To make a fashion classic for the next generation: Start with a simple, classic shape: The Circle. Add a touch of floral embroidery. Put a fun new spin on a junior fashion. …and your little one is ready for the runway.
Here in Chicago we’re starting to pull things together for the much anticipated gardening seaseon (is it spring yet?), including taking stock of our gardening “stuff”. I was thinking – what better way to keep all of our tools in order than to stitch up a few organizers? It didn’t take me long to find a bunch of awesome tutorials and projects – and here are my favorites!
I love my serger. I wouldn’t get nearly as much sewing done if it weren’t for this little workhorse. Honestly, for the last year or so my sewing machine has been an “accessory” for my serger, not the other way around! I’ve collected links to some of my favorite serger projects and tutorials. Serge on!
Sometimes it’s the little details that count, like having a pretty pincushion to hold all your pins in place. Here are some free pincushion projects to get you inspired to stitch up your own pretty interpretation.
One of our favorite holiday traditions is the matching pajama pants the kids wear for Christmas. Growing up, my siblings and I would cluster together on the stairs every Christmas morning in our new pajamas, anticipation building, while our mother snapped the annual “waiting to open presents” photo.
Trish Preston from Two Peas In A Pod has put together a tutorial for making handy-dandy ring pincushions in several sizes. They are so cute and clever you won’t want to stop at just making one!
Loose change and thing- a-ma-bobs can now be rounded up in this sweet and practical coin purse. Shaped like a heart, it utilizes the technique of reverse applique to give it a unique embellishment with contrasting fabrics. This project is a perfect afternoon craft that makes a great gift.