The Best DIY: Makeup Bag

30 minute DIY makeup bag tutorial to carry all of your beauty essentials in a compact, easy-to-carry, lightweight makeup bag. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice beauty to your demanding daily routine. Make your own adorable, yet practical DIY makeup bag. Follow along with this simple step by step tutorial.

Every girl needs a beautiful pair of shoes just as much as she needs a functional makeup bag. You could spend hours choosing the perfect outfit, but it will only fall flat without a carefully crafted beauty routine because style and beauty go hand in hand. There is nothing as disheartening as an outfit-gone-wrong. For example, […]

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What to do When Your Favorite Sweater no Longer Fits

With an arctic blast chilling the entire country over the last few weeks, whether you live in Minnesota or Texas, it’s been extremely chilly so far this winter (Knoxville included!). I’m sure many of you have pulled out warm, cozy sweaters for the first time this season in hopes of beating the cold. You pull […]

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DIY Sequin Choker Necklace

One word… sequins. Even the most experienced sewers are groaning at the mention of sewing with sequins. While some see eye catching, shimmering, and glamourous fabrics and designs, sewers only see back breaking sequin removal, a dozen broken needles, and eye strain trying to replace missing sequins. Working with sequin fabric, requires special techniques, extra […]

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Easy DIY Fur Scarf Sewing Tutorial

When you think of winter, what fabrics come to mind? Something that is heavy, warm, and cozy. Something that will protect your body from the cool wind and snow. Wool, fleece, and fur are some of the most popular fabrics for winter wear. It is perfect for coats, vests, and accessories for both warmth and […]

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DIY Giant Ornament Pillow

DIY Giant Ornament Pillow Sewing Tutorial

Every year at Christmas time, you unload boxes and boxes of Christmas decorations that have been stuffed in attics, basements, and closets for the past 11 months. Inside those boxes are buried Christmas treasure. Each year, you open the boxes and are surprised to find items and decorations that you had completely forgot you even […]

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Baby it’s Cold Outside- Part 2

You know that feeling when you’re driving to work in the morning and your fingers ache from gripping the cold steering wheel with bare hands? That feeling when your holding hands with your partner walking down a chilly downtown street and all you can think about is pulling away and putting your hands in your […]

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Coffee, Croissants, & Chiffon- Part 2

One word; chiffon. The word alone can send even the most experienced sewers into a panic with a look of torture in their eyes. If you have ever worked with chiffon before, you can probably relate to what I am talking about; messy hems, crooked seams, and tears in the fabric from bunching in the […]

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Maxi Madness-Part 2

DIY: How to Sew a Maxi Skirt How hard is it to make your own maxi skirt? Relatively easy. Whether you want to learn to make one yourself because you can’t find any that fit your body correctly, don’t like the fabrics in the stores, or just because you want to try something new, this […]

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