Written by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric Paper Glue. I'm back this month with yet another easy leather project. I'm sorry, but I just can't help myself. It's such a great supply to work with! This month, I'm using a gorgeous piece of white leather to create just about the easiest (and arguably cutest) glasses pouch that ever existed -- perfect for your summer sunnies! DIY No-sew Sunglasses Pouch // Supplies: -3.5" x 17" piece of leather -ruler -marker -utility hole punch -craft knife -button stud closure -leather ...Continue Reading
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Written by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric Paper Glue. I love working with leather, but if you're new to the material, it can be intimidating. If you're looking for an easy, on-trend project to dip your toe in the water of working with leather, or you're just looking for the perfect DIY accessory for cinching the waist of a recent longer, looser zippy top creation, perhaps, I've got you covered today. This belt is super cute and, even better, super easy! DIY Studded Leather Belt // Supplies: 1.5" wide white leather strap, utility ...Continue Reading
Written by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric Paper Glue. I don't know if I'm allowed to say this about my own project, but I am so in love with this DIY. The materials -- wooden beads and copper tubing -- are so raw and simple, but the possibilities are practically endless! Whatever your technique, the result is a unique, modern statement necklace perfect for practically any outfit. DIY Wood + Copper Necklaces Supplies: wooden beads in various sizes (3/8" - 1.5"), black paint, paint brush, 1/2" copper tubing, 1/2" tube cutter, 1mm ...Continue Reading
Written by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric Paper Glue. Spring is upon us, my friends, and I could not be more excited! For me, it's time to start breaking out the bright colors, and one of my favorite ways to do that is with an unexpected brooch. Today's DIY shows you how to make your own by scouring your fabric stash for the brightest and prettiest scraps. Fabric Scrap Brooch Supplies: scrap fabric, wooden craft circles, matte decoupage glue, paint brush, scissors, pin backs, glue, chain Step 1: Begin by applying a thin layer ...Continue Reading
Written by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric Paper Glue Chances are if you've been around See Kate Sew long, you've made yourself a clutch. Maybe it was my sequin + leopard zip clutch or Kate's ridiculously cute leather polka dot clutch. If you're anything like I am, every time you pull out a clutch for a night out you face the quandary of how to compactly fit your cash, ID, and cards. I don't know about you, but my normal wallet is the size of many of my clutches. Today's project is a three-step DIY to make a mini leather wallet perfect for a ...Continue Reading
Written by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric Paper Glue This little creation is a huge bang for the buck. Using very basic jewelry-making techniques, you can make an elegant two-tier necklace in four simple steps (and probably no more than five minutes!). And this little beauty is the perfect way to subtly dress up a plain white tee and a pair of jeans. DIY Two-Tier Necklace Supplies: about 65" of delicate gold chain, 3 small gold jump rings, 2 delicate rhinestone dangles*, 2 pairs of pliers *Some great ones are available ...Continue Reading
Written by Mandy Pellegrin of Fabric Paper Glue. I'm thrilled to introduce Mandy of Fabric Paper Glue today! Mandy has an eye for design and it always coming up with fun projects. I have been loving watching her recent home renovations. Catch her on pinterest, instagram, twitter and facebook! I am an unapologetic lover of sequins. So while there's a lot to love about the holiday season, I think one of my favorite parts is that the season's parties and new year's celebrations are the perfect occasions to break out the sequins. I'm ...Continue Reading