Tag Archives: Learn to Sew

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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New One Minute Video: How to Make a Double Pot Holder

Mmmmmmmm… strawberry-rhubarb pie… peach cobbler…brownies! When a delicious smells like that fills your kitchen and the timer goes off, you’ll be ready to take your perfectly baked creation out and protect your hands with this cute double pot holder. Conveniently … Continue reading

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Throwback Saturday: How to Mend Your Jeans

One of my earlier posts from exactly 5 years ago today… I still remember crackin’ myself up while writing this… Today I feel like Bill Murray’s character, Bob, in the movie, “What About Bob”, one of my all time favorites. … Continue reading

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How to Sew Journals and Books

I’ve always loved fabric, but back when paper companies started to produce so many beautiful papers, I just couldn’t get enough of them. I was obsessed with scrapbooking, hand made cards, and envelopes. I loved creating unique invitations, boxes, and … Continue reading

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How to Sew A Zippered Pillow Cover

Promise. Possibility. Potential. If I had a fabric store, that’s what I’d name it. Those words describe exactly how I feel when I walk through the doors, grab a cart and start running my hands over all of the beautiful … Continue reading

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How to Make Laundry Tags at Home

Football, baseball, 4-H, swimming, fishing, riding bikes: Cooper’s childhood has  been  filled with all kinds of fun adventures. I mean really, I should’ve been more understanding, with a schedule like that, who has time to keep track of sweatshirts, t-shirts and … Continue reading

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