Archives for July 2017

Winner of Sew Very Crafty Giveaway

The winner of the Sew Very Crafty giveaway is Shyanna Sorenson of Mooresville, Mo.  Congratulations to her and appreciation to all who entered.  Keep following Sew Very Crafty for all of the great ideas and for the next Giveaway.  Comments are always welcome as this contest demonstrates whether on the site or on Facebook.  Thanks again to the many who entered.

Free DIY Passport Wallet Pattern

Free DIY Passport Wallet Pattern I am taking my first ever vacation with my husband alone to Ireland and decided to create this easy to make and free DIY passport wallet pattern to carry both of my passports, my identification and credit cards as well as my phone and money all in one place.  I was amazed at just how easy this pattern came together and how little time it took to make.  I hope that you will think the {Read More}

Terracotta Pot Wind Chimes

Terracotta Pot Wind Chimes I love the look and sound of wind chimes though they drive my husband crazy.  Still, I thought I would give you my take on the terracotta pot wind chimes.  They are super easy to make and can be decorated however you would like.  I chose a bumble bee theme for mine. What you will Need: 3-4 terracotta pots in graduated sizes.  I used three from the smallest to medium sized Beads with a large hole. {Read More}

DIY Three Ring Binder Pencil Case

DIY Three Ring Binder Pencil Case School is about to start so I thought I would create a tutorial on how to make a simple diy three ring binder pencil case that any child or teen can use for the upcoming school year without fear that it will come apart at the seams.  The best part about this project is choosing the fabric.  There are so many to choose from but you know me, I usually have a remnant on {Read More}

Free Sewing Giveaway

Free Sewing Giveaway Free Sewing Giveaway Welcome to Sew Very Crafty’s first giveaway. We are giving away a pair of Gingher Gold Handled Knife-edge Dressmaker Shears, craft clips, Chestnut Street Fat Quarter Bundle by Moda and “Fat Quarter Home” by Amanda Russell and Juliet Bawden. All you have to do is comment on your favorite Sew Very Crafty Post for a chance to win this terrific bundle of sewing prizes.  The contest runs from July 17, 2017 through July 25, {Read More}

Tassel USB Key Chain

Tassel USB Key Chain I am always forgetting to charge the tablet I carry in my purse so I found the perfect idea courtesy of urban outfitters to solve this problem.  The Tassel USB Key Chain is the perfect solution to my charging woes.  It is easy to make and requires just a few items you may already have on hand.  This tutorial will walk you step by step on how to make this easy but very useful item and {Read More}

DIY Pacifier Clips

DIY Pacifier Clips My husband’s cousin is going to have a baby next week so I thought I would make these terrific DIY Pacifier Clips for her.  I am confident that they will come in handy and they are so easy to make.  Just ribbon or scrap fabric, some snaps and mitten clips and you are ready to go. What you will Need: Ribbon and/or scrap fabric Plastic Snaps and Snap Tool Mitten Clips Fray Check Pacifiers Standard Sewing Supplies {Read More}

Padded Coat Hangers

Padded Coat Hangers Whenever I buy clothes I get these cheesy plastic hangers.  I need the hangers but I knew there had to be a way to make them better so I decided to make my cheesy plastic hangers into elegant fabric covered Padded Coat Hangers that will treat my new clothes the way they should be treated.  With a few simple items that you probably have on hand and the enclosed pattern you too can create these terrific hangers. {Read More}

Easy Make Free Baby Bonnet Pattern

Easy Make Free Baby Bonnet Pattern With my husband’s cousin having a baby next week I wanted to make something really cute and useful and I came across this absolutely adorable easy make free baby bonnet pattern from Corinne over at PurlShoho.  It takes just minutes to make and comes in sizes from 0-24 months. Corrine includes a complete pattern and tutorial on her site that is easy to follow and results in an adorable little sun bonnet for any {Read More}

Three Pocket Scissor Holder

Three Pocket Scissor Holder I thought I would make yet another version of the three pocket scissor holder because it is indeed a handy little project to keep all of your sewing scissors together in one place.  This is an easy project that uses only a fat quarter of fabric, some batting, a pattern and some standard sewing supplies. What you will Need: Pattern Piece 1 Pattern Piece 2 1 fat quarter 1/4 yd. Batting 5″ Ribbon Standard Sewing Supplies {Read More}

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