TJ Girl


How to make fabric covered buttons

I was working on a couple of wallets that needed a matching button and my eureka moment hit. Why not make your own fabric covered butto… continue reading

Learn how to Sew a Circus quiet book

This is part of a few months long series. Each post will contain a full tutorial and free pattern and the last post will end with detail… continue reading

How to thread the Brother 1034d serger

If you’ve lost the manual or bought a used serger without the manual, this will be useful. Although I’m not very experienced in serging… continue reading

Spool Love Sewing Mug Rug Pattern

This is the paper-piecing pattern for this cute little Spool Love mug rug! Perfect size to try this technique out, or super quick littl… continue reading

Adorable DIY Scripture Tote or Book Tote For Kids

Make this adorable scripture tote for your kids, or it can be a book tote, ....or a tote for anything you need to tote! For full inst… continue reading

The best free diaper bag patterns

If you’ve been following a while, you’ll remember that I had 3 friends all expecting babies within a few weeks of each other near the en… continue reading

Different types of interfacing and when to use them

Whether you sew bags or clothes, from time to time, you’ll need to use an interfacing on your projects and it can often be difficult to … continue reading

The Best Free Messenger Bag Patterns

Messenger bags are everywhere these days. Grown ups, kids, men, and even dolls have a messenger bag. Large or small, inconspicuous or … continue reading

Pretty Poppy Pillows

Mark Montano
Make bold, graphic poppy pillows with iron on glue and skip the sewing machine appliqué! Watch the short video tutorial here: https://… continue reading