Tutorial: Wallpaper sample Christmas stockings

Tutorial: Wallpaper sample Christmas stockings Tutorial: Wallpaper sample Christmas stockings

Cintia from My Poppet shows how you can make these fun Christmas stockings from upcycled wallpaper samples.  The heavier paper will stand up to the stitching on your machine.  You can use them as fun gift … Read More...

Tutorial: Ruffled mantel cover

Tutorial: Ruffled mantel cover Tutorial: Ruffled mantel cover

Becky from U create shares a tutorial at Riley Blake Designs showing how you can make a ruffled mantel cover.  The fabric cover sits over your mantel, with two rows of ruffles hanging down in front.  … Read More...

Tutorial: 30-minute table runner

Tutorial: 30-minute table runner Tutorial: 30-minute table runner

I rarely notice that my home décor is… lacking until I’m getting ready to have people into my house.  And then, during that mad dash to clean up the mess, I don’t have time to make … Read More...

Tutorial: Vintage Tablecloth Hot Pads

Tutorial: Vintage Tablecloth Hot Pads Tutorial: Vintage Tablecloth Hot Pads

Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life used fabric from a vintage tablecloth to make the cutest hot pads.  She shares a tutorial showing how you can make this easy project.  You won’t need big pieces … Read More...

Tutorial: Mesh panel drawstring backpack

meshbackpackPearlyn from Pearlync shows how you can make a drawstring backpack with mesh panels.  The bag itself is made from a sturdy denim.  The combination of the denim and the mesh creates a sporty, edgy look.  The edges of the … Read More...

Tutorial: Loopy fringe Christmas tree

Fringe Foam Tree with Gold Stars - The Silly PearlSteph from The Silly Pearl shows how you can make these loopy fringe Christmas trees.  They’re super easy to make.  The sewing part is just simple straight seams and accuracy is not that important.  But, if you’d prefer to not sew … Read More...

Tutorial: How to sew an invisible zipper

Tutorial: How to sew an invisible zipper Tutorial: How to sew an invisible zipper

Installing an invisible zipper is one of those sewing tasks that sounds difficult (It’s a zipper, and it’s invisible! Ack!) but it’s actually pretty straightforward once you get past your zipper anxiety.  … Read More...

Tutorial: Heat molded fabric tray

Tutorial: Heat molded fabric tray Tutorial: Heat molded fabric tray

Would you believe this tray is made from fabric?  Cheryl from Sew Can Do shows how you can make one, using heat moldable stabilizer.  The rolled fabric ends serve as handles.  The heat moldable stabilizer … Read More...

Tutorial: Ruched apron

Tutorial: Ruched apron Tutorial: Ruched apron

Angelina from JoJo and Eloise shares a tutorial for making this ruched apron.  The gathered fabric apron is striking made in a solid black, and would be pretty to wear as a hostess apron at a holiday … Read More...

Free pattern: Oversized faux fur coat

Free pattern: Oversized faux fur coat Free pattern: Oversized faux fur coat

Kate from See Kate Sew shares a free pattern for making this oversized faux fur coat.  It has simple lines and a boxy shape.  It’s an easy pattern, that you can complete in an … Read More...

Tutorial: Loopy ribbon puff bow

Tutorial: Loopy ribbon puff bow Tutorial: Loopy ribbon puff bow

Michelle from The Ribbon Retreat shows how you can make these cute loopy ribbon puff bows.  They are adorable in a little girl’s hair!  She shows them perched above pigtails.  They’re made from lots of … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric corner bookmarks

Tutorial: Fabric corner bookmarks Tutorial: Fabric corner bookmarks

Staci from Crafty Staci shows a quick last minute gift you can make for the book lover on your list.  It’s a simple fabric corner bookmark.  You can make one from your fabric scraps in a … Read More...