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Make it Yourself Monday—4 dresses with One Pattern!

Good Monday morning to ya, Welcoming House readers! As many of you know from our totally rocking series in January about learning skills that need to be remembered, around here at the real Welcoming House sewing is an important skill. I love being able to take some fabric and a few doodads and make my [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Craft, DIY, To Wear|1 Comment

Its Labor Day…and “Support a Small Business” in September Day!

You know me..........not only do I have a rabid tenacity about supporting small businesses, as a small business owner I really love telling others about businesses I have found that make a quality product, and support a family while they do it. Today, in honor of Labor Day, when most of us are out celebrating [...]

By | September 1st, 2014|Craft, Guest Bloggers, Kid Friendly, Kid Fun, To Wear|3 Comments

A little Bling for Valentine’s Day from Lilla Rose!

Good morning everyone! I hope you are enjoying your week and gearing up for Valentines Day! My sweet girls are all excited about making their cards for friends today, and I have been perusing Pinterest for lots of fun ideas! So today, in honor of a wonderful friendship, and also something that is one of [...]

By | February 12th, 2014|Craft, Guest Bloggers, To Wear|6 Comments

New Year, New Skill—Making simple projects for Health and Wellness

What a crazy morning it has been around here! Yesterday our regular PC just crashed, and it was a scramble to try to find out how to post and approve comments, share each post, not to mention just plain get on the internet. We do not know yet if we will be able to get [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|Craft, DIY, For the Home, Heal, Herbal Medicine, Homesteading, To Wear|1 Comment

New Year, New Skill—14 Simple and Basic Sewing Tutorials to Get you Started.

Good Monday Morning to you! Over on The Welcoming House Facebook page we have been chatting about new skills and things people would like to learn this year. As a practical person, who has learned a lot in the last five + years on this journey, I was eager to listen to everyone and put [...]

By | January 27th, 2014|Craft, DIY, Homesteading, To Wear|7 Comments

Making Mittens for VERY Little Moola…

You know you have them. . Those sweaters, lurking in the back of the closet that you just can not bring yourself to part with. The ones that have shrunk (one way or another), or whose style is simply out of fashion (but you love the color of), or are just simply too ragged for everyday wear, [...]

By | January 6th, 2014|Craft, To Wear|32 Comments

100 MORE Simply Delightful DIY Christmas Gifts—for those of us still hoping to create that perfect gift!

Yep, you know it was going to happen. SO many folks don't have their gifts finished yet, OR are trying to do it on a budget, and SO I decided to be pretty helpful and give you MORE ideas than I did last week when I posted on 100+ Simply Delightful Christmas Ideas. We all [...]

By | December 17th, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Holidays, For the Home, Holidays, Kid Fun, To Wear|Comments Off on 100 MORE Simply Delightful DIY Christmas Gifts—for those of us still hoping to create that perfect gift!

Pamper that Special Someone with A Giveaway from Kleine’s Country Farm Soaps!

 We are on the home stretch now, with less than two weeks  until Christmas, and I hope that you have a good idea at least of what you will be giving your family and friends for their presents! But there is always that ONE person who is hard to buy for, who has everything, who [...]

By | December 16th, 2013|Craft, DIY, For the Holidays, For the Home, Guest Bloggers, To Wear|6 Comments

Its A HomeSpun Christmas Giveaway! ~ From BumStoppers!

Bumstoppers, one of the premier cloth diaper lines out there, with fabulous construction and adorable prints, has agree to participate in our HomeSpun Christmas celebration this year again! Last year was wildly fabulous, with tons of entries, and a lot of folks just learning about her brand because they did not have Littles in their [...]

By | December 11th, 2013|Craft, Holidays, Kid Fun, To Wear, Uncatergorized|15 Comments

You KNOW You want to…….

I can see it now. You read the title, and immediately  dark and forbidden things flit across your mind. Things like.... Of COURSE you want to eat all the chocolate chips you have managed sneakily to have stashed deep in the freezer to avoid the kids' (and Handy Hubby's) ravaging moments. Of COURSE you want [...]

By | December 2nd, 2013|Craft, For the Home, Guest Bloggers, Holidays, Kid Fun, To Wear|3 Comments