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Guest Project — Anthropologie-inspired Ruffled Burlap Lamp!

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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...]