How to Add Extra Pockets to Any Tote Bag

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This week I want to show you how to add extra pockets to any tote bag.  I’ll demonstrate this with the extra pockets I added at the bottom of the small canvas tote bag that was recently published on our site.  Please also check out the full video tutorial showing all … Continue reading

Unlined patch pocket tutorial – how to make the perfect pocket

We are going to be learning how to sew an unlined patch pocket or “applied pocket” as they are professionally known.  This is the third tutorial in our pockets series. As I have mentioned before, pockets are classified into three categories: inseam, slashed, and applied pockets and of course, there are variations … Continue reading

Raglan Sleeve T-shirt Dress Pattern: An Easy Project for All Seasons

The raglan sleeve t-shirt dress pattern is a project suited for nearly every occasion. It is also one of the easiest dresses you can make, only needing a couple of hours at most. This is a request from a young 23-year-old creator who is just starting to sew, HappySunnyCalifornia, who … Continue reading

Recycling Old Placemats – Doing Your Part To Reduce Waste

At home, I have eight ugly, crackly, and wavy old-looking vinyl placemats that I keep using every day. Sadly, they have become an eyesore in my kitchen. However, as you all know, I hate throwing things away –so I thought I’d breathe new life into them. In this article, I … Continue reading