I needed to make napkins for an upcoming dinner and found myself only liking one fabric out of my stash for the job. This is remarkable for two reasons. First, I have a million fabrics. Second, I have a million fabrics. Though, in my defense, most of them are knit or bottom weight so they aren’t exactly napkin material. But the bummer was that this particular fabric was only 1 yard. And I needed to make six napkins.
Today is a fun DIY chair back cover tutorial from Sarah of Sewing Parts Online. These are so great! I love the reverse appliqúe and the great nametag holder! What a fun idea for holiday parties. If you skip the tree they make great year round chair back covers. Hi everyone! My name is Sarah [...]
Sew a very easy, quick pillow for Christmas! This “merry” pillow tutorial is perfect for beginners. In only 30 minutes you’ll have a new pillow!
Sometimes a simple bed just needs a little something to make it go from boring to fabulous. I bet you can guess that involves a ruffle, of course. Friends, adding a ruffle to a sheet is probably the easiest project you can ever do. This tutorial seems almost unneccessary but here it is! Seriously, this [...]
Sometimes a simple bed just needs a little something to make it go from boring to fabulous. I bet you can guess that involves a ruffle, of course. Friends, adding a ruffle to a sheet is probably the easiest project you can ever do. I've posted the full tutotial over at See Kate Sew for [...]
Browsing Pinterest last week I saw something that was so simple it was brilliant. A travel toothbrush holder made from a wash cloth. It was great, but not exactly what I need. My problem is electric toothbrushes are hard to pack. They are big and bulky. Most commercial options aren't adequate. I hate those plastic [...]
Today we're taking a break from the Handmade Dress Up Series to show you a tutorial for making your own leather purse straps! Cheryl from Paradiso Designs sells PDF purse patterns and knows her stuff about making bags! I hope you enjoy this tutorial! My name is Cheryl Kuczek, and I have my very own sewing [...]