Projects Archives - Totally Stitchin

Mother’s Day Spa Fabric Bin

May 7, 2015 in News

To say “moms are special” is an understatement. As somewhat of a new mother (my oldest is 4), I realize truly how much goes into motherhood…how good and beautiful, but also, how trying and challenging it can be. I certainly appreciate my mom, but becoming one, myself, has brought about an even greater appreciation for her! Picture below from left ...

Celebrate National Serger Month!

April 24, 2015 in News

Whoop whoop, it's National Serger Month! Sergers are so much, SO.MUCH.FUN! They're so fast and efficient, and they give such a professional look! Baby Lock sergers with Jet-air Threading™ or ExtroidinAir™ make them even more awesome, making threading a breeze! Don't know what a serger is? Check out this post! Sergers are very practical when it comes to finishing ...

ReminiSEWing 2013

December 30, 2013 in General, News

With 2013 coming to a close, I was thinking about the new year and what projects are in store for 2014! I As I was imagining new projects, I guess you could say I was reminiscing (which was a really hard word to spell...thank you Spell Check for your help) through the projects I posted from 2013. What a journey ...

Diaper Changing Pad Tutorial

March 13, 2013 in Projects

Make a diaper changing pad to match the diaper bag you made (or just make one for fun to go with any diaper bag)! What you'll need: Your Baby Lock sewing machine 2 layers of coordinating decorative fabric 15" x 18" (probably nothing stretchy is advised; I used fabrics to coordinate with a diaper bag that I made) A wipes/diaper pocket is optional, but ...

by Susan G

Super Hero Cape Tutorial

April 2, 2012 in Projects

My sons were beginning to get jealous of all the cute, girly items we've been sewing and embroidering. So, it was their turn. . . Super hero capes! It was super easy. . . we made two in one night on our Ellure Plus. Supplies needed: 1.  Two different colors of fabric (a yard was plenty for a 4 year old size).  ...

by Kelly

DIY: Sew a Warm Quilted Vest!

December 21, 2011 in Projects

A casual yet popular item is the quilted vest, not just for winter sporting events this vest looks great teamed with a white t-shirt and your favorite jeans for everyday events! Download Project

by Stacey

Bringing Autumn Indoors

October 21, 2011 in Style

The weather here in St. Louis has finally taken a dive south, and a little too close to freezing for my tastes, and while the trees have been so beautiful with their vibrate hues, in the last week they have begun to fade.  I love the colors of autumn and when they begin to fade outdoors, it is time to ...

by Stacey

Simplified Survivor Quillow

October 5, 2011 in Projects - Featured

With October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to see if there was a way I could give back to my community. Breast Cancer has affected those close to me, as well as those close to my friends and family. These simplified instructions would be a great project for a Girl Scout Troop or Women's Auxiliary League. Download this project

by debbie

“Upcycled” Sweater Arm Warmers

February 24, 2011 in Projects

Maybe you’re like me, and love to thrift shop. Or maybe you have some old sweaters you love and just can’t bear to get rid of them, even though they don’t quite fit the same as they used to. Now you can reuse those old things to make a new pair of cozy, funky arm warmers. You can ...

Day of the Dead Tote

October 30, 2009 in Projects

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries which honors and celebrates friends and family members. Every year on November 1st and 2nd, All Saint's Day and All Soul's Day, alters are made to honor loved ones in which favorite food and drinks are set out in honor of ...
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