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25+ DIY Toys to Make at Home

Who needs store bought toys when you can make your own? Encourage little designers by making DIY Toys! If you have followed Babble Dabble Do for …

Kids

No Sew Tee Pee Pattern

This is super easy to make and didn’t take too long. You can also customize it to make it fit your space and needs and if your kid gets tired of it, …

Sewing

Tutorial and pattern: Cell phone wallet with removable strap

This cell phone wallet has extra pockets to hold credit cards and loose change, and also has a removable long strap so you can carry it cross body …

Sewing

Tutorial: Quick girls skirt pattern

Make a simple and fast girls skirt pattern without the fuss of a pattern. Follow this step by step tutorial by Chelsea from GYCT Designs to create a …

Sewing

Tutorial: Add button tab patch pockets to a skirt

The button tab pockets are a standout feature on this pencil skirt. Michelle from That Black Chic shares a tutorial at We All Sew showing how you can …

Sewing

These Summery Stamped Embroidery Kits Will Have You Buzzing to Start Sewing

With springtime well underway, it's finally time to set your sights on summer. If you're looking for a crafty way to celebrate the season, these <b>stamped embroidery kits</b> by Oh Sew Bootiful are sure to get you in the sunny spirit.<p>Featuring bright colors and warm-weather motifs like buzzing honeybees …

Sewing

Embroidery Inspiration – Flower Garden

The original source for this Embroidery Project is unknown but we can’t let that stop us from sharing with you. It’s amazing! I love the simplicity …

Embroidery

Tutorial: Sew a bow tie from a modern print

Though a traditional accessory, a man’s bow tie needn’t only be made from a traditional fabric print. AlwaysMod (the Marimekko blog) shares a …

DIY Alteration Tutorial: Sewing/Resizing a Long Sleeve Blouse

Per your requests, below are the steps I took to completely re-size a long-sleeve blouse. I’m sure it’s not the professional way to do it (readers – …

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 …

Stitch Savvy, a really pretty sewing book

I just got my hands on a copy of Stitch Savvy by Deborah Moebes. First, the part where I get excited because some of my Outside Oslo fabric makes an …

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 …

Sewing Stripes: What Colour Thread?

By onJanuary 16, 2013 in Inspiration and Everything Else<p>Hey, everyone! Finally, I’ve picked up the pieces of my Striped Renfrew Top and started to …

Tutorial: How to sew a blind hem

Blind hems are fantastic. Using an ingenious method of folding and stitching, you can create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the …

Flashback: How-To: Make a Custom Pair of Tap Pants

<b>By Haley Pierson-Cox</b><p>For me, summer in NYC means two things: 1) I will eventually wear a light skirt into the subway when my hands are full, and 2) on that day, when I step onto the stairs of the station, a gust of wind will come barreling up from below, lifting my skirt and showing my backside to …

have it all wallet pattern. . . : LBG STUDIO

I made my first wallet way back in 2009 and used it for almost 2 years. I liked it so much that when it came time to make a new wallet, I made the …

sew-a-long at Darling Adventures!

Ginny from Darling Adventures (one of my sidebar sponsors!) is having a sew-a-long! And you’re invited! Ginny started sewing when she was little and …

buy + diy: zipper book clutch tutorial!

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Projects with Vintage Sheets

It is no secret that I have this crazy love of vintage everything. I have posted many times about different thrifting trips where I have found little …

The 5 Best Online Resources to Learn Arts and Crafts

It sounds cliché to say, but it couldn’t be more true—technology is changing the world at a rapid pace. Though this idea can seem overwhelming, it ultimately means great things if you’re pursuing a creative career. Now more than ever, the internet has made it easier to both hone your craft and …

Inexpensive Craft Room Storage

Store scrapbook paper and other craft supplies in these clear, budget-friendly craft room storage containers with chalkboard labels. They stack …

Tutorial: Littlest Pet Shop felt play mat

Littlest Pet Shops (and other small toys) are more fun to play with when you’ve got a place to set them up. You could buy a playset but they tend to …

Crafting

Three Pretty Bins

Designed by Lori HarderUse these pretty bins to organize a home office,bath or bedroom. The color and design of the Soft Repose by Shell Rummel …

Sewing

The fresh way to sport embroidery this summer

Trade your all over embroidered pieces for appliqué—we are talking vibrant pops of detailing on your otherwise plain garment. From Delpozo to Kenzo, …

How to Sew Flat Piping Trim to a V-neckline

Hello WeAllSew readers! My name is Beth and I blog and design over at Sew DIY. Most of us have probably heard of piping but flat piping is not often …

Sewing

Three-Dimensional Paper Art Creations by Elisa Mearelli

Elisa Mearelli is an Italian artist specialized in paper art. She imagines artwork in three dimensions, playing with depth effects with creation of …

Paper Craft

I Use Dried Pressed Plants And Paint To Create Original Artworks

Artists are collectors. When my pressed flower collection grew really big, I felt I had to do something creative with it. Arranging and sticking them …

Hedgren Carina Shoulder Bag

I spent a year searching, in vain, for that perfect travel purse. The one that could convert from a crossbody to a handbag. It needed to be stylish …

22 Amazing Ways To Refresh Your Wardrobe ASAP

It's time to shake up your wardrobe.<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

6 DIYs You Can Recreate with Cotton Piping

Cotton piping is one of my favorite supplies to use for projects because there are SO many things you can do with it. You can make jewelry, create a …

Crafting