African print fabric / Using Appliques and Yarn on pillows

In November 2018 I was surfing online at etsy.com.  I came across a shop called Tess World Designs offering beautiful African print fabrics. I purchased 2 yards of this red and gold metallic cowrie shell print fabric.   100% cotton. Only $7.00 a yard.  Fits my budget and it’s my favorite color red. First thought after receiving:  Very light weight.  I would need to line … Continue reading African print fabric / Using Appliques and Yarn on pillows

A Boho Pillow refreshed and made funky

Is it time to refresh your pillows for Summer?  Sometimes taking an old pillow you love and dressing it up a bit is all you need.  Plus it’s fun to see how creative you can be. I saw this fun pom-pom trim at Hobby Lobby, and thought how cute it would be to accent a bohemian pillow I made a while back. I was not quite sure how I was going … Continue reading A Boho Pillow refreshed and made funky

Raggedy Ann inspired Pillow -yarn and ruffle trim pillows – DIY

Remember Raggedy Ann?  I loved Raggedy Ann & Andy, with the bright red rope hair and poppy eyes.  🙂  Too cute!  Well, in the midst of editing and cleaning out, I came across a bag of yarn I was about to throw out or give to GoodWill.   When I saw this bag of yarn, Raggedy Ann came to mind.  What fun would this be to make something … Continue reading Raggedy Ann inspired Pillow -yarn and ruffle trim pillows – DIY

Bohemian Bed Scarf -DIY with colorful yarn trim

A Bed Scarf.  One of my favorite things to sew and create. This one is in my Bohemian designed guest room.   This bed scarf fits a queen size bed and is 24″wide.  The fringe is made with yarn picking up all the colors of the cotton fabric. I chose a completely different print for the reverse side. Smaller in width so the top fabric shows as a trim when flipped … Continue reading Bohemian Bed Scarf -DIY with colorful yarn trim