How to Make an Instagram Pillow

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 Lunch Money Wallet

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!


“Inspired by Libby” Quilt Exhibit

When invited to make an auction quilt for a special exhibit called Inspired by Libby, Laura Wasilowski responded with an enthusiastic “Of course I will!!” Drawing on Libby Lehman’s Leaves in Living Color for inspiration, she created this beautiful piece of art.


How to Make a School Bus Applique Tee or Dress

Young ones will love sporting this fun yellow bus on a basic back-to-school t-shirt or dress. Optional details include side mirrors, windshield wipers, and a personalized license plate.


Steam Punk Pillow Featuring the CrystalWork Tool and Circular Embroidery Attachment

This fabulous steampunk pillow was embellished entirely by machine – yes, even the marker and crystal designs!


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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.


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 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.


Free sewing projects for baby

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.


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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.