Category Archives: Sewing

Weave a Zipper Purse

Michele's zipper bagSupplies

  • Coats All Purpose Zippers, 7”,  14 zippers in a variety of colors
  • Coats All Purpose Zippers, 22”  7 zippers for horizontal strips and handles
  • Hot glue
  • Scissors
  • Straight pins

Click HERE for the instuctions


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Posted by on January 21, 2015 in Crafts, Fun, Gift it, Recycle it, Sell it, Sewing


Sewing Hems


From the double rolled hem to the blind hem – you’ll find them HERE

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Posted by on January 15, 2015 in Did You Know?, Fix it, Sewing


Backrest Pillow with Arms Project

Love this!!  Pick fabric that matches your decor – Also a perfect gift for a nursing mother.


Click HERE for the step-by-step instructions


Star Wars Hand Warmers

hand-warmers Tutorial-copy

– Some scrap fabric (any character/superhero)
– Sewing machine
– and some rice

CLICK HERE for the article and instructions


Sew a Winter Play Scene


Make one OR a whole book of fun scenes. Click HERE for this cute moveable penguin page

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Posted by on January 8, 2015 in Animals, Crafts, Fun, Gift it, Holidays, Kids, Leisure, Play Time, Sell it, Sewing


DIY Laundry Hamper or Carry-all Tote

Because you can carry this tote full of laundry or stuff – this would be perfect for any member of the family. Just use the appropriate fabric – love this!


You’ll need:


  • One 8-foot 1×2 lumber strip, cut into four equal 2-foot lengths
  • One 1/2″ dowel cut into two 16″ lengths.
  • One 1/2″ dowel cut into two 14.5″ *lengths
  • Eight screws for the dowels
  • Two 2″ bolts, two nuts and six washers.
  • Fabric – your choice! Don’t forget ribbon &/or buttons for embellishment


Click HERE for the instructions


Crossover Knitted Slippers to Make

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Click HERE for the instructions


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