January 2015 archive

DIY Mittens Wool Sweaters Winter Projects

DIY Mittens From Old Sweaters

Instead of throwing out your old sweaters… consider cutting them up and turning them into warm mittens! Here’s the video that shows you how to make these wool mittens from an old sweater… OR you can find the instructions at => DIY: Make Mittens From Sweater Happy Sewing! Jenny T. Read more…

fleece sewing project slippers

Fleece Slippers Sewing Tutorial

I found these easy fleece slippers while searching for cozy sewing project ideas. Now, I know these slippers are dragons… which… if you love them, make them! However, I love this sewing pattern because I can easily make soft, WARM fleece slippers for anyone in my family. Just leave off the dragon features. For me, […] Read more…

sewing pattern pom pom throw

How To Sew A Pom Pom Throw

Pom-poms are a fun way to add some stylish flair to your blankets and home decor. I can just imagine curling up with this warm throw on a cold evening. What I really enjoyed about this sewing project is how you can easily add your own creative touch. The first part of the instructions show […] Read more…

Stella Cross Body Bag Sewing Pattern

This is the perfect bag for traveling. When I was planning my trip to Italy, I was looking for a bag just like this to hold my phone and important items. This sewing project looks like a lot of fun. I’m going to make a couple for my 13 year old daughter and one for […] Read more…

sewing project felt slippers

How To Make Felt Slippers

How cute and cozy are these felt slippers! I would make these as gifts for small children… and how cute would these be as decorations? You can get the full instructions here => Felt Branch Slippers Happy Sewing! Jenny T. Read more…

heart shaped oven mitt pattern

Heart Shaped Oven Mitt Sewing Pattern

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here’s a fun and simple oven mitt sewing pattern in the shape of a heart… awwwwww. On this page, there is also a pattern for normal oven mitt. I personally love kitchen projects. They’re fairly quick, functional and it’s fun to theme out my kitchen stuff. Anyway, for the […] Read more…

sewing pattern tablet carrier bag

Sewing Pattern: Tablet Carrier Bag

This bag is really great! Considering that I don’t have a bag yet for my iPad… this sewing pattern may be just the trick. The designer offers beginner instructions without a zipper and intermediate instructions with a zipper. Try both! You can learn more about this sewing pattern here => How To Sew A Tablet […] Read more…

monthly sewing challenge february love

Monthly Sewing Challenge – February 2015

Welcome to the Monthly Sewing Challenge for February 2015! This month’s theme is LOVE I found several heart and Valentines day themed sewing projects for you! Based on your feedback, I included a window valance pattern… which is not part of the month’s theme… but if you want to sew this window valance, you’ll get […] Read more…

valentines day sewing project

Valentine Sewing Project: Key To My Heart

This is a crazy cute and easy sewing project for Valentines Day. The idea is so cute, that I’m sure you can modify it for any special occasion. This is a perfect weekend sewing project. I’m going to make this Valentine with brighter fabric instead of the blue stripe and give it to my 13 […] Read more…

How to Sew Fabric Storage Boxes

How To Sew Fabric Storage Boxes

Oh my goodness! These are so great! Admittedly, they do look like they’ll take some time and patience, but well worth it. If you’ve got an itch to sew something, this is the sewing project. As soon as I saw this, I had to share it with you. The author did a wonderful job with […] Read more…

how to sew mitered corners

How To Sew Mitered Corners

I have a few tutorials on the site for sewing mitered corners… but I thought this was really well done… so I thought I’d share. Mitered corners are a very nice way to sew the corners of your quilts… and it’s also a nice way to sew the corners of your roman shades when you’re […] Read more…

how to sew tab top curtains

How To Sew Tab Top Curtains

I found this very easy sewing tutorial on how to sew tab top curtains. This is simply a hemmed piece of fabric with tabs sewn to the top edge. I like the way this author shows you how to make and sew the tabs. Very easy to understand and do. You can find the full […] Read more…

how to extend the length of store bought curtains

How To Extend the Length of Store Bought Curtains

So, you’ve bought some curtains and realize that they are too short. Here’s how to make your curtains longer. Maybe they were on sale or maybe the longest length still isn’t long enough. I’ve got a couple of ideas you can use to extend the length of those store bought curtains AND have them looking […] Read more…

ipad case sewing pattern

iPad Case Sewing Pattern

I’ve been looking for an iPad case to hole my new iPad. I didn’t even consider making one until I came across this sewing pattern. This is awesome! Now… this pattern is for the intermediate sewer… so if you’re more of a beginner, I think you can still do this… just take your time. You […] Read more…

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