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Sewing and Crafts – A Mermaid Doll

Early on, when we first went under quarantine, my daughter asked if I would help her make a stuffie or doll of some kind.  I agreed and we started a search through Pinterest for just the right thing.  Almost immediately we decided a mermaid doll was it!  She was leaning toward this style…… ….large, puffy…

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Sewing and Crafts: Fabric Fairies

One of my all time favorite up-cycled creations are Fabric Fairies! This was one of my first attempts at creating something new from a vintage piece that was just falling apart.  The original quilt was one step away from the trash bin at the time, but I just had to have it.  You know, sometimes…

Hall Bath Curtains From a Thrift Store Find

Recently, I shared some curtains on my Kitsch Designs Instagram account that I put up in our hall bath upstairs.  I like to share some of the crazy things I find in thrift stores on that account and one day I came across this fabric…. It’s called Cleone and it’s by Nate Berkus.  You can…

Tweaked: Vintage Quilt Fabric Bags

In the past year, I have been working hard to use up what I have.  Funny thing is, I seem to always have more.  It’s like my stash of fabric multiplies somehow when I am not looking.  ;o) Anyhoo, I have been creating some simple and some over-the-top bags with the things I find around…

Curtains, Curtains, Curtains!

This is the story of attempts, failures and the tricks I have picked up along the way. One of my least favorite projects are window treatments….of any kind. I lean toward very unfussy panel curtains and blinds for privacy. Even though that is a simple fix for most spaces I somehow always get myself in…