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Stamp your own Fabric Pattern | Handmade Holidays Blog Hop

Wizard pillow - stamp your own fabric pattern! | The Nerd Nest

Today I’m sharing a handmade gift tutorial (and a bonus idea) using rukristin stamps to make your own fabric patterns.

Fan art fabric pattern using stamps! | The Nerd Nest

I use rukristin stamps in my paper crafting all of the time, so I thought it would be fun to show you a gift that steps away from the paper! … Read the rest

DIY Vintage Sheet Pet Net

DIY Vintage Sheet Pet Net

One of our goals for our June Project Challenge was to use some of the vintage sheets we’ve been hoarding. Today we finally have one vintage sheet project down (and several in-progress): we used a vintage sheet to make a hammock-like pet net in Eliza’s closet for all of her … Read the rest

Finished the Yellow Brick Road

I started my first quilt in 2009 and it is finally finished and on my bed. How’s that for turnaround time?

First Quilt

It’s not how it sounds; this didn’t take almost three years to make. Rather, I made the quilt top in a weekend on a quilting retreat with my mom … Read the rest

12 Days of Christmas: Day 2 – Upcycled Rocket Ship Plushie

Rocket Ship Plushie Tutorial

Here at the Nerd Nest we’re teaming up with Allie from Alexandra Rae Designs to bring you 12 Days of Christmas (Projects)! It’s our goal to create 12 projects each for Christmas decor, gifts, and memory keeping by the 25th. That means you’ll get 24 DIY tutorials this month! Wohoo!Read the rest

One Sew Pennant Banner Tutorial

I love the trend of pennant banners for party and seasonal decoration, but the idea of taking a trip to the fabric store and breaking out the sewing machine every time I want one… well, let’s just say they’d never get made in time.

One Sew Pennant Banner Tutorial

My solution? A one-sew interchangeable banner. … Read the rest