Free DIY Passport Wallet Pattern

Free DIY Passport Wallet Pattern I am taking my first ever vacation with my husband alone to Ireland and decided to create this easy to make and free DIY passport wallet pattern to carry both of my passports, my identification and credit cards as well as my phone and money all in one place.  I was amazed at just how easy this pattern came together and how little time it took to make.  I hope that you will think the {Read More}

Easy Make Free Baby Bonnet Pattern

Easy Make Free Baby Bonnet Pattern With my husband’s cousin having a baby next week I wanted to make something really cute and useful and I came across this absolutely adorable easy make free baby bonnet pattern from Corinne over at PurlShoho.  It takes just minutes to make and comes in sizes from 0-24 months. Corrine includes a complete pattern and tutorial on her site that is easy to follow and results in an adorable little sun bonnet for any {Read More}

Sew a Drawstring Beach Bag

Sew a Drawstring Beach Bag I love the beach and wanted a bag I could take all of my stuff in and that would keep the sand out so I came up with this nifty and easy to sew drawstring beach bag.  It is large enough to carry all of the essentials but small enough to be easily portable.  I hope that you will all give this project a try. What you will Need: 1 yd of natural canvass 1/2 {Read More}

How to Make an Infinity Scarf

How to Make an Infinity Scarf How to make and infinity scarf. Infinity scarves are a popular accessory for day and evening wear.  They can be made of just about anything from light weight organza to quilting cotton.  They can even be knitted and crocheted. In this tutorial I will show you just how easy it is to make an infinity scarf.  This is a good beginner sewing project that will add beauty and color to any wardrobe and can {Read More}

Wrist Cuff Key Holder

Wrist Cuff Key Holder If you are a walker or jogger this wrist cuff key holder is perfect for you.  It fits snugly around the wrist and the zippered pouch is the perfect size to carry a key.  You can even make it wider if you would like to carry ID and a little money.  This super simple pattern makes carrying a few necessities easy and hands free.  Add some fusible vinyl to make this project water resistant. What you {Read More}

Perfect Picnic Patterns

Perfect Picnic Patterns Perfect Picnic Patterns.  There is nothing like dining outside whether it is a picnic at the park or having fine beach eats with the waves crashing and the sun shining.  With some inspiration from Simply Sewing magazine, I have put together a few perfect picnic patterns to make dining al fresco easy and fun. Roll Up Picnic Blanket One of the main items to make your picnic neat and tidy is a roll up, easy to carry {Read More}

Easy to Make Adorable Toddler Dress

Easy to Make Adorable Toddler Dress I saw this cute easy to make dress in simply sewing magazine and thought to share it with you.  This is an easy to make adorable toddler dress that comes in three different sizes.  I used fabrics I had in my stash to make this dress so large sized remnants will definitely work.  If you have a little girl in your life that you would like to make a cute as a button dress {Read More}

Easy DIY Drawstring Backpack

Easy DIY Drawstring Backpack With summer just around the corner I thought to create a super easy DIY drawstring backpack that is perfect to take on trips, to the beach, or to that dreaded summer class.  This is an advanced beginner project if you add the zipper pocket but otherwise any beginner can sew this bag in just a few hours. What you will Need: 3/4 yd exterior fabric 3/4 yd lining fabric 1 yd fusible interfacing (Optional) 1 12″ zipper {Read More}

Easy DIY Car Trash Bag

Easy DIY Car Trash Bag I have a very small car and was in desperate need of someplace to put my car trash like the paper wrappings from straws I get in the drive through so I decided to make an easy DIY car trash bag that even a novice sewer can make.  It takes just a few remnants or fat quarters and a little bit of time to keep your car looking trash free. What you will Need: 2 {Read More}

Mail Pouch Tablet Travel Case

Mail Pouch Tablet Travel Case I found this terrific fabric by Tim Holtz that replicates airmail stamps and it reminded me of mailing a letter to a far off land so I thought I would make pouch with a strap for my iPad that represents a letter.  Needless to say my idea wasn’t original.  While researching additional fabrics, I came across a design over at the Coats and Clark website that was really cute and reasonably easy to make that {Read More}

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