February 2015 archive

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Monthly Sewing Challenge – March 2015

Welcome to the Monthly Sewing Challenge for February 2015! This month’s theme is SPRING I found several spring themed sewing projects for you! There’s even a fun spring dress to sew! Here are this month’s sewing projects! Choose ONE… share in the Facebook group what you chose. Sew it. Ask questions. Share a photo of your finished […] Read more…

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10 Minute Skirt From Old T-shirts

Here’s a really cute way to repurpose old t-shirts. Sew up some skirts! BTW, if you like this post, then you’ll love this post => 10 Awesome No-Sew T-Shirt Projects That You’d Actually Use or Wear This pattern caters to little girls, but honestly, I think you can make these skirts for any age. I love […] Read more…

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15 Minute Polka Dot Pencil Skirt

This is super cute pencil skirt that you can sew in about 15 minutes. The fabric used is a polka dot fabric… but you can obviously use any fabric. This is a very very simple tutorial. The fabric used is a stretchy jersey fabric with an elastic waist. Very casual. You can get the full […] Read more…

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How To Sew A Maxi Skirt

For summer and spring, I love wearing maxi skirts. I’ll even wear them into the fall. They are very easy to sew and depending on how ambitious you are… you can sew quite a few maxi skirts to add to your wardrobe. I love them! You can get the full tutorial here => How To […] Read more…

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How To Sew An Elastic Waist Skirt

I am ready for the spring! One of the easiest sewing projects to make are skirts. This adorable skirt is simple to sew and made with an elastic waist band. Try it out. You can get the full tutorial here => How To Sew An Elastic Waist Skirt Happy Sewing! Jenny T. Read more…

diy bedside storage bags

How To Sew A Bedside Organizer

Learn how to sew a bedside organizer with photos and instructions. The photo here shows it for a kid’s room… but honestly I could use this on my bed! I have my book… iPad… journal… pens. I don’t wear glasses, but I can see a pocket for that too. I’m thinking of making something similar […] Read more…

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How To Sew A Purse Organizer

I finally found a sewing pattern for a purse organizer that’s FREE! I love this project because the way this designer created the organizer… it’s so simple. I feel like I can get this done in an hour or 2. Oh… did I mention that this sewing project is made with placemats? Gotta love it! […] Read more…

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How To Sew A Zipper Card Pouch

This a really simple sewing tutorial that shows you how to sew a zipper pouch designed to hold your credit cards… or anything you want! Get the full instructions here => How To Sew A Zipper Card Pouch If you need a video… I have a similar sewing project here that’s a complete video series […] Read more…

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Edge Finishing Techniques For Knit Fabrics

Finishing your edges… especially with stretchy knit fabrics can be an interesting challenge. I found this GREAT tutorial on how to successfully finish your knit fabric edges. This is a very long and comprehensive tutorial… I was very impressed by how much information is in this post. The author really provides a ton of value. […] Read more…

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How To Sew A Zippered Pillow Cover

This is a very well done sewing tutorial on how to sew a zippered pillow cover. This is a perfect sewing project for the ultimate beginner… and can really help you get the hang of sewing zippers. Get the full instructions here => How To Sew A Zippered Pillow Cover For Beginners Happy Sewing! Jenny […] Read more…

how to sew a fleece cowl capelet

How to Sew a Fleece Cowl Capelet

Try this fleece sewing project to stay warm. This cowl capelet has a lot of style and is so easy an inexpensive sew! Here’s a video that shows you how to make this fleece cowl capelet… OR go here for the instructions => How To Sew A Fleece Cowl Capelet Happy Sewing! Jenny T. Read more…

St. Patricks Day Wreath DIY

St. Patricks Day Wreath DIY

How cute is this wreath! Ok, it’s not a SEWING project… but hey, it involves fabric! Plus, I seriously have a wreath THING. Love wreaths for all seasons. So, imagine my delight when I came across this St. Patricks Day Wreath that can be made in less than an hour. This can easily be made […] Read more…

how to sew shirred fleece scarf

How To Make A Shirred Fleece Scarf

This adorable fleece scarf takes minutes to sew and has a lot of style. Grab a few different colors of fleece and sew a couple shirred fleece scarves to stay warm! Get the sewing instructions here => Cuddly Fleece Scarf Happy Sewing! Jenny T. Read more…

upcycled sweater tutorial

How To Turn A Sweater Into A Cute Cardigan

This sewing tutorial shows you how to turn an old sweater into a super cute cardigan. She trims the edges with a fun fabric… adds a button… and stitches a heart patch on the elbows. For me… I’m leaving the elbow patches off… but it IS really cute. Love the idea of changing something so […] Read more…

old sweater wine bottle cozy

How To Make A Wine Bottle Cozy From Old Sweaters

Planning on giving a bottle of wine as a gift? For the colder months, make these fashionable sweater bottle cozies to dress up your bottle. These are super fast and easy to make… and the gift receiver will feel special for the extra effort! Get the full instructions here => DIY Wine Wrap Happy Sewing! […] Read more…

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How To Sew Sweater Pillows From Old Sweaters

Aren’t these sweater pillows gorgeous? And easy to sew as well! Love the idea of upcycling sweaters into something beautiful? Then try making these sweater pillows. Your home will look like a professional photograph! Go here for the full instructions => DIY Sweater Pillows Happy Sewing! Jenny T. Read more…

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