Sewing for Men: Man Shorts

When I decided to sew something for my husband I considered something simple. Perhaps a tie. But I've made him one of those and he never wore it. And I already made him pajamas a few years ago. He still wears those a lot. Then I considered athletic shorts. But I didn't feel like searching […]

the BEST sewing & craft pinners to follow

I've compiled a list of the best pinners to follow on pinterest if you're interested in sewing and craft ideas and tutorials. Some of these pinners are huge and others aren't but they all find great stuff! Heads up, I'm in there too. In no particular order: Go To Sew Fresh pins from the best […]

Handmade Costumes: 65+ DIY Tutorials

Thank you SO much to all my contributors during this year’s Handmade Costume Series!! There were so many fantastic dress up and halloween costumes! I loved them all! I’ve added all of this year’s tutorials along with last year’s tutorials so they are all in one place and easy to search! If you ever need […]

Best Online Knit Fabric Sources

One of the most common questions I get currently is "Where can I buy good knit fabric online?" Fortunately for you I know many of the best places to buy knit fabric! Ixat—Tons of print knits you won't find anywhere else. Shipping is a bit high but she ships worldwide so perhaps it is cheaper […]

21 DIY girly party favors

My 6 year old is about to be 7. I can hardly believe it. It is true what they say about it all going too fast. Right now I'm planning her birthday party. A simple party in the back yard with games and cupcakes. I want to make the party favors this year though. Something 7 […]

DY(S)G: Sewing Patterns for Girls and Tweens

At some point kids don't want to look homemade. They'd rather look fashionable or cool or maybe just not stand out. Here are some patterns for your girl that just might please even a picky dresser. from top right: Burda 9542, Jalie 2908, Figgy's Tee for Two Kwik Sew 3832, Burda 9545, New Look 6977 […]

DY(S)B: Boy Clothes Tutorial Roundup

Upcycled Boy Hat by I Am Momma, Boxer Brief by Sew a Straight Line 90 Minute Shirt by Made, Miniaturize a Men's Shirt by Lil Blue Boo Boy Belt by The Mother Huddle, Ringer T by Crafterhours Oversized Hoodie by Boy Trifecta, Cargo Pockets by 21 Wale Buckle Waistband by Sew a Straight Line, Personalized […]