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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Sewing Gifts 101: Handmade Coffee Cozy

{ Handmade Coffee Cozy } Sewing workshop tutorial!

These sweet latte covers are a fun gift to make for { friends, mom, dad, teachers, co-workers, anyone who loves lattes }

{ Step 1 }

Choose two fun fabrics { Pink Minky Dots and Pink Chocolate Dots }. Lay fabrics like sides togther. Take a paper coffee sleeve{ free at any coffee house } and trace it over the fabrics, adding a 1/2 inch seam allowance all around. Pin fabrics together and cut out the offee sleeve.

{ Step 2 }

Ready set sew! Place, pinned coffee sleeve, starting at the top of the round edge, sewing all the way around, leaving a 2 inch opening to turn your coffee sleeve right-side out. Turn the Coffee Sleeve right-side out and iron flat. Top Stich the opening closed.

{ Step 3 }

Now add the velcro, to keep it snug around the laytte! { Tip } Have a size large paper coffee cup on hand to use for sizing! Sew Velcro closure to one side of the coffee sleeve and then turn it over and sew the other side of the velcro to the oppoiste side.

Happy Holiday Sewing,

by Tanja D'lyn : )

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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Shop: ~ Labor Day Sale ~ 10% off

Happy Fall! It is that time of year when we love to share a special treat!

Visit my shop and recieve 10% off on any purchase. Just use the coupon code at check out! Labor Day Sale 9/1/11 through 9/5/11 10% off purchase: use coupon code: LABORDAYSALE2011 We added some of our new fall prints in child robes, towels, bibs and burps! Check em out!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

What I Love About Summer Too! Sea Shell Wall Decor!

What Do You Love About Summer? Sea Shells!

This summer like every summer we collect sea shells from our trip to the beach! They become house decor, bath soap holders, plant ground cover and wall decor! Love to decorate with sea shells!

~ Living Green, By Tanja D'lyn : )

Monday, June 13, 2011

Modern Handmade Child ~ Summer 2011 Issue

Looking forward to summer, you bet! Check out these great finds, cooking and things to do, craft and sew with your family!

And bonus, each week there is a fun free activity to do with your kids! A must read for summer!

I had a lot of fun with the inspiration to write this summer fun article: A Summer Journey With Family.

Happy Summer with your family!

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Modern Handmade Child ~ Spring Issue 2011

~ Ok, so I was really busy this past winter!

But, I had a lot a fun gearing up for this inspiring spring issue! A must see, read and try! Living green just got a little bit easier. Love these fun ideas for crafts, fashion, and recipes!

Tanja D'lyn

Care Contributor

Modern Handmade Child

Modern Handmade Child ~ Winter Issue 2010

~ This winter our family had a lot of fun in the snow! How about you? Well, check out these fun mid of winter activities, great eco fashions and warm and delicious recipes! Yum Yum!

Enjoy these great finds. : )

Tanja D'lyn

Care Contributor

Modern Handmade Child