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

Posts made in March, 2012

Monthly Weigh In – March

This month was great. We went to the mall yesterday because I wanted to see if I could maybe fit into a size six, and I totally did! And not the suck it in, I won’t be able to sit in these fit, but the I wouldn’t be embarrassed to wear these in public for the whole day fit. So I treated myself to two new pairs of jeans! I haven’t been a size six since 8th grade, so I’m feeling pretty good about myself. Hooray for March!...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Gift Card Wallet or Child’s Wallet

Fat Quarter Friday: Gift Card Wallet or Child’s Wallet

This week I made a little wallet that is perfect for grownups for your gift and loyalty cards, or for a little kid as their first wallet. I love this little thing, it’s so cute and easy to make. I found a tutorial for it on A Spoonful of Sugar’s blog, so cute and fun! Materials: 2 Fat quarters (or a bunch of scraps) Some fusible interfacing A hair tie A button Step 1: Cut out your pieces. 1st Pocket: 8.25″ x 4″ (from...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Tiered Baby Skirt

Fat Quarter Friday: Tiered Baby Skirt

This week I made a cute and simple tiered baby skirt. My mom taught me how to make this kind of skirt when I was 15, and it works for girls of any age! Since fat quarters are small though I made a baby skirt. For help with the measurements and a refresher on the process, I looked here (she’s got a great method for making the skirt for any size, so check it out if you want big kid sizes). Materials:¬† Two fat quarters Elastic Here are your...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Fabric Dice

Fat Quarter Friday: Fabric Dice

This week I made a fun, large plush die. I’ve seen these large dice made out of foam before and kids go nuts for them, so I decided to make one for fat quarter Friday! Materials: 1 fat quarter some felt polyfil needle and thread spray adhesive (optional) Step 1: Take your fat quarter and cut it into six 7″ squares. ¬†Step 2: Trace out 21 circles on your felt (in a contrasting color). I traced around a standard spool of thread which...

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Fat Quarter Friday: Fabric Fridge Magnets

Fat Quarter Friday: Fabric Fridge Magnets

This week I made these cute little fabric fridge magnets. These are simple and you can make them any shape that suits your fancy. Plus it up-cycles all those hideous free magnets that companies send out into something you actually want hanging on your fridge.   Materials: 1 Fat Quarter Magnet Mod Podge Step 1: Using a foam brush, brush on some mod podge to the front of your magnet. Step 2: Slap it down onto the wrong side of your...

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