DIY Octopus costume for baby

diy octopus costume


Baby is sure to get lots of Halloween attention in this Octopus costume! Comfortable and function and created from SOCKS!

DIY Octopus Costume from Mom Inc Daily

Girls Cardigan refashion

kids cardigan refashion


From a woman’s draped top to a girls cardigan. The comfort of knit in a layer they will love to wear! A few snips and you can have this same look!

Girls Cardigan Refashion from Grey Luster Girl

Easy-Sew Shag Pillow

How to: Shag Pillow

How to make a Shag Pillow



This is a great idea for an accent pillow with some texture!  You can make it any color (or colors) you like — just use whatever jersey fabric you have handy (even clothes). Vanessa provides a complete how to!

V and Co how to: shag pillow at V and Co.

Make a Girls’ Twirly T-Shirt Dress!!

What little girl doesn’t love a comfy, twirly dress? Melanie made this adorable dress for her little girl — and gives you a detailed tutorial for sewing your own — check it out!

Twirly T-Shirt Dress Tutorial at The Crafty Cupboard

Turn a Men’s T-Shirt into a Cute Side-Gathered Top

Based on great response to a ‘what I wore Wednesday’ post that wasn’t a tutorial, Mandy accepted the challenge … and made an awesome tutorial for the same style shirt! She found the men’s t-shirt at the thrift shop, refashioning it into this cute side-gathered top. Get all the info at her site!

Side Gathered Shirt – Tutorial – men’s shirt refashion at Sugar Bee Crafts

$5 Swim Coverup from Dish Towels!!


Liz had the great idea to update an earlier project (see her post) with this great kids’ swim cover up project. She took dish towels of various sizes and made them into super inexpensive swim coverups … check out her great idea at the site!

Easy Swim Suit Coverup at Simple Simon & Co.

Sleeveless to Flutter Sleeves!!

Kristina shows you how you can change a plain, sleeveless top into a beautiful, striking top with flutter sleeves. You don’t have to be an expert seamstress — just follow her simple directions! For this project she used three colors of chiffon — you can make it however you like!

Constructing: Flutter Sleeve at Kristina J.

Long Sleeves to Short in 10 Minutes!

What did Susan do when her daughter wanted to wear a long-sleeved shirt on a 90-degree day? She refashioned that long-sleeved shirt into a short-sleeved shirt in 10 minutes flat! Her directions are easy to follow — try it! As she points out, it makes those winter clearance racks and thrift store finds that much more usable in the summer.

Long Sleeves to Short in Ten Minutes or Less at Crafterhours