Tutorial: Sew fringe to a garment

Tutorial: Sew fringe to a garment Tutorial: Sew fringe to a garment

Fringe trim is a fun way to add texture and movement to a garment.  You can keep things simple with fringe at the hem, or cover the whole garment flapper-style.  Professor Pincushion shares a … Read More...

Tutorial: Bunny nose t-shirt skirt

Tutorial: Bunny nose t-shirt skirt Tutorial: Bunny nose t-shirt skirt

This bunny nose skirt is sooo cute for Easter!  LiZ from Simple Simon & Company shows how you can make it.  Her tutorial is part of a monthly series showing variations of a simple t-shirt … Read More...

Tutorial: Belgian Waffle improv pleating

Tutorial: Belgian Waffle improv pleating Tutorial: Belgian Waffle improv pleating

An from Straight Grain shows how you can use an improv pleating technique to create a criss cross surface design.  She calls it The Belgian Waffle, and it’s beautiful on the bodice of a little … Read More...

Free pattern: Beaver softie

Free pattern: Beaver softie Free pattern: Beaver softie

Joy from XOXO Grandma shares a free pattern for making an itty bitty beaver softie.  He is sooo cute!  He’s got big beaver teeth and a flat beaver tail. He’s small enough to fit in an small metal … Read More...

Tutorial: Wrist cuffs from jeans waistbands

Tutorial: Wrist cuffs from jeans waistbands Tutorial: Wrist cuffs from jeans waistbands

Jill from Be Our Best shares a fun upcycle project for a jeans waistband.  She turns it into a wrist cuff  bracelet.  It’s cute left plain, showing off the jeans details.  Or, embellish it … Read More...

Advice from a reformed fabric hoarder

Advice from a reformed fabric hoarder Advice from a reformed fabric hoarder

3 months ago, Cheryl from Sew Can Do came clean about her fabric hoarding and vowed to change her ways.  Her latest blog post is an update on her progress.  She includes some practical … Read More...

Free pattern: Blazer for baby

Free pattern: Blazer for baby Free pattern: Blazer for baby

Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shares a free pattern for making a blazer for baby.  I am dying over the seersucker she used. So cute!! And so perfect for an Easter outfit!  It would also … Read More...