Sewing for Beginners: Learn how to sew

Happy Tuesday Everyone. Have you checked out the new ebook that All Free Sewing just published on Learning How to Sew? It is the perfect start for someone just starting to learn the basics of sewing. I wish I had something like this a year ago when I started. It highlights some of the most […]

Pattern Review- How to make a Simple Table Runner

This is still one of my favorite projects on the blog! This pattern can be used for any time of the year by simply using a different charm pack theme. You can use a fall inspired charm pack for a thanksgiving runner or a bright yellow charm pack for the summer. For this runner I […]

How to make a T-shirt Overlay Bubble Dress

Hello Everyone! I have been out of my sewing room for a while due to the passing of my beloved dog, Zeus. This weekend, I decided it was time to do something fun to cheer myself up. What better place to do that than right next to my sewing machine! I have been keeping this […]

Mod Studio Color Block Totes

Once in a while I come across fabrics that just stops me in my tracks. That’s how I feel about Riley Blake’s Mod Studio line.¬† Holli Zollinger really did a splendid job in creating this group of fabric patterns. I love the reds and blacks against the light gray background. It’s a bit out of […]

How to Add Ruffles to Leggings

This weekend we were going through my daughter’s clothes and we found a ton of plain leggings that she rarely wears because the are just really old, slightly stained or just plain ugly. I decided to do a few things to them to bring them back to life ¬†instead of throwing them away. I added […]

How to get more followers for your blog

 Are you a beginner blogger for DIY craft projects? Are you having difficulty getting followers? Well, this lens will help guide you so that you can start getting more of your target audience to share in your creations. Top 10 things to go to get more followers for your DIY Crafting BlogPromote your Facebook Fan […]

Beginner Sewing Tips

Since this is a beginner’s blog forum, I wanted to share with you some tips I have learned along the way in my sewing journey. These are based from my own experience and opinion. I hope they are helpful to those of you thinking about venturing out into the world of fabrics and needles and […]

Guest Hosting: Inspiration Monday Party

I am so thrilled to be included in this week’s Inspiration Monday with these four creative ladies! Thank you all so much for having me! >>>>>>>>>>>>>> It’s a special GUEST HOSTESS and GIVEAWAY edition of Inspiration Monday!  i should be mopping the floor | redhead can decorate scattered thoughts of a crafty mom | twelveOeight […]

Classically Simple Top with Free Pattern

I don’t know why but, I have been bitten by the shirt bug! All I seem to gravitate towards are tops. Anyway, as I promised, here is a tutorial on how to create your own shirt pattern based on the vintage shirt I did a few days ago. This pattern was drafted from a knit […]

How to create your own pattern for baby shoes

My daughter has never really match standard sizes for shoes. When she was a baby I made her tons of cloth booties and mary janes. I learned how to draft my own pattern so that they fit her perfectly.For this tutorial we will do mary janes shoes since those are the simplest. After you learn […]