Polka Dot Fold Over Clutch Tutorial (with custom stenciled fabric)

Polka Dot & Leather Fold Over Clutch Sewing Tutorial on polkadotchair.com
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It was a long and horrible winter, have you heard??? I’m sure you didn’t hear me complain about the cold dark winter at all huh?!? (ha! who are we kidding?) The winter started early and lasted FOREVER, in fact we are under a freeze warning today…. AUGHH! Totally NOT normal for Kentucky… but I digress…. 

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DIY Jewelry Box Makeover

Jewelry Box Redo using Chalky Finish Paint
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Disclosure: A big thanks to DecoArt for sponsoring this post and providing the paint for the project, even though this post is sponsored all opinions are mine, all mine.  My youngest daughter turns 13 this weekend. I can not believe it, I now have 3 teenagers and no more little kids! I’m seriously not old enough for… 

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Seersucker & Leather Fold Over Clutch at Tatertots & Jello

Seersucker & Leather Clutch by Melissa Mortenson of polkadotchair.com
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Hello everyone!! I’m excited to announce that you can find me over at Tatertots & Jello as one of their newest contributors! My first project goes up today,  I’m sharing a tutorial for this Fold Over Seersucker & Leather clutch. It’s made from one of my favorite summertime fabrics, seersucker. Nothing quite says summer in… 

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DIY Hair Ties, a Gift Idea & Giveaway

DIY Hair Tie Gift Idea & free printable "Life is too short to have boring hair" gift cards
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This post is sponsored by Hairbow Supplies Etc, but the work, opinions and ideas are 100% mine.  As I say this, I might date myself… but I remember when my oldest daughter was a baby, trying to find supplies to make GIANT (and I mean giant) hairbows for her.  The supplies were hard to find,… 

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DIY Polka Dot Chain Bracelet by Flamingo Toes

Polka Dot Chain Bracelet by Flamingo Toes
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Hello Polka Dot Chair readers! My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. I am so excited to be here for Project Polkadot! This is such a fun series – I have already added a ton of projects to my to-do list! This Spring I have been all about the color combo… 

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Polka Dot Pouch by Knitty Bitties

Polka Dot & Leather Zip Pouch by Knitty Bitties
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Hi, I’m Andrea from Knitty Bitties Project Polka Dot? Uhm, I’m sorry, but if that showed up in YOUR inbox would you not say, Yes please! When & Where? Well if you wouldn’t then I’m not sure we can be friends … because I LOVE polka dots that much, it *might* just be a deal… 

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DIY Gold Polka Dot Hat Boxes

DIY Gold Polka Dot Hat Boxes on polkadotchair.com
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A big thanks to Royal Design Studio for providing the supplies for this project // Today’s polka dot project,  these DIY Gold Polka Dot Hat Boxes, would make a perfect addition to a closet, a child’s room or could even be used as a very special way to gift wrap a present. They are made… 

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Polka-Dotted Trinket Dishes by Positively Splendid

Polka Dotted Trinket Dishes by Positively Splendid
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Hi, everyone! Amy from Positively Splendid here. When I’m not playing referee to my four kiddos, I love to spend my time making things that matter with my own two hands. I would love for you to pop over for a visit! Confession time: I adore polka dots. To me, they just exude such a… 

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DIY Polka Dot Shoes

DIY Polka Dot Shoes by the Idea Room
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So happy to be here today! My name is Amy and you can normally find me sharing DIY projects, recipes and more over at The Idea Room. You guys! I LOVE polka dots! So I was super excited to be participating in this fun series with you here on Melissa’s site. I have had my… 

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Kate Spade Inspired DIY iPhone Case

DIY Kate Spade Inspired iPhone Case
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  Ohmygoodness! I am so excited to be visiting here at the Polka Dot Chair. I sort of feel like Melissa and I go “WAAAAY BACK.” We don’t…Unless you’re counting on blog years, and then? We’ve practically known each other since birth! My name is Tauni. I host an annual event for craft and DIY… 

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DIY Laptop Sleeve Clutch

Free Padded Laptop Sleeve Clutch Sewing Pattern on polkadotchair.com
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This post first appeared on the Riley Blake Fabrics Blog, I’m posting it here in case you missed it! Today I’m going to share with you how to make this Laptop Sleeve Clutch! It’s padded to make it extra sturdy and simple to sew, you can whip one up in an hour or so! I… 

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Leather Conversation Hearts

DIY Leather Conversation Hearts
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  I’ve got a really FUN Valentine’s Day DIY project for you today! This one would make a great gift, especially if you’re looking for Valentine’s Day gift ideas for a guy! I don’t even know how I came up with this idea, but it was one of those ideas that got stuck in my… 

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Monogrammed Leather Dopp Kit Tutorial

Monogrammed Leather Zip Pouch Tutorial
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For Christmas this year I felt like I made a MILLION zip pouches, in actuality it was obviously not that many, but I felt like it!  I kept going back to the store to buy more zippers.  I shared one of the projects with you here, today I’m going to share with you how I… 

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DIY Leather trimmed Laptop Case

DIY Leather Laptop Case on polkadotchair.com
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  Anyone have a shiny new laptop that needs a case?  Today I’m sharing this free sewing pattern for a Leather Laptop Sleeve over at Bernina’s WeAllSew.com blog.   This one’s made to fit a 13” MacBook pro but you can easily resize it as you wish for other sizes of laptops.   The bottom… 

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