Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt Tutorial: DIY mermaid costume skirt

Steph from The Silly Pearl shows how you can make a girls mermaid costume skirt.  The extreme high-low hem (above the knee in the front, dragging the ground in the back) makes a mermaid’s tail shape.  … Read More...

Tutorial: Hook and ring curtain panels

1757-Hook-Ring-Panel-1aSew4Home shows how to make hook and ring curtain panels.  The construction is made simple with the curtain hooks – no casings, no grommets, no ring tape required.  The metal hooks slide into your fabric panel to hang it from … Read More...

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Louise from I’m Feelin’ Crafty shows how you can make a FrankenZombie trick or treat bag.  I’m loving his crooked teeth and crazy zombie eyes!!  The outside of the bag with the creepy FrankenZombie … Read More...

Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern

Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern Tutorial: Add sleeves to any kids pattern

Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shows how you can draft a basic sleeve to fit any sleeveless bodice pattern.  Now a favorite summer dress pattern can also be a go-to colder weather dress.  … Read More...

Free pattern: Fox Kindle or iPad Sleeve

Free pattern: Fox Kindle or iPad Sleeve Free pattern: Fox Kindle or iPad Sleeve

Eskimimi Makes shares a free pattern for making the cutest fox Kindle or iPad sleeve.  It’s made from two layers of fleece.  The soft fleece will help keep your device’s screen from getting scratched, … Read More...

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...