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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 Yarn Tassel Bedskirt

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Hi TT&J readers! I'm Holly from My Sister's Suitcase and I'm back this month to show you guys a simple way to update a little girl's bedroom with this whimsical yarn tassel bed skirt! When I first discovered tissue tassels, I made them for parties, holiday decor, and even created a tissue tassel mobile for my baby's nursery. The downside of the tissue paper tassels is that they can get torn … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Happy Holidays: DIY Santa Bag

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Hi there! I'm Becky, one of the 5 Crafting Chicks. Super excited to be here to share some holiday inspiration. On The Crafting Chicks we love to share inspiration for life. You will find us doing anything from building furniture, trash to treasure goodness, sewing, and good old crafting. With five crafty gals you kinda get a little bit of everything. Today I wanted to share a new … [Read more...]

Make a Dropcloth Sofa Sectional Slipcover!

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I have been obsessed with a white slipcover for my family room lately. My initial plan was to buy two loose slipovers and alter them to fit my giant family room couch. I quickly disovered that my couch was WAY bigger than any commercially-made slipcovers out there. And I've only been sewing for a couple of years, so sewing a HUGE tailored slipover was SO overwhelming. I didn't know what I … [Read more...]