Tute: Tot’s Triangle Tote

Tot's Triangle Tote Free tutorial

Fill this cute tote with things to keep the little ones busy and your next outing will be a cinch. The bottom is made of pieced triangles sewn into rows. The handles sit between this and the top band. All of it … Read More...

Tutorial: Crossover pocket backpack

Tutorial: Crossover pocket backpack

Tutorial: Crossover pocket backpack

Sew4Home shows how to make a drawstring backpack with crossover pockets on the front.  The criss cross design creates three pockets that can hold pens and pencils and other smaller items.   The backpack itself is a … Read More...

Tutorial: Scrap fabric scissors case

Tutorial: Scrap fabric scissors case

Tutorial: Scrap fabric scissors case

Minki from Minki’s Work Table shares a tutorial showing how she made these beautiful scissors cases.  They’ve got batting inside that will keep the sharp ends of the scissors from poking through.  You can make … Read More...

Tutorial: Kitschy tufted fabric napkin rings

Tutorial: Kitschy tufted fabric napkin rings

Tutorial: Kitschy tufted fabric napkin rings

How cute are these tufted fabric napkin rings!  Mica from Frolicking Freckles shares a tutorial showing how to make them.  You can make them from your smaller scraps.  If you’ve made any other items for … Read More...

Dr. Who Knitting Projects

To celebrate 12 doctors, check out a dozen Doctor Who knitting projects.I finally got to watch the new Doctor Who last night, and while I’m not quite sold on the new guy (it always takes me a few episodes) it was still a lot of fun.

Of course I always knit … Read More...

Freebie: Almost Fall

almost copiaFall is just around the corner and I couldn’t be happier. Summer and Fall are my favorite seasons. The air is crisp, you get to wear sweaters and don’t even get me started on foods flavored with pumpkin. While we … Read More...

Free pattern: Vintage pillowcase peasant dress

Free pattern: Vintage pillowcase peasant dress

Free pattern: Vintage pillowcase peasant dress

Justine from Sew Country Chick shares a free pattern for making this little girl’s peasant style pillowcase dress.  It’s absolutely adorable made out of a vintage pillowcase.  Lots of trim makes it extra pretty.  … Read More...

DIY No Sew Quilt Block Using Paper

I love this project that Donna from Purl3agony sent in. Donna doesn’t sew much, so she used recycled papers to create a piece of amazing wall art that resembles a quilt!

Here’s what Donna said about her project- “I love … Read More...

Free pattern: Owl Ouchie Pack

Free pattern: Owl Ouchie Pack

Free pattern: Owl Ouchie Pack

JaniJo guest blogs in the A to Z series at The Ribbon Retreat with a free pattern for making her Owl Ouchie Pack.  He’s so cute, he looks like a softie.  But he’s filled with … Read More...