Tag Archives: Learn to Sew

DIY: Reusable Fabric Makeup Remover Pads and How a Random Link to a Sewing Pattern Changed My Life

How did I miss this? As I was reading through some old comments, (which I do for fun, it always rolls my socks up and down to read your thoughts about what I do) I came across a comment from … Continue reading

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DIY Fabric Jar Openers: A New One Minute Video

I’m not much of a gardener, no green thumb for this girl. But, give me a canner, some beautiful jars, a few lids and I will put some serious food by. I can make jam like nobody’s business. Pickled asparagus … Continue reading

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DIY Reusable Grocery & Produce Bag From a Dishtowel: New Video and I’d Love Your Opinion

Are you ready to join the zero-waste movement? Have plastic grocery and produce bags been trying to take over your home? Have you been shoving these plastic bags into closets and cupboards for years now so they fall at your … Continue reading

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Accessorize Your Car with a DIY Fabric Steering Wheel Cover: New One Minute Video

Accessorize, accessorize, accessorize: It’s not just for clothes and homes anymore. Nope, even cars want to get in on the accessory action. Why not adorn the interior of your car with a colorful, handmade steering wheel cover? Not only will … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: Polka Dot Shirt Redesign Tutorial

“Life is trying things to see if they work.” -Ray Bradbury This shirt and post are the perfect examples of Ray Bradbury’s quote. When I started out redesigning this huge shirt, I wasn’t really sure where I was going with … Continue reading

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New One Minute Video: How to Make a Fabric Placemat

I’m one of the lucky ones. Not only do I have a guardian angel, but I even know her name. Kathie was 9 years older than me. My oldest sister. My second mom. My inspiration. My hero. My friend. So … Continue reading

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Throwback Friday: Little Girl’s Sweater Dress Refashioned From an Adult Sweater

Pretty sure Shakespeare was thinking about Brooke when he wrote: “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” Who knew, 5 years ago, when this picture was taken, that Brooke would fiercely overcome some incredible odds, impress people all over … Continue reading

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New Video: How to Make a Fabric Purse Organizer

Who knew that a 5 year old would know the Hallelujah chorus?! But sure enough, each time one of my students gets excited about something we’re doing, he raises his hands in the air and exclaims: “HALLELUJAH”!!! Cracks me up … Continue reading

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New Video: Make a Cozy Little Girl’s Sweater Skirt From an Old Sweater

The snow is falling, fireplaces are lit up, and the smell of hot chocolate is in the air. It’s the perfect time to pull out an old sweater from the bottom of your closet and create a cute and cozy … Continue reading

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How to Make a Travel Neck Pillow: DIY Video and Tutorial

In-flight snoozing on those red-eye flights just got easier and much more fashionable. When sleeping upright is your only option, this soft and comfortable DIY neck pillow will help you get the Zzz’s you need. Make one to match your … Continue reading

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