Video tutorial: Ruffle ribbon flower

Video tutorial: Ruffle ribbon flower Video tutorial: Ruffle ribbon flower

The Ribbon Retreat shares a video tutorial showing how you can make a ruffle ribbon flower.  The gathered ribbon makes a full, ruffled bloom.  They would make beautiful hair accessories, perhaps to wear with a special … Read More...

Tutorial: Easter bunny drawstring pouch

Tutorial: Easter bunny drawstring pouch Tutorial: Easter bunny drawstring pouch

RaeAnna from Sewing Mama RaeAnna shares a tutorial showing how to make a drawstring pouch with Easter bunny ears.  This would be a cute way to package a Easter gift.  The cute of the bag … Read More...

Tutorial: Microwave potato cooking bag

Tutorial: Microwave potato cooking bag Tutorial: Microwave potato cooking bag

Happy was the day I figured out the secret to a perfect microwaved baked potato.  If you cook the potato in a bag, it’ll stay moist and get cooked evenly. Becky from Patchwork Posse shows how … Read More...

Tutorial: Drawstring bubble romper

Tutorial: Drawstring bubble romper Tutorial: Drawstring bubble romper

Miranda from One Little Minute shows how you can make an adorable little bubble romper for a baby girl.  The design is simple, with an elastic casing & shoulder ties at the top and an optional drawstring … Read More...

Tutorial: Potholder sewing kit

Tutorial: Potholder sewing kit Tutorial: Potholder sewing kit

Karen from Sew Many Ways shows how you can make a sewing kit out of a potholder.  This is such a smart idea!! You’ll need to get a double potholder – a potholder with separate pockets … Read More...

Free pattern: Baby moccasins

Free pattern: Baby moccasins Free pattern: Baby moccasins

Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shares a free pattern for making the cutest little baby moccasins.  The moccasins are a variation on the cloth sneaker pattern she shared last week.  She basic shapes are similar, though … Read More...

Tutorial: Alphabet Block Pincushion

Tutorial: Alphabet Block Pincushion Tutorial: Alphabet Block Pincushion

Staci from Crafty Staci shows how you can make an alphabet block pincushion like this one.  The 2″ fabric cube is a bigger (and softer) version of the blocks we all played with as kids.  If … Read More...

Tutorial: Reusable snack bags

Tutorial: Reusable snack bags Tutorial: Reusable snack bags

Carli from Simply Notable shows how you can make your own reusable snack bags.  You can wash and reuse them over and over.  They’ve got Velcro closures at the top that are easy to install, and easy … Read More...

Tutorial: Convertible leather tote

Tutorial: Convertible leather tote Tutorial: Convertible leather tote

Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shares a tutorial for making a convertible leather (or faux leather) tote.  This is such a cool design!   The straps are attached in a such a way that the bag … Read More...

Tutorial: 10-minute poncho cardi

Tutorial: 10-minute poncho cardi Tutorial: 10-minute poncho cardi

Carissa from Carissa Miss shares a tutorial at Made From Pinterest showing how she made this simple poncho cardi.  It’s super simple to make and a great layer for the spring weather – which cannot come soon … Read More...

Tutorial: Little girls summer jumpsuit

Tutorial: Little girls summer jumpsuit Tutorial: Little girls summer jumpsuit

Wen from What’s Mummy Up To? shows how you can make a summer jumpsuit for a little girl.  You’ll use your favorite shorts pattern (she links to a free pattern and a tutorial for drafting your … Read More...

Tutorial: Magnetic needle minders

Tutorial: Magnetic needle minders Tutorial: Magnetic needle minders

These needle minders by Bev from Flamingo Toes are as adorable as they are practical.  She shares a tutorial showing how to make them.  The fabric covered buttons are magnetic so they’ll hold a needle (or … Read More...

Free pattern: Kenna Tote

Free pattern: Kenna Tote Free pattern: Kenna Tote

Leah from Sew Spoiled shares a free pattern for her Kenna Tote.  It’s a medium sized bag perfect for everyday running around, whether it’s errands or school pickup or work.  It’s made from a sturdy canvas, and lined with a quilting weight … Read More...

Free pattern: Boys slim fit sweat pants

Free pattern: Boys slim fit sweat pants Free pattern: Boys slim fit sweat pants

Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shares a free pattern for making slim fit sweat pants for boys.  The slim fit, and details like a faux fly and cargo pockets give … Read More...