With summer coming to a close and the popular travelling holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas now on the horizon, we thought it would be timely to compile of list of travel sewing projects that will make your upcoming journeys a bit more enjoyable. I did a lot of travelling this summer … Continue reading →
Do you know what’s a peplum? The word “Peplum” comes from Greek and was a word for “tunic”. We summarized the history of the peplum in a recent Peplum Summer Top free pattern: The peplum, originally worn around the hips, is a practice that goes back to the ancient Greeks, … Continue reading →
I just love sewing and wearing maxi skirts! Maxi skirts are great sewing projects. They are relatively easy to sew and the result is something great to wear around and show off. A maxi skirt is a long skirt that ends below the middle of the calf but above the ankle. They are fun and comfortable to wear and … Continue reading →
Have you ever thought about making your own curtains? Perhaps you moved house recently, or you’ve just been overtaken by the urge to redecorate. If so, you might want to think about making your own curtains. This is an easy and usually pretty quick project which can also save you … Continue reading →
Clear Vinyl Sewing Patterns Roundup Clear vinyl is a really terrific material to work with. You can make all sorts of useful bags, pouches, and carrying cases all with the benefit of being able to see what’s inside without opening it. Kids really love pencil cases made using clear vinyl … Continue reading →
Free DIY Wallet Sewing Patterns Roundup I really love sewing wallets and I think you will too. Most free wallet patterns are pretty easy so they make really great first projects. As your skills grow you can choose more complicated designs and materials to really show your skills. Because … Continue reading →
Mermaid Sewing Patterns Roundup Here’s a huge list of the best free Mermaid Sewing Patterns that I hope you’ll find fun and worthwhile to make. Mermaids have always been a fun theme. These mythical creatures from folklore have the head and upper body of a human female and the … Continue reading →
Unicorn Sewing Patterns Roundup Here’s a huge list of the best free Unicorn Sewing Patterns that I hope you’ll find fun and worthwhile to make. I’ve always loved unicorns, but my daughter was a real fanatic. I remember sewing her some unicorn patterns back many years ago for her … Continue reading →
So what are pillowcase dresses anyway? Pillowcase dresses are quite simply a dress made from the fabric found in a pillow case (or two..). Based on the designs and the free patterns below, a simple pillow case and some trimmings can make you a fantastic little dress for your daughter … Continue reading →
Do you love vintage designs as much as I do? I’ve always had a fascination with vintage clothing designs. While styles have changed a lot over the years, there are some truly classic vintage designs that continue to look good, or even better, as time goes by. But what is … Continue reading →
Being a regular sewer, I have noticed that I have a huge stash of fabrics that are less than one yard. This is basically leftover fabric, but the pieces are so beautiful and fabric often so expensive that I can hardly imagine throwing any away. Also, Christmas is fast approaching and … Continue reading →
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