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Month: April 2014

Business Card Holders | Mabey She Made It #sewing #businesscardholder #fabriclabel

Business Card Holders

So last week I was able to go to my first blogging conference (SNAP!) and it was amazing. I worked on updating my business cards, got them printed, and was happy with how they turned out. But I knew that I wanted to do something a little special with some of them. I’d also been […] Read more…

This gorgeous dining table was made from reclaimed mahogany and a custom steel base. The thrifted chairs were refinished and together the set is stunning. See more here.

Mahogany and Steel Dining Table and Chairs

It’s funny how special something becomes when you put a lot of work into it, isn’t it? This dining table and chairs is no exception. Each part has a story and a reason. The wood for the table top is reclaimed mahogany from a historic building in Salt Lake City a few years ago. My […] Read more…

Hand-painted Ottoman Makeover | Mabey She Made It #furniture #ottoman #makeover

Hand-painted Ottoman Makeover

The other day I ran across this ottoman at our local thrift store for $8, and since I’d been wanting an ottoman for our living room couch, I stopped to check it out. It was old and outdated, but it was well-built and I wanted it. So it came home with me.   First up, I […] Read more…

Gorgeous Gathers | Mabey She Made It #sewingtips #sewingtricks #gatheringfabric

The Secret to Gorgeous Gathers

So you probably know that there’s an easy way and a right way to gather fabric. But did you know there’s a way to get gorgeous gathers every time that won’t shift or bunch when you’re setting in your sleeve or adding your gathered fabric to your project? I learned this trick from my mom, […] Read more…

Baggu-style Reusable Bags | Mabey She Made It #earthday #green #reusablebags #baggu

Baggu-Style Reusable Bag Tutorial

Earth Day is tomorrow, what are you doing to celebrate? Last year around this time, we were living in California and the county passed a ban on plastic shopping bags. If you’ve never thought about taking your own bags to the grocery store (or Target, and everywhere else you go) you’ll know the deer-in-the-headlights look that […] Read more…

Making Professional Baby Shoes | Mabey She Made It #babyshoes #sewing #joyfolie

The Secret to Professional Baby Shoes

Do you want to make your baby shoes look more professional? I’ve got couple of great tips and tricks for you today. For most of them, you’ll find me over at Everyday Art sharing all the fun things I’ve learned about making baby shoes over the past few years. But before you go, I have […] Read more…

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