Home for the Holidays Tutorial

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These sweet little house ornaments are destined to become heirloom decorations. So cute! You'll find the tutorial over at Retro Mama! Supplies: Pattern (you'll find the pattern when you click for the full tutorial) Quilting cotton scraps for house back, roof, window, and door Fabric with numbers or fabric selvage for house number Linen, linen/cotton blend, or cotton quilter’s linen for house front Wool or wool-blend felt scraps for bird 10” length of ribbon, 3/8” to 1/2" wide … [Continue reading...]

Folded Star Mat Tutorial

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This super festive mat adds a touch of holiday cheer to your home! You'll find the tutorial over at A Spoonful of Sugar Designs! Supplies: 5 Fat quarters of quilting cotton (inner layers of the star, backing) 1/2 yard (0.4 m) of quilting cotton (polka dot – outer layer of star) 1 yard (1 metre) bias binding Firm fusible interfacing Your sewing stuff Skill Level: Intermediate See the Folded Star Mat Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the … [Continue reading...]

Christmas Treat Bags Tutorial

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Fill these treat bags with something sweet, some bath stuff…endless possibilities. Plus, the adorable bags are a gift unto thems Supplies: 1 cable knit sweater Ribbon Embellishments of your choice Sewing machine or Hot glue gun Skill Level: Beginner See the Christmas Treat Bag Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original […]

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Holiday Tablecloth Tutorial

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Your table will be merry and bright with a fun holiday tablecloth! You’ll find the tutorial over at The Cottage Mama. Supplies: 3 Yards center fabric (Cut 31″ wide x 108″ long) 3 Yards border fabric (Cut 2 pieces 18″ wide x 108″ long) Iron Your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner See the Holiday Tablecloth Tutorial here! […]

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DIY ‘Smittens’ Tutorial

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My children constantly complain about getting snow in their mittens. These ‘smittens’ are the perfect solution. You’ll find the tutorial over at 2nd Story Sewing! Supplies: gloves or mittens knee length children’s socks your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner See the DIY ‘Smitten’ Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original […]

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Santa Apron Tutorial

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Stay festive in the kitchen in this adorable Santa Apron! You’ll find the tutorial over at Crazy Little Projects! Supplies: 1 yard red fabric 1 yard white fabric Thick black ribbon Narrow silver ribbon your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner See the Santa Apron Tutorial here! Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original […]

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Kids Snowman Hat Tutorial

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This sweet snowman hat is easy to make and a fun, cozy gift for the little ones in your life! You’ll find the tutorial over at Brassy Apple. Supplies: White knit hat Orange felt Black buttons (enough for eyes and a smile) Can use different sizes if you want Scissors Black thread and sewing needle […]

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Monogrammed Felt Ornaments

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Adorn your tree with these simple and delightful ornaments or give them as gifts! You’ll find the tutorial over at Dana Made It! Supplies: several different colors of felt cream colored felt skinny satin ribbon batting your sewing stuff Skill Level: Beginner See the Monogrammed Felt Ornament Tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin […]

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Folding Floor Cushion Tutorial

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  I love this easy and cozy floor cushion. What a fun addition to a playroom or a reading nook! You’ll find the tutorial over at You & Mie. Supplies: 2 yards of fabric that is 60″ wide (more about fabric type in the post) coordinating thread the sewing essentials, but especially some sort of […]

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Quick Easy Embroidered Coin Purse

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Here’s a fun little stocking stuffer! An adorable, personalized coin purse. You’ll find the tutorial over at Flamingo Toes! Supplies: Fabric for outside of coin purse – a smallish piece about 8″ x 18″. Fabric for lining of purse – same size Fusible Fleece – same size Coin purse frame – she used 8cm half […]

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Santa Pants Treat Bag Tutorial

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Whip up a few of these festive bags to stuff with treats for quick and fun gift giving! You’ll find the tutorial over at Positively Splendid ! Supplies: Free downloadable pattern Red, black, and white felt Shears Coordinating thread Sewing machine Silver cardstock Scissors Hot glue Skill Level: Beginner See the Santa Pants Treat Bag Tutorial here!  Love […]

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Gift Card Cozy Tutorial

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These cozies are a great way to deliver your holiday gift cards! You’ll find the tutorial over at Make It Love It. Supplies: 2 backing pieces of fabric that are 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. 2 pieces of fusible interfacing that are 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches. 2 front pieces of fabric that […]

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Fat Quarter Stocking Tutorial

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These darling stockings are sewn from fat quarters and will be a festive addition to your holiday decor! You’ll find the tutorial from Naptime Crafters over at So Sew Easy! Supplies: 1 FQ in your main fabric: 1 FQ in your lining fabric: 1 FQ for the cuff fabrics (1 FQ will be enough for […]

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Sweater Stocking Tutorial

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These gorgeous stockings would cost a ton in a gift shop…but making them yourself can be as inexpensive as raiding your closet or hitting the local thrift store! You’ll find the tutorial over at An Extraordinary Day! Supplies: large sweater (a large sweater should make 2 stockings) cardboard for paper to trace a pattern your […]

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Ruffled Panel Baby Dress Tutorial

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This adorable ruffled baby baby dress could not be cuter! You’ll find the tutorial over at See Kate Sew! Supplies: about 1 yard of fabric, depending on the size you’re making basic bodice pattern pieces pattern paper pencil ruler zipper your sewing stuff Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner See the Ruffled Panel Baby Dress Tutorial here!  Love this […]

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Grab & Go Drawing Kit Tutorial

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This Grab & Go Drawing Kit is a lifesaver in a restuarant or on a road trip…even the doctor’s waiting room! You’ll find the tutorial over at Minki’s Work Table! Supplies: one of your child’s drawings linen embroidery thread needle a few different pieces of scrap fabric fusible batting iron your sewing stuff Skill Level: […]

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Quick Sew Tie Tutorial

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Does your little guy need a fun accessory for Christmas pictures? These ties are super fast to make and seriously? Little boys in ties? SO CUTE. You’ll find the tutorial over at Kiki and Company! Supplies: free template 1/4 yard tie fabric- this will make 2 ties 1/4 yard of neutral fabric elastic velcro (not […]

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Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial

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I am guilty of often forgetting my reusable grocery bags, so I end up with quite a few plastic ones from the store. However, I reuse them, so I feel less guilty. But wrangling them can be a pain. This awesome Grocery Bag Dispenser solves that problem! You’ll find the tutorial over at Gen X […]

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Wee Felt House & A Little Mouse Tutorial

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What an adorable gift to place underneath the tree for Christmas morning! You’ll find the Wee Felt House and Little Mouse tutorial over at My Cakies! Supplies: Wee Felt House & A Little Mouse Template 3 – 12″ x 12″ wool felt rolls Felted flowers and balls Various scraps of felt or wool felt (for […]

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Easy Gift Bags Tutorial

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‘Tis the season for needing lots of gift bags! These are reusable and super cute! You’ll find the tutorial over at Positively Splendid! Supplies: 9×12″ sheets of felt in red, white and green Shears Coordinating thread Hot glue Assorted buttons Ribbon Bodkin or safety pin Basic sewing supplies (machine, pins, etc.)Skill Level:  Beginner See the […]

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Fabric Remnant Notebook Tutorial

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Got lots of fabric scraps? These sweet little notebooks make great gifts and are a fun scrap buster! You’ll find the tutorial over at Scissor Variations! Supplies: chipboard (cereal cardboard would work as well) corner rounder (optional) hole punch found papers, index cards, recipe cards fabric remnants fabric scissors paper cutter (or scissors + a […]

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Tidy Linens Bag Tutorial

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Keep linens in order with this clever bag! It’d make a great gift for anyone in your life who is into being organized…or who could use some help! You’ll find the tutorial over at Moda Bake Shop. Supplies: 2 fat quarters 8″- 11″ of Velcro Marking pen your sewing stuff Skill Level:  Beginner See the […]

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Kimono Cardigan Tutorial

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I love a good repurposing project, and this is the cutest one I’ve seen in quite some time! You’ll find the Kimono Cardigan tutorial over at Prudent Baby. Supplies: oversized adult sweatshirt a shirt that fits to use as a pattern template buttons or snaps Sewing machine Scissors or rotary cutter and mat the rest […]

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Monster Mitten Tutorial

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Keep little hands monstrously cozy in these adorable mittens! You’ll find the tutorial over at Martha Stewart! Supplies: Monster mitten templates Felt Sewing machine Scissors Iron Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Monster Mitten Tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Sweater Legwarmer Tutorial

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I’ve actually been on the hunt for cute boot socks and holy wow, are they expensive. I’m all over this great tutorial for repurposing an old sweater into a great pair of legwarmers, perfect for under tall boots! Supplies: long sleeved sweater (cable knit is awesome) with a bit of stretch all your sewing stuff […]

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Toddler Quilted Vest Tutorial

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This cozy hooded vest is just the thing to fend off chilly weather ahead! You’ll find the tutorial over at 2 Little Hooligans! Supplies: One 14 inch coil separating zipper or another zipper specifically for sweaters and jackets. 1/2 yard quilted fabric or any other fabric of choice. If you do decide to use a […]

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Pocket Pals Pillow Tutorial

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Know a Lego lover? This clever pillow would make an outstanding Christmas gift! You’ll find the tutorial over at Me Sew Crazy. Supplies: 1 Fat Quarter of main fabric for front 1 Fat Quarter of White fabric for front 1 – 3″ x 18″ piece of fabric for pockets 1 – 17″ x 17″ piece […]

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Felt Deer & Fox Ornament Tutorial

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These precious ornaments are the perfect touch on a rustic tree! You’ll find the tutorial over at Cutesy Crafts! Supplies: felt  ribbon coordinating embroidery floss needle Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Felt Deer & Fox Ornament Tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Pocket Advent Calendar Tutorial

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Advent Calendars are such a great Christmas tradition. This pocket advent calendar is sweetly rustic and sure to become a family heirloom. You’ll find the tutorial over at Noodlehead. Supplies: 1/4 yard cuts of preferably 5 different prints, or you could definitely do this with scraps 1 yard of muslin 1 yard linen or base […]

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Argyle Hoodie Tutorial

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This cozy hoodie is dapper and fashion forward! You’ll find the tutorial at Melly Sews! Supplies: 2 women’s size sweatshirts. If you buy fabric instead, 1 yard. About 1/2 yard of 60″ green cotton interlock (to line the hood) Heat ‘n Bond Lite Scraps of off white, navy blue, and green interlock for diamond 1 […]

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Bow Scarf Tutorial

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This adorably unique scarf will keep off the winter chill! You’ll find the tutorial at Ruffles and Stuff! Supplies: two matching scarves your sewing supplies Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Bow Scarf  Tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Sweater Dress Upcycle Tutorial

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I love this upcycle project…turn a pretty hideous sweater into a totally sweet sweater dress. You’ll find the tutorial over at Sew Like My Mom! Supplies: oversized adult sweater a tank top that fits to create a pattern your sewing supplies Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Sweater Dress Upcycle Tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage […]

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Booty Bag Tutorial

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This clever bag is made from…wait for it…pants. Yes, re purposed women’s trousers. So cool! You’ll find the tutorial over at My Longest Year. Supplies: a pair of women’s or juniors pants…size depends on what size you want your bag fabric for handle lining your sewing supplies Skill Level:  Adventurous Beginner See the Booty Bag Tutorial here!  […]

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Napkin Set Tutorial

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This napkin set would make a thoughtful…and useful…holiday gift! You’ll find the tutorial over at Angharad! Supplies: 1.5 yards of cotton fabric for the right side of the napkins 1.5 yards of co-ordinating cotton fabric for the reverse a spool of thread to match the napkin fabrics a small remnant of natural linen fabric for […]

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Polka Dot Stocking Tutorial

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These aren’t your typical, everyday stocking! They’re fun and funky and sure to brighten up the holidays. You’ll find the tutorial over at Living With Punks! Supplies: 1/2 yard burlap 1/2 yard fleece various scraps for felt 2-3 packages rick rack Thread in Burlap color Thread in rick rack color Scissors Basic Sewing Supplies A […]

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Scrappy Stocking Christmas Ornament

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  These cute little ornaments are a fun way to use up some scrap fabric…and they make a wonderful gift! You’ll find the tutorial over at Stumbles and Stitches! Supplies: fabric scraps  batting scraps lightweight interfacing (optional) felt scraps for the cuff (optional) ribbon, yarn or twine for the hanging loop scissors, sewing machine, thread, […]

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Infinity Scarf Tutorial

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The quickest and easiest Christmas gift you ever did see – this scarf is easy to personalize with different fabrics and will be very appreciated in colder climates! You’ll find the tutorial over at Rae Gun Ramblings! Supplies: fabric of your choice (I love this tartan!) your sewing stuff Skill Level:  Beginner See the Infinity […]

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Ugly Christmas Sweatshirt Tutorial

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Honestly? This isn’t so ugly. But it’s perfect for the holidays! You’ll find the no sew tutorial over at Andrea’s Notebook! Supplies: Plain sweatshirt Tulip brand iron-on transfers Iron Printed shape templates Skill Level:  Beginner See the Ugly Christmas Sweatshirt Tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you to pin from the original post!

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Knit Striped Skirt Tutorial

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I love this entire outfit. Such a fun skirt and perfect for layering with leggings or tights! You’ll find the tutorial over at Made it On Monday! Supplies: 2 1/2 yards of contrasting fabric all your sewing stuff matching thread Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner See the Knit Striped Skirt Tutorial here!  Love this tutorial? We encourage you […]

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Child’s Swing Coat Pattern & Tutorial

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In a wintry fabric, this swing coat may the perfect topper to a Christmas outfit! You’ll find the tutorial over at The Mother Huddle! Supplies: 2 yards fabric free pattern all your sewing stuff matching thread button(s) or some sort of clasp hot iron and board Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner See the Child’s Swing Coat Tutorial here!  […]

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