This bucket bag pattern is the ideal project for those of you who would like to experiment with different materials. A couple of weeks ago I showed you a round bag made with cord. This time I am using upholstery fabric which is a very short pile velour to see … Continue reading →
This project started as an experiment. I wanted to make a floral-embroidered velvet hoodie. Very happily I thought I had found the perfect fabric at my local fabric store. It was a beautiful embroidered knit and on sale too. What could be better? However, upon approaching the checkout counter, the … Continue reading →
If you have been watching the size and style of bags lately, you’ve probably noticed all those impossibly cute little backpacks everyone is carrying. Along those lines, I’ve made this small backpack pattern to be small (and cute) but still big enough to be practical. You can also use this … Continue reading →
This is an easy tutorial and pattern for a small canvas tote bag. You can also use upholstery fabric as well. It’s a request from a few readers who make items to sell at markets, but I think anyone who loves to sew bags will love this one too. This … Continue reading →
When my son was a baby, he loved to watch “Walking with Dinosaurs,” that great BBC documentary series. When I say “loved” I mean he watched it every day at the same time, 11:30 am, for half an hour –he was 11 months old. This routine lasted for a year. … Continue reading →
I have a new, easy pleated skirt pattern to share with you that will help streamline your figure and look great. This A-line shaped skirt style is so easy to sew that you’ll want to make a few skirts and they should last you for many years. Warning: This is a … Continue reading →
I’ve had this Mini Backpack Coin Purse pattern on the back burner, so to speak, for a while and almost completely forgot about it. It was meant to be the companion of The Small Backpack sew along and part of Daisy’s wardrobe if you remember those two past projects from couple months ago. … Continue reading →
We’ve had so many requests for this over the last few weeks. This walking shorts pattern is the perfect opportunity for you guys to make the shorts many of you requested after we published a compilation of shorts for women and children a few weeks ago. In that post, there were … Continue reading →
This long sleeved, simple boat top can be made in only one hour –assuming you have a fully functioning sewing machine. The top is comfortable to wear and very functional. It can be worn in a wide variety of settings and complements all kinds of different looks. I was a … Continue reading →
Here’s a chemo headwear pattern and tutorial so you can make that essential accessory to help her feel more beautiful during recovery. Today is Mother’s Day in most parts of the world, so Happy Mothers Day! To all of you that have experienced the privilege of raising children and the … Continue reading →
Here’s another idea to use up some of that cord that you may have lying around. Recently on the website, we have been doing a couple of projects using cord, so you might have some left over. If you don’t it’s pretty inexpensive stuff and easy to find. This project … Continue reading →
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