Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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Tutorial: Buffalo check heart mug rug

Staci from Crafty Staci shows how you can create this adorable buffalo check mug rug. The mug rug is the perfect spot to rest a cup of coffee or hot chocolate! The bold buffalo check print is actually made from… Read more ...

Tutorial: No-sew fabric heart banner

Alicia from Sew What Alicia shares a tutorial at Therm O Web showing how you can make this cute fabric heart banner, with no sewing required. Instead of sewing, you can use fusible webbing to create the little heart flags… Read more ...

Tutorial: Sew a sleeping bag

Rachel from A Beautiful Mess shows how you can sew your own sleeping bag. Think of all the fun prints and fabric combos you could use! Keep in mind that your DIY sleeping bag won’t be rated be rated for… Read more ...

Tutorial: Easy hair scrunchie

Hair scrunchies are easy to sew and a good way to use up some of your fabric scraps! Simple Simon shares a tutorial showing how you can make one in just a few easy steps. They include step by step… Read more ...

Tutorial: Sew a girl’s midi knit dress

Autumn from It’s Always Autumn shows how you can sew a girls’ knit midi dress – and you won’t even need a pattern! If you have a t-shirt that fits the child, you’ve got all the pattern you need. She… Read more ...

Tutorial: Love Notes patchwork pillow, perfect for your small scraps

The Love Notes pillow by Taunja from Carried Away Quilting is the perfect project for using up your scraps – your fabric scraps AND your little bits of trims and buttons! The “envelopes” are made from 2 1/2″ fabric squares,… Read more ...

Tutorial and pattern: Peasant dress for an 18″ doll

Peasant dresses are an easy style of dress to sew for little girls. They’re also an easy style of dress to sew for dolls. Lindsay from PA Country Crafts shares a free pattern and tutorial for making a peasant dress… Read more ...

Tutorial: Ruffled gingham pillow shams

These ruffled pillow shams by Sew4Home remind me of the gingham pillow shams and accent pillows my mother made for me when I was a kid. They’re even gingham just like the ones I had! There’s just something timeless about… Read more ...

Tutorial: Quilted pillbox pouch

These quilted pillbox pouches provide cute and handy storage for small sewing notions or office supplies. Caroline from Sew Can She shares a tutorial for making them. Finished dimensions are 4″ x 6″. It’s a great scrapbusting project for your… Read more ...

Tutorial and pattern: Fold out fabric storage box

This fabric box folds up and ties with a bow to provide pretty storage for toys or other small items. But untie that bow and it folds out flat. It also has the option to fold out just the front,… Read more ...

Tutorial: Donut hot pad

Polka dots are a staple in my fabric stash. They’re just so versatile – and so cute! Amber Simmons shows how you can create these donut hot pads, with polka dot fabric giving them sprinkles. Donuts and polka dots in… Read more ...

Tutorial and pattern: Batwing sweater top

Mayra from So Sew Easy shares a free pattern for making this batwing sweater top. It has the perfect mix of slouch and fit, loose through the top and fitting snug around the waist and the wrists. It can be… Read more ...

Tutorial: Clear vinyl zip pouches

These clear vinyl zip pouches are a happy way to store your little stuff, whether it’s cosmetics or craft supplies or other small items. HungryHippie Sews shares a tutorial showing how to make them. The colored clearn vinyl adds such… Read more ...

Tutorial: Chair or bench cushion slipcover

This bench started off as a dated and worn thrift store find, but look how beautiful it is now! A coat of paint and a cover for the cushion do wonders to update the style. Cami from Tidbits shows how… Read more ...

Tutorial and pattern: Girls leggings with a yoga waistband

I don’t know how people dressed their girls for winter before leggings. They’re perfect for all the layering you need to do to keep warm in the winter, especially kids who like to play outside. Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of… Read more ...

Tutorial: Sundance squash blossom quilt

Melissa from Polka Dot Chair shares a tutorial for making her striking Sundance squash blossom quilt. The large pieces make this quilt quick to sew. The design is also nice for showing off solids! Click below for her tutorial: Sundance … Read more ...

Video tutorial: Quick casserole carrier

Beth from The Renegade Seamstress has taken her popular casserole carrier tutorial and created a 1-minute video showing how it’s put together. The insulated carrier wraps around a rectangular baking dish and has loops at the top where you can… Read more ...

Tutorial and pattern: Adorable corgi dog softie

Quigley the Corgi is the cutest little dog softie! How can you not love him when he’s got those sweet ears and of course the heart in his hands? Jenny from Fluffmonger has a free pattern and tutorial to share… Read more ...

Tutorial: Reverse applique patchwork heart pillow

This Liberty patchwork heart pillow is LOVE. Amanda from A Crafty Fox shares a tutorial at Diary of a Quilter showing how to create the patchwork reverse applique pillow. Her tutorial just shows how to make the front of the… Read more ...

Tutorial: 3 ways to rip out a seam

Nobody likes ripping seams, but sooner or later you’re gonna make a mistake in your sewing and you’ll find yourself needing to remove the stitches. Most of us reach for our seam ripper, but there are other options for ripping… Read more ...