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Making Stuff: Snow White Running Costume Tutorial

by This is Carrie on October 11, 2011

Dressing up for any Run Disney race is an absolute MUST.  But for me, having a Disney running costume that is comfortable while I’m on the course is also a MUST.  Here’s how I put together my Snow White running costume for the Disneyland Half Marathon. How to make a Snow White Disney running costume […]



Everyone has been so patient! The new Rockin’ Baby Gown tutorial is ready, complete with instructions on how to include a little hand flap. There are also a few minor tweaks to the pattern and added ideas on how to customize your gown with ribbing and color blocking. Have fun turning your favorite, old T-shirts […]



Summer Fun: Making “Hippie Headbands”

by This is Carrie on July 7, 2011

After making a bunch of Beaded T-shirt Bracelets , we still had a rainbow of “fabric noodles” and pony beads left to play with Princess came up these fun and simple hippie headbands (which have become so popular among the neighborhood kids, she’s made a few bucks selling them). Click HERE for the Tutorial (although […]


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Craft Camp Tutorial: Beaded T-shirt Bracelet

by This is Carrie on June 9, 2011

I’m guest posting today over at Skip to my Lou’s Craft Camp Series. I’ll show you how to do a kid’s craft that combines my love of refashioning and crocheting! Check it out HERE or HERE. You can also find 5 more fun things to do with an old t-shirt in my Refashion Camp for […]



Don’t let a shirt stain get you down.  Let it inspire the shape and placement of a quick, no-sew, freezer paper stencil.  Freezer paper stenciling is not new in the crafting world, but it’s good to remember it’s not just a technique for creating new designs.  It’s also an easy and practical ways to …



Save Stained Shirts with New Appliqués {Tutorial}

by This is Carrie on May 12, 2011

Using creatively shaped and placed appliqué, you can cover a pesky stain or rip without anyone being the wiser.  Appliqué is not new in the crafting world, but it’s good to remember it’s not just a technique for creating new designs.  It’s also an easy and practical ways to extend the …



Tutorial: Bow Tie For Your Little Guy

by This is Carrie on May 5, 2011

When I decided to make the boys bow ties for Easter I scoured the web for a pattern & tutorial.  And wow, there are tons. But none were quite what I was looking for.  I wanted these ties to be the real deal. Ones that you have to actually tie *gasp*. I wanted to spend […]



Making Stuff: “He’s All Boy” Baby Cap & Blanket

by This is Carrie on March 3, 2011

If you are stopping by via MADE “Celebrate the Boy“, welcome!  I am thrilled to share my “He’s All Boy” Baby Cap and Blanket patterns and tutorials with you. If you’re interested, you can find more “Boy” posts & projects here. The cap and blanket, made from super-soft, thrifted, men’s flannel shirts make a unique […]



Tutorial: Fabric Scrap Paper Dolls {Free Printable Template}

by This is Carrie on September 17, 2010

Since reading this post on Kiddley, back in 2006, fabric scrap paper dolls (and animals) have been a staple craft activity in our house. Here’s how you do it: -Download the fabric scrap paper dolls from the link below or draw your own doll shape and make copies on cardstock. Download my FREE scrap paper […]



Tutorial: The Mini-Snuglet

by This is Carrie on September 15, 2010

As silly as the Slanket/Snuggie craze seems to be, the version of the popular “blanket with sleeves” I’ve made for my kids (and their friends) are so very well-loved. You can now download the measurements for the Mini-Snuglet HERE, then follow the instructions for any adult sized snuggie (find one HERE) This size is perfect […]