Dog Scarf Tutorial

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There's no reason that Fido shouldn't be a fashion plate! Let your doggie strut their stuff in a super cute scarf! You'll find a wonderful tutorial over at The Vintage Sheet Blog! Supplies: A square piece of fabric (mine was 11"), torn to make sure it is a real square. A piece of elastic (1/2-1" wide, 3-5 inches long) Your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner. See the Dog Scarf Tutorial  here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post! … [Continue reading...]

Rug Pillow Tutorial

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I love these pillows for a beach cottage. You can scour thrift stores or hit a local discount store to score woven throw rugs! And there's no sewing machine required...just some old school hand stitching! You'll find the tutorial over at Martha Stewart. Supplies: 2-by-3-foot striped woven throw rugs (use 2 for a large pillow, 1 for an envelope-style pillow) Carpet needle Heavy-duty all-purpose thread 2 standard bed pillows for large version, or 12-by-18-inch insert for … [Continue reading...]

DIY Swiffer Pad Tutorial

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Swiffer pads are NOT cheap. Make your own and save some dough (and room in the landfill)! You’ll find a simple tutorial over at Sew Take a Hike! Supplies: old sheeting a piece of chenille Your sewing stuff. Skill Level: Beginner. See the DIY Swiffer Pad Tutorial  here!    Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin […]

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Patchwork Scarf Tutorial

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Scarf weather is coming! Update your scarf wardrobe with this fun Patchwork Scarf! You’ll find the tutorial over at Polka Dot Chair. Supplies: A selection of Fat Quarters cut to 9″ x 6″. For this scarf you’ll need a total of 18 9″ x 6″ pieces. (If you want a longer scarf, increase the number […]

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Comfy Knit Pants Tutorial

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I think I need several pairs of these adorable knit pants, stat. You’ll find the tutorial over at iCandy Handmade! Supplies: cute knit fabric (2 kinds if you want a contrasting waistband) printable pattern your sewing stuff (serger recommended) Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Comfy Knit Pants Tutorial  here!   Love this tutorial? We encourage you […]

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Apron Skirt Tutorial

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Here’s a fun way to thin out your fabric stash! You’ll find the Apron Skirt tutorial over at Lil Blue Boo!  Supplies: scrap fabric (three varieties that coordinate but aren’t too matchy) elastic your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Apron Skirt Tutorial  here!   Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the […]

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Easy Stretch Headband Tutorial

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Stretchy knit headbands are a must for working out and for keeping by the sink to get the flyaways at bay whey you’re washing your face! Make a bunch of your own on the cheap with this great tutorial from Blueprint Crafts! Supplies: Measuring Tape Jersey Knit Material Basic Sewing SuppliesSkill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See […]

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Stuffed Animal Backpack Tutorial

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Whip up an adorable stuffed animal backpack with this fun tutorial from Running With Scissors! Supplies: fat quarter nylon straps buckle your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Stuffed Animal Backpack Tutorial  here!   Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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30 Minute Mermaid Skirt Tutorial

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All I have to say about this is: MERMAID SKIRT. Pure awesomeness. You’ll find the tutorial over at The Girl Inspired. Supplies: stretchy knit sewing machine with ruffle foot serger your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the 30 Minute Mermaid Skirt Tutorial  here!   Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original […]

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Vintage Inspired Pillowcase Applique Tutorial

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These pillowcases are simply gorgeous and would brighten up any bedroom decor! You’ll find the tutorial over at My Girl Thursday! Supplies: Solid color pillowcase (2 if you would like a set) Medium sized cotton fabric scraps Assembled dress and bonnet template Roll of Stitch Witchery Strip of lace Iron Sewing machine Thread Pencil or […]

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Patchwork Potholder Tutorial

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Potholders are wonderful housewarming gifts. Make a bunch and have them at the ready for last minute! You’ll find the tutorial over at Moda Bake Shop! Supplies: 1 – Moda Candy Mini Charm Pack 2 – Fat Quarters 1 – 6.5″ x 6.5″ piece of cotton batting 2 – 6.5″ x 8″ piece of cotton […]

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Ruffle Headbands

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Back to school calls for cute accessories! Make a bunch of these fabulous ruffle headbands…one to match every outfit! You’ll find the tutorial over at Funky Polkadot Giraffe. Supplies: scrap of fabric 2 pieces of felt headband sewing machine seam ripper glue gun Skill Level: Beginner. See the Ruffle Headband Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We […]

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30 Minute Headscarf Tutorial

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Whip up some precious headscarves…in 30 minutes. Can’t beat that for a fast and fun project! You’ll find the tutorial over at Sew Homegrown! Supplies: fabric that can be folded on the bias some ribbon thread sewing machine Skill Level: Beginner. See the 30 Minute Head Scarf Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to […]

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Double Layer Skirt Tutorial

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A lovely, twirlworthy skirt, just in time for back to school! You’ll find the tutorial over at The Mother Huddle! Supplies: all your sewing stuff pre-washed fabric (requirements listed below) trim if you like – ric rac, bias tape, piping, ribbon…. 1 inch no-roll elastic for waistband Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Double Layer […]

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Women’s Pajama Shorts Tutorial

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Pajama pants are so comfy, so pajama SHORTS. Yes, please! You’l find the tutorial over at Dana Made It! Supplies: 1 yard cotton fabric a pair of existing comfy shorts to trace your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Pajama Shorts Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original […]

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Scrap Coasters Tutorial

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Use up your scraps to create custom, funky coasters! You’ll find the tutorial over at Sew Fun! Supplies: fabric scraps rotary cutter iron your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Scrap Coasters Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Twirly Tee Shirt Dress Tutorial

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What a fun way to extend the life of a much loved tee shirt that may be a bit short. You’ll find the Twirly Tee Shirt Dress Tutorial over at Sew Like My Mom! Supplies: existing tee shirt 3 different knits for skirt tiers your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Twirly Tee […]

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Leather Tassels Tutorial

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Leather tassels are a great accent to a purse, a coat zipper pull…wherever you fancy! You’ll find a great tutorial outlining how to make your own over at Tatertots & Jello! Supplies: scrap of leather scissors or rotary cutter chain fabric glue key ring Skill Level: Beginner. See the Leather Tassels Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? […]

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Suede Passport Cover Tutorials

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Travel in…or maybe with…style. Carry your passport in one of these fabulous and simple suede passport covers! You’ll find the tutorial over at Prudent Baby! Supplies: scrap of suede trim that you fancy your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner. See the Suede Passport Cover Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the […]

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Casually Chic Lace Top Tutorial

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This top is perfect for a casual night out…throw it on with some great jeans, sandals and a cute purse and you’re ready for anything! You’ll find the tutorial over at Made it on Monday. Supplies: lace matching lightweight jersey knit thread bias tape existing shirt(s) you love to draft the pattern your sewing stuff […]

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Fleece Alien Tutorial

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How cute are these little aliens!? They’re quick to sew, especially with this great tutorial and pattern from A Lemon Squeezy Home! Supplies: Fleece Free pattern thread Your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Fleece Alien Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Pull On Mini Skirt Tutorial

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Hmmm. I think this mini screams fall – perfect with some tall boots and a cozy sweater! You’ll find the tutorial over at Aesthetic Nest! Supplies: 1 to 1.5 yards of fabric (wovens or knits will work) One yard or less of lining, if you choose to line it 3/4″ elastic the length of your […]

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Fabric Hexie Bracelet Tutorial

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You’re probably going to want to pin this, because these funky bracelets make fabulous gifts! You’ll find the tutorial over at Always Expect Moore! Supplies: 1″ Hexagon Template Pellon 71F Pencil Scissors Fabric (I used 4 Charm Squares for each bracelet) Needle and thread Skill Level: Beginner. See the Fabric Hexie Bracelet Tutorial  here!  Love […]

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DIY Nursery Whale Lamp

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This is technically no-sew, but it involves fabric and is too cute not to share! You’ll find the DIY Nursery Whale Lamp tutorial over at Sew Woodsy! Supplies: Thrifted Lamp Fabric Scissors, Ruler, and Pen for marking Hot Glue & Hot Glue Gun Vinyl Cricut Explore & Cricut Design Space Vinyl Applicator Skill Level: Adventurous […]

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Modified Infinity Scarf Tutorial

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Like it or not, autumn is coming. You’ll be wanting scarves. This infinity scarf is absolutely adorable! You’ll find the tutorial over at Sew Take a Hike! Supplies: ties sew on snaps fusible interfacing 4×6 albums from the craft store your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Modified Infinity Scarf  Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? […]

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Tie Covered Photo Album Tutorial

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Love love love this way to keep precious memories. Use cherished ties worn at special events to cover albums containing photos from those events. Did I mention LOVE!? You’ll find the tutorial over at Lil Blue Boo. Supplies: ties sew on snaps fusible interfacing 4×6 albums from the craft store your sewing stuff Skill Level: […]

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Boxy Cosmetic Bag Tutorial

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This cosmetic bag is roomy enough to fit all your essentials…and more! You’ll find the tutorial over at Skip to My Lou! Supplies: 2 pieces canvas outer 16X14 2 pieces oil cloth lining 16X14 one 16″ zipper your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Boxy Cosmetic Bag Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you […]

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Easy Ragged Baby Blanket Tutorial

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A sweet baby blanket is a no fail baby shower gift! This one is great for boys or girls and is totally easy AND customizable. You’ll find the tutorial over at Simple Simon and Company. Supplies: 84 squares of flannel that are 6″x 6″  (42 for the front and 42 for the back) your sewing […]

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Fabric Bookmark Tutorial

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Got a reader in your life? This is a fabulous gift…not just a bookmark, but also a gift card holder! Slip in a giftcard from their fave bookstore and you’re golden! You’ll find the tutorial over at Zaaberry. Supplies: 2 fabrics rectangles, 3.25inches x 7 inches 1 rectangle of mid-weight, fusible interfacing 2.5inches X 6.25 […]

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Toddler Pants from Dad’s Shirt Sleeves Tutorial

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This clever idea is definitely one to try! Toddler pants from a men’s shirt! You’ll find the tutorial over at Running with Scissors. Supplies: men’s shirt with cuffs buttons elastic your sewing stuff a pair of pants that currently fits your kiddo Skill Level: Adventurous beginner. See the Shirtsleeves Toddler Pants Tutorial  here!  Love this tutorial? We […]

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Keepsake T-Shirt Pillow Tutorial

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We’ve all got ‘em. Tee shirts that you or your significant other or your child just can’t bear to throw away. Here’s a solution. Make a pillow out of those shirts! You’ll find the tutorial over at Sew 4 Home! Supplies: One or two favorite T-shirts (Optional) Scrap or ½ yard of medium-weight fusible interfacing […]

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Sleeveless Stretch Lace Tank Tutorial

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A simple tank, fancied up! This stretch lace tank can be worn several ways…casually with jeans or for a special occasion with a skirt and heels! You’ll find the tutorial over at Sew Mama Sew. Supplies: A sleeveless tank pattern of your choice Lightweight knit fabric as specified for your pattern and size combination The […]

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Snack Bag Tutorial

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I love these sweet little snack bags! Perfect for back to school or stashing your own snacks in your handbag! You’ll find the tutorial over at Owen’s Olivia! Supplies: Prewashed Fabric (you could even use laminated cotton) Light weight to medium fusible interfacing Marking pen, chalk, or pencil 12″ long piece of Velcro Point turner […]

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Summertime Pocket Placemat Tutorial

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These placemats are a cheery way to brighten your summertime table! You’ll find the tutorial over at Polka Dot Chair!  Supplies: Oilcloth -yardage is up to you, you can get 3 placemats out of every 1/2 yard of 60″ wide oilcloth Oilcloth for pocket- about 1/4 yard 1/2 yard of cotton fabric for the back […]

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Midsummer’s Dress Tutorial

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This floaty, swirly dress is a light and easy dressy dress fit for a little princess! You’ll find the tutorial for the Midsummer’s Dress over at Charm Stitch! Supplies: fabric for the bodice & skirt (see tutorial) thread scissors cutting mat ruler rotary cutter water soluble pen or chalk safety pin chopstick fusible interfacing scrap […]

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iPhone Wallet Tutorial

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A sweet iPhone wallet – a wonderful gift for a friend…or yourself! The tutorial is over at My 3 Monsters! Supplies:  1/4 yard of main fabric small piece of chipboard or thin cardboard duct tape exacto knife inexpensive plastic case that fits your phone needle& thread E6000 craft glue Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner See the […]

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Laundry Bag Tutorial

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I think this laundry bag would be an amazing gift for a young person heading off to college – great for the dorm (or for hauling laundry back home to mom and dad on the weekends!). You’ll find the tutorial over at Design Love Fest! Supplies:  2/3 yard of 72” heavy weight (14 oz) cotton […]

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Scarf Camera Strap Tutorial

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Why just have a boring old camera strap when you can have one that doubles as a pretty accessory? This gorgeous scarf camera strap is so lovely and functional! You’ll find the tutorial over at The House That Lars Built. Supplies: scarf 2 split rings 2 chain closures scissors sewing machine OR needle/thread scrap of […]

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Hanging Dishtowel Tutorial

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Need a quick and fun housewarming gift? These hanging dish towels are perfect! You’ll find the tutorial over at Momtastic! Supplies: 1 Kitchen Towel 1/2 yard fabric Dishtowel Template (in tutorial) 2 buttons 2″ sew in velcro 1.5″ grosgrain ribbon (optional) Sewing machine and supplies Skill Level: Beginner See the Hanging Dishtowel Tutorial  here! Love this tutorial? […]

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High Low Skirt Pattern

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This pretty, flowy skirt is just the ticket for these waning days of summer! You’ll find the tutorial over at The Thread! Supplies: Linen. Scissors Sewing machine Pattern paper 1″ wide elastic Safety pin Measuring tape Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner See the High Low Skirt Tutorial  here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from […]

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