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!
November 20th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Of all the possible sewing projects that my kid could possibly desire, a doll hospital gown has to be one of the easiest
November 12th, 2015 | by Bonnie Getchell
Hosting a dinner party? Wow your guests with burlap no-sew silverware holders!
November 11th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
The process for sewing a heavy-duty, large format drawstring bag is almost the same as it is for sewing the small ones that I often make.
September 18th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
The process is simple, the results are natural (although NOT vegan), and when you're finished, you'll have a sturdy, water-resistant fabric that you can sew into whatever you like
August 21st, 2015 | by Julie Finn
You don't have to spend a ton of money on clothes for your kid's American Girl dolls. Make these DIY American Girl Doll clothes and accessories instead!
August 17th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
You might think that you have to sew to be able to make cute American Girl doll clothes, but you don't!
August 10th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Doll clothes are great for busting those teeny-tiny fabric pieces in your stash, and this postage stamp doll skirt is an especially good stash-buster
April 27th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Have you ever come across a once beautiful, now battered quilt at a yard sale
March 2nd, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Here's how I constructed two superhero costumes out of nothing but old T-shirts, fold-over elastic, and some thread
March 1st, 2015 | by Julie Finn
It is really not that hard to sew jersey knit fabric, and even to applique it, without any kind of fusible webbing whatsoever
February 27th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe
Doing sewing machine maintenance at home might seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Let's give our sewing machines some love, y'all!
February 4th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
That headline is no typo. You can't just make quilts for kids in need, and this group helps well-meaning crafters create hospital-friendly quilts
January 23rd, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Too soon to think about summer camp, you say?
I totally agree, except that it's not
January 16th, 2015 | by Julie Finn
If you, too, have a well-fitting leotard to copy, then you can make your own comfy cotton leotard out of a T-shirt. Here's how to make a leotard from a tee