how to mix and match patterns like a pro

mixing patterns in design and fashion can be intimidating, but when done well it has the power to elevate any room or outfit!  while this practice may seem only for bohemian-types, it is actually something that creates visual depth no matter the personal style.  from kate spade’s preppy pairings of stripes and polka dots, to... Continue Reading →

old dog bed tutorial #2: potholders

expanding on our previous tote tutorial (which can be found here), here is another easy sewing project you can make from your old dog bed fabric! instructions pdf here finished size: 9.5” length x 7.5“ width seam allowance: .25” materials 1.  scraps for the front - 9" wide (length will vary) - this is the... Continue Reading →

old dog bed tutorial #1: tote

let’s start with something FABULOUS. yes, our dog beds are amazing & durable & la di dah di dah. but eventually, they need to be retired—either because they are loved to the bone, or you just want a new one. I faced a dilemma when this happened the first time—a few years ago. and because... Continue Reading →

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