Archive for DIY Projects

How to Sew a Button
5 Sewing Mistakes to Avoid
I've learned that sewing is somewhat of a lost art in many generations, especially in generation X and millennial generations ...
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How to Sew a Button
How to Sew a Button
One of the skills I have found most valuable on the homestead is sewing! I have used my skills to ...
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Must Have Sewing Supply List
Must Have Sewing Supply List
When I first started sewing I never thought much about the sewing supplies.  As a result my sewing was not ...
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How to Sew a Simple Hem
How to Sew a Simple Hem
When my husband works on his hand-crafted cutting boards he takes special care in the final stages of the sanding ...
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How to Tie a Sewing Knot
How to Tie a Sewing Knot
I taught a quick sewing class to some co-workers (day job) and I started with hand sewing. One of the ...
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How to Use a Sewing Machine
How to Use a Sewing Machine
One of the most useful skills on the homestead is sewing! I was taught how to sew by my mom ...
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How to Freeze Corn
How to Freeze Corn
I have so many memories around corn. My great aunt and uncle had a big farm and each year during ...
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How to Can Garlic Dill Pickles
How to Can Garlic Dill Pickles
Every year one crop comes in with abundance...cucumbers! We love eating cucumbers raw with vinegar and salt but when the ...
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How to Can Sweet Pickles
How to Can Sweet Pickles
Dill pickles, sweet pickles, bread and butter pickles. There are so many kind of pickles, how do you choose? My ...
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Swimsuit Coverup DIY
Swimsuit Coverup – DIY
A swimsuit coverup is an easy DIY sewing project for all ages. So my daughter and I decided to make ...
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DIY Cat Hammock
DIY Cat Hammock
Catios (cat - patios) are all the rage. A open air space where your cats can explore and enjoy the ...
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How to organize your lumber supply
How to Organize Your Lumber Supply
My husband loves to make things from wood...any kind of wood. Re-claimed, rough cut, or premium wood. Here are some ...
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10 Minute DIY Kimono
10 Minute DIY Kimono
Recently my family underwent an "unplugging." We made the decision to reduce screen time and replace it with other activities ...
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Rain Barrel System
How to Turn Rain Water into Usable Water
It’s interesting to think about all the water we use on a daily basis and why we should learn how ...
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Fire wood
How to Build a Wood Shed in a Day
In this post we will share details on how to build a wood shed in one day. One of the ...
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How to Build a Chicken Coop Like a Boss
How to Build a Chicken Coop Like a Boss
As spring came around this year we decided to expand the homestead by adding some chickens. We started with four ...
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How to Make a Chicken Brooder without Spending a Dime
How to Make a Chicken Brooder without Spending a Dime
Backyard chickens are one of my favorite pleasures on the homestead. We built a coop for our hens (check out ...
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