Tag Archives: Learn to Sew

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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Learn to Sew: DIY Travel Makeup Organizer and a Giveaway

I’ve really enjoyed designing this Learn to Sew series for you. I hope it’s been as much fun for you as it has been for me. 🙂 Next up: A few easy and beautiful projects to practice your newfound sewing skills… … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Mark the Fabric Before You Cut and a Giveaway

Now that you’ve set up your sewing machine, practiced your stitches, chosen your fabric and pattern, you’re ready to to mark all of those pattern marks to your fabric. But which marks do you transfer and what should you use? … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Read Patterns

I almost wore my Hawaiian sundress to work yesterday, but I thought that would just be too obnoxious. But can you blame me? We’re finally on our way to Hawaii. Our plane leaves in a few hours and by this afternoon, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: Basic Sewing Machine Stitches

It’s here! Episode 2 of the Learn to Sew Series. It’s free and you can access it anytime you like. So, pick out a scrap piece of fabric, turn on your machine and crank up those tunes, because THIS is … Continue reading

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A Tote Bag Tutorial

Tote bags, tote bags! Who wants to make a tote bag? Tote bags are an easy first project if you’re just learning to sew or a wonderful way to get back into sewing to refresh your skills. Even if you’ve been sewing … Continue reading

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