Sewing Patterns, Techniques, Articles, Blogs, and other resources to learn how to sew 2014-09-17T00:33:43Z http://sewing.craftgossip.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Free pattern: Adorable owl softies]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77590 2014-09-16T03:07:30Z 2014-09-17T00:33:43Z Free pattern: Adorable owl softies Rachel from Adventures in Making shares a free pattern for making these adorable owl softies.  They’re small softies – about the size of your hand – with big sweet eyes.  They’re stuffed with polyfil and… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: 1960s pillowcase style shift dress]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77587 2014-09-16T02:37:39Z 2014-09-16T22:10:14Z Tutorial: 1960s pillowcase style shift dress This vintage 1960s pamphlet from Coats and Clark shows how you can make a shift dress.  It’s made like a pillowcase dress, but in adult sizes and with a narrower fit than a typical child’s… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: How to sew better interior bag pockets]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77584 2014-09-15T22:36:33Z 2014-09-16T17:48:25Z Tutorial: How to sew better interior bag pockets Geta from Geta’s Quilting Studio says, “Unless it is just a grocery bag, every bag deserves at least one pocket.”  I couldn’t agree more!  There are many different ways to add pockets… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: Geometric stamped dinner napkins and invitations]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77581 2014-09-15T22:03:15Z 2014-09-16T16:17:06Z Tutorial: Geometric stamped dinner napkins and invitations Mark Montano shows how you can DIY a matching set of dinner party invitations and napkins stamped with a simple geometric design.  Or, if dinner parties aren’t your thing he suggests giving a… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: Your child’s art made into a softie]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77577 2014-09-15T21:44:31Z 2014-09-16T14:42:34Z Tutorial: Your child’s art made into a softie Your child’s drawings are a window into his or her mind and imagination.  What if you could make an actual softie out of one of their drawings?  Aunt Peaches shares a tutorial at I Love To Create showing… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Free pattern: The Gobbler pencil eating pencil pouch]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77574 2014-09-15T21:22:13Z 2014-09-16T13:06:51Z Free pattern: The Gobbler pencil eating pencil pouch The Gobbler loves to eat him some pencils, nom nom nom…  Wendi Gratz from Shiny Happy World has a free pattern for making this crazy monster pencil pouch.  The zipper is his… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: Sparkle confetti tutu]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77571 2014-09-15T16:04:19Z 2014-09-16T02:37:49Z Tutorial: Sparkle confetti tutu Prudent Baby shows how you can make this sparkle confetti tutu.  A poofy tulle tutu is fun enough on its own, but add sparkle confetti at the hem and it’s a party.  It’s fun for dress-up,… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: Fabric wallet]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77568 2014-09-15T15:54:32Z 2014-09-16T01:32:36Z Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shows how you can a simple fabric wallet like this one.   It has just the pockets you need to hold checkbook or folded money, credit cards and ID, and pocket change and other small… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Free pattern: DIY shorties, or legging shorts for little girls]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77565 2014-09-15T15:36:48Z 2014-09-16T00:30:33Z Free pattern: DIY shorties, or legging shorts for little girls Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom shares a free pattern for making shorties (legging shorts) for little girls.  They’re just what you need to layer under a skirt… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: DIY bean bag pouf cushion]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77562 2014-09-15T15:24:43Z 2014-09-15T21:43:16Z Tutorial: DIY bean bag pouf cushion Is it a foot rest?  A bean bag?  A bean bag pouf cushion like this one can be either, and Anu from Nalle’s House shows how you can make one for your home.  She used a… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Free pattern: 1940s inspired necktie top]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77559 2014-09-15T15:12:39Z 2014-09-15T17:48:49Z Free pattern: 1940s inspired necktie top This necktie top is inspired by 1940s fashion, though it’s updated for the modern wardrobe and easier construction.  Daniela from On The Cutting Floor shares a free pattern for making it.  It’s casual enough… Read more ...]]> 1 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Free pattern: Unisex silk slippers]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77552 2014-09-15T14:51:03Z 2014-09-15T16:12:46Z Free pattern: Unisex silk slippers Sewn Up by TeresaDownUnder is offering a free pattern for making a pair of silk slippers.  This would be a great project to use a silk scarf, perhaps one that is showing damage in isolated… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: Remake your old jeans into a crossbody bag]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77548 2014-09-15T14:28:05Z 2014-09-15T14:32:40Z Tutorial: Remake your old jeans into a crossbody bag Minki from Minkii’s Work Table shows how you can remake an old pair of jeans into a cute crossbody bag.  The patchwork accents are sooo pretty!  You’ll only need half of the top of… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Free pattern: 15-minute fabric crown, plus a roundup of princess dress tutorials]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77545 2014-09-15T13:00:14Z 2014-09-15T13:00:14Z With a free pattern for making a simple fabric crown and a roundup of princess dress tutorials, Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings has all the inspiration you need to make a fabulous child’s princess Halloween costume.  The crown doesn’t have to… Read more ...]]> 0 Anne Weaver http://sewing.craftgossip.com <![CDATA[Tutorial: Reusable grocery tote]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=77541 2014-09-14T22:59:41Z 2014-09-15T00:32:45Z Tutorial: Reusable grocery tote Steph from The Silly Pearl shows how you can make a reusable grocery tote.  Besides the obvious benefit to the environment, it’s also an upgrade to the standard plastic grocery bags in terms of functionality.  It’s larger… Read more ...]]> 1