Tutorial: Stitch a Flower Garden Bottlecap Pin Cushion from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: Stitch a Flower Garden Bottlecap Pin Cushion

A while ago, I showed you how to make a bottlecap pincushion from the lid to a 2 liter bottle, a bit of wool felt and some wool stuffing. These are some of my favorite things to make. I’ll spend some time making a whole bunch of the pincushions and then spend several weeks embroidering […]

Embroidered Heart Ornament Sampler pattern and tutorial from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: Linen Heart Embroidery Sampler Ornament

It seems like it was just Winter Solstice and the Christmas holidays, and here it is almost Valentine’s Day! If you’re looking for just the thing to make for your sweetheart, I think I have a great idea for you! Ornaments aren’t just for Christmas trees. I love to have certain ornaments hanging around all […]

15 Minute Drawstring Bag Tutorial

15 Minute Drawstring Bag Tutorial

Are you skipping the wrapping paper this holiday season and trying to use alternatives? Fabric bags are pretty awesome, and this drawstring bag is super quick to make up. I just did a bunch of them all assembly line style and I made 15 in 2 hours… that’s 8 minutes each! I actually love to […]

12 Needlebook Inspirations - a round up from Muse of the Morning

Weekend Inspiration: Amazing Needle Books

I love useful things that can also be beautiful. A needle book is exactly that. They’re perfect tiny canvases for showing off applique and embroidery. Like most things for myself, it took me a long time to make myself a decorated one. You can see mine in the photo below. I love experimenting with mixing […]

Tutorial: How to Sew a Super Easy & Quick Summer Dress with Shirring from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: How to Sew a Super Easy & Quick Summer Dress with Shirring

I’m going to start this off by promising that shirring is really easy. If you haven’t done it before, it might seem intimidating, but it really is easy and it makes for some really really easy outfits. The tutorial I’m going to share with you today is for a little girls’ outfit, but you can […]