Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Bev from Flamingo Toes shows how you can make this cute scrappy anchor throw pillow.  The anchor applique is built  from smaller scraps of fabric and is outlined with simple handstitching.  This would be fun …

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Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Sarah from Alice & Lois shows how you can make a fabric headband.  The wider band will keep your hair back out of your face.  The bottom is made from a fold over elastic, which will …

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Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Kate from See Kate Sew adds a punch of color and pattern to a button up shirt when she adds a contrast yoke.  It’s an easy addition to make, and she shares a tutorial showing how …

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Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Melissa from Polka Dot Chair shows how you can make padded cases to hold your extra camera lenses.  They have padding on the sides and the bottom, and a drawstring top to keep dust out.  They’re …

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Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Nat from Sew Outnumbered shares a tutorial at Sew McCool showing how you can make a Scooter Buddy Pouch.  It’s made to hang on the handle bars of a child’s scooter.  She designed the Scooter Buddy Pouch …

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Tutorial: Little girls ruffled apron

Tutorial: Little girls ruffled apron

Justine at Sew Country Chick shares a tutorial showing how you can make this beautiful ruffled apron for a little girl.  If you know a girl who likes ruffles, I’m betting she’ll like this apron.  …

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7 sewing supplies to watch for at back-to-school sales

7 sewing supplies to watch for at back-to-school sales

The only thing I like about back-to-school time are the school supply sales.  Glue sticks, crayons, paper, all at rock bottom prices.  I can’t resist!  There are actually quite a few …

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braid36-600Anne from Wobisobi shows how you can refashion a basic t-shirt into this awesome braided back tank.  The loose, drapey tank is perfect for summertime! It would be cute with jeans (or cut-off jeans), and a laid-back dressy when worn …

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Tutorial: Insulated lunch box

Tutorial: Insulated lunch box

Can you believe it’s nearly back-to-school time again?  Amber from Crazy Little Projects shares a tutorial showing how to make an insulated lunch box that would be perfect for toting lunches to school. Or, use it …

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Tutorial: Scalloped and lined kid shorts

Tutorial: Scalloped and lined kid shorts

Dana from MADE shows how you can create a pair of scalloped and lined kid shorts.  You can wear them with the scallops at the hem, or turn the bottom up to make a …

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Tutorial: Insulated baby bottle carrier

Tutorial: Insulated baby bottle carrier

An insulated baby bottle carrier like this one would make an awesome gift for a new parent.  Sew4Home shows how you can make one.  It’s insulated to keep the bottle either warm or cooled, and it …

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Tutorial: How to make a tennis skirt

Tutorial: How to make a tennis skirt

The folks at Spoonflower have published a tutorial showing how you can make a tennis skirt.  Keep in mind that you don’t have to actually play tennis to enjoy wearing a tennis skirt.  …

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Tutorial: Vintage tablecloth apron

Tutorial: Vintage tablecloth apron

Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life shows how you can make this charming retro apron out of a vintage tablecloth.  I love this idea!!  This is a great way to use vintage tablecloths that are …

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Free pattern: Endearing Elephants mama and baby softies

Free pattern: Endearing Elephants mama and baby softies

These mama and baby elephant softies are sooo sweet!  They’re a free project from Camelot Fabrics, designed by Jessica from Sweetbriar Sisters.  This would make a sweet gift for a baby …

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Tutorial: Lace insert t-shirt

Tutorial: Lace insert t-shirt

Gina Michele shows a fun t-shirt hack.  She slices it down the side and inserts a lace panel.  The lace is a fun detail and extra fabric at the side will also give a fitted t-shirt a …

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