Inspired by an antique 1920s tennis dress, I made this sporty 1920s dress with hand appliqued bias trim and DIY printed silk scarfs at the back. Continue reading 1920s Mint Green & White Chiffon Dress With Hand Applique
‘Every well groomed woman is very particular to see that outside garments fit without wrinkles and with a glove-like appearance across the hips and back. […] The fitted princess slip has come into use to overcome this difficulty’ (School Sewing Based On Home Problems, 1916).
I’m currently sewing an Edwardian lace lingerie dress and I made this Edwardian princess slip to wear underneath. Princess slips were an alternative to a separate petticoat and corset cover (camisole) in the 1900s. Because princess slips fit smoothly over the body and don’t have a seam at the waist they were considered superior to underwear with waist seams. But they are also more difficult to make than a separate petticoat and camisole! 😉 Continue reading Edwardian Princess Slip
Inspired by Edwardian girls’ dresses I made a short Edwardian cotton dress. But instead of using new fabric I used one vintage apricot-colored cotton bedsheet which I dyed with blue fabric dye. And the placement of the tucks and pintucks is an almost extact copy of an antique Edwardian cotton dress. Continue reading Short Edwardian Cotton Dress – History Bounding
I made a short Edwardian faux silk petticoat to wear under my newest short Edwardian walking skirts. My main inspirations for this petticoat actually came from the short, almost 1950s-style petticoats of Edwardian showgirls and burlesque dancers! Continue reading Short Edwardian Faux Silk Petticoat
These 5 DIY floating rope dog toys are perfect for your water-loving dog! Made with polypropylene rope, these DIY floating dog toys are safe for your dog, float on water, and are cheap, easy and fun to make!
All these 5 DIY floating rope dog toys are Khaleesi-approved. Khaleesi is my 1-year old, water-crazy, high-energy black GSD who loves to play tug, fetch and hide & seek! Because she’s very mouthy she always needs a toy in her mouth. And since she’s water-crazy and loves to swim, I had to make her DIY floating rope dog toys with polypropylene rope! Continue reading 5 DIY Floating Rope Dog Toys
Make instant ice cream with snow and different flavors such as lemon, mint, cinnamon and vanilla! You can even dye the vegan snow ice cream naturally blue with butterfly pea tea!
Making ice cream with freshly fallen snow is such a fun winter craft! All these 5 snow ice creams are dairy-free, egg-free and vegan. But if you eat dairy you can substitute milk for soy milk – it works just as well.
Lemon and mint chocolate chip snow ice cream were my favorites – because lemon and mint are my favorite ice cream flavors 😉 – but all 5 vegan snow ice cream recipes are delicious! Continue reading 5 Vegan Snow Ice Cream Recipes
Upcycle ugly, ill-fitting espadrilles into cute DIY espadrilles that match your outfit!
I made shoes again! Yay! 😀 This time I upcycled ugly espadrilles that didn’t fit very well. I used leftover mint-green denim fabric from my jeans-to-skirt refashion and made matching mint green espadrilles! I love how they turned out and they’re so comfortable to wear! Continue reading DIY Espadrilles – Shoe Making Tutorial
Does your pup need a new toy? Make this easy DIY dog toy out of the sleeves of an old T-shirt! This cute DIY T-shirt dog toy looks like a jellyfish or octopus with four tentacles!
There’s a new puppy in my life since May Day! 😀 She is fearless and playful and a little crazy sometimes! 😉 Continue reading DIY T-Shirt Dog Toy
A quick and easy men’s polo shirt to women’s top refashion!
If you read my blog regularly, you know that I love to refashion old clothes into cute new clothes! Mint green is my favorite color so I was happy when I found this old men’s polo shirt while cleaning out grandma’s house. Continue reading Men’s Polo Shirt To Women’s Top Refashion
This minty shamrock shake is made from scratch with only natural colors and flavors. The naturally green shamrock shake is vegan and naturally colored with homegrown wheatgrass. A perfect drink for St. Patrick’s Day! Continue reading Naturally Green Shamrock Shake – Mint-Flavored, Vegan & Colored With Wheatgrass Juice