Presenting a new take on an old project! Make a little lip balm holder carrying case to clip to your key ring or bag using scraps of ribbon, vinyl, real or faux leather, ripstop nylon or laminated fabric. The non-fraying properties of these materials enable you to sew this up … Continue reading →
Here’s how to make a nap mat cover for your kids. A velcro closure across the back keeps the cover in place while allowing easy removal for washing. The straps go around the folded mat, and secure the pillow and blanket to the other side, making sure all the pieces stay together … Continue reading →
Here’s a FREE pattern for cylinder-shape door draft stoppers. They look neater on the bottom of the doors than those plain rectangular ones. These are very quick and easy to make. It is the perfect functional and decorative project to make for your home this season.
I call her “Daisy” the fabric Easter bunny because the daisy flower she represents brings a smile when you stumble upon a hill full of them. Now imagine the face of your child or grandchild when the Easter eggs open and here comes Daisy out ready to play. That would … Continue reading →
The ladder stitch or invisible stitch is a perfect hand sewing stitches when mending holes in toys and sewing up the last little opening on newly sewn softies. It’s even great for mending holes in clothing when you can’t sew from the inside of the garment. You’ll hardly be able … Continue reading →
Does you child refuse to wear a scarf because it adds too much bulk around the neck? Here’s an amazing solution for those who don’t like wearing (uncomfortable) traditional scarves. This easy beginner sewing tutorial will teach you how to make a warm and cozy reversible fleece neck warmer. … Continue reading →
The Retreat Bag is a simple zippered pouch with a wide base and a wide structured opening. There is a casing in the top where you insert two wire frames (one on each side), which helps it stay open when open, and helps turn the corners down when closed. It … Continue reading →
This crayon tote bag could fit an entire coloring book or sticker book. It makes car rides, restaurants or other outings a little easier and Mom doesn’t have to remember to cut up some more paper! Plus, kids love to be able to be in charge of what toys they bring.
Here’s a free pattern for the owl iPad and Tablet stand. Make them up in any fabric you like. This is an easy pattern suitable for beginners. Tutorial and instructions are available with detailed photos for you to make a professional-looking item in no time. Make a robust yet eye-catching tablet … Continue reading →
Support Our Site
If you can donate a few dollars to help us keep running the site, we would be very grateful!