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DIY Monster Trick or Treat Bag

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Hi all! I'm Lisa Summerhays from Stubbornly Crafty here to share a fun way to make a trick-or-treat bag with some character. Let's get started. DIY Monster Trick or Treat Bag Supplies: Black felt Green felt Red cotton fabric White felt 2 Black buttons Black embroidery floss All seam allowances are 1/4" unless otherwise noted. … [Read more...]

Trick Or Treat Tote Bag

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Hello!! It's me Melissa Mortenson of the Polka Dot Chair back again with another simple sewing project for you! I always LOVE all of the Halloween fabrics that you see in stores every year and I tend to buy more than my fair share. I've got quite a collection of Halloween fabric now! As much as I love to collect Halloween fabric, I also love to sew with it. I realized that I've never sewn a … [Read more...]

How To Sew Kangaroo Pockets

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Hi, everyone! It's Amy from Positively Splendid here again to share a sweet little sewing project. Sometimes it's the little touches that can elevate a sewing project to the next level, and one of my favorite ways to punch up dresses or tops is to add a kangaroo pocket. These pockets are not only adorable, but they also make for a wonderful place for little ones to store their little treasures. … [Read more...]

Summertime Pocket Placemats

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Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers! It's me, Melissa of the Polka Dot Chair Blog back again to share another fun sewing project with you! Summertime is in full swing here in Kentucky, man it was HOT this week! During the summer we love eating outside more than anything. Fire up a grill and throw on some burgers and I'm a happy girl! Since we eat outside so much, and our outdoor table … [Read more...]

DIY Summer Pillow Sleeve

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Hello there Tatertots & Jello readers! My name is Melissa and I'm the girl behind the Polka Dot Chair Blog. I'm very excited to be back here with you again sharing a simple sewing project perfect for summer. I love simple sewing projects that have a big impact. Even though I love to sew, sometimes I can be a bit lazy. I wanted new pillows for my couch for summer but didn't' want to go … [Read more...]

Easy Peasy Yo-Yo Clips

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Hi, everyone! Amy from Positively Splendid here, and I am so happy to be back at Jen's place to share a super quick and easy craft idea! These little yo-yo clips are such a fun way to keep papers and other items wrangled in stylish fashion, and they are a  perfect little gift for teachers, moms, graduates and more. Today, I'm going to show you how easy it is to whip up a few of these to use … [Read more...]

Seersucker & Leather Fold Over Clutch

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Hello Tatertots & Jello readers! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I blog at the Polka Dot Chair! I love to sew and I especially love dreaming up new projects! I live in Louisville, Kentucky where we've had a particularly hard winter (like most of the country I think!). The long winter has me dreaming of summer, especially summer clothes. Living in the South, nothing says summer like … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Pom Pom Sash!!

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Hello!!! TT&J Readers, this is Angelina from JoJo and Eloise. I am so absolutely THRILLED to be here with you today. I am even more THRILLED to be one of the newest members of the TT&J's contributing team. I mean Seriously, how Amazing is this years line up. Super Talented, RIGHT!?!? Spring is Rapidly approaching and I couldn't be happier. Everything about this time of year makes me … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine Idea — Pink Interchangeable Bow Wreath!

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I love a simple wreath. Well, let's face it, I love pretty much any kind of wreath. Wreaths are my favorite. But there is something so pretty about a simple wreath. So this Valentine's Day I wanted to create a simple, pretty wreath. And I thought it would be fun to combine the texture of satin, along with a polka dot print!! So here is my Satin Bow Valentine Wreath. I love it's simplicity … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Unto Us A Child Is Born Stitchable

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I’m so happy to be over here at Jen’s today! She’s one of my favorite people on this planet and I’m excited to share my new obsession with all of you. It’s stitching. I can’t stop designing patterns and stitching them. Over at U Create I love to share what we call “free stitchables” like free printables, but the patterns are free! I thought it would be fun to share a “free stitchable” with … [Read more...]