How to Make a Braided Beach Towel Rug

I found this pretty beach towel at a discount store, and thought about making a rug out of it. Remember using rags as a kid, and braiding them into a large coil rug? Why not make a braided beach towel rug that could be used in the bathroom? It actually turned out pretty nice. The beach towel… [Read More]

How to Make Fabric Bowl Covers

While shopping with my sister and friend in the strip district, I stopped in at Loom, a beautiful textile store full of high end fabrics, notions, and vintage pieces. In the front they have a section of fat-quarters for $3.50. If you are into collecting beautiful fabric patterns, you may have found yourself with a… [Read More]

How to Make Linen Napkins: 3 Ways

Do you love the look of natural linen? I like the rumpled casual feel. This year for the holidays I thought I’d make linen napkins. As you might expect, purchasing the material is a lot cheaper than buying the napkins outright, but you do have to prep the fabric, cut, and finish the edges. Today I’ll show… [Read More]

DIY Padded Luggage Strap Cover

I bought this great overnight bag, and took it with me on a two week vacation this last spring. It was big enough to pack my laptop, and several other things in it, but, the strap was killing my shoulder. When I came home, I decided to make a padded luggage strap cover, to help… [Read More]