Ipad Mini Case Tutorial with Free Pattern

I am still chugging along on my handmade Christmas gift list. Next up is the Ipad Mini Case. I wanted to do something special for my boss this year and I know she has an Ipad Mini so I thought this would make a perfect gift for her. It's handmade which I know she will appreciate and love, even if … [Read more...]

Bag Patterns: Quilted Laptop Case

I just got a new computer which means, time for a new sewing creation...a new laptop case to all to my collection of bag patterns. Now that I can sew a bit, I refuse to buy things I know I can make for fraction of the cost. This laptop case is similar to a simple pouch but with the zipper extended … [Read more...]

Quilted Barrel Pouch with Free Pattern

I have been meaning to make a new cosmetic bag and get rid of my old dingy dollar store purchase for a while now. I like quilted bags. They have a neat tailored look that catches the eye. I found this gorgeous blue floral fabric in my stash and decided to make a barrel pouch with it. The size is … [Read more...]

Doll Face Circle Pouch Free Pattern

So, I have no idea why but I am a sucker for cute doll face decorative projects. I have also been looking for a tutorial on circular pouches and haven't had any luck so I thought I would create one. This pouch is adorable, functional and can be customized to fit your little girl. … [Read more...]

Fold Over Gathered Clutch

This was one of the projects taught at Sewing Summit this year. It was one of my favorite classes so I thought I would share it with you. The tutorial was given by Alessandra Gutierrez from Tribal Times. Check out her blog for sewing classes, project tutorials, finished product sales etc. She was … [Read more...]

Simple 30 minute Tablet Case Tutorial

I love quick sewing projects! Here is a 30 minute tablet sleeve I made for my Ipad Mini. Its a simple cushioned case with a Velcro strap closure. I am not exaggerating when I say 30 minutes. Taking the pictures took way more time than the actual project. You really don't need a pattern for this … [Read more...]

Evening Bow Clutch Tutorial

I am a purse and bag addict in case you haven't figured that out by now. I usually gravitate towards simple, plain colored accessories but once in a while it feels good to sparkle! Here is a simple but  fancy evening clutch; a small one that only fits your essentials. It really glamorizes a cocktail … [Read more...]

Gypsy Doll Face Pillow Tutorial and Free Pattern

I saw this gypsy doll idea in a magazine and fell in love with the concept. I know there are probably others similar to this but I thought this particular design was too pretty to pass up. It’s the perfect beginner project that will make a stunning gift for a little girl. It can also be personalized … [Read more...]

The Simple Clutch Tutorial with Free Pattern

What girl doesn't need an embellished clutch? I found an owl button in the bargain stash at my local craft store and decided to make a little project out of it. I think I will use this as my makeup bag. It will go perfectly with my black pocketbook. Here is what you need16"x22" (folded 8x11) cotton … [Read more...]