Sew a scarf with a cell phone pocket so you won’t need to carry a wallet! This free sewing pattern uses fleece fabric to make the ultimate gift for anyone with a cell phone. It’s perfect for winter walks, sporting…
People want to know how to hem pants. How do I know that? I’ll tell you in a minute. But first, let’s be clear – this post will show you how to hem pants the quick and easy way with any sewing machine. It’s not fancy. You can see the stitching (so not for $400 dress pants). It’s basically the same hemming that you’ll pay $10 for at an alteration shop. Are you ready to DIY hem your own pants (or your kid’s pants)? I know you are.
Sew dance shorts for your little dance star with my free dance shorts pattern! This easy dance shorts sewing pattern comes in sizes 2-12, and I’m about to share with you every step with easy to follow instructions and photos.
Scrunchies are a fun and easy sewing project that is perfect for using up scraps of all kinds. It’s also a great way to introduce girls to sewing – within just a few minutes they’ll have something fun to wear and a few new skills, too!
Did you see the little skirts that I showed off on Saturday? Well I have the pattern ready for you now.
My Little Ruffle Skirt Pattern is one that I designed a few years ago and sold as a pdf pattern for a while. But now I’d rather offer it here on my blog for free.
So, you may or may not have seen my absurdly silly church talent show video where I demonstrate my talent of ‘speed sewing.’ In the video I make a pair of pajama pants for an unsuspecting volunteer in less than 4 minutes. Anyone who takes pride in their sewing will cringe at my blatant disregard for proper hemming, seam finishing, and elastic waistband techniques.
But hey, I made them in 3 minutes and 20 seconds!
Be a sewing superhero who can sew sleeves on dresses!!!
I had so much fun last week letting you guess which of the leggings above were sewn with the serger and coverstitch and which ones I made entirely on my home sewing machine. Well here’s the answer: the orange leggings on the left with blackberries are the ‘fancy’ ones that I sewed with my serger and new coverstitch machine. The aqua leggings look almost exactly the same and I used my sewing machine only. How did I do it? I’m going to show you!
You’ll love all the gifts and cozy items you can sew with flannel including baby quilts and gifts, a rag quilt, scarves, and even a tote bag. All the sewing projects here are free patterns too. If you sew quilts, you will love my quilt design wall covered with flannel for easy quilt planning. Scroll down and get sewing with flannel today!
Do you dread darts? Let me show you how to correctly sew a dart. If you follow two tricks, sewing darts is foolproof and easy. You need to mark it accurately and end it professionally. That’s it!