Pillowcase tote

Upcycled Pillowcase Tote

Make space in your linen closet by sewing these simple totes from unused or vintage pillow cases for gifts or to sell.

baby mittens

Soft and Snug Baby Mittens

Never be short a mitten again. With this simple pattern, simply sew one up from scrap fabric when a mate goes missing.

DIY Mini Ironing Board

Need to give a shirt or pair of pants a quick press. This homemade ironing board is portable and perfect for the job.

DIY Gardener’s Apron

This gardening apron small enough that it doesn’t get it the way while I’m working and has pockets big enough to keep essential tools close at hand.

Sew a Heartfelt Pot Holder

Need a gift for the home cook who has it all? A handmade pot holder sewn in their favorite colors is a creative way to bring warmth into their kitchen.

Why PDF Patterns are Wonderful

It’s a new year and time to talk sewing again. I wanted to start off the new year by expounding on the virtues of PDF sewing patterns or e-patterns. Huh! What? Let me explain.

An Easy Thanksgiving Banner

I’m back with another easy sewing project that is sure to make your Thanksgiving a little more festive: an easy-to-sew Thanksgiving banner.

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