How To String Beads

How To String Beads

You can string beads for all sorts of reasons, such as making jewelry or home decor pieces. Beaded jewelry makes for a great gift no matter who the recipient. It’s fairly easy to do and you only need a few tools to do so; Flat…



Free pattern: Perfect for Work (or going out) dress

Deby from So Sew Easy shares a free pattern for her Perfect for Work dress. Depending on fabric choice and how you accessorize, this could also be a Perfect for Date Night or Perfect for Special Occasion dress. She designed it as a figure hugging dress, but you could also cut it a little bigger if you wanted a looser fit.

Sleep Problems and the Serta Perfect Sleeper – Part One

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Tutorial: Kantha needle book

Sara from Radiant Home Studio shows how you can make a beautiful kantha needle book like this one. The fabric is pieced from small scraps of fabric – no rules, no matching corners, just sewn together. Inside, there are felt “pages” where you can stick your needles. What better place to store your hand sewing needles than a little book made with pretty hand stitching.

Tutorial: Make this cooling neck wrap to beat the summer heat

Beat the heat this summer by making a water cooling neck wrap to wear when you’re outside. The fabric tubes are filled with water absorbing crystals so they’ll stay wet – and cool your neck – for a long time. Sew4Home shares a tutorial for making them, and includes dimensions to make them to fit adults, children, and pets.

Waist Sash on Shirts!

Want to make a shirt longer or add some fun details to a shirt. Try adding a waist sash to the shirt . SUPER cute. Learn how at Make It and Love It. Posted by Michelle Johnnie at 4:14 PM 0 creative comments: Post a Comment Thanks for leaving a comment. I always like to know what you think of the projects I highlight.

Free pattern: Raglan onesie

One of my favorite baby gifts to give is a handmade onesie, made from recycled t-shirts. Shauna from Shwin & Shwin shares a free pattern for making a raglan onesie. The raglan sleeve is so easy to sew, and you can have fun with color blocking and mixing prints. Her free pattern comes in sizes 3 months, 6 months, and 9 months.

How To Crochet

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Free pattern: Twirly rainbow skirt for little girls

Oh, I am so in love with this skirt. Jess at Craftiness Is Not Optional shares a free pattern for making a rainbow skirt that little girls will love to twirl. She created the skirt for her daughter to wear at her rainbow unicorn themed birthday party. (Seriously, is there any better birthday theme than rainbow unicorns.

Tutorial: Jeans too short? Turn them into a jean skirt

Back-to-school sales are starting soon, so that means it’s time to assess your kids’ wardrobe to see what still fits and what needs passing on. Not all clothes that are too small need to be donated, though. If your daughter has some jeans that have grown too short but still fit in the waist, you can turn them into jeans skirts. Ashley from Make it and Love It has a tutorial showing how.