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Guest Project — Anthropologie-inspired Ruffled Burlap Lamp!

Hi, I'm Terra from mama says sew. I'm really excited to be here today. When Jen asked me to share the tutorial for this lamp with her readers, I said "Of course!"  The lamp shade is, after all, her amazing idea. This is what I'm going to show you how to make today.  Jen showed me a picture of a lampshade from Anthropologie, and after thinking about it for almost a day, I came up with a … [Read more...]

Anthro-inspired Nautical Necklace

 Here's my $5 version of Anthropologie's Curls & Coils Necklace.As soon as I saw this necklace, I was working out how to make it. I love the nautical, rough texture combined with the sparkle! At first I was looking for cotton rope, but upon further inspection I discovered that it is actually made out of cotton upholstery cording.  I hand-stitched the cording together, forming … [Read more...]