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We’re super excited to share some of our favorite projects from Noodlehead‘s Anna. (It’s okay—that’s the name of her blog!) She’s a mother of two, a super sewer, and like a lot of us, she learned how to sew from her mother when she was just a girl. Now that she has two daughters of.. read more →

Rain drops keep falling on our heads! Yep, that whole “April Showers” thing is really ringing true over in our neck of the woods. Here are a few projects that have us singing (and sewing!) in the rain. Spring Showers Jacket tutorial via Alida Makes Fox & Bear Fleece Welly Liners tutorial via The Crafty.. read more →

There are very few places I love more than the sea. In rural Georgia, living on a lake is about as close as I’m going to get to these nautical dreams. I’m constantly trying to get my girls out on the boat in hopes that they might catch my love of the water. It’s safe.. read more →

Create a variety of simple pillows using outdoor fabrics for a swing, bench or chair. Select outdoor fabrics that are sun and weather resistant. Sew with Coats Outdoor thread. A knife edge pillow is the simplest style of pillow.  You may use these instructions to sew the pillow any size or shape you desire.  .. read more →

This stylish carryall will hold all of your picnic supplies. Create in outdoor fabrics for durability and easy care. Designed by Pam Hastings You Will Need: 54 – 60 Wide Indoor/outdoor fabric or canvas 1 ½ yards fabric for bag 1 ½ yards lining ½ yard fabric for handles ½ yard fabric for zipper and.. read more →

06 May 2015
May 6, 2015

Outdoor Cube DIY

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A cube or pouf is a fun and easy project to sew for your outdoor living space. They make great floor cushions and room accents. Select outdoor fabrics that are designed to resist sunlight fading and are stain resistant. Some have special antimicrobial properties and resist mold and mildew. Along with outdoor fabric, we recommend.. read more →

05 May 2015
May 5, 2015

Knee patches

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  Cloudy Pants Tutorial via Probably Actually Knee Pad Patches Tutorial via Dana Made It Pacman pants baby tutorial via Feather Flights Bunny Pants Tutorial via Made-by-Rae read more →

Sewing for the outdoors means that not only the fabrics, but the construction as well has to contend with the elements Mother Nature bestows upon them. There’s wind, rain, cool nights and perhaps the most contentious, intense sunlight during the day. Sunlight, more specifically ultraviolet rays, can wreak havoc with both fabrics and threads holding.. read more →

As I was toting a big basket of toys and T-shirts up the stairs the other day, trying to find each step while struggling to keep my arms wrapped around the basket and the basket from slipping out of my grasp, it occurred to me just how handy (forgive the pun) handles are! I then searched.. read more →

Spring is the perfect time to redecorate. We’re not talking about spring-cleaning (because you’ve probably already done that, right?), but spring redecorating.  Take the last few cold winter weekends and whip up some fresh projects for your home. When the leaves turn green and the sun starts streaming through your windows, your rooms will be.. read more →