Sewing Tip – 8 Ways to Attach PATCHES on Clothes


Sarina at Sewing Guide to Fashion shares 8 different ways to patch fabric for mending as well as  decorating clothes like jeans. You may want to Pin this for later! There are many reasons why you might want to sew patches on your clothes. Primary reason why many youngsters consider sewing patches on their clothes is –…

Sewing Tip – How to sew the Perfect Curved hem!


Petro of Creative Homemaking shares how to hem a curve when making dresses or circle skirts. Here is an easy method that will give you a smooth, neat finish. Read tutorial  here… Is there a sewing product, or a sewing technique that you want to share?  Submit your sewing tip here for a free featured spot! Stay tuned…

Sewing Tip – How to Laminate Cotton Fabric at Home!


Petro of Creative Homemaking shared this easy tutorial on how to laminate fabric at home. There’s a variety of great sewing projects that require laminated fabric. Read more here… The product used  in the tutorial was *Vilene Lamifix transparent; width 17.55 inch/45cm, price per meter  $15.15 (USD). Lamifix is a new iron-on transparent film that can be…

Yoga Mania Again


It’s yoga mania time again!  Here are some recent Etsy ads I’ve shared from my latest yoga mat bag project.   Stay tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera !     

Quilted Toiletry Bag-Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


  A large quilted toiletry bag with hanger, four zippered clear vinyl pouches, and three slip pockets. You can lay this bag flat in you suitcase or fold securely with the tie.  Or, if you just need a little more space in your bathroom, this could hang nicely on your bathroom door. What do you think?  Is it a Hit or…

Sewing Photo Journal!


From concept design, to sewing a prototype… The Yoga mat bags have finally emerged! A sewing photo journal of the finished yoga bags! I have a couple more yoga bags that are ready for assembly, before I use my hand-painted fabric. Stay tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera ! 

Sewing Tip- Make your own piping!


Are you tired of buying piping? Have you ever thought about making your own piping for your sewing projects?  So Sew Easy saves the day and shares the how to… Piping can be made ahead of time and stored, just the same way you make bias tape from fabric left-overs and save it for the perfect…