The best DIY wallet tutorials


Ready to sew a wallet or coin purse? These DIY wallet tutorials will show you how to make the wallet you’ll love! 16 tutorials and adding more soon! iPhone wallet TGIFF wallet in a snap kids wallet bi-fold wallet pixie hexie wallet boys wallet organizer wallet leather iPhone wallet leather card holder zippy wallet passport

Simple leather tablet case tutorial


This post is part of the Home Sewn Series at    Chances are you own a tablet of some sort. Whether it’s an iPad or a Kindle Fire or some other tablet. And chances are you take it with you places by throwing it into your handbag. If you’ve got 15 minutes you can

Quick, easy Valentine’s Day gift


Life gets busy and hectic but making a sweet gift is easy and doesn’t have to be laborious to be cute.  With just a few chocolate bars, a fabric scrap and some ribbon you can give something they’ll love. I can think of a lot of teachers who would love this Valentine’s Day gift. Serging

Book Review & Giveaway: Simple Sewing


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

Go Green for the holidays! Fabric Gift Bag pattern & tutorial


Fabric gift bags are quick and easy to make. These “Go To” Gift Bags are unlined (one less step!) but have french seams so the inside looks clean and professional! There is a small, medium, and large size gift bag pattern and tutorial as well as a wine bag pattern and tutorial and felt gift card tutorial. Sewing your gift wrap!!

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.

A new home, a new bag for me and features for you!


I’m so sorry I didn’t get last week’s features up on Saturday! I’ve been working around the clock for a couple weeks getting Go To Patterns settled into a new comfy home and I’m happy to say it is finally here!! Woohoo!! I couldn’t love it more. I still have a few kinks to work

Zipper Pouch Tutorial and Pattern Roundup

If you're participating in She's Worth It you'll want to head over to our She's Worth It Pinterst Board to check out the great tutorials we've rounded up. Tons of bracelets and zipper pouches. *as a side note, if you want to do some sort of magnetic snap pouch/bag, that's totally OK!* Here are some