diy Christmas Elf

DIY Christmas Elf

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We think this cheery little elf is much cuter than the one who sits on shelves! Prop this adorable Santa’s helper next to your sewing machine. If you’re lucky, he might even use a little magic to do some stitching while you sleep!


fall leaves feature

How To Decorate For Fall with DIY Fabric Leaves

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What better way to decorate your home for fall than with do-it-yourself fall leaves? We’ve gathered together our favorite fabric fall leaf tutorials, including how to make your own simple leaves from fabrics – and what to do with them.


DIY Handmade Halloween Crafts

DIY Handcrafted Halloween

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Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve gathered our favorite fun and spooky links for handmade Halloween projects!


DIY Adjustable Patchwork Camera Strap

DIY Adjustable Patchwork Camera Strap

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We all have little pieces of fabric we can’t bear to throw away – scraps that remind us of special people or events, or that just make us happy for no reason at all. This strap is the perfect way to turn them into something functional that you’ll enjoy every time you use your camera.


DIY Faceted Fabric iPad or Tablet Cover

DIY Free-Motion “Faceted Fabric” Panel iPad or Tablet Cover

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Turn a pile of fabric scraps into a shimmering faceted panel evocative of quartz and opal crystals, then use it to make a padded cover for your iPad or tablet.


diy hen saddle

How to Make a Chicken Apron or Hen Saddle

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Yes, chickens do wear aprons! Just ask your friends who keep poultry in their backyards – if they don’t already have these for their feathered friends, they’ll want you to make some!


DIY Checkbook Cover

DIY Embellished Checkbook Cover Featuring Circular Embroidery Attachment #83

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This fast and fun little embellishment project is the perfect canvas for playing with decorative stitches. So gather your supplies and jump in – you’ll make this in an afternoon!


DIY Instagram Pillow

How to Make an Instagram Pillow

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I married my need to turn my Instagram photos into functional art and my desire to spruce up my new couch and came up with this Instagram photo pillow DIY project. You don’t have to use Instagram pictures – camera photos are great, too.


DIY pet projects

DIY Pet Sewing Projects

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We’ve pulled together free projects and tutorials to sew for pets of all kinds, big and small!


DIY Lunch Money Wallet Bologna Sandwich

DIY Lunch Money Wallet

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No napkins are required when you send your kids off to school with this sandwich. Instead of packing lunch, stow lunch money in this fun and easy bologna sandwich wallet!