Upcycled Scarflette Tutorial

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Right after I post this, I'm heading to the thrift store to find a sweater to make this scarf. Adorable and so quick! You'll find the tutorial over at I Am Momma, Hear Me Roar! Supplies: old sweater (cable knit is super cute big buttons your sewing stuff Skill Level:  Beginner See the Upcycled Scarflet tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post! … [Continue reading...]

Scrappy State Applique Tutorial

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I adore customized state pieces. This tutorial is a super fun way to represent where you live (or wish you lived!) - you can use the applique for a pillow, a tee...wherever it'll stick! You'll find the tutorial over at Decor and the Dog! Supplies: 2 printed maps of your state (counties included). Cardstock is preferred. Fabric scraps. Heat N Bond. Your sewing stuff Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Scrappy State Applique tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We … [Continue reading...]

Boyfriend Jeans Refashion Tutorial

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Make yourself some funky, customized boyfriend jeans with this fabulous tutorial from Sew Country Chick! Supplies: men’s jeans stuff for distressing (black dye, sandpaper, darning stitch) if desired trim for sides your sewing stuff Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Boyfriend Jeans Refashion tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original […]

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Travel Toothbrush Caddy Tutorial

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Packing a wet toothbrush can bet tricky. Make some of these handy terry cloth toothbrush caddies and solve the damp toothbrush conundrum! You’ll find the tutorial over at Noodlehead! Supplies: bathroom hand towel, new or up-cycled 1/2″ double fold bias tape, store bought or handmade small scrap of fabric for button reinforcement button small length […]

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Marking Darts Tutorial

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Want to learn how to accurately mark darts on your fabric? Check out this great tutorial from So Sew Easy!   Supplies: something that you want to sew darts into and your sewing supplies Skill Level:  Beginner See the Marking Darts tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Ombre Kimono Tutorial

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  This is such a great tutorial…not only are there step by step sewing instructions…you also get a tutorial on creating this fabulous ombre effect! You’ll find the tutorial over at Mollie Makes! Supplies: lightweight white cotton fabric 160 x 80cm (63 x 31″) – plus a few extra bits for test dying flamingo-pink fabric […]

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Faux Fur Vest Tutorial

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An adorable faux fur vest dresses up a fall outfit, be it jeans and a tee or a fancy dress! You’ll love this simple tutorial from Elegance and Elephants!  Supplies: faux fur lining material ribbon or twill tape your sewing supplies Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Faux Fur Vest tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage […]

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Wellie Liner Tutorial

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Could these wellie (aka rainboot) liners be any cuter? You’ll find the tutorial and free pattern over at The Crafty Kitty! Supplies: 1/4 yard organic cotton fleece in coral 1/4 yard organic cotton fleece in dark shroom scraps of  felt in black and white coordinating cotton sewing thread Fox & Bear fleece welly liners pattern […]

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Mini Waitress Apron Tutorial

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This spunky little apron is perfect for pretend play or helping out in the kitchen! You’ll find the fun tutorial over at No Big Dill! Supplies: handkerchief, or finish the edges of a square piece of fabric trim ribbon or fabric for tie your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner See the Mini Waitress Apron tutorial here!  Love […]

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Marking & Cutting Fabric Tutorial

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Learning to sew? Need to brush up on some basics? Either way, this super informative Marking & Cutting Fabric tutorial from Tilly and the Buttons is invaluable! Supplies: any marking or cutting tool you want to try out…check out her extensive list! Skill Level: Beginner See the Marking & Cutting Fabric tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We […]

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Bean Bag Numbers Tutorial

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Love these awesome beanbag numbers! Such a great toy – and a perfect gift! You’ll find the tutorial over at The Idea Room. Supplies: 10 different scrap pieces of fabric Rice Funnel Plastic Straw Graph Paper Sharp Scissors Your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner See the Bean Bag Numbers tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you […]

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Lace Trimmed Tee Tutorial

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Pretty lace detail adds so much to a plain tee! You’ll find the easy tutorial over at Polka Dot Chair! Supplies: Lace T-shirt (preferably one with a rolled sleeve) Needle and thread Skill Level: Beginner See the Lace Trimmed Tee tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Warhol Dress Tutorial

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This Warhol Dress (made of upcycled tees) is the perfect piece for a spunky, cool little girl! You’ll find the tutorial over at Dana Made It! Supplies: ONE man’s T-shirt Small amount of knit fabric for the Warhol Banana Small amount of knit from another T-shirt for neck yoke (only if you choose to make […]

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Drawstring Sleeping Bag Case Tutorial

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Back to school means sleepovers! Help them tote their sleeping bag and essentials in a great sleeping bag case. You’ll find an awesome tutorial over at Sew Mama Sew! Supplies: Rectangle: 20″ x 31″ (51cm x 79cm) for bag body Square: 9″ x 9″ (23cm x 23cm) for pocket Circle: 11″ diameter (28cm) for bag […]

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Gathering Tips Tutorial

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Want to learn how to gather? Learn this great technique with a fun tutorial from girl. Inspired. Supplies: something you want to gather a sewing machine & supplies Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Gathering Tips tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Pencil Pouch Tutorial

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Back to school has come and gone, but I bet there are still some pens and pencils that need wrangling! Keep them together in this awesome Pencil Pouch from Gwenny Penny! Supplies: scraps of black, cream, yellow, gray, and pink fabric lining fabric fusible fleece 9″ zipper thread water soluble fabric marking pencil ruler rotary […]

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Sweater Pillows Tutorial

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So cozy! Refashion your old sweaters or some fun thrift store finds into these lovely pillows! You’ll find the tutorial over at Brassy Apple.   Supplies: sweater – one from your closet or thifted pillow form measuring tape scissors needle/thread sewing machine straight pins embellishements (like buttons) – optional Skill Level: Beginner. See the Sweater […]

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Fabric & Tulle Skirt DIY

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Twirly and girly and fabulous for Fall! You’ll love this adorable skirt. Check out the tutorial over at Me Sew Crazy. Supplies: 2 – 3 yards of light-weight tulle (should have a nice movement to it, not be stiff) 1/2 yard Quilters Cotton 1 yard Solid Color Quilting Cotton 1 yard of 1″ wide Elastic 1/2 yard […]

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Sock Monkey Tutorial

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Cute and cuddly sock monkeys are yours for the sewing! You’ll find an awesome tutorial over at Craft Passion! Supplies: Sock (crew length), 1 pair White felt Button eye 7/16″ [11.5mm], black, 2 (for toddler monkey, use 3/8″ button) Embroidery Floss, yellow Poly-fill stuffing material Batting, or thick aquarium filter pad (you can get it […]

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Playful Pumpkins Tutorial

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Harvest season is just around the corner. These sweet pumpkins are not only festive, they’re also safe for little ones! Nothing breakable here! You’ll find the tutorial over at Happy Together. Supplies: fabric for body of pumpkin felt for the stem fabric scraps or batting to stuff your pumpkins your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner. […]

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Custom Pet Leash Tutorial

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Keep your pup stylish on your daily walks! Make a custom pet leash – you’ll find a tutorial over at Totally Stitchin! Supplies: Sewing Machine Flat Nylon Webbing in your choice of color and width Ribbon, at least 1/8” thinner than webbing Coordinating/Matching All Purpose Thread Ruler Scissors 14 – 18 Titanium Sharp Needle Sewing Machine […]

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Earbud Pouch Tutorial

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Keep your earbuds safely tucked away in a convenient earbud pouch! You’ll find a great tutorial over at Dog Under My Desk. Supplies: scrap fabric zipper key ring your sewing stuff Skill Level: Advanced Beginner. See the  Ear Bud Pouch tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Baby Rag Quilt Tutorial

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A quilt like this would be a welcome addition to any nursery! What a great shower gift! You’ll find the tutorial over at Do It Yourself Divas. Supplies: 2 yards of a solid fabric of your choice cut into 12, six inch strips. 1.5 yards of white fabric cut into 14, three inch strips 1/2 […]

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Nursing Pad Tutorial

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When I was breastfeeding, I went through boxes and boxes of expensive disposable nursing pads. Not so cool. Learn from my mistake…make your own reusable nursing pads! You’ll find a great tutorial over at I Sew, Do You. Supplies: For absorbency: flannel – you can also use terry cloth, even microfiber towels if you want. […]

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Bow Tie Espadrille Tutorial

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These might be a little summery – but some of our readers are on the other side of the Equator…so this is for you! You’ll find this adorable espadrille refashion over at Between the Lines! Supplies:  a pair of espadrilles  an old T-shirt or other fabric scraps, if you like  a pair of scissors needle […]

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Faux Fur Vest Tutorial

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A cute faux fur vest is a great topper for a cute fall outfit! You’ll find the tutorial over at We Heart This! Supplies:  Faux Fur (I used a piece that was about 24” x 52”) Scissors Pins Measuring tape A needle and thread or a sewing machine A vacuum cleaner Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. […]

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Snap On Cup Holder Tutorial

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Add a cupholder to your stroller so you can stay hydrated on the go! You’ll find a great tutorial over at Sew Can Do. Supplies:  1/4 yd laminated cotton fabric Sewing notions (shears, ruler, pins, thread) Bobby pins/clips Tissue paper or lip balm Two plastic snaps (or velcro) Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner. See the Snap On […]

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Lace Maternity Top Tutorial

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Elegant and easy, this maternity top works well in any season. Wear it on it’s own in warm weather or top it with a cardigan when it’s cooler! You’ll find the tutorial over at A Beautiful Mess. Supplies: .5 yards lace fabric a lace collar applique rope, lace and jersey to braid for the belt […]

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Felt Laptop Tutorial

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Love this imaginative and fun felt laptop! What a great gift! You’ll find the tutorial over at Kiki Creates! Supplies: 3- 8 1/2×11 sheets of felt in blue 1 – 8 1/2×11 sheet of felt in orange 2 stiff sheets of felt in white a sewing machine with thread embroidery thread rub-on letters a hot […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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