Tutorial: Pleated mini skirt

Tutorial: Pleated mini skirt Tutorial: Pleated mini skirt

Jess from The Sewing Rabbit shows how you can make a pleated mini skirt like this one. I am loving this style of skirt right now!  The short, full skirt is so kicky and fun.  Use … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy DIY sunglasses case

Tutorial:  Easy DIY sunglasses case Tutorial: Easy DIY sunglasses case

Don’t let your favorite pair of sunnies get scratched riding around in your purse!  Erin from Sewbon shares a tutorial showing how you can make a sunglasses case.  It has a simple snap closure, and … Read More...

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Tutorial: DIY padded fabric bag handles

Tutorial: DIY padded fabric bag handles Tutorial: DIY padded fabric bag handles

Instead of searching high and low for bag handles that coordinate with a bag you’re making, why not make them yourself?  Deby from So Sew Easy shows how you can sew your own padded … Read More...

Tutorial: Boxy pencil pouch

Tutorial: Boxy pencil pouch Tutorial: Boxy pencil pouch

Jill from Creating My Way to Success shows how you can make this boxy bag, perfect for holding pens and pencils.  She used recycled materials, making her bag from scraps of old jeans she pieced together, … Read More...

Tutorial: Vintage hankie burp cloths

Tutorial: Vintage hankie burp cloths Tutorial: Vintage hankie burp cloths

Melissa from Polkadot Chair shows how you can make the sweetest burp cloths using vintage handkerchiefs.  They are backed with a soft and absorbent chenille and trimmed with ric rac around the edges.  You can … Read More...

Tutorial: Binder pencil pouch

Tutorial: Binder pencil pouch Tutorial: Binder pencil pouch

Becky from U Create shares a tutorial at Riley Blake Designs showing how you can make this binder pencil pouch.  It’s a zippered pouch with grommets so it can be stored in a standard binder.  It … Read More...

Tutorial: Soft blocks for baby

Tutorial: Soft blocks for baby Tutorial: Soft blocks for baby

Cheryl from Sew Can Do shares a tutorial for making a set of soft baby blocks.  They’re a classic baby toy and the perfect baby shower gift, especially when you don’t know the gender of … Read More...

Tutorial: Polymer clay fruit sewing pins

Tutorial: Polymer clay fruit sewing pins Tutorial: Polymer clay fruit sewing pins

Jill from Snugglebug University shows how a bit of polymer clay can take plain sewing pins and make them cute fruit sewing pins.  So cute you’ll want to keep them out just to look … Read More...

Free pattern: Play-All-Day Dress for girls

Free pattern: Play-All-Day Dress for girls Free pattern: Play-All-Day Dress for girls

The Play-All-Day dress is a free girls’ dress pattern from It’s Always Autumn.  The simple lines of this dress show off a pretty fabric print.  And, like the name suggests, it’s comfortable enough for … Read More...

Free pattern: Baby mitts

Free pattern: Baby mitts Free pattern: Baby mitts

Stacey at From-A-Box shares a tutorial at Gracious Threads showing how you can make these baby mitts.  They’re made from soft knit fabric and help a baby from scratching their tender baby skin.  They don’t require … Read More...

School uniform friendly PDF sewing patterns

image8For many parents, back-to-school shopping includes school uniforms.  There are plenty of retailers that stock them this time of year, so purchasing them is probably the easiest option.  But if you have a child that’s hard to fit or maybe … Read More...