Prettify Your Towels! Embellish Towels with Decorative Fabric Trim, A Simple Sewing Tutorial for Beginners! Do you have solid color towels, or maybe you received some for a gift. Solid color towels are perfect for ‘JAZZING UP!’ Check out this Tutorial for Beginners: Embellish Towels with Decorative Fabric Trim! These embellished towels are perfect for […]
Fun Sewing Projects
Sew something practical for you or your home, or make a gift for someone else!
When you have completed a Sewing Project, take some pictures of your project and place them in a Finished Sewing Projects Journal.
Keep memories of your Finished Sewing Projects using one of my designed journals! There are two pages for each project, one page is for a photo and one page is for writing about your project. There are 12 different journal cover designs to choose from!
You may find that you start to build up a 'stash of fabrics' leftover from your many sewing projects, or even fabrics waiting to be used for new projects, read about these TIPS for organizing and storing your fabrics!
Beginners Tutorial for: Easy to Sew Placemats Have fun making these Easy to Sew Placemats for Beginners. Placemats are a MUST for my tabletop! I’ve been wanting to make new placemats for our table, SO I decided to create an EASY Tutorial for Sewing Fabric Placemats with Rounded Corners. Several years back we got a new […]
Quilting Tutorial for Beginners: Super SIMPLE Squares Quilt Tutorial If you have been learning how to sew and want a fun sewing project to practice stitching straight seams, this Quilting Tutorial for Beginners: Super SIMPLE Squares Quilt Tutorial is the perfect project! When I am learning a new skill, I like to have some introductory information […]
Easy Pillowcase Tutorial-Sew Your Own Simple Pillowcase Welcome to the Easy Pillowcase Tutorial! My boys have quite a collection of pillowcases! It is tradition for me to sew my kids pillowcases on Christmas Eve. There are so many FUN choices of fabric for pillowcases! My husband even said he’d sleep on a ‘FUN’ pillowcase! […]
Learn How to Make Chenille Fabric Did you know that you can make chenille fabric? You can use a single color of fabric OR use several colors of fabric to create many fun color effects! I’ll be showing you how to make your own chenille fabric with Homespun Cotton Fabric. I have a book […]
A Sewing Technique that creates frayed edge seams for pillows, rag quilts and other projects. Learn How to Fray Fabric Edges! This fun sewing ‘how-to’ is easy enough for the beginner seamstress! This sewing technique adds a textured touch, has great visual appeal and is a fun way to add some character to your project! […]
**Author updated 11/30/21 Sew a Casserole Carrier: Quilted & Insulated Keep your hot foods HOT and cold foods COLD and Sew a Casserole Carrier: Quilted & Insulated! What is your favorite Thanksgiving dish? Mine is Broccoli Casserole made by my father! The one problem is that my dad would bring his casserole wrapped up in […]
I love decorating for the seasons and my vote for Best Book for Easy Miniature Quilt Block Patterns is Itty Bitty Quilts. Best Book for Easy Miniature Quilt Block Patterns-Itty Bitty Quilts This book is SO simple to use, organized, and in my opinion easy enough for the beginning seamstress. The tutorial pictures and written directions are simple to […]
Using Batik Fabric Scraps to make Custom Batik Fabric Pieces What can you make with Batik Fabric Scraps? How to make your own Fabric Square Materials needed If you don’t have spare Batik Fabric Scraps, have fun shopping for Cotton Batik Fabrics in the colors and patterns you want. Preparing Fabric for cutting Randomly running the […]
How to Make Quilted Potholders Not only will I show you How to Make Quilted Potholders, I’ll show you how to make quilted potholders larger than the average size found in stores! I was sick and tired of always being so careful, with our store bought average-size potholders, not to burn my fingers or wrists! […]