Tutorial: Flanged pillow shamDena from Hearts and Sharts shows how to make a flanged pillow sham.  The flange creates a subtle border around the pillow and lends a more formal air to your bedding ensemble.  It’s actually an easy detail to add in when …

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Tutorial: Body pillow made from two pillow shamsLisa from Mabey She Made It is over at While He Was Napping today with a tutorial showing how to make a body pillow out of two smaller pillow shams.  It’s a quick, easy project requiring just a couple of …

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Tutorial: Fancy Nancy or shabby chic duvet coverAmber from Tangible Artiste shares a tutorial at Grosgrain showing how to make fancy trim duvet cover.  It’s easily made from two bed sheets and a variety of decorative trims.  She made for her daughter’s Fancy Nancy themed bedroom, but the …

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Tutorial: Ruffles and Romance Neckroll PillowSew4Home shows how to make their Ruffles and Romance Neckroll Pillow.  The long round pillow is covered in rows of ruffles.  The ends are gathered and tied with a pretty bow.  They used a tissue linen for a vintage-y, shabby …

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Tutorial: Simple lavender sachetMelissa from a happy stitch is over at Sew, Mama, Sew! today with a tutorial showing how to make these simple lavender sachets.  It’s a good beginner project, as it uses only straight seams.  Or, a more confident sewer could make up …

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Tutorial: Pennant pillowMandi from Making Nice in the Midwest shares a tutorial at A Beautiful Mess showing how to make this super cute pennant pillow.  It’s a long skinny triangle pillow, shaped just like the pennants celebrating a sports team.  She put …

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Tutorial: Embroidery hoop ruffled laundry bagMaggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots shows how to make this ruffled laundry bag, using an embroidery hoop to hang it and keep it open.  It’s beautiful in white, covered in rows of ruffles.  It could also be fun to …

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Tutorial: Scallop edge hand towelsYou can make these scallop edge towels out of a plain hand towel and a quarter yard each of two coordinating quilting cottons.  Fat Quarter Shop has a tutorial showing how, including a pattern for cutting the scallop panel.  They’d be …

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Tutorial: Hexie bunny sachetCintia from My Poppet shows how you can make a tiny bunny sachet out of four hexies.  The folded hexie ears look like origami, but they’re made from fabric and lightly stuffed and scented with lavender.  She threaded hers on …

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Tutorial: Bedside Gadget CaddyCintia from My Poppet shows how to make her Bedside Gadget Caddy.  It hangs from the mattress of your bed and has pockets for a book, remote, a pair of glasses, and other small items that often end up cluttering …

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Tutorial: Pillowcase with a treasure pocketThe Atlanta Institute of Stitches and Crafts shares a tutorial on their blog showing how to make shows how to make a pocketed pillowcase.  It’s a standard size bedding pillowcase, but with a pocket sewn into the side flap.  The pocket …

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Tutorial: Sew a pillowcase from one piece of fabricMaria Merlino shows how you can make this pillowcase fast and easy from one piece of fabric.  It’ll fit a standard pillowcase and you’ll need roughly a yard of fabric to make one. For the side piece, she folds the fabric up …

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Tutorial: Banded bow pillowSew4Home shows how to make this pretty banded bow pillow.  It makes a pretty accent to a bedding ensemble.  The soft florals they used give it romance, but it would also look cool done up in solids for a modern feel, or out of special occasion fabrics …

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Tutorial: Quick and easy embellished towels using fabric stripsWith this tutorial from Jona from Stop Staring… and Start Sewing!, a couple of strips of fabric is all you need to take a plain towel and make it coordinating décor for your bath or kitchen.  They’re fast and easy …

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Free pattern: Cuddle Buddy Bear and a pocketed pillowcase to keep him closeHeather from The Sewing Loft shares a free pattern for making this soft, snuggly Cuddle Buddy Bear.  His shape is perfect for little hands to hold close while sleeping.  And to give him a special place to tuck him in …

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