How to make a Diaper Clutch

How to make a Diaper Clutch How to make a diaper clutch.  I was recently asked to make some projects for moms and one of the projects that was suggested is a diaper clutch. I decided to make a tutorial on how to make a simple diaper clutch to fit diapers, wipes and a burp cloths.  This diaper clutch pattern is super simple to make and allows you to make a clutch in fun patterns and colors.  I, of course, {Read More}

How to Make a Boys Aviator Hat

How to Make a Boys Aviator Hat Ever wondered how to make a boys aviator hat.  I came across this aviator hat pattern in the December 2017 issue of Sew Magazine and had to share it with you.  It is an adorable boys fur aviator hat that is perfect for boys of all ages.  The pattern has sizes ranging from boys to men and is an easy project to make. For the outer part of the hat I used a {Read More}

How to Sew DIY Luggage Tags

How to Sew DIY Luggage Tags How to sew DIY luggage tags.  Travel season is about upon us so I thought I would create this tutorial on how to sew DIY luggage tags.  You will never miss these on the luggage carousel when you use fun fabrics that stand out in a crowd.  I, of course, used some fun remnants for my luggage tags but if you don’t have a stash of remnants like mine head over to Fabric.com and {Read More}

How to Sew a Bow Clutch

How to Sew a Bow Clutch How to sew a bow clutch with this free bow clutch pattern and tuutorial.  I just love this bow clutch.  It is so chic and you can make it in any fabric you like.  I made mine to match the Hawaiian patterned skirt I made last month and it came out perfectly.  This is a beginner project although there is a zipper involved and lining.  I believe that if you follow these steps you {Read More}

How to Make a Reversible Chemo Cap

How to Make a Reversible Chemo Cap How to make a reversible chemo cap.  I was asked to create a reversible chemo cap for a sewing group that I am involved with.  Many sewers love making items for charity and one of the ideas that came up in my group was chemo caps. I set about creating my own pattern for this project but came across one that I thought would be suitable because it can be made from a {Read More}

Easy DIY Skirt Pattern and Tutorial

Easy DIY Skirt Pattern and Tutorial I am all about sewing simple projects using remnants and other fabrics. I happened to have two 1/2 yard remnants of the same fabric and another remnant of plain red.  So, I decided to put them all together to make this super easy DIY skirt pattern and tutorial.  You can whip up this little gem in about a half an hour or less. You can use this free skirt pattern  to make a skirt {Read More}

Girls Butterfly Sleeve Top

Girls Butterfly Sleeve Top   Spring has sprung so I thought I would make this easy to make, cute little girls butterfly sleeve top.  This is the perfect little top for little girls this spring and summer.  I, of course, used a 1 yard remnant to create this little gem.  If you want the perfect little girls fabric for this project I recommend Fabric.com and Hobby Lobby. This post contains affiliate links that if you click in them and make {Read More}

GDPR and Bloggers: What you Need to Know

GDPR and Bloggers: What you Need to Know GDPR and Bloggers: what you need to know.  On May 25, 2018 the EU is putting in place the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you have EU visitors as I do you will need to know about this new law.  It doesn’t matter whether you live in an EU country or not the law applies to the data from wherever it originates. Its primary purpose is to protect the data privacy {Read More}

How do Bloggers Actually Make Money

How do Bloggers Actually Make Money How do bloggers actually make money.  Have you ever wondered how bloggers actually make money blogging? Is it possible to actually make money using your wits and your computer?  The answer is yes.  Will it happen overnight like some bloggers suggest?  No but you too can make money blogging with these tips and tricks. Starting and maintaining a blog takes time and dedication.  You have to learn the ins and outs of starting a {Read More}

How to Sew a Japanese Knot Bag

How to Sew a Japanese Knot Bag Ever wonder how to sew a Japanese Knot bag?  I came across this knot bag pattern from The Chili Dog and just had to make it and show it to you all.  It is a fun and quick little project that you can sew, as usual, using remnants.  I have a giant stash full of remnants that I purchase for half price and am always looking for projects to make with them.  This bag {Read More}