Monthly Archives: May 2011

How to Make a Shirred (Gathered) Dress

The moment I looked at this fabric I thought it was so beautiful!  It is Lilyrose Gray by Free Spirit.  On a lot of the dresses I make, I usually use more than one fabric and add embellishments; however, I thought this fabric would be cute all on its own.  This dress is based off of […]

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How To Make A Button Headband

Using the new buttons from The Ribbon Retreat, I made this one of a kind button headband. The price on these buttons is unreal by the way! I am so excited about them and I will be doing a few more posts on fun things to do with them. I love wearing something unique and […]

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Baby’s Here!

I wanted to let you all know the good news! Baby Brady was born on Wednesday, April 27th at 9:08 pm, weighing in at 9 pounds 7 ounces and is 21 inches long. We are both doing so well and it is such a joy to have this sweet little boy in our home. I […]

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Bottle Cap Frame

This was such a fun project! The Ribbon Retreat has so many fun bottle caps to choose from! For this frame I used the hot pink and zebra bottle caps. You could do one for a boy, one for your living room, anywhere!  I went to my local craft store and bought some acrylic paint, a foam brush, […]

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Oven Towel Tutorial

These days it can be hard to find a modern looking oven towel.  Using the the fabric, ribbon, and  buttons (coming soon to the site) from The Ribbon Retreat I had a blast making these cute, and ever practical oven towels. To begin, start with a regular sized kitchen hand towel and cut it in […]

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