Category Archives: Sewing

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Sewing

If you’ve been mesmerized by a beautiful garment or quilt being created on a design show or by one of your friends, sewing just might be the hobby for you. The benefits of learning to sew can be healthy and … Continue reading

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DIY Felt Citrus Fruit-Slice Coasters: New One Minute Video

Nothing says summer like a nice slice of zesty citrus fruit. There’s just something about the tang on your tongue when you bite into a juicy, ripe orange or squeeze a mouthwatering lemon into a cold glass of iced tea. … Continue reading

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How to Turn Snack Bags into Reusable Tote Bags

Oh, what to do when you just can’t resist a crunchy snack, but you’re trying to live a more zero-waste lifestyle at the same time? Don’t worry – we have you covered. This resourceful project will not only make you … Continue reading

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How to Fix a Hole or Tear in a Sweater: New One Minute Video

Oh no! You’ve snagged your favorite sweater, and now there’s a rip! What do you do? Do you have to give it away or – even worse – throw it away? Nope. We’re here to show you that fixing a … Continue reading

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How to Make a No-Sew Produce Bag

Jump on the zero-waste bandwagon with this clever produce bag created from an old T-shirt. Not only will you keep a worn-out garment from being thrown in a landfill but when you make one of these, you will keep hundreds … Continue reading

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How to Make a Reusable Swiffer Duster Cloth

Sure, single-use products are convenient, but items that are used for only a few minutes can have an impact on our environment that lasts many years. There are countless disposable products in our lives these days, but we can make … Continue reading

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Simple Tips For Sewing With Leather

Sewing with leather on your home sewing machine is totally possible. There is absolutely no reason to fear leather. As long as you remember to make a few adjustments to your regular sewing, you’ll be sewing leather projects like chic bucket … Continue reading

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Sending You Some Love With These Valentine’s Day Projects

How to Make a Rose Heart Pillow and a Love Story Feelin’ the Love in my Valentine’s Day Refashion Ruffled Heart Shirt Just in Time For Valentine’s Day (Love, love, love this sweet girl!!!) Upcycle a Thrift Store Sweater Just … Continue reading

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DIY Felt Flowers Bouquet: New Video and Tutorial Just in Time For Valentine’s Day

‘Tis the season to give flowers. It’s no wonder that in February, during the depths of winter in some places, we’ve made a holiday that includes flowers. Flowers just have a way of brightening up an otherwise dark and dreary … Continue reading

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Upcycled Sweater Mitten Tutorial and Pattern, Just Like Bernie’s

You guys!! All of the fun memes of Bernie Sanders and his upcycled sweater mittens have just been crackin’ me up!! I couldn’t help posting links to all of my Sweater Mittens patterns, tutorials and videos throughout the years, just … Continue reading

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