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 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}

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 Flat Bottomed Zippered Pouch

How to Make a Flat Bottomed Zippered Pouch I was asked to do a tutorial on how to make a flat bottomed zippered pouch.  This is one of the easiest beginner sewing projects there is and you can do it in 6 easy steps.  The hardest part is deciding on the size.  With this pattern you can make the pouch any size you want. Beginners might be intimidated by inserting the zipper but this tutorial provides step by step instructions {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}

Pleated Clutch Handbag Tutorial

Pleated Clutch Handbag Tutorial I once again delved into my stash and created a colorful and fun pleated clutch handbag.  This stash busting project is simple to make and only takes a few hours.  It is the perfect clutch for any time day or night.  I love the bright colors but you can use more subdued shades if that suits you.  The key to this simple clutch pattern is the alternating pleat colors. If you don’t have a big stash {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}