How to patch a hole in your pants

DIY knee patch ideas

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

20 DIY pencil pouches

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

20 DIY backpack tutorials

  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

Sewing gifts for kids: Pajama Eaters


I prefer to make gifts for my kids for Christmas. I usually make pajamas, clothes and a toy. Last year I made each of my kids a Pajama Eater to go with their new pajamas. I used the pattern by Sew Fearless and loved it. I didn’t make any of them exactly like the pattern.

Alphabet Collection


Last year Pattern Anthology was born when 4 friends, who happen to design sewing patterns, decided it would be fun to collaborate. So we worked tirelessly on the first collection. We had so much fun collaborating that we decided to do a second collection. This time it is a completely unisex, four piece collection for

10 more DIY pencil pouch tutorials

40 free bag tutorials

10 more DIY pencil pouch tutorials: Zippered pencil and school supply case by sew 4 home Metal frame clasp pencil pouch by 2 little hooligans Notebook paper zipper pouch tutorial by Melly Sews Pencil pouch by Gwenny Penny Shark pouch on artists helping children Hubert’s Rocket Pencil Case by Filles à Maman Triangular pouch by

20 DIY pencil pouch tutorials

10 pencil pouch tutorials: Knotted zipper pouch tutorial by see kate sew Zipper girl by Lia’s Creative Space Felt pencil case on Martha Stewart Toilet roll pencil case by onelmom Personalized pencil pouch by Rae Gun Ramblings DIY cylinder pencil case by Ikat Bag on Sew Mama Sew Pompom pencil case by Shop Ruche Capri Sun

10 more backpack tutorials

20 DIY backpacks

Now that you’ve seen the first 10 DIY backpack tutorials here are 10 more that you’ll love! Bustle Backpack from The Sewing Rabbit Drawstring backpack by Noodle-head Dawn to Dusk backpack by ChrisW Designs Jet Pack backpack by Betz White Cat Backpack by Hello Beautiful Toddler Backpack by Made By Rae Backpack restyle by Sincerely