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...

Tutorial: Pumpkin treat bag

Tutorial: Pumpkin treat bag Tutorial: Pumpkin treat bag

Mollie from Wild Olive made pumpkin “stockings” for her younger siblings to hang by the fireplace.  They’re like Christmas stockings, but instead of Santa it will be The Great Pumpkin leaving treats in them.  The pumpkin … Read More...

Tutorial: No-sew handkerchief dolls

Tutorial: No-sew handkerchief dolls Tutorial: No-sew handkerchief dolls

Sussex Mouse shares a tutorial showing how she makes Church Dolls.  They’re soft fabric dolls made out of a handkerchief.  There’s no sewing required.  It’s put together with just knots and a rubber band.  You can … Read More...

Tutorial: Tie closure pillow cover

Tutorial: Tie closure pillow cover Tutorial: Tie closure pillow cover

Amy from This Big Oak Tree shows how you can make a throw pillow cover with a tie side closure.  The ties at the side are a pretty closure to keep the pillow inside, and they … Read More...

Free pattern: Felt Halloween ornaments

Free pattern: Felt Halloween ornaments Free pattern: Felt Halloween ornaments

Alicia from Felt With Love Designs shares a free pattern for making a set of felt Halloween ornaments.  Included are templates to make a candy corn, a skull, a haunted house, a gravestone, and a … Read More...