I shared a few days ago about the 1920's Roaring Twenties Unit Celebration that our homeschool group had. I bought clothes for my kids (and my husband bought a vest), but I decided to make my dress! The common dress we think of in the 1920's is the flapper dress, but ladies who dressed more … [Read more...] about How to Make a 1920’s Dress and Cloche Hat
It been such a long time since I've posted anything crafty here. And even this Robin Hood costume for a small stuffed bear was done way back last May! But enjoy this tutorial and let me know if you make the costume! My kids are involved in Spotlight Youth Theater and they have the … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Robin Hood Costume for Stuffed Bear
I don't know if you have ever tried a Craftsy class, but they are really neat! I've watched a few of the cooking ones. I love that they remain yours forever, so you can watch them over and over (and use them for your kids!) Summer is a perfect time to try them out. Choose from cooking, … [Read more...] about Craftsy Classes 50% off!
Yesterday we took our annual pilgrimage to Legoland Discovery Center. We love to get the homeschool rate. Another great thing about it? There were only about 20 other people there! The new Star Wars exhibit was really incredible! As I've mentioned before 3 of my kids are in the production … [Read more...] about Collage Friday: Legoland and Knight Costumes
Have you ever heard of Craftsy? It's a great new way to learn a variety of homemaking skills! What is Craftsy? Craftsy is a worldwide craft community offering online classes. It also has a patterns marketplace where independent designers can sell their patterns; a supplies shop with … [Read more...] about Have You Tried Out Craftsy?
I've been needing a new purse for quite a while since my old one had torn zippers, etc. I looked for months but never found anything that I liked. So, I made one myself! On a recent vacation to my in-laws' house I went to a quilt shop with my sister-in-law and husband's aunt. I found this great … [Read more...] about My New Owl Purse!