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 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 Sew a Drawstring Easter Bunny Bag

How to Sew a Drawstring Easter Bunny Bag It is almost Easter and I thought about creating this fun Easter Bunny Drawstring bag for little treats to little tykes. These bags are super simple to make and take about 1/2 hour to complete.  As usual I delved into my remnant stash for this project but if you want to find the perfect fabric for you head over to Fabric.com or Hobby Lobby to get exactly what you need. This pattern {Read More}

How to Make a Travel Sewing Kit

How to Make a Travel Sewing Kit How to Make a Travel Sewing Kit.  I love to sew travel projects and came across this pattern from allpeoplequilt.com and decided to give it a try.  I wasn’t pleased with the instructions and thought a picture tutorial would make this project must easier. As usual, I used remnants for this entire project but if you want something special head over to Fabric.com or Hobby Lobby to select the perfect fabric for you. This {Read More}

How to make a St. Patrick’s Day Gumball Machine

How to Make a St. Patrick’s Day Gumball Machine Here is an update on the adorable St. Valentine’s Day Gumball Machine I posted earlier.  The steps for this St. Patrick’s Day Gumball Machine are essentially the same but the decorations make this machine perfect for the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Season.  I absolutely love this project and I hope you do too.  As usual, I obtained many of the products I used for this project at my affiliate and local {Read More}

DIY Pleated Makeup Bag

DIY Pleated Makeup Bag I found this DIY Pleated Makeup Bag from Simply Sewing, a British publication that I subscribe too.  I have created many bags similar to this one but this particular bag came in a kit so I thought I would put it together as a tutorial for the upcoming holiday season.  The colors in this bag are fun and perky but you can use Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving or New Years fabrics to match whatever occasion you are attending. {Read More}

Easy DSLR Camera Strap

Easy DSLR Camera Strap This is an easy DIY fabric and leather DSLR camera strap.  I used a remnant that I had in my stash for this project but you can go to Fabric.com or use this 40% off coupon at Hobby Lobby to purchase the fabric needed for this project.  I have included links to the products that I used for this project.  They are affiliate links and if you click on them and make a purchase I will receive {Read More}

How to Paint Mason Jars

How to Paint Mason Jars This is a simple tutorial on how to paint mason jars in any color you would like.  With this tutorial you are not limited to chalk paint but can use standard acrylic paints that you can get from Michael’s or Hobby Lobby using these 40% off coupons.  Just click the links. What you will Need Mason Jars Chalkboard Paint or chalk paint Standard acrylic craft paint Paint brush Sandpaper Matte finish polyurethane spray Step 1: {Read More}

How to Make an Easy DIY Glasses Case

Easy DIY Glasses Case I am all about using remnants in my sewing when I can because you can get them at 50% – 75% off.  For this project you can use remnants or fat quarters to make a really cute and easy DIY glasses case.  This pattern requires two pieces of fabric and either a plastic snap or Velcro to use as a closure.  This whole project takes about 20 minutes to make from beginning to end is for {Read More}

DIY Car Diffusers

DIY Car Diffusers I am always looking for DIY solutions to ongoing problems.  I buy air fresheners for my car and they just fade after a while so I have to buy another.  This time I decided to make my own.  It was really easy to do and I can keep topping it up, so to speak, whenever it fades.  I combined a simple wood ornament and some polymer clay along with some essential oil to make these simple DIY {Read More}