Make any room happier with a patchwork valance in all the colors of the rainbow! This free sewing tutorial for an easy window covering will add a splash of color to any room. Go vibrant, go pastel, go jewel tones…anyway you go, it’s going to turn out great.
Alyssa from Pile O’ Fabric created a great tutorial to make your own Scrappy Patchwork Valances. These cute window coverings come together really quickly and easily…CLICK HERE to visit her blog post and check out here step-by-step instructions.
If rainbows make you happy too, check out these other inspiring rainbow projects:
Sew an organizer covered with pockets that you can hang in your closet! This easy sewing project is great for organizing sewing and craft supplies, fashion accessories, bathroom necessities, gift wrappings, and more. There are pockets on both sides plus a big interior pocket so every bit of space is used. I’ll show you easy step by step instructions for sewing this organizer and putting it to use in your home. Get sew organized today.
At my daughter Chloe’s high school (can you believe my baby started high school???), the lunch lines are so long that she has been skipping lunch! She’s always starving by the time she gets home because she doesn’t want to carry a big lunch bag as well as her heavy backpack – poor girl!
I am so in love with the beautiful look of simple patchwork quilts with lots of squares. This is the perfect way to use up fabric scraps like I did, or you can make a beautifully coordinated quilt with pre-cut 2 1/2’’ square fabric pieces that come in mini-charm packs.
I’m also in love with the process. If you feel like quilt making is your escape from the world and sitting down to sew for a few hours makes your troubles fade away… this is the quilt for you!
Sew an easy beautiful apron with this free sewing pattern that only uses one yard of fabric! Whether you are sewing for yourself or for a friend, an apron always comes in handy and makes a great gift. This blog post includes a link to a free template that I digitized for you.
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A cute tote bag is the perfect go-to gift. Birthday? Baby shower? Housewarming? Valentines? Easter? Christmas? Come to think of it, can you think of an occasion when you wouldn’t like to receive a new tote bag? I can’t!
Ribbon can be one of the most useful items in your sewing stash. The free sewing projects in this roundup post are all made with ribbon and yet each one is different from the next. The free patterns are printable…
Sew a small purse in the cutest shape everyone wants right now – a Baguette Bag! This purse may be small but you can still pack it with everything you need. It will hold your phone, wallet, sunglasses, pens, lipstick, and still have room for all those receipts we are handed. My readers asked me to write them a free sewing pattern for a baguette shaped purse – and here it is! With step by step photo instructions and downloadable templates, you will be able to sew this purse in an afternoon.
Sew an adorable coin purse with my free sewing pattern! This small zipper pouch pattern is perfect for using scraps, fussy cutting, applique, or machine embroidery. This blog post has been converted to an optional PDF that’s optimized for printing….
Learn how to sew a traditional Jacob’s Ladder Quilt Pattern with just 3 yards of fabric! 3 yard quilt patterns are super popular because of how fast and easy they are to sew. If you have 3 one yard cuts…
The Variable Star is a classic quilt block that has been around for over 100 years. It has also been called the Sawtooth Star and the Evening Star. This fun block lends itself to so many versions. Since the center is a square, you can fill that square with patchwork, fussy cut fabric, or more stars (like I did)!
How fun is that? That is super-cute and perfect with that quilt.