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How to Sew a Kimono Top

Hey there Tatertots and Jello readers! It's me, Melissa of the Polka Dot Chair blog. I'm here to share with you a simple sewing project perfect for summer! I was trying to decide what I wanted to make for my latest submission for Jen and was feeling a bit stumped, then I saw her new Fruit Salad fashion line and felt instantly inspired. I loved all of the kimono tops included in the … [Read more...]

Easy Patriotic Pillows!

>As summer gets closer, I start getting excited for red, white and blue decor! It's not too early to get started on some patriotic decor projects, like these easy patriotic pillows! For a fun twist, I took a light/beach blue and red for a little different alternative to the traditional red, white and blue. Here's what I did: … [Read more...]

DIY Infinity Travel Scarf

Hello Tatertots and Jello readers! It's me, Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair. Today I'm going to share with you a tutorial on how to make one of my "go-to" travel items, a snap-up infinity scarf. I purchased a similar scarf at a very popular athletics store a few years ago and drug it around everywhere with me. When it was time for a new scarf I decided that instead of purchasing a new one, … [Read more...]

Summertime Pocket Placemats

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

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...]

Great Ideas–20 Fashion/Refashon Projects to Make!!

Thread, check, fabric, check and definitely some amazing ideas, CHECK, CHECK!   Get inspired with these darling FASHION inspired ideas.  If you haven't used your sewing machine for a while, THAT'S OK.  Get it out, the ideas are INCLUDED!  Check out all of the AMAZING LINKS!  Chain Necklace @ Vintage Wanna Bee Easy Chunky Cuff @ Crafting Rebellion  Bit by the Sewing Bug @ Tales of a … [Read more...]