Sewing

Must Have Tools to Enhance Your Sewing

In January, I wrote a post about how to get started on your sewing journey (post here). But maybe you’ve already started and are looking to take your sewing to the next level! So, today I’m sharing my list of must-have sewing tools to do just that!   Here are the tools I use the… Read More Must Have Tools to Enhance Your Sewing

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DIY Bell Sleeve Dress

I made this cute little bell sleeve dress for New Year’s Eve, but with leggings or tights it is totally wearable for the busy work day! Pattern pieces: To make the front and back pieces of the dress, I traced an existing, well fitting, shift dress that I already owned. You can do this with… Read More DIY Bell Sleeve Dress

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DIY Adorable Octopus Plushy

Check out these adorable octopus plushies!! I made 6 as Christmas gifts for my friends’ kiddos and I’m obsessed! I followed the Nutty Crafter’s tutorial (found here). Check out the Nutty Crafter’s Youtube channel and Facebook page for more sewing and craft tutorials!! Each octopus took me about 2 and a half hours to complete… Read More DIY Adorable Octopus Plushy

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DIY 30 Minute Poncho

My current obsession = ponchos/capes.  As promised, my first DIY sewing tutorial of 2018 is how to make one yourself!  It’s super easy and great for a beginner sewer! You can make one in about 30 mins!   Here’s what you need: 1.8m of 45″ or 60″woven fabric (you can also use a knit fabric,… Read More DIY 30 Minute Poncho

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Thinking About Sewing?

Are you thinking about giving sewing a try? Hopefully, because you chose to read this entry!  Well, if you are considering it, here are my top 3 reasons why I think you should go for it, which machines to purchase, and where to start your sewing journey! 3 Benefits of Sewing (according to the highly… Read More Thinking About Sewing?