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

Posts made in December, 2011

Fat Quarter Friday: Super Simple Dog Bandana

Fat Quarter Friday: Super Simple Dog Bandana

Who doesn’t want their pets to look festive this time of year? Well, I’m all for putting your animals in ridiculous outfits for the holidays, but if you don’t have the money or time to spend on silly dog accessories, you can make bandanas! I know we’re all a little busy during the holidays, so this fat quarter friday is mega easy. Materials: 1 Fat Quarter Pinking Sheers (Scissors that do the zigzag cut) Step 1: For...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Headband

Fat Quarter Friday: Headband

This week I whipped together a simple and sweet little headband. To learn how to make the flower that I added to it, check out my other tutorial on shabby roses. Materials: 1 Fat Quarter Needle and Thread Step 1: Iron your fat quarter and cut two strips 6 x 18″  Put them right sides together and sew along one of the short ends.  Iron the seam open.  Step 2: Lay out your long strip of fabric with the wrong side facing up. Fold up the...

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

I love Christmas! Decorating the house every year is one of my favorite things. Here are some of the decorations we have up around our house. I love this wall hanging, the felt and chunky embroidery thread give it a fun and funky feel. Plus, I got it for free since my mom had an extra set! This simple table runner looks cute and was a piece of cake to make. Oh Christmas Tree! I love this santa quilt because you can actually put thing in...

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Cinnamon Swirl Cookies

Uh, yum. These cookies are super tasty. They take a little while to make, require a rolling pin, and two sticks of butter, so if you’re not feeling your inner Paula these might not be for you. I do promise that if you do make them them, you won’t be disappointed! These would be perfect for a Christmas party; they’re light but with a rich flavor, plus they’re darn cute! Ingredients:2 sticks butter1 8oz package of cream...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Shabby Roses

This week I made a set of shabby roses. They are kind of tedious to make if you don’t like hand sewing, but they aren’t very difficult. Plus, they look super cute! I looked at Create and Delegate to learn how make these (I switched up some things, but it’s pretty similar). If you don’t like hand sewing, but want to make one of these, check out this tutorial, I didn’t try it because I don’t have any...

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