5-Minute Gift Bags

I actually timed myself when I made these little bags.  Of the six bags I had made, 4 minutes and 39 seconds was my fastest time for making one bag!  Pretty quick, right?  But we’ll round up a little and call them the “5-Minute Gift Bag” because the name sounds more catchy than the “4-Minute Gift Bag.”…

24 Cute and Colorful Fat Quarter Projects

I’m always on the hunt for cute projects to make with fat quarters! I seem to pick them up so often when I’m out at the fabric store – it’s a little like how kids feel in those those candy aisles in the Target checkout line. I can’t walk by them without picking up one…

50 Sewing Projects to Use Up All Those Little Scraps of Fabric

If you’re anything like me, you’ll have a healthy stash of little pieces of fabric. Mine is growing at an alarming rate, as I find it hard to throw away even the smallest of scraps. Today I’m sharing 50 projects from the ongoing sewing link parties here at Threading My Way. All can be sewn with small, left over…

20+ of the best flannel projects to sew

When I first started learning to sew, I bought fabric that I liked, without any plan or knowledge of how to use it. I ended up with a ton of flannel because it was so soft and so cheap! Once I actually learned how to sew, I realized I didn’t know what to do with…

19 Colorful Handmade Gift Ideas

Are you starting your gift making? Now that we’re past Halloween I’m ready to dive in! I really want to be better about making more of my gifts – so I’ve been working on my lists and putting together ideas! I wanted to share a few of them here – so if you’re on my…

50 MORE Bag Patterns You Can Sew

I hope you enjoyed the collection of bag patterns last week. If you didn’t find something you liked there, here’s another set to spark your creativity. I’m still in Italy, so make an extra one for me! The list is made up of patterns that are both free and available for purchase, because I hate…

50 Bag Patterns You Can Sew

I know just because I’m on vacation and I’m not really making anything doesn’t mean you aren’t! I thought this would be a good time to share some bag patterns I’ve been gathering for a while now. In fact, I ended up with so many I’m going to do this in two parts, and that’s…

49 Sewing Projects for Beginners

So you just got your hands on a new or hand-me-down sewing machine and you’re ready to go but not sure what to make?  I’ve got you covered.  Today I’m sharing 49 easy sewing projects for beginners.  All of these tutorials walk you through step by step with loads of pictures so it will be…

100 Brilliant Projects to Upcycle Leftover Fabric Scraps

If you love sewing, then chances are you have a few fabric scraps left over. You aren’t going to always have the perfect amount of fabric for a project, after all. If you’ve often wondered what to do with all those loose fabric scraps, we’ve got quite a treat for you. So with the leftover…

27 BEGINNER Knitting and Crochet Tutorials

Everyone has something on their “To Learn How To Do” list, right??  Well, mine is knitting.  And crochet.  I mean, I kinda know how…and I understand the logistics.  And I know how to create basic lines of stitching for both.  But I have never really taken the time to actually get creative with it…and do…