Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at http://www.etsy.com/listing/159365591/burlap-bow-pillow-cover-in-white-or

Burlap bow pillow cover in white or brown and natural burlap LOVE these pillows. Should be fairly easy to diy

decorative pillows | - ADESSA ACCENT PILLOW A | Luxury Bedding, Decorative Pillows ...

Here's an idea for basket weave detail. These are silk bands for a formal look but linen, burlap, cotton can be used for a fun, informal pillow

1920s One-Hour Frock

One-Hour Frock, a simple dress. For that dress, the pattern piece was used for both front and back. The dress is simply stitched together and the side wings are gathered and attached to the bottom of the bodice.

tunic made from recycled man's shirt

Recycled men's shirt ideas ~ I often find high-end men's shirts in odd sizes that were never worn at all, at thrift shops. another idea I like, is making dresses out of them for little girls.

DIY: 5-minute skirt

It takes only 5 minutes to make the 5 Minute Skirt, a free, easy sewing pattern for beginners. Whether you're in a hurry to get somewhere or you don't have time for a huge project, the 5 Minute Skirt is the perfect solution.

Tattered Rose and Ruffles Pillow

Vintage Lace Tattered Rose and Ruffles Pillow by cottagehomedecor ~~ This looks like it would be a really pretty purse.


I think you or mom should try to start sewing again! Women's Sewing Pattern Simplicity 4020 Pullover by Sutlerssundries

Sydney Mail (NSW : 1912 - 1938), Wednesday 29 December 1920, page 25 An Economical Sleeping Gown

Sydney Mail (NSW : 1912 - Wednesday 29 December page 25 An Economical Sleeping Gown, Side gathers.