Make Do and Make Archive

Mending Day

This month I’m working on getting things done that I’ve been putting off or doing things that need to be done without procrastination. It’s a really big deal for me, because I am awesome

Cover a Hole in a Shirt Sleeve with Faux Cuffs

I like to buy as much of the girl’s clothing used as I can, because that way she has a lot of options without spending a lot of money, and it doesn’t matter when

Getting Back to the Sewing Machine

I feel like this month has been a whirlwind for a lot of reasons, and I haven’t been getting a lot done other than the bare minimum that needs to get done. That goes

Vintage Patches for a Stained Skirt {Iron Craft Challenge}

The challenge from Iron Craft this week was to make something with something vintage or inspired by something vintage or retro. I immediately thought of this pillowcase from my childhood, because anything as old

A Yarn-Wrapped Tree for the Table

This is not at all a craft I can claim to have come up with on my own. It seems like everything is getting wrapped in yarn this year, from letters to cones that

Mending Time

I am, apparently, hell on straps on summer dresses and tops. Or at least my washing machine is. I had a maxi dress and a top that ended up with completely broken straps, and

Trying Something New

I feel like I have been away from the blog — and from crafting, which is why I’ve been away from the blog — much too much lately. It’s a little bit burnout, a