It’s that time of year again when our thoughts turn to love and the celebration of our relationships, or perhaps the hope of receiving a card from a secret admirer and starting a new one! The shops are full of pink, balloons, cards, special chocolates and gifts for your sweetheart. You won’t find any sweeter hearts than the ones found in these cute Valentines Sewing Projects. Hearts and Valentines Sewing Projects From tote bags, to t-shirts, home decor to gift ideas, this collection has banners and bunting, useful and decorative heart motif goodies for your kitchen, and lots more besides. Make it sexy and sophisticated in black and red, or sweet and sugary in shades of pink. Celebrate the season of love with some Valentines sewing. Don’t miss my Heart on Your Sleeve fabric book cover. You can … Continue reading
I’ve really enjoyed putting together this collection of Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners. If you are new to sewing or looking to learn, many of the sewing patterns, projects and blogs out there can be intimidating to start with. Get you sewing muscles exercised and your foot at the sewing machine peddle with these easy sewing projects and ideas to get you started. Find bags, accessories, clothes, home decor, seasonal and more in this great list to get you started with sewing. Each includes a pattern or tutorial to help you along every step of the way. Further Reading Once you have sewing mastered, you might want to move on to some of the other more advanced projects and look for inspiration here – Easy Sewing Projects and Patterns for Beginners Right click and Open in a … Continue reading
Thanksgiving is a great time of year for celebrating and sharing with others. If you share your home, have guests over for dinner, or attend an event, then enjoy making one of these Thanksgiving Sewing Projects part of your décor or as a gift for the hostess. There are lots of practical projects as well as fun projects such as felt food and some cute kids Thanksgiving clothing ideas. Keep the kids entertained with the felt Thanksgiving dinner set, or wow your guests with these seasonal table settings. Picking the right palette of colors to match the fall/autumn leaves is all you need to turn a regular table runner into a Thanksgiving setting. Why not make it reversible with Christmas fabric on the back? Thanksgiving Sewing Projects And don’t miss out on these … Continue reading
As soon as back to school is underway, the next thing you see starting to fill the shelves in the stores are the Halloween supplies. In the UK, and here in Cayman, Halloween is not any where as popular as in the US, but looking at all these amazing Halloween Sewing Projects, I really wish it was! Enjoy treat bags galore, pin cushions, Halloween decorations, aprons, pillows, costume ideas, accessories, soft toys, quilting, clothing, and more. Some will be made from specific Halloween fabrics, but lots can be made from plain fabrics and felt if you have the correct colorways. Nothing says Halloween better than purple, black and orange. ‘Witch’ is your favorite? Halloween Sewing Projects [Right click and open in a new tab to keep this page open while you browse the links.] You might … Continue reading
Enjoy this listing of Free Lingerie Patterns. A good foundation makes a strong building and good foundation garments make a firm base for us to display our great fashions or handmade garments. This list comprises some of my favorite free sewing patterns for lingerie, swim suits and night wear. Right click and open in a new window to browse through all of these free patterns and tutorials, while keeping this page open. And don’t forget to also visit the other free sewing patterns on the site, and some of these popular pages –> Got any other free pattern favorites you don’t see featured on the site? Or perhaps you have published some free patterns of your own. Send me an email using the email icon at the top and I’ll be happy to include them on the site. … Continue reading
Introducing an EPIC list of free skirt sewing patterns. I KNOW you all love free patterns – its the most searched for area of my site. And you LOVE the Pinterest Group Board where you all share your favorite free sewing patterns. And the Free Dress Patterns List was the biggest traffic generator on the site for weeks after it was published. So, here you have it. The BIG List of free skirt sewing patterns for every type and style of skirt you can imagine. Over 100 at the time of publishing and growing as I find more great patterns to include. Last updated on 30 April 2016. Over 100 Free Skirt Sewing Patterns Don’t forget to check out these other popular posts on this site: Also check out the Skirts Sewing Patterns board on Pinterest. Follow Deby at … Continue reading
My Valentines Sewing Projects post was so popular, so I have really enjoyed putting together some of my favorite Spring and Easter sewing projects for you – these are SO cute and there are bunnies everywhere! Hover over the thumbnail to see the title, right click and open in a new tab to go to the page, while leaving this list open. If you have any other projects to add – or even some new ones of you own, do post a link in the comments section below.
Featuring a list of free dress sewing patterns and tutorials, all with photos and links. Much of my early sewing has been thrifty – most of my fabric comes from the remnant and clearance bin at my local fabric shop, and many of the patterns have been self drafted or free patterns from the internet. It’s a great way to start out when you are learning and don’t want to invest too much in something that might turn out not quite as you are hoping ! So here you go with a big listing of FREE DRESS PATTERNS. At the time of publishing – 65 in all, but I will continue to add to the page as I find more. Hover over the picture to see the title – right click and open in a new tab to go to … Continue reading
If you love pink, red, love and heart motifs, you’ll love this little catalogue of cute sewing projects I put together to celebrate Valentines Day. Of course, everyday is the best day to show someone that you love them. Hover over the picture to show the title, click to open, or right click and open in a new tab to keep this page open too. And don’t forget to pin so everyone can enjoy!
I know that many of you (us) have an addiction. A fabric addiction. We have to feed it regularly with new pieces and sometimes keep the extent of our ‘problem’ a secret from family and friends. Admit it – how many time have you tiptoed into the house with some new fabric hidden under your coat! Well, I don’t mean to be an enabler, but I put together this Directory of Online Fabric Shops and thought I would share with you all. To visit a featured shop, right-click on the shop name and open in a new tab or window. If you have any other favorite online fabric shops you would like to add, just drop me a comment. If you are one of the featured shops and would like to provide a paragraph about your shop, or a graphic, … Continue reading