered sleeves and the overall cuteness. Are you planning to sew one? If you need help putting the pattern together, cutting or sewing then this video tutorial is for you! Parisian Top sew

Day Tripper Top

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I’ve been looking at my closet lately wondering how I managed to barely have enough tops to make it through 5 days before they have to be washed. It’s been time to sew some more shirts. Sunday I sat down with the Day Tripper sewing pattern and whipped up this little number. It’s perfect for lounging