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 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

6 DIY Kimono tutorials

Kimonos are hot this season. They’re easy and fashionable and fun to make. You don’t need to be great with a sewing machine to make one of these!! I’ve found 6 DIY kimono tutorials that are each slightly different. There is no pattern needed! Just get some fabric, scissors and fabric glue or a sewing

T-Shirt Upcycle Tutorials

Everyone loves a great t-shirt upcycle! Find a big shirt in the thrift store or on clearance and the possibilities are endless! Here are over 20 of my favorite t-shirt refashion tutorials. Click the link below each photo to go to the original tutorial.   Large t-shirt to adorable baby Betsy Ross dress tutorial by

40 FREE bag pattern tutorials

40 amazing free bag tutorials! Handbags & tote bags you'll love to make!

Are you looking for some free handbag and tote bag patterns and tutorials?  40 free bag pattern tutorials:   Sewing handbags and tote bags are so fun and satisfying. You can create something that you will carry around with you and use all the time! So much better than a fancy skirt you’ll wear twice! I’ve searched high

4 great metal frame purse tutorials

easy coin purse tutorials

Metal purse frames are often scary or mysterious. Fortunately these metal frame purse tutorials are easy to follow. These are the best tutorials! You can make one of these coin purses with ease! Learn how to make one of these cute metal frame purses by following one of these four fantastic tutorials! I’ve made a

30 Minute Dress Tutorial

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    Knit dresses are my favorite things to sew! I love wearing them and my girls love wearing them. Plus knit isn’t hard to sew! (If you’re scared of knits read this). This simple knit dress tutorial is super easy to sew. All you need is a t-shirt that fits, some knit fabric and

Ojai Wrap – giveaway

Casual Lady and Ojai Wrap

This Mother’s Day was very special for me. My own mother was able to fly here for the week so I got to spend the whole day with her! Yay for moms! I surprised my mom with an Ojai Wrap and Casual Lady Dress. Sewing clothes for someone else can be tricky but these two