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Upcycled Quilted Pillows

 

I wanted to make some brightly colored throw pillows for the sofa and loveseat at our camp, so I tried cutting up and dyeing an old quilt (not like a valuable, antique quilt. Just a store-bought quilt we used to have in our guest room 10 years ago). The front of the quilt looked like this:

But […]

Teacher Gifts

 

I’ve been wanting to try the bow clutch tutorial at Elm Street Life for a while now, so I decided they’d make great gifts for my son’s two teachers. I followed the tutorial exactly for the red version, even using the same kind of fabric (linen). I wasn’t quite happy with how I ended up with […]

Covered Containers

 

For my latest craft story for AP, I came up with three ways to turn recycled jars or bottles into vases, candle holders and other containers, perfect for a little something extra to include with teacher’s gifts, wedding presents or Father’s Day gifts. Our new summer cabin is surrounded by pine and birch trees, […]