Lace Trimmed Tshirt Refashion


 I have always enjoyed making my own clothes. Just ask my mom who, bless her heart, had to combine 2 patterns for my senior prom dress. She is the best! She taught me how to sew at a young age, and by high school I could whip out a skirt or shorts. I just love […]

No Sew Heart Mittens


Hello Uncommon Designs readers, my name is Rachel!  I blog at R & R Workshop and I’m so excited to be contributing on Uncommon Designs. I am a wife and mother to two cute kiddos ages 2 and 5.  Kids crafts are some of my favorite projects! Especially when its for my kids Today I am going to […]

DIY Tie Dye Long Johns


So yesterday, we shared some Slumber Party Tips and Ideas and these sweet little DIY tie dye long johns were part of that… Aren’t they adorable! My little La La thought she was some kind of special in those tie dye long johns. So today, I am going to show you how I took an […]

Stenciled Hoodie Refashion… {From the Vault}

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 My daughter had been eyeing some embellished hoodies and the light bulb went off… stenciling!! What a perfect way to achieve a very unique and one of a kind look! Isn’t it precious! I used the Butterfly Bloom #3 Wall Art Stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils. I think it turned out incredible and she is thrilled! Supplies […]

Lace Onesie Tutorial

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This week I needed to make a baby gift for someone and I wanted it to be feminine, beautiful, and super easy!  I decided to make a lace embellished onesie. It was based on our other lace shirt tutorial.  I love how it turned out and it was a cinch! Lace Onesie Tutorial You can’t beat […]

DIY Bleach Drum Set T-Shirt Tutorial…

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     And Party Everyday! My children are in love with music! My son started taking drums lessons a few months ago…he’s hooked! So here is the second part of the gift I made for his teacher!   Earlier this week I posted part one…Appliqued Drum Set Onesie!   See….I just could not leave out his precious son […]

Appliqued Drum Set Onesie

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I Want To Rock ‘n Roll All Night… So, what do you make for the drum teacher when his wife has their first daughter…. Why an appliqued drum onesie of course!   Is this not the cutest thing eva!!?? I just love how it turned out! I simply found a drum set silhouette image online and […]

Cutting Edge Stencils Review and Giveaway… { Stenciled Hoodie Tutorial }

How many of you have tried stenciling? I am a newbie and when Cutting Edge Stencils offered us an opportunity to try out one of their fabulous stencils, well, I took the plunge! They have so many beautiful stencils to choose from, in both craft and wall sizes!  I knew I wanted to do something a […]

Tshirt Refashion… { Pillowcase Top }

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Have some tshirts around your house? How about a little refashion!   So, this past weekend my son had his first home football game! Approximately 15 minutes prior to needing to leave, my “tween” daughter came to me wanting to make some changes to the only tshirt she had with his team on it…yes…I said […]

A Hoodie Makeover


WELL… let’s talk… So, I had this fabulous idea for transforming a plain (but very cute) hoodie into something with ruffles and lots of color!! I just loved the look of these!! I knew a Hoodie Makeover was just what I wanted to make.  Here’s where I messed up  things changed a bit! I started […]

Towel Apron

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So, this one has been on my “to do” list for a while! I first saw this apron in  “Southern Living” magazine and since then, all over blogland! It is soooo cute and very practical! Now, before you go thinkin’, “Man, she’s skinny!”…. my daughter is doing the modeling, since neither of my children could […]

Uncommon Featured on “Reviewed By Mom” !

Ok guys…. I have to tell you that I am just on air right now! We recently made a ladies tunic top for Kristin of the blog Reviewed by Mom (she is wearing her shirt with her family in the picture above at a Yo Gabba Gabba show). She did a write up about us […]

For the Love of Fabric

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Many women have a passion for shoes, others have a love of handbags, for Bonnie and I it is a love affair with beautiful fabric. There is something about how simple fibers can be woven into the most gorgeous combinations and truly become works of art. After countless hours of looking online and at local […]