Hi I'm Skyler, and I'm into crafts, sewing, baking, and other domestic intrigue!

Posts made in October, 2011

Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone! I’ll be the first to admit that I love holidays, Halloween included. Unfortunately, this Halloween we didn’t really have an excuse to dress up since nobody was having a party, and Ada’s too young to go trick or treating. That didn’t stop me from decorating, or making Ada dress up! I included pictures of some of the Halloween decorations that I’ve made. This Halloween quilt is new this...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Travel Changing Pad

Fat Quarter Friday: Travel Changing Pad

This week I decided to make a new changing pad for my diaper bag. The one it came with is floppy, bulky, and already has a rip in it, so fat quarter friday is here to save the day! Materials: 1 Fat Quarter Some minky, fleece, or flannel (whatever is soft that you have lying around, roughly 24 x 16 in) Thin ribbon (1/8 in) or yarn Needle with an eye big enough for your ribbon or yarn Step 1: Place your fat quarter and your minky right sides...

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Easy Jersey Onesie Dress (with embellishment)

Easy Jersey Onesie Dress (with embellishment)

A few months ago I promised to put up the tutorial for the jersey onesie dress that my mom showed me how to do, and I’m finally doing it. Every time I went to JoAnns I would look at their jersey to see if there was anything I liked and there never was. So when I was going through my closet getting rid of some shirts that were either too small or too young for me, I decided to keep a few of them for jersey projects! Best idea...

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Tuesday Weigh In – Week 6

Belch, this week was pretty bad, not only did I not really follow my goals, I gained weight. Surprisingly enough I’m more motivated than ever! It’s been six weeks since Ada was born, so I can start doing real workouts. I started a pilates class with my friend Melissa, and am going to start some other workouts as well. Also, I love my new skirt! It’s also from Down East Basics, check out some of their great stuff here. Previous...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Checker Coasters

Fat Quarter Friday: Checker Coasters

This week’s fat quarter friday is super easy and cute: checker coasters! Using two fat quarters will make four coasters. Materials: 2 Fat Quarters Step 1: Iron your fat quarter and cut into 5×5 in squares: 12 squares from each fat quarter, so 24 squares total (I only have half of the squares showing). Step 2: Iron 8 squares of each fabric in half, right side out. ┬áStep 3: Layout the coaster sandwich. Take one of the halves, fabric...

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