Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking

Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking Tutorial: Woven ribbon Christmas stocking

Michelle from The Ribbon Retreat shows how you can make this gorgeous woven ribbon Christmas stocking.  The front is made from several different ribbons woven together.  Choose traditional colors, or funky brights, or any color/style … Read More...

Tutorial: Self binding fabric napkins

Tutorial: Self binding fabric napkins Tutorial: Self binding fabric napkins

Becky from Patchwork Posse shows how you can make fabric napkins using a self binding method.  They’re made from two layers of fabric, with the back  fabric larger and wrapping over the edge of the … Read More...

Tutorial: Ugly up your Christmas sweater

Tutorial: Ugly up your Christmas sweater Tutorial: Ugly up your Christmas sweater

With ugly Christmas sweater parties becoming more popular, it’s actually getting difficult to find a really good Ugly Christmas Sweater.  Come late November, they start flying off the racks at thrift stores.  So what’s … Read More...

Tutorial: Christmas tree tea towel

Tutorial: Christmas tree tea towel Tutorial: Christmas tree tea towel

Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shows how you can make this Christmas tree tea towel.  She uses her favorite toweling fabric (link in her post) to make the tea towel, but you could also … Read More...

Free pattern: Chloe Dress for 18″ dolls

Free pattern: Chloe Dress for 18" dolls Free pattern: Chloe Dress for 18″ dolls

Rachael from Imagine Gnats shares a free pattern for her Chloe Dress for 18″ dolls.  This is a basic short sleeve dress with a gathered skirt.  You can make it up in different … Read More...

Tutorial: Needlebook lanyard

Tutorial: Needlebook lanyard Tutorial: Needlebook lanyard

This needlebook lanyard by Deanna from Sew McCool keeps your needles and pins close at hand when you’re working on a hand sewing project.  She shares a tutorial showing how to make one – for yourself or … Read More...

Tutorial: Patchwork fabric star ornament

Tutorial: Patchwork fabric star ornament Tutorial: Patchwork fabric star ornament

Chrissy from Muse of the Morning shows how you can make a stuffed star Christmas ornament.  It’s a soft fabric star with a bead sewn to each point, and tufted in the middle with a … Read More...

Tutorial: No-sew ugly Christmas sweater ornament

Tutorial: No-sew ugly Christmas sweater ornament Tutorial: No-sew ugly Christmas sweater ornament

Aunt Peaches shows how you can make an ugly Christmas sweater ornament for your tree, with  no sewing (or knitting) required!  They’re made from cut out sweater shapes (she gives a template) and made … Read More...

Free pattern: Simply Shift Dress

Free pattern: Simply Shift Dress Free pattern: Simply Shift Dress

Kathleen from Grosgrain shares a free pattern for her Simply Shift Dress.  The simple A-line dress has an easy elegance, perfect for holiday party season.  Her free pattern makes a womens size 6-8.  It  can … Read More...

Tutorial: Felt sugar cookie baking play set

Tutorial: Felt sugar cookie baking play set Tutorial: Felt sugar cookie baking play set

Amy from While Wearing Heels shows how you can make a felt sugar cookie baking play set.  The set includes an actual cookie cutter, felt cookies (cut using the cookie cutter as a template), and … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric covered books

Tutorial: Fabric covered books Tutorial: Fabric covered books

Chelsea from Two Twenty One shares a tutorial showing how you can make fabric covered books.  Start with thrift store books and give them a makeover with a pretty new fabric cover.  You can use your … Read More...

Tutorial: Table runner trivet

Tutorial: Table runner trivet Tutorial: Table runner trivet

Big family meals like Thanksgiving Ren from  The Inspired Wren shares a tutorial showing how to make her Table Running Trivet.  It’s a table runner that’s also a trivet.  It’s a more efficient use of tabletop … Read More...

Tutorial: Triangle bean bags

Tutorial: Triangle bean bags Tutorial: Triangle bean bags

Chrissy from Muse of the Morning guest blogs at Fleece Fun with a tutorial showing how to make a set of triangle bean bags.  The pyramid bean bags are easier to pick up, especially with little … Read More...

Tutorial: 6 ways to hem a garment

HemsThe right way to hem a garment depends on the fabric type, the garment type, and the style you’re trying to achieve.  Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews has collected up the most common ways of hemming and … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric coasters

Tutorial: Fabric coasters Tutorial: Fabric coasters

Fabric coasters make great gift stash gifts.  Just about everyone can use a set of coasters!  They’re easy to make and don’t require expensive materials.  All you need is some fabric and batting to sew up a … Read More...