Sew an adorable canvas tote bag with two exterior pockets using economical cotton canvas and pretty quilting cotton for the straps. This bag is so easy to sew, and since the canvas is durable enough to carry anything on its own, you don’t need to add a lining.
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.
I must admit that I was a little wary of this project when Cadie’s teacher first asked me, but it turned out to be really fun and a lot easier than I expected. So if your kid’s kindergarten or first grade teacher ever asks you about making chair pockets for the class, say yes – I’ll show you how!
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.
Sew a beautiful clutch bag with 3 zippered compartments!
This sweet little bag has 3 zippers on the exterior, plus another zipper on a coin pocket inside.
Keep everything you need handy – and organized – in the car with this sweet little bag! Mine holds my phone (and the cords, lol), a couple pens, and anything else I want to toss in there quick while I’m driving. From the front you can see it has all the features that we noticed on this month’s Pinterest Un-Tutorial. But there’s more…
Lucky me and lucky you! Lecien Fabrics is letting me share another one of their fabulous 1 Yard Magic patterns! Last year I shared a few others, you can see them here.
I love cloth napkins. They are classy and impressive for any meal, and your friends don’t have to know that you simply ran out of paper napkins. Or stopped buying them because you have a drawerful of beautiful cloth napkins that you made yourself, right?
Sew a cute messenger bag that fits on the front of a bike – it’s perfect for kids or kids-at-heart!
This free sewing pattern is fast and easy – and fat quarter friendly too.
I’m so excited about this amazing cross body bag… it’s my new favorite purse! My original sewing project idea was for a cross body tote only, but I usually carry my bags over one shoulder, so I made the strap convertible. I love the double- strap look! You don’t have to use clips like this or make the strap convertible… I’ll explain how to sew it both ways.