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}

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}

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}

Learn to Sew: How to choose your First Sewing Machine

Learn to Sew: How to Choose your First Sewing Machine Learn to sew: How to choose your first sewing machine.  Are you one of those people who have a sewing machine taking up space in your house because you bought it but never learned how to use it?  Are you the person who wants to learn to sew but is too intimidated by the process to even start?  I am here to tell you that people have been sewing for {Read More}

How to Make a Reversible Hobo Bag

How to Make a Reversible Hobo Bag As many of you know I love to make handbags.  So I made this easy to sew reversible hobo bag that anyone can make.  This bag is very easy to make and requires only one pattern piece.  It can be sewn by anyone with beginner sewing skills.  The completed bag is perfect for everyday use.  I used decorator weight fabric for one side of this project but you could use quilting cotton or {Read More}

Upcycled Jeans Tote Bag Pattern and Tutorial

Upcycled Jeans Tote Bag Pattern and Tutorial As many of you know I love to upcycle jeans.  There is no reason not too.  I had an old pair of jeans with polka dots on them that my husband hated so I decided to make a tote bag out of these jeans.  This upcycled jeans tote is very easy to make and you can use your own handles or pre-made handles.  I decided to use leather strapping for my handle because {Read More}

10 Beginner Sewing Projects

10 Beginner Sewing Projects I have put together a list of 10 beginner sewing projects that sewers of any skill level can complete with small amounts of fabric and a few notions.  These projects are all fun and functional and worth spending a little bit of time to create.  Just click on the pictures to get the patterns and tutorials for each of these projects. You will definitely enjoy these easy sewing projects for beginners. Project 1: Pillow Cases Creating {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}