Tag Archives: Sewing

How to Sew a Bike Pouch: New One Minute Video

If you’ve recently taken to the road on a bike, and you love to sew, then this DIY bike pouch could be a perfect way to combine two of your favorite hobbies and create a spot to carry a few … Continue reading

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How to Make Reusable Swiffer Pads: New One Minute Video

A good wet/dry sweeper can be your best friend — a handy tool to keep all that dust and dirt off your beautiful wood floors on a daily basis. But those disposable pads can add up fast. Plus, who wants … Continue reading

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DIY Zero-Waste Reusable Sponges: A New One Minute Video

If transforming your home into a more eco-friendly place is important to you, then this zero-waste reusable sponge a good alternative to those traditional throw-away plastic dish sponges. Made from small scraps of fabric and a mesh fruit bag that … Continue reading

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DIY Washable Shopping Cart Handle Cover: New One Minute Video

When the time comes to venture out and stock up on essential groceries, there are a few things you can do to keep yourself safe. In addition to social distancing, wearing a mask and having a list to reduce your … Continue reading

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15 Handmade Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day That She Will Love

The delight of creating and choosing joy no matter what. My mom in a nutshell. It is in her honor that I bring these projects ideas to you today, hoping that her legacy will live on through me and through … Continue reading

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How to Make Sleeves Bigger: New One Minute Video

Whether your sleeves are too tight or you’re just trying to create a statement with some billowy new sleeves, adding an insert is an adjustment that even a beginner can do. You can choose your level of drama by varying … Continue reading

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If you Can’t Find Elastic For Your Face Masks, Use T-Shirt Yarn

Shortage of elastic? Yep, with so many DIY face masks are being sewn worldwide the demand for elastic has skyrocketed. If elastic is in short supply where you are, t-shirt yarn could be a good, free and available alternative. Click … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Suede Jacket Into a Crossbody Bag: New One Minute Video

Yesterday, I posted how to make a journal cover from a suede jacket. Here’s something you can create with the rest of the jacket: When things go back to normal and you’re on vacation, shopping at the store, strolling through … Continue reading

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How to Make a Fabric Tortilla Warmer: New One Minute Video

Apparently, the term “social distancing” is not being used by our neighbors to the north. Our Canadian friends are using the much more romantic phrase, “exiled for the good of the realm”. 🙂 My friend, Debbie, says it’s much better … Continue reading

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How to Make a Floor Pillow Mat: New One Minute Video

Since many of us are staying home these days, here’s a comfy DIY idea to make for some serious snuggle time with your kids or grandkids. This just might be a good time to be making holiday gifts. Or maybe … Continue reading

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