DIY Peplum Belt

How to Make a Peplum Belt

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With just a half-yard of fabric you can make this trendy peplum belt and add a fun accessory to your wardrobe.


DIY summer beach projects

10+ DIY Summer Beach Projects

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Are you ready for the summer? The weather is just perfect to visit the pool or beach, but if you’re still in need of a new swimsuit or a few necessities check out these great DIY summer beach projects!


DIY Ruffled Bag

How to Make a Hippitee-Do-Dah Bag

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I’m very excited to share with you the much-requested Hippitee-Do-Dah Bag tutorial. I taught this sassy t-shirt-upcycling project last April at the Craftcation Conference.


DIY Padded iPhone Case

How to Make a Padded Phone Pouch

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Clip this pouch to your hand bag and you’ll have easy access to your phone while you’re out running errands – you can tuck your “to do” list in one of the outside pockets.


DIY Zipped and Boxed Pouch for Dad

How to Make a Zippered Travel Pouch for Dad

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Make a simple yet practical travel bag for Dad (or any traveler in your life).


DIY Chopsticks A-Line Dress for Girls

How to Make a Chopsticks A-Line Dress for Girls

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The perfect dress for your little fashionista—and easy-breezy as a summer day. Combining the simplicity of flat construction with a touch of fancy in fabric selection, this A-line dress is so super-simple to sew it will become your go-to pattern for the season.


DIY Silk Clutch with Bobbin Work Quilting

How to Make a Bobbin Work-Quilted Silk Clutch

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Remember last week’s post on free-motion bobbin work by Teri Lucas? Practice your skills as you create quilted fabric for this lovely silk clutch.


floppy fedora - free sewing tutorial

How to Make a Floppy Fedora

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Whether you’re beach side sipping mojitos, out shopping your local farmers market, or knee high in farm muck; you’ll want to make and wear this season’s must have accessory – the Floppy Fedora Hat!


Maxi Skirts - free sewing tutorials

8 Skirts to Sew for Spring: Maxi Skirt Round-Up

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Probably like most the rest of you our weather is so cold and terrible right now, but we are dreaming of Spring…and what better way to look forward to Spring than to sew some maxi skirts?


How to Sew an Asymmetrical Ruffle Skirt

How to Sew an Asymmetrical Ruffle Skirt

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Don’t let a long cold winter cramp your style! It’s time to work on your breezy summer wardrobe, and this skirt is your ticket to an easygoing summer attitude.