Make This: The Half Hour Half Apron

Easy half apron tutorial (no pattern needed!)

Are you ready for a crazy-quick sewing project? I’m calling this the “half hour half apron” because it’s one of the fastest sewing projects I think I’ve ever completed. Honestly, if I busted out a few more of these half aprons, I believe I could get my time down to 15 minutes. No sweat. My point is, this half apron is a breeze to make. This is a perfect project for beginner sewers. Plus, who doesn’t need an adorable handmade apron in their kitchen?    Continue Reading

How-To: Sew Your Own Thanksgiving Napkins

created at: 11/16/2010

Should you find yourself with a little bit of free time in the days leading up to Thanksgiving (hey, it might happen), consider whipping up a set of linen napkins for the feast.  It’s a super easy project, plus, whether you’ll be dining with family or friends (or both), everyone will be impressed with your mad skills and dedication to being festive.  And there’s nothing more important during the holidays than impressing people with your level of festiveness.  Continue Reading

Sanford Burrows: Modern, Italian & Luxe Bed Linens

Graphic designer turned home textile designer Jill Sanford Burrows found herself working and living in London when she was inspired to create something more tangible than marketing messages. Her interest drew her to home furnishings and bed linens in particular. For Jill, her new bed linen line had to be as much about quality as beauty. Her quest led to Italy where she found the craftsmanship to produce luxurious linens, where artisans combine their illustrious skill and Jill’s modern vision. Continue Reading

How to Get into the Habit of Making Your Bed!

Did you ever wonder why your mom or mom equivalent harassed you into making your bed every day? One reason was probably because it made him/her feel better about the state of your room. If you’re like me and make your bed every morning, you know what I’m talking about. If you don’t, you night want to try Apartment Therapy’s 8 tricks to help you get in the habit of fixing your bed.

  1. Simplify your bedding.
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