Carol Maddux

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Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

15 DIY Shirt Hacks That Are Totally Tee-rrific

With how quickly styles change, it’s not all that enticing to spend $100 on a new top. If you are nodding your head in agreement, we have just the thing for you. Grab some boozy donuts and a cup of hot cocoa and prepare to be dazzled with these 15 T-shirt hacks that are totally T-errific.<p>1. …

Nancy’s Most Popular Blog Posting—Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Elastic

Okay, the above picture doesn’t look like much. That’s the point! It’s the easiest way to sew elastic to a waistline without the telltale …

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Re-imagine & Renovate: Renaissance Ribbons' Pinafore Style Sewing Machine Cover

Our R&R series (<i>Re-imagine & Renovate</i>) is a favorite here at Sew4Home. You get to see how new fabric and trim transforms a classic project. Go from …

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Laptop / Kindle / I-Pad Sleeve Tutorial

In case you missed my tutorial in <b>Delish Magazine</b>, I wanted to share my Laptop / Kindle/ I-Pad Sleeve Tutoiral with you. Gift giving season just …

Dish Towel Tote Bag

This one was kind of an accident. I had wanted to make a placemat totebag -- take two placemats, sew together, add straps -- and voila, a totebag! …

Game Day Gym Bag tutorial

February 7, 2011<p>To make my gym bag, I used:<p>2 yards outer fabric<br>2 yards inner fabric<br>1 yard inner fabric (contrast and bag)<br>1.5 yards 70 weight Pellon …

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Simple Stitched Circle Clutch

Hey! I’m a guest over on Newlyweds on a Budget today – want to learn a little more about me (sordid secrets and all)? Go check out what she asked, …

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Scrappy Fabric Strip Zipper Pouch - Tutorial

Spring is here in Melbourne and to celebrate I like to go through and give things a good clean out and declutter. The stash is not immune from this – …

tutorial: jersey infinity scarf

By onAugust 29, 2013 9<p>this quick and easy <b>jersey infinity scarf tutorial</b> is the perfect accessory to transition your favorite summer wardrobe staples …

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Running Belt DIY - an Easy Sewing Tutorial

Love to exercise, but don’t want to wear arm band in order to listen to your favorite music? Erin from the Sewing Rabbit Team has the perfect …

Double Fold Binding Tutorial :: Part One

Friday, February 8, 2013<p>Double Fold Binding Tutorial :: Part One<p>This post may contain affiliate links. I may receive commissions for purchases made …

Double Fold Binding Tutorial :: Part Two

Tuesday, February 12, 2013<p>Double Fold Binding Tutorial :: Part Two<p><i>:: Double Fold Binding Tutorial :: Part One ::</i><p>In my last blog post I shared how to …

Summer fling bag tutorial

There are two versions of this bag. One with wooden handles. Decorative, but a little inconvenient to carry around, since the handles tend to lean …

The Tohoku Tote

Today I am publicly posting the full pattern and tutorial for the Tohoku Tote. I have chosen to do this for a few reasons. 1) Kari from UCreate asked …

gathered clutch tutorial - Noodlehead

Looking for a downloadable option with extra add-ons and options? Find the full pattern here.<p>A huge thanks to Dana and Disney for doing such a great …

Travel Accessories: Lingerie Caddy

Mark Twain, one of my personal heros, had these wonderful thoughts on the topic of travel: <i>"Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by</i> …

Slip Machine Mat Tutorial

For today's project, I'm pairing up with Craft Buds and Anna Griffin to share with you A sewVery Simple tutorial for making a Non-Slip Machine Mat …

20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

How to sew cases, bags, and buckets

Check out these instructions for making things that hold other things. Maybe you know somebody who needs a handmade gift?<p>iPad or Kindle cover …

The Sewing Studio And LoveSewing

Welcome to the new home of LoveSewing and The Sewing Studio!<p>When I first started teaching sewing classes in my Toronto apartment at night while I …

How to Turn Bootcut Jeans into Skinny Jeans

Can’t seem to shake those old bootcut jeans in your closet? But never wear them? With a couple zippers, a few trials on the sewing machine and a little hackery, it’s surprisingly simple to turn them into skinny jeans!<p>This is definitely on the more advanced side in terms of projects, as you’ll need …

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