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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…

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…

Sewing and Crafts : Baby Gift – Burp Clothes

Everyone tells you that each pregnancy and child is different from the last. And, like most pregnant people who hear all kinds of “wisdom” and advice from everyone they encounter, I just listened, nodded and went on my way. The thing is, it’s absolutely true! In my experience my son was easy-going, quiet, calm and ate…

Sewing and Crafts : Baby Gift – Play Quilts

Our family has been on a roll lately…last year we added four new members! For my sister-in-law it was her first pregnancy and twins to boot. A cousin welcomed her second little boy. As per usual, I wanted to make something to send rather than buy something from their registry. Granted, they probably wanted something…