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...

Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel

Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel Tutorial: Rocky Mountain Satchel

Sew4Home shares a tutorial for making their Rocky Mountain Satchel.  It has traditional satchel proportions (short and wide), with two sets of handles so you can carry it over your shoulder or by hand.  The longer … Read More...

Tips and tools for softie making

Tips and tools for softie making Tips and tools for softie making

Softie making involves sewing lots of small bits and pieces, turning narrow tubes, etc.  And when you’re sewing small bits like that, it’s helpful to have the right tools.  They’ll help make fast work … Read More...

Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote

Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote

Petro from The Seaman Mom shows how you can make a cute Halloween tote bag.  With boxed bottoms and reinforced stitching where the straps attach, it’s big – and sturdy – enough for a … Read More...

Tutorial: DIY skeleton gloves

Tutorial: DIY skeleton gloves Tutorial: DIY skeleton gloves

Jen from Eat. Sleep. Make. shows how you can create a pair of skeleton gloves using a pair of plain gloves and flocked heat transfer material.  She used her Silhouette to cut the transfer material.  She provides the file … Read More...

Tutorial: How to install bag feet

Tutorial: How to install bag feet Tutorial: How to install bag feet

Bag feet help protect the bottom of your bag by keeping it from resting directly on the ground.  Deby from So Sew Easy shows how you can install those bag feet in the next … Read More...

Tutorial: Pom pom scarf

CGLSMark Montano shows how you can make a lightweight knit scarf with colorful pom poms sprinkled along the edge.  It’s easy to make, requiring only a hem around the edge of the fabric and then attaching the pom poms.  You could … Read More...

Tutorial: Girls plaid taffeta wrap skirt

Tutorial: Girls plaid taffeta wrap skirt Tutorial: Girls plaid taffeta wrap skirt

Anneliese from Aesthetic Nest shows how to make a gorgeous plaid taffeta wrap skirt.  The waistband is a length of wide grosgrain ribbon that ties in a pretty bow at the side.  Wear it … Read More...