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There’s nothing better than a day of sun, surf, and sand. However, juggling baby sometimes makes this outing more of a challenge. But that’s not to say it can’t be done! Some of my favorite memories with my little ones involve the first time their toesies touched the sand or their first glimpses of the.. read more →

Designed by Iliana McGrath Up-cycle plastic soda bottles into these cute zipper animal containers. Prepare the bottles and ahead of time and let the kids decorate them with bits of felt and googly eyes. SUPPLIES & TOOLS: Coats Polyester All-purpose Zippers, 12” or longer Plastic bottles Felt, assorted colors Googly eyes Spray paint Stiff cardboard,.. read more →

What’s better than a towel at the beach? A towel you can wear…with a hood of course! We made this adorable poncho tutorial just for you guys and can’t wait for you to try it out for yourselves. All you need are a few old towels for repurposing and you’ve got yourself a whole new beach-going.. read more →

  Presents are not just under the tree. These pretty packages are appliqued using Dual Duty XP all purpose thread and prints from the FreeSpirit Winter Miarcle collection by Marjolein Bastin. FS0446MB Winter Miracle Pretty Packages Place mat and Napkin   read more →

Hip to Be Square by Rebecca Kemp Brent for Coats & Clark These two funky ornament shapes start with ordinary squares! Made from small pieces, these projects are a great way to use test stitchouts or fabric scraps, especially leftovers from 2 1/2″ strips. Biscornu Ornament “Biscornu” is a French word describing something that’s quirky,.. read more →

  Holiday buttons make up this clever tree embellishment, complete from topper to trunk. They’re simply tied on and threads left as part of the tree’s trimming. Finished Size of Project: 14 1/2″ square Supplies 1/2 yd white cotton twill 6 red buttons, 1 1/4″ 6 green buttons, 1 1/4″ Assorted 3/8″-1/2″ buttons One 1.. read more →

    Whether it comes with your machine, or you purchase it as an accessory, this little foot creates lots of stitching fun! The multi-hole foot, or multi-cord foot has either holes in the surface or channels under it that allow you to feed multiple strands of specialty threads, small cords, yarns, metallics, ribbons, etc… read more →

I was so lucky when I was little to have a mom who liked to sew. The toys I remember now as an adult are the toys she made for me – I have a collection of dolls that I will always cherish thanks to her skilled hands! And oh, getting one of those dolls.. read more →

Whether you’re sewing up something special for prom, a wedding or other special occasion, or just planning ahead for your summer wardrobe, chances are good that there’s a least one sheer fabric involved in the adventure. These fabrics are often slippery to both cut and sew, and of course every inner detail shows through, so.. read more →

01 Jun 2015
June 1, 2015

DIY Beach Towel Tote

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    Sew up a convertible Beach towel and Tote. The front pockets hold sun lotions, magazines and books. A zipper pouch keeps small items together and protected from the sand. It all folds and conveniently zips together for carrying. Designed by Pam Hastings You Will Need: 1 Beach towel or Bath Sheet 1 24”.. read more →