Category Archive: DIY

DIY a Photo Canvas Wall

There have been a lot of photo canvas walls popping up in pinterest, so I thought I’ll show you mine. I use this tutorial  as a guide ; I like the distressed edge look… Continue reading

Granny Squares Bag — FINITO !!

First things first,  thank you very much  J.G. Burdette and Maryanne for the Versatile Blog Award nominations. J.G. Burdette writes a very enjoyable history blog. I’ve always like history and her posts delve deeper into… Continue reading

Granny Square Bag — Lining– still WIP

Wow, this project is dragging on slowly. It’s the heat. At 41 deg Celsius, I don’t feel like working with anything made in yarn. Beads of sweat pop out of my forehead when… Continue reading

Granny Squares Bag WIP

After playing around with the squares, I am quite happy with this  : You only need 10 squares.  Join them up like this : Then, place the smaller piece on top , fold… Continue reading

DIY : A Chic n Sparkly Bracelet

Eye Candy. … … #3 –> Tie the left side cord around the right side cord, not to it. Do so with the other side. Your bracelet is now adjustable. You need to… Continue reading

Charlie Bag Love !

This is a free downloadable pattern with instructions from BurdaStyle.com which dates back to the year 2007. It’s a pattern for a reusable grocery bag that can be folded and placed into a pouch.… Continue reading

Pochee U-shape Bag

Don’t you just love Japanese crafts book ? Most of the models in Pochee magazines dress in this style and they look so cute. If I were to dress up like that, complete… Continue reading

DIY : Super Simple V-neck Top ( part 2 )

For the love of DIY , here’s part 2 of the super simple v-neck top, in a lighter color fabric . I use the same fabric ( about 1.2 meter ) for the… Continue reading

DIY : Super Simple V-neck Top ( part 1 )

This is a very easy top to sew. You just need two pattern pieces, no darts, no zippers, no elastic to worry about. I got the idea from studying an empire waist blouse… Continue reading

DIY : A Daruma Coin Purse

I started out wanting to make this cute little ear bud pouch by Erin Erickson. Isn’t it adorable ? Tiny and round. You can dangle it on your bag. The tutorial is very clear too, full… Continue reading

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