How to Make a Keychain Ear Bud Pouch

Tired of lost and/or tangled headphones? Stow them in this little pouch and you’ll always know where to find them.


How to Make Realistic-Looking 3-D Tree Rings (and other shapes)

Learn how to create three-dimensional stitched pieces as Barbara Schneider shows how to make molded, free-motion-stitched tree rings.


How to Make a Peplum Belt

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


How to Use Zippers as Embellishments in Art Quilts

Zippers started appearing in my work in 2007, and now they have become part of my signature style. I have two techniques to share with you: 1) sewing with zipper trim, and 2) inserting a zipper into an art quilt.


How to Make a Wool Applique Needle Book

This little needle book comes in handy when you want to sit outside on the deck and do a little hand sewing or stitch a binding on a quilt. It also makes a nice gift for a fellow sewist.


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How to Make a Billboard Messenger Bag – by Stacy Schlyer for WeAllSew


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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How to Make a Pacifier Pocket – by Ashley Johnston for WeAllSew


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!


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 Make a Monster Pillow – by Ashley Johnston for WeAllSew


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


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How to Sew Hexies by Machine: Floral Geometry Table Topper


Sewing hexagons together can be tricky. Sewing them as appliqué is easy! Jump on the hexie trend with this updated, simple technique and see how fast you can create a unique design with your sewing machine.


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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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Get Organized for the New Year!


The top resolutions for sewers this year is to clean and organize sewing supplies and spaces. We’re here to help you get your sewing nook in order with a whole list of tips and tutorials.


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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.