“Will Polyester Shrink?” & other Polyester Care Questions Answered

will polyester shrink

Will Polyester Shink?: Pretty and Practical Polyester Questions Answered Do you enjoy the easy, wash and wear convenience of modern polyester fabrics?  You can machine wash polyester with confidence, giving no thought to the question, “Will polyester shrink?”  It will not.  You can buy or sew garments with confidence they … Continue reading

Pincushion Patterns Galore: 125+ FREE Sewing Patterns

Pincushion Patterns

Pincushions are essential Pincushions are really one of those essential sewing tools.  Like solid sewing scissors and a good measuring tape, it’s almost impossible to imagine sewing properly without a good pincushion. Like many sewists, I actually have a few that serve different purposes.  I use the one I keep on … Continue reading

Easy Feather Trimming Tutorial -recycle and reuse

Easy Feather Trimming Tutorial

This is an easy feather trimming tutorial especially for those who live near a farm..  You may not have known, but you can use feathers as tasteful clothing embellishments that do not require constant washing.  Feathers can embellish everything from hats to gorgeous frocks and everything in between.  Feathers are … Continue reading

Halloween Witch Hat Pattern: Getting Into the Spirit

Witch Hat Pattern

Halloween is just around the corner and this year I’m determined to scare the living daylights out of my neighbor’s kids (all in good fun, of course..).  For this, I’m definitely going to need a Halloween witch hat pattern. I haven’t really participated much in Halloween since my kids stopped trick or … Continue reading

Halloween Costumes for Kids: 40+ Sewing Patterns & Projects

halloween costumes for kids

Do You Need to Make Some Halloween Costumes for Kids? Well, its that time of year again.  I wanted to get this roundup out to you so you have plenty of time.  Halloween is just around the corner and if your kids are anything like mine used to be, they … Continue reading