How To Create Fabric Fortune Cookies

These adorable fabric fortune cookies make unique hand made gifts in medium to large quantities. Whether it is for weddings, showers, birthday or a hostess gift, they are a great idea for any occasion where you need an inexpensive and quick little present.


How to Make a Removable Monogrammed Boot Cuff

Bring a punch of personality and versatility to your closet by creating a removable faux leather boot cuff. This easy to make accent can transform your favorite boots to create a two toned look perfect for walking through the rest of winter and straight into spring.


How To Sew a Modern Fanny Pack

I was not a fan of fanny packs the first time they came around in the 1980s. Back then fanny packs were generally a tell-tale sign of someone who didn’t dress cool. They were reserved for tourists, older people or people who put function above fashion. Fast forward 20 years later, and fanny packs have evolved from their former state of dorkiness into a something that’s functional and cute.


How To Add Pleats To A Bodice

Pleats add a nice textured element to your wardrobe, especially when using solids. Learn how easy it is to add pleats to a dress pattern bodice.


How to Sew A Faced Waistband

Making a waistband is an integral skill within your library of sewing knowledge. Learn tips and tricks, master your new technique and look fab in your custom wardrobe.


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How to Make a Billboard Messenger Bag


Looking for a sturdy way to tote your books around town? This messenger fits the bill! It’s roomy enough to hold your belongings, even when you’re carrying a heavy load. The secret? Recycled billboard material!


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How to Make a Snuggly Owl


Know a little one who’s afraid of the dark? Then this friendly night owl is the perfect plush pal to watch over them. Use their favorite fabrics and colors to create a whole nest full of unique bird buddies they’ll be sure to give a hoot about!


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DIY Baby Project Round-up


Everyone loves sewing for baby! We have rounded up some of our favorite easy to sew projects for baby, from blankets to dresses to toys. You can make the special little one in your life a handmade gift, or three, with this incredible heart-felt round up.


DIY Ruffled Duffel Bag

How to Make a Ruffle Duffle Bag


Who said functional has to be boring? This duffle is the epitome of practicality wrapped in a stylish presentation. No more drab canvas. Combine roominess, pockets and a zipper closure with a bright print to turn this utilitarian bag into a designer one-of-a-kind.


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How to Make a Pacifier Pocket


End the hunt for your baby’s binky! This handy, easy-to-make pacifier pocket keeps the pacifier handy and, just as important to fastidious moms, clean. When the crying starts, you’re only a snap away from contentment.


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An Old Dog Learns a New Trick About French Seams


A French seam is a seam within a seam. Lezette — a BERNINA National Artisan and designer for the Children’s Corner, taught French seams the same way for over 30 years, until a student suggested an alternative technique. See how easy they are to stitch using these simple steps!


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12 Ways to Bust Your Quilt Fabric Scrap Stash


Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter shares tips for making the most of your scrap fabric stash, including a dozen scrap-busting projects.


Stay warm and stylish this season with a scarf project that takes less than an hour to sew, but looks like it took a long time to knit.

How to Make an Infinity Scarf


Endlessly stylish, infinitely easy-to-make scarf. So simple to create, you’ll spend less than an hour from start to finish, but the result looks like a knitting masterpiece.


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How to Sew Decorative “Floating” Rickrack Trim and Insertion


Here’s a pretty way to use rickrack for edgings and insertions from Deb Wagner, author of All Quilt Blocks are Not Square.


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How to Make a Monster Pillow


Who said monsters have to be scary? This charming fleece pillow is soft and squishy and makes a perfect bedtime companion.