FREE Skirt Pattern for Girls

Free girl's skirt pattern! Download today!

For a very limited time you can download the Boardwalk Skirt for free. That’s right, totally free. Get it now while I’m feeling generous! This free skirt pattern is great for beginners. There are a few simple options in the pattern (elastic waist, drawstring waist) so you can customize you your preference.   This fun, carefree

10 FREE Sewing Patterns

10 FREE sewing patterns!

I’ve been scrolling through Craftsy’s free patterns and I think you’ll love these! Here are 10 popular free sewing patterns and their descriptions. All these patterns are free downloads through Craftsy.  1. Credit card wallet FREE pattern Great way to make something for your guy. Use a ‘man-ly’ fabric, a leather strap and a ready made

DIY Maxi Skirt Tutorials

DIY maxi skirt tutorials for beginners!

It’s time to break out the scissors and sewing machine to make yourself a DIY maxi skirt! Whip up a whole closet full in a few hours! These skirts are all different styles, perfect for a little variety in your wardrobe. Who doesn’t love a cute maxi skirt? DIY Maxi Skirt Tutorials from top right:

You’re Saying These Sewing Words Wrong

tricky sewing words

You may THINK you know how to pronounce all these sewing words correctly but chances are you’re wrong! The Daily Seam gathered a bunch of sewing bloggers together to make a hilarious video about these odd sewing words. But here’s how you REALLY pronounce them. Lamé Lamé by Shauna from Shwin & Shwin / Sewing with

What are you waiting for?

 You’re here at Andrea’s Notebook because you love DOING things. You’re a maker. A creator. Or you really want to be. So what is stopping you from being creative? Here are the things I hear most frequently; “I don’t have time!” “Everything I do looks like my 5 year old made it.” “I’m too embarrassed

5 Free Womens Dress Patterns


We’re past the holidays and it’s time to do a little sewing for yourself! Why not start with one of these free womens dress patterns! Aren’t these cute?  5 free womens dress patterns From top left: Barbara Dress by On the Cutting Floor Garden Party Dress by honigdesign Eva Dress by Your Style Rocks Colorblock

DIY Blanket Coats & Scarves


Loving the blanket coat and scarf trend?? I’ve been scouring the web for great tutorials and patterns so you can make your own at a fraction of the cost of those designer brands you love! Check out each category below for several tutorials each to suit your style of DIY blanket coat or scarf. Click

DIY Rug Ideas

DIY rug ideas!

I’ve found 10 different DIY rug tutorials you’ll love. There’s something different for everyone’s style. Plus you’ve got to see the faux bear rug below. It might be the cutest thing ever. Each photo is followed by a link to the full tutorial. I hope you enjoy all of these! Tell me which is your