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Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting Tutorial {and 28 grateful activities}

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It seems like Thanksgiving gets a little bit overlooked in the rush to Christmas crafts and ideas. This year I decided that I want to focus more on Thanksgiving and helping my kids be grateful for all of the blessings and good things in their lives. I had two ideas that I wanted to do, and then I thought -- why not combine the two?? A Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting. I think my favorite part of … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Make a Tree Button Shirt! {with free pattern}

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Hi there fellow TT and J'ers, I'm Jen from My Own Road, and I'm so excited to be guest posting on Tatertots and Jello today! Thank you for having me, Jen! I'm a working mama of 2 who squeezes crafting in afterhours. My blog is a little of this and that, but you can usually find me making clothes for my two kids (who are growing out of clothes faster than I can make them lately!) Today, I … [Read more...]

14 Easy Ways to Refashion a Winter Coat!! {tutorial}

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 I love a good refashion. I've refashioned shirts, sweaters, skirts and accessories. And with the Winter months coming, I thought it would be fun to try some Coat Refashions!! We all have a coat that we've had for years. It's good quality, and keep us warm, but it might be a little on the blah side or a little outdated. Instead of giving it to the thrift store and spending money on a new … [Read more...]

Make Interchangeable Envelope Message Pillows! {tutorial}

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Hello Tatertots & Jello readers... Do you know how HAPPY I am to be visiting here today? I am a LUCKY girl! I'll be sharing my "Message Pillow" with you wonderful people, I hope you like it as much as we do... .But first let me introduce myself.. I am Desirée and I blog at The 36th Avenue. The inspiration behind these pillows came from a sign that I made for my girls bedroom from a … [Read more...]

Make an Easy Halloween Ribbon Table Runner!!

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Happy Monday! Giveaway Monday is coming up tomorrow. Today, I have a special treat for you. I am taking part in a FESTIVE holiday collaboration with NINE other bloggers, sharing tips and ideas for HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING IDEAS -- from food and drinks, to decorations and etiquette. This Holiday Series will share great entertaining ideas from Halloween through the Holiday Season!! I'd love … [Read more...]

Halloween Eye Chart Pillow & Printable!! {plus file sizes to print it BIG!}

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You may know this about me -- I am a Halloween fanatic. I get so excited when Fall hits!!! I have loved seeing eye chart projects lately and I thought it would be so fun to make one for Halloween!! I made a Halloween Eye Chart Pillow for this spooky season, and then, just for fun I made a printable to share with YOU! {and.. scroll down to the end to get the FREE **Printable** Eye … [Read more...]

Fast and Easy Pleated Ruffle Ottoman Slipcover {tutorial}!!

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Fast and Easy Pleated Ottoman Slipcover! I recently ordered this pretty blue chevron materialfabric.com.  I love the color because it can go in almost any room in my house. I bought this ottoman at a discount store about 15 years ago and for the past 5 years it's been sitting in my basement, waiting for a makeover. So I decided to give it a little facelift with my new fabric. This was … [Read more...]

Make a Summer Reading Tent/Teepee!! {tutorial}

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Summer’s here, let the fun begin!!! Although we plan to spend plenty of time at the pool and goofing around this Summer, I always try to emphasize reading and quiet time too. So I decided to make a Reading Tent. After thinking about it for a few days, the plan kind of evolved into more of a teepee than a tent, but I am really pleased with how it turned out. Now, I have only been sewing … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — The Surfer’s Poncho {tutorial}

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Woohoo!!! I can't believe I'm here guesting for Jen on Tatertots & Jello! My name is Kyla and I'm visiting you from Funky PolkaDot Giraffe! I feel like the kid from the Willy Wonka movie who yells - "Look at me! I'm on TV!" That's seriously how awesome this is for me. I adore Jen and hope to meet her in real ASAP! I've lived all over the country. Born in Las Vegas, jr. high and high … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make a Zippered Pouch with coordinating fabric liner!!

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Happy Thursday!!  We are still enjoying Spring Break at The Happiest Place on Earth, but in the meantime, I have a super talented guest who is sharing a beautiful tutorial today! I'd love to introduce you to Katy from Lil' Alice. Katy inherited a sewing machine from her beloved grandma Alice and taught herself how to sew. Now she has a beautiful shop and makes all sorts of awesome … [Read more...]