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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 →

  We’re in the midst of a major overhaul on our house and the first thing on my wishlist is an extra room for my studio space. Not the spare room, not the home office, not the catchall storage room with a table in the corner. I need an official room with natural light, room.. read more →

We love our friends over at Sewing Like Mad and know you do too, which is why we decided to share some awesome tutorials with you today. These are all for your special little girl, from dresses to placket buttons to go on dresses (or anything else for that matter). Her little red-headed model makes.. read more →

We’re super excited to share some of our favorite projects from Noodlehead‘s Anna. (It’s okay—that’s the name of her blog!) She’s a mother of two, a super sewer, and like a lot of us, she learned how to sew from her mother when she was just a girl. Now that she has two daughters of.. read more →

Rain drops keep falling on our heads! Yep, that whole “April Showers” thing is really ringing true over in our neck of the woods. Here are a few projects that have us singing (and sewing!) in the rain. Spring Showers Jacket tutorial via Alida Makes Fox & Bear Fleece Welly Liners tutorial via The Crafty.. read more →