Shriek to Chic Halloween Party Decor - free printables, easy decor ideas #DIY4Halloween

Shriek to Chic Halloween Party Decor

If there’s one thing I love, it’s a chic party setup.  Halloween lends the perfect opportunity to have a little fun with the decor.  I don’t get too crazy, but I did get overly excited about the possibilities when I was listening to the “Caspar” movie that the girls were watching last weekend.  I wasn’t… 

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1000+ Free Sewing Patterns

1000+ FREE Sewing Patterns Gallery

If you love sewing and are looking to find a huge collection of patterns from which to choose, you’re going to love today’s post.  Once again, I’m sharing my opinion on the vast resources available through Craftsy.  In addition to the classes we’ve been talking about over the last couple weeks, Craftsy also offers an… 

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Halloween Chalkboard Sign + free image/printable

Halloween Chalkboard Sign and Cricut Explore Giveaway!!

With only two weeks to go, I’ve opened up the Halloween bins and put up some decorations.  The girls get super silly and scatter skeleton bones around the house and drape snakes around their necks.  I debate between trying to keep the mess contained and letting them have their holiday fun.  I was brainstorming ideas… 

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More DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Do you have your costumes together yet?  Do you dress up as a family, just dress up the kids, put a lot of effort into your own costume?  I’ve been ignoring the looming deadline, but finally asked the kids what they want to be.  Thankfully, my little one assured me that she wants nothing more… 

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Hanging Cosmetics Bag - a great sewing project with zippers, vinyl, hardware, and pockets to fit everything!

Hanging Cosmetics Travel Bag

*This class review is sponsored by Craftsy.  All opinions are my own.*  I’ve just returned home from a little trip to Napa with my husband, which was relaxing and much needed.  Before I left last week, I worked like a madwoman to sew up this crazy awesome hanging cosmetics travel bag.  This was quite the intense… 

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5&10 Bow Collar Coat

Bow Collar Coat

As you know, the girls and I at 5&10 Designs just released our second pattern eBook and it’s all about Jackets!!  Today, I’m sharing some more detailed pictures of my first pattern included in the book, which is this classy Bow Collar Coat. I have a jacket similar to this one that I’ve been wanting… 

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How to Sew a Leather Jacket!

Leather Jacket Sewing

Friends!!!  It has been one of my goals this year to do more sewing for myself.  I think I’ve done a pretty decent job.  I’ve made more than a few clothes that look professional enough to wear in public proudly.  Last week, I sewed myself a leather jacket.  With Real, Scrumptious leather!  I am elated… 

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