DIY – Wall Décor Tutorial


I thought I would share a quick and easy DIY way to add color to your room!  I’ve been searching for a way to add a pop of color in my craft-room that also brings a little bit of me into the room, and I think I found the solution! These fabric panels are an easy…

Sewing Tip – Make a Stylish Pair of Sweatpants


Myra at So Sew Easy shares a FREE pattern and tutorial to make a pair of stylish sweatpants. Save this for later!   Myra says… “The fit of the pattern is not the trend of these days which is for thick leggings with pockets. These sweatpants are more in the traditional (read practical) style and have more room around the…

Sewing Tip – How to Make a Double Welt Pocket


Five Lines to Double Welt Pocket Perfection! I know most of you have made a welt Pocket and I know from my own experience it can get a little challenging , but adding a double welt pocket to a blazer gives your project such a nice tailored and polished look! Myra at So SEW Easy shares “how to…

The Latest Thread – What’s Your Craft Room Style?


Craft Room Style like a Boss! No Not Gangnam Style, but Craft Room Style!  If you’re like me the heart of your home is your craft room, your space, your sanctuary! My philosophy is that you create a space that works for your needs!  The most important aspect to any craft room or space to me is organization! (No…

Make a Long Cardigan With This Free Pattern – Sewing Tip


Myra continues to share lots of tutorials with me and I’m so happy to share them with you!  I’ve been looking to make a cardigan for myself  for sometime now and I finally get the chance! Check it out and save this for later! Myra at So SEW Easy has shared this free long cardigan pattern and…

Sewing Tip – Why you Need a Punch Plier in Your Sewing Kit!


Have you struggled with punching holes in your sewing or craft project? If SEW the Strengthened Punch Plier is just what you need in your sewing kit! If you apply rivets, snaps, studs, or need to start holes in thick layers of fabric or other craft projects you may want to look at this a little closer.   With this revolving…

Happy New Year – Another Blogiversary!


Are you ready for the New Year? Can you believe that some of us have been connecting here for four years? You’ve seen me grow, change my look, excepted my silence from time to time, celebrated, and inspired some of my creations with your comments, and likes whenever you dropped by to see what’s happening at LaCartera!  We’ve supported…

Crafty Design-O-Rama Featured Projects #27


This Weeks Crafty Design-O-Rama Craft Featured Projects! Is everyone ready for Christmas?  Well here are the favorite projects shared last week!  We’ll share the 16 popular posts next week in a series-end wrap up.  The crafty link-up is officially closed and I hope to see your awesome craft projects next year! So save and share your favorites and have a Very…

Crafty Design-O-Rama Link Party #26


It’s Design-O-Rama Craft Link Party Time! As we countdown to Christmas this is your last chance to link up your projects.  We’ll share the favorites next week, with a series-end wrap up to follow near the end of the month. I hope you have enjoyed our link party as much as we have!! The crafty link-up is…