Mending or a hole in your pants doesn’t have to be ugly! There are so many fun ideas out there to patch a hole. Here are some properly mended pants as well as some super silly mending. Best ways to patch a hole in your pants Do some handstitching: Hand stitched fun from Boostitch Cute knee
Make your own DIY pencil pouch or pencil case! Here are 20 tutorials for different styles of pencil cases you’ll love! A new pencil case is a little something to make the new school year special and unique. There are simple pencil pouches and complicated pencil pouches, something to fit any experience level. All these
Start sewing for back to school! Here are 20 DIY backpack tutorials and patterns to sew! I’ve chosen 20 popular backpacks you’ll love! Fox Trot & Buzzy Buddy by Filles à Maman Envelope Backpack by Handmade Charlotte Owl Tag Along backpack on Moda Bake Shop Petals Galore backpack tutorial on UCreate Retro Rucksack tutorial
Pattern Anthology is back with our 5th sewing pattern collection! This collection is all about unisex sewing patterns for kids. BUT WAIT! There’s some surprises in store as well! We’ve got 3 different buying options! We are so excited about the addition of our e-book to the collection. We’ve put together 8 fun patterns and
Today I have the honor of joining the Simple Sewing book tour. Simple Sewing: 30 Fast and Easy Projects for Beginners written by Katie from The Red Kitchen. Learn to sew straight lines, clip corners, turn, topstitch and all the other basic things you need to master before moving on to sewing difficult projects. My daughters
Choosing fabric for children’s clothing can be tricky. The fabrics available in many local stores lend themselves well to quilting and home decor but often not clothing, especially for children. Left with few option, most home sewists turn to quilting cotton. This can work great for structured dresses or ruffly skirts but not for other garments, especially pants and tops.
When looking for fabrics for children think about the drape and weight. When shopping online, check their suggestions for the fabric. If it says it suggests the fabric to be used for home decor, skip it.