How to Make an Easy Manicure Kit

How to Make an Easy Manicure Kit I finally got around to making this easy manicure kit.  My manicure supplies have been piled up in a bag for so long and I always have to pull everything out to find anything so I decided to create this easy to sew manicure kit that will keep all of my manicure supplies in order and easily accessible.  I needed a kit where I could house my clippers, emery board, polishes and other {Read More}

How to Make Reusable Sandwich and Snack Bags

How to Make Reusable Sandwich and Snack Bags I read an article recently about the impact that plastic bags are having on the environment, particularly the oceans.  I live in California where reusable shopping bags are now required when I shop at the supermarket or other store but there are still many plastic bags that we don’t think about that we use everyday.  Among those bags are lunch and snack bags.  I decided that it was time to make some {Read More}

How to Make Sharpie Stained Glass

How to Make Sharpie Stained Glass I love stained glass but do not know how to create it.  Instead of taking classes in how to make stained glass art I decided to pull out my trusty sharpies and a dollar store mason jar style votive holder and go to town creating a beautiful sharpie on glass stained glass votive holder that is just beautiful.  This project on how to make sharpie stained glass is super simple and requires only a {Read More}

How to Sew a DIY Backpack Purse

How to Sew a DIY Backpack Purse How to sew a DIY backpack purse. I love backpack purses.  DIY Backpack purses are so convenient and easy to carry especially on a day out.  This diy backpack purse is simple to sew if you have the basic swing skills set out in my previous lessons on how to sew a straight line and how to sew curves and corners.  Just follow the step-by-step instructions and you will have your own DIY {Read More}

Learn to Sew: How to Sew an Invisible Zipper

Learn to Sew: How to Sew an Invisible Zipper Learn to Sew: How to Sew an Invisible Zipper. Want to learn how to sew an invisible zipper?  Invisible zippers can be a great addition to garment making.  They are subtle and yes invisible and are inserted in either a center back seam or side seam.  They really take garments to the next level and can seem a bit intimidating but they don’t have to be. This tutorial will show you {Read More}

Learn to Sew: How to Sew Curves and Corners

Learn to Sew: How to Sew Curves and Corners   If you are a beginner sewer you will need to learn to sew curves and corners.  This tutorial will set you well on the way to cutting the perfect curves and corner for any project.  You could face the task of sewing curved seams in craft, handbag and garment making so learning how to sew curves and corners in important in your sewing journey.  If you are not yet comfortable {Read More}

How to Make an Easy Fabric Door Organizer

How to Make an Easy Fabric Door Organizer   How to make an easy fabric door organizer.  I love fabric and I love organizational projects. Especially projects that can be made with rectangles and squares so this one fits the bill.  I am always looking for storage and organizational ideas that I can make out of fabric from my stash so I decided to create this terrific easy fabric door organizer.  This organizer can be used in a bedroom, bathroom, closet {Read More}

Springtime Button Bonanza

Springtime Button Bonanza     Spring is finally here and as I was walking through my local fabric store and I saw the bags of colorful buttons and findings they stock just for craft projects and thought it was the perfect time for a springtime button bonanza.  There are so many things you can do with buttons that I decided to put together ten super simple button craft ideas that anyone can do to say goodbye to winter and hello to {Read More}

Learn to Sew: How to Easily Sew a Straight Line

Learn to Sew: How to Easily Sew a Straight Line Learn to sew: How to easily sew a straight line.  Believe it or not there are a great many projects that only require you to sew in a straight line to complete the entire project.  In fact a great many crafting and DIY projects are created from the use of straight line sewing.  In this post we will learn just how easy it is to sew in a straight line.  {Read More}

Learn to Sew: How to Easily Thread your Sewing Machine

Learn to Sew: How to Easily Thread your Sewing Machine Learn to sew: How to easily thread your sewing machine.  Are you one of those people who has a sewing machine that sits and gathers dust? I was like that.  I learned to sew as a child and then again in high school and off and on as an adult and always had a machine that sat in my house and did nothing, but no more. My machine is now {Read More}