Category Archives: Tutorials

From Drab to Fab- Ikea Bekvam Stool Makeover
Sew Creative Blog's From Drab to Fab- Ikea Bekvam Stool Makeover

Once upon a time, The Hubs and I bought a Bekvam stool at Ikea. It was cheap, it was functional and it had that nice safe “beech” look that fit in with everything. Years passed– we used that little step … Continue reading

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Canning 101- Tips and Tricks to Get You Started Canning Today
Canning 101 with Crystal

Do you follow me on Instagram? If you do, you might have noticed that my past two weeks have been CONSUMED by canning. I’ve been thinking about it morning, noon and night. Every summer my family and I frequent a … Continue reading

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Mr. Sun Fabric Busting Baby Teething Toy Sewing Tutorial
Mr Sun Fabric Buster Baby Teething Toy Tutorial from Sew Creative Blog

One of my dearest friends, Dee, gave birth to a baby boy in December. This baby was very much wished for, for a long time. Dee and I went through similar journeys to bring our sons into this world. Over … Continue reading

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Natural and Antibacterial DIY Lavender Yoga Mat Spray and Countertop Spray
Sew Creative Blogs Antibacterial DIY Lavender Yoga Mat Spray great for countertops too!

I’ve been on a bit of a cleaning kick lately… let me assure you, this does not come naturally for me. However I’ve been cleaning countertops, tables, cupboard doors, windows, mirrors… even my yoga mat. The reason why I’ve been … Continue reading

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Crochet Heart Mug Cozy Pattern Perfect for Your Favorite Tea or Coffee Cup
How to Crochet a Heart Mug Cozy Tutorial from Sew Creative 5

Valentine’s day is just around the corner. I always feel like handmade is a great way to celebrate any holiday. The Hubs and I have been partaking in a LOT of DAVIDsTEA lately (yes after 5 years I finally got … Continue reading

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Handmade Felt and Yarn Wreath Tutorial from So Pretty Felt
Handmade Felt and Yarn Wreath Tutorial From So Pretty Felt

I love having wreaths on my front door. I think having a different wreath for each season is a lovely way to greet visitors coming to your front door. You can see some of my wreaths from past seasons here. … Continue reading

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Creating Needle Felted Animals with Woolbuddies- Zeke The Rabbit
Creating Needle Felted Animals With Woolbuddies Zeke The Rabbit

One of my goals for 2014 is to improve on some of my creative skills. I LOVE creating needle felted animals… though I’m not very good at it yet. Lucky for me there is some great inspiration out there like … Continue reading

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1 Hour DIY Laptop Sleeve Sewing Tutorial For Any Size Laptop
1 Hour DIY Laptop Sleeve Sewing Tutorial (For Any Size Laptop!)

As an anniversary present The Hubs bought me a Macbook Air. He said that it was a gift to encourage me with my writing… which pretty much melted my heart. I’m so lucky to have such a supportive husband. It … Continue reading

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DIY Snowman Wreath Made From Embroidery Hoops- Countdown to Christmas Day 13-
Countdown to Christmas Day 13- DIY Snowman Wreath Made From Embroidery Hoops

Today is day 13 of the Sew Creative Countdown to Christmas. I hope that you’ve enjoyed all of my gift ideas so far. You can see all of the Sew Creative Countdown to Christmas Ideas here.  Today I thought that … Continue reading

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Mod Podge Washi Tape Pencils That Won’t Peel Tutorial
Mod Podge Washi Tape Pencil Tutorial that won't peel

I love craft projects that I find online, especially when they are easy ones using materials I already have around the house. I HATE it when the craft projects don’t turn out. I’ve seen a lot of Washi Tape Pencils … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Painters Tape Tardis Front Door Decor
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Bean’s birthday was 2 weeks ago. I think she made The Hubs life complete when she told us that she wanted to have a Doctor Who themed birthday party. The Hubs quickly set to work coming up with fabulous Doctor … Continue reading

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Tutorial- How To Make DIY Giant Tissue Paper Flowers
DIY Giant Handmade Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial 2 for $1.00 Make Beautiful Birthday Party Decorations Final

Tissue paper flowers are so easy and inexpensive to make and add a huge impact to a room. Today I thought I would share my tutorial for DIY Giant Tissue Paper Flowers. You can make 2 of them in 5-10 … Continue reading

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