Crochet Granny Square Bolster Pillow Cover

Crochet Granny Square Bolster Pillow Cover

After finding a great deal on a bolster pillow, I decided to crochet a large granny square cover in pinks, grays + white. The process of making this pillow cover was similar to my other granny square pillow covers with the exception of connecting the edges with a single crochet stitch, instead of sewing a fabric backing. 

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Vintage Sheet Lap Quilt {make it + gift it}

Vintage Sheet Lap Quilt {make it + gift it}

The sweet and colorful patterns of vintage linens are a favorite fabric of mine to sew with// so many wonderful ways to use the cottony goodness in home crafts and usually found at thrift stores at reasonable prices. Big win! I pulled out a bunch of vintage sheets to make some Friendship Lap Quilts for some of my Dear hearts. 

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Crochet + Fabric Wallets {a tutorial}

Crochet + Fabric Wallets {a tutorial}

This season has been a difficult one. Life has been one tumultuous event after another, and when these tender moments arise, finding time to create and just breathe and enjoy become a new hard. I was given a couple hours of 'me' time this weekend, where I quickly hibernated to my craft/sewing room to 'play' with some past projects that were started, but not fully complete. These wallets....

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Simple Sewing Kit {college gifts}

Simple Sewing Kit {college gifts}

Last weekend I was blessed with a small road trip to visit my oldest girl for a few days. I packed a box of goodies she had requested, and a few Valentine sweets for fun. But, I also have a tendency to make a little handmade something to bless her and her roommate. This package included an easy to make, Simple Sewing Kit. 

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Jewelry catch-all {vintage wrapped hanger}

Jewelry catch-all {vintage wrapped hanger}

For .80 cents I was able to score four vintage wood hangers. They have been stored in my craft room waiting for some new life and purpose. Well, that time has come my friends, in this Jewelry Catch-All. I followed the same directions on these hangers as with my Vintage Wrapped Hanger Tutorial.

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State Shape Hoop Art {Tutorial}

State Shape Hoop Art {Tutorial}

My Hubs and I are California natives. We have such fond memories of our times on the beach, biking, hiking, chatting, and exploring. So when I found this large wooden embroidery hoop while thrifting, I knew it would be the perfect format to fit our large and long home state with some images of what we loved about California.  

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