Free pattern: Travel manicure kit

Free pattern: Travel manicure kit Free pattern: Travel manicure kit

This travel manicure set can help make sure your nail look as good on vacation as they do at home.  Amy from Positively Splendid shares a free pattern for making it.  The fabric case has … Read More...

Free pattern: Chevron maxi skirt

Free pattern: Chevron maxi skirt Free pattern: Chevron maxi skirt

Laura from Sew Different shares a free pattern for making a chevron maxi skirt.  It flares out into a long A-line, with slits at the sides.  The sewing is actually fairly simple, but you’ll need … Read More...

Tutorial: Water bottle carrier

Tutorial: Water bottle carrier Tutorial: Water bottle carrier

Don’t get dehydrated in the summer heat!  Melanie from Artzy Creations shares a free pattern for making a water bottle carrier so you can bring your H20 with you.  It has a long strap so you … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy grommet top curtains

Tutorial: Easy grommet top curtains Tutorial: Easy grommet top curtains

Every time I price curtains, I walk away with sticker shock.  That much money for curtains made from cheap fabric in a design I don’t really  like anyway?  No thank you.  You can DIY your … Read More...

Tutorial: Charm square pattern weights

Tutorial: Charm square pattern weights Tutorial: Charm square pattern weights

Once I started using pattern weights to hold my patterns down while I cut around them, there was no going back to pinning.  It’s just so much easier to throw down a few pattern weights … Read More...

Tutorial: Sofa arm organizer caddy

Tutorial: Sofa arm organizer caddy Tutorial: Sofa arm organizer caddy

Tired of the clutter around your sofa?  Sew4Home shows how you can make this organizer caddy that fits over the arm of your sofa.  There are 5 pockets to hold remote controls, magazines, and other … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY hammock chair

Tutorial: DIY hammock chair Tutorial: DIY hammock chair

Ohhhh man, does this hammock chair look comfy!  I think I could nestle down in there with a good book and disappear for a few good hours.  Melissa from Sew Like My Mom shows how you … Read More...

Tutorial: Raw edge knit neckline finish

raw-edge-neckline-finish-tutorialRachael from Imagine Gnats shows how you can achieve a raw edge neckline finish for a t-shirt or knit dress. And no, we’re not just cutting the neck line and leaving it raw.  This finish binds off the neckline, but … Read More...

Tutorial: Shirt collar tote bag

Tutorial: Shirt collar tote bag Tutorial: Shirt collar tote bag

Somewhere in the depths of my sewing studio,  I have a small collection of button up shirt collars and cuffs.  They’re left over from earlier shirt refashion projects.  I didn’t have the heart to throw … Read More...