Fabric Watch Band Tutorial

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DIY watch bands - a great way to personalize your timepiece...and a great gift to boot! You'll find the tutorial over at Cluck Cluck Sew. Supplies: snaps or velcro watch face 1 strip of fabric for each watch band your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner. See the Fabric Watch Band Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post! … [Continue reading...]

Leaf Scarf Embellishment Tutorial

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So pretty for fall! The simple addition of a leaf scarf take a cardi from ho hum to super fashionable! You'll find the tutorial over at Grosgrain! Supplies: a plain cardigan felted wool your sewing stuff Skill Level: Advanced Beginner. See the Leaf Scarf Embellishment Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post! … [Continue reading...]

Recycled Sweater Vase Tutorial

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I love this way to add an autumn twist to home decor! Scour the thrift stores for sweater and old vases…such a fun project. You can easily go for Christmas colors too – perfect for the holiday season! You’ll find the tutorial over at By Stephanie Lynn! Supplies: old sweaters vases your sewing stuff Skill […]

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Knit Cardigan Tutorial

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A snuggly cardigan to throw on before you dash out the door is a necessity in autumn. Make one of your own with this great tutorial from Very Shannon! Supplies: 1-2 yards of lightweight stretch/knit fabric. Look for a nice soft drape. scissors embroidery floss (1 skein) embroidery needle sewing machine ballpoint needle (for sewing […]

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Dolman Sleeve Top Tutorial

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Sew a simple and lovely top for yourself! Make it in something cozy for fall. You’ll find the Dolman Sleeve Top tutorial over at The Mother Huddle. Supplies: all your sewing stuff a long sleeve shirt that fits nicely fabric – the type will depend on the shirt you start with your sewing stuff Skill […]

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Scrappy Belt Tutorial

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This belt is a super cute way to fancy up a baggy tee or tunic! Perfect for fall with some cozy leggings and tall boots! You’ll find the tutorial over at I Am Momma, Hear Me Roar. Supplies: knit tee shirt a fun button or two fabric scraps velcro your sewing supplies Skill Level: Beginner. […]

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Poopy Clutch Tutorial

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This new sew clutch makes diaper changing look chic…well, as chic as that fun task can be. This cute little number holds a few diapers and a pack of wipes, so you’re always prepared AND stylish. You’ll find the no sew (!) tutorial over at Melissa Esplin! Supplies: Button studs Leather (you’ll want 2-3 ounce […]

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Sleep Eye Mask Tutorial

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Eye masks are awesome for travel or for keeping little ones asleep even when the sun is up early! You’ll find a tutorial over at Whipup! Supplies: 2 x small scraps of fabric 27 x 12 cm / 11 x 5 inches 1 x piece of cotton batting 27 x 12 cm / 11 x […]

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Upcycled Tie Necklace Tutorial

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How chic is this tie statement necklace! Totally dresses up a plain tee and jeans. You’ll find the tutorial over at Wanderland Vintage! Supplies: thrifted tie suit button (or anything you’d like to use) scissors pins needle and thread Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Upcycled Tie Necklace Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to […]

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Baby Cardigan Tutorial

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Sew up sweet little baby cardigans from thrifted sweaters! You’ll find the tutorial over at Delia Creates!  Supplies: a thrifted sweater/knit top fusible sewing tape like stitch witchery OR fusible interfacing buttons coordinating thread twill tape Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Baby Cardigan Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original […]

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Fat Quarter Hexagon Clock Tutorial

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Make your own clock out a fat quarter! So cool! You’ll find the tutorial over at Owen’s Olivia! Supplies: Sheet of heavy paper Hexagon template Pencil Fabric pen Scissors X-ACTO knife Permanent craft glue that dries clear  Clock parts  One fat quarter Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Fat Quarter Hexagon Clock Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? […]

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4 Squares Nightgown Tutorial

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This pretty nightgown is great as the weather starts to cool. It’s made from soft, comfy knits…and you can fancy it up with lace if you like! You’ll find the tutorial over at Do It Yourself Divas! Supplies: stretchy fabric elastic your sewing stuff lace, if you’re feeling fancy Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the […]

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Pieced Jersey Pants Tutorial

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Adorable jersey pants – perfect for lounging around! You’ll find the tutorial over at Kojo Designs!  Supplies: a pile of thriftstore bound t-shirts  fabric pen  sewing machine and sewing supplies Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Pieced Jersey Pants Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!  

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Scalloped Pillows Tutorial

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These pillows are Pottery Barn inspired and totally cute! Make your own with the tutorial over at Someday Crafts! Supplies: felt white crayon iron your sewing stuff 16″ pillow form Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Scalloped Pillow Tutorial  here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Mouse Pad Upgrade Tutorial

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I adore this simple way to make something as icky as an old mousepad look new – plus, you can customize it to fit your style…bonus! You’ll find the very simple, no sew tutorial over at Clever Betty! Supplies: an old mouse pad fabric (no stretch) craft fuse fabric glue or spray adhesive Skill Level: […]

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Place Mat Tote Tutorial

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These sweet totes are made from place mats – and are simple to put together, not to mention a great gift! Scour your local discounter or even a thrift store to score inexpensive and fun place mats! You’ll find the tutorial over at Marji in the Making! Supplies: two placemats material for the pocket straps […]

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Tape Measure Pouch

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This pouch adorned in tape measure tape (uh, that sounds odd) is so creative and unique…the perfect gift for a sewist! You’ll find the tutorial over at Ric-Rac! Supplies: Some light cotton to sew your tape measures to. It doesn’t matter what it is. Fabric for the lining a zipper some little scraps for your […]

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Paper Bag Skirt Tutorial

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  Sew yourself a DIY Paper Bag skirt with this great step by step tutorial from Bored and Crafty! Supplies: 1 to 2 meters of fabric (depends on length of your skirt 1-inch elastic matching thread Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Paper Bag Skirt Tutorial  here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from […]

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Acrobat Pants Tutorial

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Upcycle old or unwanted adult sized jersey tank tops into some pretty sweet pants for kids! You’ll find the tutorial over at My Poppet! Supplies: Suitable top (see tutorial) A pair of old leggings that still just fit your child to use as a template Elastic for waistband (2cm/1″ wide and the length of your […]

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How to Sew Kangaroo Pockets Tutorial

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Kangaroo pockets are a fun touch to tops or dresses and keep little hands warm! Want to learn how to sew them? You’ll find a great instructional tutorial over at Positively Splendid! Supplies: A sheet of paper Paper trimmer Fabric for the outside and lining of the pocket Extra-wide double-fold bias tape Coordinating thread Basic […]

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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″ […]

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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, […]

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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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