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How to sew a gathering apron

The typical gathering apron is often one such item where it can be voluminous and particularly unflattering to wear, in order for it to … continue reading

Gathered Summer Skirt – free skirt pattern

Summer is here at last. For some of us it lasts longer than others, but whether it’s a trip to the beach, a picnic, shopping with the g… continue reading

Two become one - free t-shirt dress pattern

Need a comfy every day dress? One that looks good no matter where you go, and one that can take on the look of separates or be sewn in … continue reading

Expanding Nautical Tote Bag Pattern

This handy tote bag has lots of great features and optional extras to keep your organised. It also has a handy expanding feature to kee… continue reading

Sewing machine practice sheets

If you want to learn to sew, or want to help someone learn to sew, a child, grandchild, friend, then learning to use a sewing machine is… continue reading

Hibiscus Takeover Dress to Tunic Refashion Tutorial

Angela Horton
This time on Refashion Friday, I upcycle a dress with so much Hibiscus print that it threatens to take over the world. I show you how t… continue reading

DIY tunic from dress refashion

Angela Horton
The Problem: A "bleh" wardrobe and next to no money. The Mission: To simultaneously revamp my wardrobe and jolt myself out of a fash… continue reading

TUTORIAL: Sew a Prop-Up Tablet Case (Fits Any Tablet!)

Ren Murphy
Step-by-step directions how to sew an envelope case, custom fit to cover ANY size tablet with a prop-up stand built right into the flap,… continue reading

Shelf Liner Tote

Brandy Nelson
A tote bag made from shelf liner? Absolutely! It's water proof and machine washable. Score! … continue reading