Sewing Tip – How to Make a Double Welt Pocket


Five Lines to Double Welt Pocket Perfection! I know most of you have made a welt Pocket and I know from my own experience it can get a little challenging , but adding a double welt pocket to a blazer gives your project such a nice tailored and polished look! Myra at So SEW Easy shares “how to…

Sewing Tip – Free Kimono Top Pattern and Tutorial


 Myra at So Sew Easy shares a tutorial and FREE PDF pattern for this versatile Kimono top! Myra says “the kimono top is the perfect alternative for casual Friday at the office. It is super easy to make and a great gift. You can also wear it over a swimsuit, a turtleneck, or a pretty tank…

Sewing Tip – DIY Anti-Pickpocket Handbag


Myra at So Sew Easy shares the Anti pickpocket bag: FREE pattern, tutorial, and video sew-along. The anti-pickpocket bag is made of fabric with twisted handles. “This will not only be an attractive addition to your wardrobe but also super functional if you’re traveling or spending time in crowded places. The twisted fabric handles are…

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 Tutorial – Applique Pumpkin Coasters


Petro of Creative Homemaking shares a great tutorial for those scrap fabrics you have hanging around! These cute coasters would make a lovely addition to a fall party!  Read more here… Do you have a helpful sewing tip that has saved you time, money & frustration ? Share your tip or product review for a featured spot here…  All…

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…

Sewing Tip – Sewing With Sweater Knits


 If you’ve never used sweater knits before these tips may change your mind! Myra at So Sew Easy shares sewing tips on how to select sweater knits, patterns, and the proper sewing machine settings to get the best results! These highly textural, stretch fabrics can be cozy, lacy, casual, or sophisticated. With a good sweater knit and a little…

Sewing Tip – How to use the Pintuck Presser Foot!


 If you’re looking to add some decorative stitches to your sewing project, Myra at So Sew Easy shares how to use the pintuck sewing machine presser foot to achieve some pretty cool results! Accurate and straight sewing has never been easier with this simple addition to the machine. Often seen in heirloom sewing mixed in with other decorative…

Sewing Tip – How to add a Lining to any bag


Myra at So Sew Easy submitted this guide for adding a lining to any bag… Making a simple tote bag is probably one of the best introductory sewing projects, but where do you go after that? The amazing, simple, way of lining a tote can be applied to the simplest, and the most complicated purses…

Handmade Craft Features – Week #15


Check out Week #15 Handmade Craft Features!  Kreative Doting has been very busy creating these spectacular projects with tutorials.  Click on the photos to view the link to the projects. Pin these ideas for later! Stay tuned there’s more to come from LaCartera!

Handmade Craft Features – Week #13


Check out Week #13 Handmade Craft Features!  Here’s a link to 14 Free Printable Valentine’s Day Cards. Because I’m Cheap shares some adorable craft ideas here!  Click on the photo to view the link to the project. There’s still time to be inspired and share your craft projects before Valentine’s Day!   Here’s a great gift idea too! A reversible apron tutorial I created…