Tutorial: Angled color block tote

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Marni from Haberdashery Fun shares a tutorial at Sew Mama Sew showing how you can make this angled color block tote.  The asymmetrical color blocking from solids gives it modern styling.  It’s a versatile bag, good for errand running … Read More...

Tutorial: Ruffled oven mitts

Tutorial: Ruffled oven mitts Tutorial: Ruffled oven mitts

Sew4Home shares a tutorial for making these scrap friendly ruffled oven mitts. The quilted oven mitts have a ruffle trimmed pocket for your hand.  You can hang it on a hook using the grommet tab.  It’s … Read More...

Tutorial: 15-minute binkie clip

Tutorial: 15-minute binkie clip Tutorial: 15-minute binkie clip

A binkie (or pacifier) clip make is a great gift for a new parent.  One end attaches to a pacifier, and the other to baby’s shirt to keep a dropped pacifier from getting germy on the … Read More...

Tutorial: Speech bubble chalkcloth pillow

Tutorial: Speech bubble chalkcloth pillow Tutorial: Speech bubble chalkcloth pillow

This speech bubble chalkcloth pillow can say anything you want it to say!  LiZ and Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. show how you can make one. I love this idea! The sewing is pretty … Read More...

Free pattern: Angel Sleeve Dress for dolls

Free pattern: Angel Sleeve Dress for dolls Free pattern: Angel Sleeve Dress for dolls

Anneliese from Aesthetic Nest shares a free pattern for her Angel Sleeve Dress for dolls. Ir’s a short sleeve peasant style dress.  You can make it from a bright cotton print and finish the … Read More...

Tutorial: Burlap and cotton storage baskets

Tutorial: Burlap and cotton storage baskets Tutorial: Burlap and cotton storage baskets

Sew4Home shows how you can make these burlap and cotton storage baskets.  The sides are slouchy but only slightly so.  They’d be great for containerizing towels in the bathroom, or holding toys in a … Read More...

Tutorial: Scrap fabric bead earrings

Tutorial: Scrap fabric bead earrings Tutorial: Scrap fabric bead earrings

I generate a lot of fabric scraps and I can’t seem to part with even the tiniest of pieces.  I’m always on the lookout for good scrap-usin’ projects.  These fabric covered earrings caught my eye … Read More...

Tutorial: Leather and tweed travel wallet

Tutorial: Leather and tweed travel wallet Tutorial: Leather and tweed travel wallet

Mike from The Crafty Gentleman shows how you can make a travel document holder in leather and tweed.  The large wallet will keep your travel tickets, passport, cash passport, tickets organized so its always … Read More...

Video tutorial: Fabulous fabric beads

Video tutorial: Fabulous fabric beads Video tutorial: Fabulous fabric beads

I cannot get over how fabulous these fabric beads are! Alma Stoller shares a video tutorial showing how you can make some of your own.  Each one is unique.  You can make them with simple … Read More...

Tutorial: Two-toned knotted knit headband

Tutorial: Two-toned knotted knit headband Tutorial: Two-toned knotted knit headband

Hanna from Pearls & Scissors shows how you can make a two-tone knotted headband out of a couple of old t-shirts.  You could also use scraps of knit fabric if you have any left over … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy Wipe Baby Bib

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Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shares a free pattern for a baby bib made for mealtime.  It’s a longer bib than most, to give extra coverage for drips and spills.   The front and back … Read More...