How did I end up having so much magazines??? When I moved to my new place a year ago, the post office offered us free magazine subscriptions. Hooray! Free stuff!!! I was excited to open the first one and read it, I then just opened the second and left it on the coffee table shelf then…… Continue reading Tutorial – What to do with a pile of fancy magazines?
I have been making my own pie crust for long enough now. And let me tell you something, there is nothing better than precooking it because you do not want a soggy pie/tart! Trust me, you don’t! In order to prebake your crust, you can buy weights specially made for prebaking, or use beans or…… Continue reading Tutorial – How to prebake a pie crust without tears!
I came across an awesome tutorial on Pinterest for a quick sewing project! The tutorial called for a ribbed cotton but it is up to you to use the fabric you want or have. I personally decided to use a piece of thick weight satin fabric found in the remnant section of my local Jo-Ann which…… Continue reading Weekend Sewing Project – Bow Blouse
If you are a seamstress, knitter and/or crocheter, you must have odd balls of yarn along with remnants of fabric. You keep them because you think you can probably make something and you were right! After knitting for more than 10 years, I accumulated quite a lot myself! One of the many things you can do…… Continue reading The Snuggle Project – Crafting for a cause
I spent a lot of time in my sewing room this weekend! Yay! I finally finished the B4790 Butterick Retro Dress I started LAST SUMMER!! Somehow it is not too bad that I dropped it after I cut the skirt part because I now have a serger which sews garments like a charm. No more…… Continue reading Weekend Sewing Project – B4790 Butterick Retro Dress
Craft Fail is a new blog that I absolutely adore already. While we all post only the beautiful and successful finished objects we came up with, Craft Fail is the place to go when you messed up, both for the comic relief and the emotional distress! After all, who never made something they thought…… Continue reading Craft Fail – The dark side of the crafting community
This has to be the BEST all in one knitting accessory ever made! It is called the Knit Kit. You can buy this product and see a complete description on the Knit Kit company website: Link What not to love about this compact and all-in-one tool!
Vu comme il fait froid, j’ai décidé de prendre les photos de ma robe à l’intérieur. Et vu que je n’avais pas de photographes sous la main, j’ai improvisé en me prenant en photo dans mon nouveau miroir 🙂 Plis et longueur au genou donne à cette robe ajustée une touche d’élégance et de raffinement.…… Continue reading En Français: La petite robe retro
I have been knitting for almost 2 years and I always felt that the sweaters I made had too much of a “I made it myself” look, lacking the right attention on the assembling and finishing side. I was able to knit a piece that gave me entire satisfaction. I knew that I would be…… Continue reading What does it take to become an accomplished knitter?