A few weeks ago, I came across the cutest Christmas tree headband at Forever 21. Instead of purchasing it, I challenged myself to make it!
Of course, I have to share the tutorial with you. This Christmas tree headband can be worn at a holiday party, while out shopping for gifts, or even on Christmas Day as you relax with family. It will put you in the Christmas spirit! Continue reading “DIY Christmas Tree Headband”
Halloween is on Wednesday, then … it’s finally Christmas!
*cue Let It Snow by Boyz II Men*
BUT, before I get ahead of myself, let’s make sure you have a costume. In today’s blog, I’m sharing 5 DIY Halloween costumes that can be made at the last minute. They are all headbands, so do not worry about creating a full look. Simply pair the headband with a cute hairstyle and outfit!
Enjoy your Halloween festivities. Afterwards, meet me back here to celebrate the most wonderful time of year! Continue reading “5 Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes”
I have one Halloween tradition. That is to shop for half-priced candy on November 1st. I just don’t have the “let’s celebrate Halloween” bone in my body. Blame it on my parents. As a child, I was not allowed to dress up and go trick or treating. Instead I watched “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and passed out candy to the children who could participate.
I do, however, admire the effort that people put into their Halloween costumes. I have seen Starbucks Frappuccinos, donuts, Solange look-a-likes, and Emojis. The ideas are exceptionally creative.
While I still cannot bring myself Continue reading “DIY Flower Cat Ears”
The most popular blog post by far on Sharifa Creates has been My Favorite YouTube Sewing Vloggers. In it, I only listed three vloggers, so I’m back with a full list of 10! Hopefully this list will help you to learn everything you need to know about sewing and garment construction. Continue reading “My Top 10 Favorite YouTube Sewing Vloggers”
This post has been updated! Check out My Top 10 Favorite YouTube Sewing Vloggers.
In 4 Ways to Spark Creativity, I mentioned that one way to become inspired is through learning new techniques. I practice this by reading numerous craft books, scrolling through Pinterest and, most recently, watching YouTube video tutorials. Of the DIY video tutorials available, I especially enjoy sewing vlogs. When it comes to sewing, the best way I learn is by watching, not reading.
Any time I want to make a new piece of clothing, I head straight to YouTube. There are vloggers that teach everything from threading a needle to constructing prom dresses. I even created a YouTube channel to share my knowledge of sewing and crafting.
I’ve compiled a short list of my favorite sewing vloggers. I hope you find them and their channels as informative as I do. Continue reading “My Favorite YouTube Sewing Vloggers”