Free pattern: Turning Japanese bag with cutout metal handles

Free pattern: Turning Japanese bag with cutout metal handles

Deby from So Sew Easy shares a free pattern for making her Turning Japanese bag with cutout metal handles.  The metal cutout handles are so cool!  I hadn’t seen handles like …

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Bag22Lori Burrow from I Sew Cute shares a tutorial at Sew, Mama, Sew! showing how to make a set of matching tote bags for a child and a doll.  They’re made with a sturdy denim fabric and have pockets on …

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Tutorial: Vintage scrappy patchwork coasters

Tutorial: Vintage scrappy patchwork coasters

Ashlee from My So Called Crafty Life made these patchwork coasters from scraps of vintage fabric, and she shares a tutorial for making them.  Sometimes I’m lucky enough to find vintage fabric in larger pieces, …

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Tutorial: Cupcakes fabric matching game

Tutorial: Cupcakes fabric matching game

These fabric cupcakes make a fun matching game for preschoolers.  Coats and Clark shares a tutorial on their blog, Sewing Secrets, showing how you can make it.  Fabric Phoomph is used to create thick pieces …

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sunshineNichole from Bluebird & The Boy shares a tutorial at Sew McCool showing how you can sew a high-low tank top from a woven fabric.  She shows how to create the pattern by tracing around a top (woven) that fits, …

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Tutorial: Use knit strips to finish edges

Tutorial: Use knit strips to finish edges

Rachael from Imagine Gnats shares a tutorial at Sew, Mama, Sew! showing how you can use strips of knit fabric to finish edges.  It’s an especially nice finish for a curved edge, like …

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Tutorial: Pretty gathered skirt from men's button up shirts

Tutorial: Pretty gathered skirt from men’s button up shirts

Mark Montano shares a tutorial on his blog showing how you can make this color blocked gathered skirt out of two button up men’s shirts.  I love this!  The front pockets …

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faux-fur-pillow-10Rachel from Transient Expression shows how you can make a luxe faux fur pillow.  A high quality, deep pile faux fur like she used won’t be cheap, but it’s totally worth the money to get a pillow with such texture!  …

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Tutorial: Bonjour envelope neck shirt

Tutorial: Bonjour envelope neck shirt

We often think of the overlapping envelope neck style as something for baby wear.  But Kelly from Sewing In No Man’s Land shows  how an envelope neck tee can be stylish in bigger kids’ …

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Free pattern: Rebecca cowl neck dress with a circle skirt

Free pattern: Rebecca cowl neck dress with a circle skirt

Daniela from On The Cutting Floor has another free dress pattern for us.  This one is The Rebecca Dress, and it has a cowl neck bodice and a circle skirt.  …

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Tutorial: Water bottle holder with clip

Tutorial: Water bottle holder with clip

Becky from Patchwork Posse shows how you can make this water bottle carrier with a clip to attach it to a backpack or bike handle or even a belt loop.  It’s made from oilcloth or …

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Free pattern: Boys' reversible mesh shorts

Free pattern: Boys’ reversible mesh shorts

Emily from Nap Time Creations shares a free pattern for making these reversible mesh shorts for boys.  She made the ones you see here for her own boys, and they’ve worn them all summer …

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Tutorial: Twist back top

Tutorial: Twist back top

Gina Michele puts a twist on a basic boxy top.  Literally.  She gives the back of the shirt a twist before sewing it up so it has a drapey open back.  She shares a tutorial showing …

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Tutorial: Quilted file pouch

Tutorial: Quilted file pouch

Nicole from Modern Handcraft shares a tutorial at The Sewing Rabbit showing how to make a quilted file pouch that’s perfect for back to school.  The large zippered pouch will keep your papers and files organized, …

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basket_lemonCamelot Fabrics shares a tutorial for making this play basket of fruit out of felt.  This would make a cute addition to a child’s play kitchen!  The felt basket is filled with nutritious felt fruit – an apple, a lemon, a …

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