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

Posts made in November, 2011

Weekly Weigh In No More

Ok, so I`m not going to do the weekly weigh in anymore. I didn`t give up on my weightloss endevors, I`m just not making enough progress to warrent a weekly update. Instead I will be doing a monthly update. So here is my November info and I will check back in at the end of December! My only goal for this month is to not gain any weight. I’m at a point where I am not motivated at all and since the holidays are upon us I feel like this is a...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Furoshiki

Fat Quarter Friday: Furoshiki

This week’s project is the simplest, but also one of the most fun. This week we made our very own furoshiki! What’s Furoshiki you say? Well, it’s basically it’s a cloth that you wrap and tie in all kinds of different ways. Their website can be found here. Materials: 2 fat quarters (preferably thin, light weight fabrics) Step 1: Cut your two fat quarters into the largest squares that you can. I think mine turned out to be...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Onesie Dress with Embellishment

Fat Quarter Friday: Onesie Dress with Embellishment

  This week I made another embellished onesie dress, but this time out of a fat quarter! I got the original onesie dress tutorial from Prudent Baby. The embellishment is off of Sutton Grace. Both are amazing blogs! Materials: 1 Fat Quarter 1 Onesie (just a little bit too big) *Note: Use 1/4 inch seams unless otherwise indicated. Step 1: On the short edge, cut off a 2 1/2 in strip. Set this piece aside, we wont use it until the end. Cut the...

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Tuesday Weigh In – Week 9

This week could have been better. I kind of fell off the exercise wagon and I’ve made two separate batches of cookies this week. Also, I’m feeling too lazy to post a picture of myself. Maybe I’ll add one later, but don’t count on it. Previous weight: 183.5 lbs  Current weight: 181.5 lbs  This week’s weight loss: 2 lbs Total weight loss: 31.5 lbs Last Week’s Goals:1. Complete Week 3 of the Biggest...

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Rain Cloud Mobile

Rain Cloud Mobile

This felt cloud mobile makes me smile. There was this big blank wall above Ada’s changing table and I wasn’t sure what to put there until I saw this cute rain cloud mobile. How could I resist? I just knew I needed to make one for Ada’s room. Plus, now she has something to stare at while I’m changing her diaper! This project is so easy and fun and came together really quickly. Materials: A few sheets of colorful felt (I...

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