***A quick tip before we start. I suggest using a woven fabric. I tried with a cotton spandex and it was too thick in spots.*** You will need: swivel hook-I like the ones attached to a split key ring or 1/2″ swivel clips for non directional fabric: 1 piece 7″w x 9.5″-10″h (you really can… Continue reading Lip Balm Holder tutorial!!!
I was asked to come up with a cute, little zipper pouch that could hold cards on the outside! After a couple tries, I came up with this design and they really are adorable! It sounded really boring to call it a card and coin pouch, so I asked my Facebook group for suggestions! I… Continue reading WhatchaMaCallit Wallet Tutorial!
This wristlet is a pattern I came up with on my own…after tons of trial and error!!! Please feel free to use this pattern but I would appreciate credit or a link back to this blog if you wouldn’t mind! The plaid main fabric and pink lining fabric is from So Sew English Fabrics https://sosewenglishfabrics.com/… Continue reading Wristlet Tutorial
I love the H2o 2go Water Bottle Sling from Linds Handmade…I mean, seriously, how beautiful is this bag?!!! https://www.lindshandmade.com/product-page/h20-2go-sling-pdf-sewing-pattern-waterbottle-holder-beverage-purse-linds-hand But sometimes a girl just needs a quicker sew! I still wanted to have a pocket so I put my thinking cap on and came up with the zipper pocket hack! And because so many of… Continue reading H2o 2go Pocket hack
Hi friends! Life has been crazy and I have been gone for way too long! But I am here today to share my new favorite pattern with you! Sonia Estep Designs just released the Penelope Pants and they are just amazing! Options include joggers, yoga pants, pockets and drawstring. They are based on the fit… Continue reading Penelope Pants
Today is my birthday so I thought I would share a tutorial with you! I have been making and wearing these non slip headbands for years and I love them as much now as I did when I first started making them!!! I have always struggled to keep headbands on my head but these stay… Continue reading Non~slip headband tutorial
Sonia Estep Designs Hannah was already perfect as a quarter zip hoodie! Then Sonia gave us the neckband option for the perfect basic top that is super quick to sew! Then there was a kids version for the mommy and me outfits! But this week she really outdid herself with the hood add on…for women… Continue reading Hannah just got even better!
Do you just love being snuggled up in a cozy blanket? That is exactly the feeling you get with the newest release from Sonia Estep Designs!!! Danielle is a cocoon style cardigan that is flattering on everyone! It is a very quick sew and takes less than 2 yards of fabric! I’m serious about it… Continue reading Danielle Cozy Cardigan…and a sale!!!
I used the Composition book cover pattern from Spencer Ogg and it is a really great pattern but I thought it would be handy to have a zipper pocket on the front to hold my pens, so I hacked the pattern a bit and this is what I came up with! I will show you… Continue reading Composition Book Zipper pocket add on tutorial
You might ask…”what is strike sewing?” The short answer is that it’s for promotion! In the custom fabric and hardware world, shop owners get samples (or strikes) in to make sure they like them before selling. After they approve them, they will send them to the strike team to sew up…the reason for this is… Continue reading Strike sewing!
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