April 15th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Every year since she was four, my younger daughter designs an outfit, I create it from thrifted and discarded clothing and other fabrics, and then she models it on the runway at our town's annual Trashion/Refashion Show
April 4th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Even if you can't sew, you can sew this.
March 9th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
You know that kind of sewing machine that I'm talking about. Maybe it's got a ton of fancy stitch settings. Maybe you just press a button and boom, it hems your skirt. Maybe it does some cute embroidery while it's at it.
And yeah, maybe it costs a thousand bucks
February 12th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
I can't wait to see what I'm going to accomplish in another four years!
February 11th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe
You might not think of sewing as a way to change the world, but when you use your skills to make cloth napkins, dish towels, and rags, your impact is huge
February 5th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Thigh rips in jeans are the nemesis of anyone who has thighs
February 3rd, 2016 | by Julie Finn
There are a lot of interesting, easy, and useful ways to upcycle cross stitched pieces, but one of the most interesting, easiest, and most useful is the cross stitch bookmark
January 22nd, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Elastic-waist pants are the easiest to modify, of course, since the absolute only thing that you have to do is swap out that elastic
January 4th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Need an extra pillowcase or two? Make your own with one of these handmade pillowcase tutorials!
December 24th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Now that holiday craziness is winding down, settle in and do a bit of crafting that's just for you. Here's how to make a blanket scarf. It's a quick, easy, and satisfying sewing project that even beginners can do!