Tutorial: Braided t-shirt rug

Tutorial: Braided t-shirt rug Tutorial: Braided t-shirt rug

Ronja Lotte from Nur Noch shows how you can braid and sew your old t-shirts into a new rug.  You’ll cut the t-shirts into thin strips so slight staining would not be noticeable.  The braided strips … Read More...

Free pattern: Kids slouchy beanie hat

Free pattern: Kids slouchy beanie hat Free pattern: Kids slouchy beanie hat

Heidi & Finn shares a free pattern for making this slouchy beanie hat in little kid sizes.  They’re so cute all slouchy on the back of a head!  They’re quick to sew up from stretch … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Steph from The Silly Pearl shows how you can make a girls mermaid costume skirt.  The extreme high-low hem (above the knee in the front, dragging the ground in the back) makes a mermaid’s tail shape.  … Read More...

Tutorial: Hook and ring curtain panels

1757-Hook-Ring-Panel-1aSew4Home shows how to make hook and ring curtain panels.  The construction is made simple with the curtain hooks – no casings, no grommets, no ring tape required.  The metal hooks slide into your fabric panel to hang it from … Read More...

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Louise from I’m Feelin’ Crafty shows how you can make a FrankenZombie trick or treat bag.  I’m loving his crooked teeth and crazy zombie eyes!!  The outside of the bag with the creepy FrankenZombie … Read More...

Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern

Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern

Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shows how you can draft a basic sleeve to fit any sleeveless bodice pattern.  Now a favorite summer dress pattern can also be a go-to colder weather dress.  … Read More...

Free pattern: Fox Kindle or iPad Sleeve

Free pattern: Fox Kindle or iPad Sleeve Free pattern: Fox Kindle or iPad Sleeve

Eskimimi Makes shares a free pattern for making the cutest fox Kindle or iPad sleeve.  It’s made from two layers of fleece.  The soft fleece will help keep your device’s screen from getting scratched, … Read More...

Tutorial: Extra Cushy Square Pouf

poufA pouf really is quite a versatile piece of living room decor.  It serves as a foot rest and extra seating, and also provides an opportunity to inject a punch of color or pattern.  Sew4Home shows how to make their … Read More...

Tutorial: Cuff hem pajama pants

Tutorial: Cuff hem pajama pants Tutorial: Cuff hem pajama pants

When the weather turns cool, our thoughts turn to… snuggly pajamas!  Melissa from Melly Sews shares a tutorial at Riley Blake Designs showing how you can make a pair of pajama pants with contrast cuffs. Her … Read More...

Tutorial: Pillowcase reusable shopping tote

Tutorial: Pillowcase reusable shopping tote Tutorial: Pillowcase reusable shopping tote

Michelle from Not My Tree shows how you can make a reusable shopping tote out of a pillowcase.  It’s wide with a boxed bottom to accommodate your groceries, and straps make it easy to carry … Read More...

Tutorial: Fleece pumpkin Halloween costume

Tutorial: Fleece pumpkin Halloween costume Tutorial: Fleece pumpkin Halloween costume

Cheryl from Sew Can Do shares a tutorial for making a fleece pumpkin Halloween costume.  It’s made like a tunic, with a rounded bottom and a pumpkin face appliqued on the front.  I’m loving the … Read More...

Tutorial: Business card wallet

Tutorial: Business card wallet Tutorial: Business card wallet

Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shares a tutorial for making a pretty fabric business card wallet.  She’ll be carrying it with her at Quilt Market, the lucky dog!  (One day I’ll make it there.  Until, … Read More...