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Sweet Little Swimsuit Pattern Tutorial

March 30, 2017 in News, Projects

SUMMER!! It's just around the corner! The warmth, the events, the pool, the fun, the memories...many in the great outdoors. So, why not make a sweet baby swimsuit for the wee one in your life in anticipation for summer and in honor of National Serger Month?!?! You don't have to look at too many of my tutorials to see how much ...

by Erika

Let’s Celebrate National Quilting Month

March 6, 2017 in News

Happy National Quilting Month! Who better to kick off this fun month, than Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilt Company! If you are not familiar with Jenny and her awesome video tutorials, then you better subscribe to her YouTube channel for tons of quilting fun! In 2008, the Doan children began a start up business, The Missouri Star Quilt Company, and ...

Free Bow Tie Pattern and Tutorial

June 10, 2015 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Free Bow Tie Pattern & Tutorial Just in time for Father's Day, these bow ties are extremely easy to make, so I have two free bow tie patterns and tutorials for you! Keep reading for your free adult bow tie pattern and tutorial and scroll on to learn how to make a bow tie for the little man in your life! :) Here is your FREE downloadable adult Bow ...

Serger-Made Washable Baby Wipes Tutorial

April 20, 2015 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Serger-Made Reusable Baby Wipes Tutorial Hello Totally Stitchin' friends! Today, I bring you a washable, soft, eco-friendly, reusable baby wipes tutorial! And, in honor of National Serger Month (whoop whoop), they are completely serger-made and so EASY to make! I included a free printable at the end for gift giving these as they make really great gifts for baby showers (and may require a little ...

T-Shirt Quilt Revamped!

January 7, 2015 in Projects

Happy 2015! T-shirt quilts are so cool and full of memories! Annnnd, you get to make great use of those old t-shirts you just can't bear to throw away! They may be a little time consuming to create (a really fun kind of time consuming, of course) but, they aren't too difficult to make! Back in November 2011, I posted a ...

Make a Cinch Backpack Bag with a T-Shirt!

November 3, 2014 in Projects

Christmas is coming and these drawstring backpack bags (or cinch bags) make really great, personalized gifts! Did you know that Americans spend about $450 billion on Christmas gifts every year (resource here). I learned about an idea 2 years ago called Advent Conspiracy and it proposes the idea of celebrating Christmas differently by giving special, relational gifts and not spending ...

Warm Lavender Aromatherapy Rice Bag Tutorial

September 12, 2014 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Warm Lavendar Aromatherapy Rice Bag Tutorial I was looking for some natural ways to relieve stress for a friend and remembered these awesome fabric tubes of warmth and relaxation. A friend of mine gave me a rice bag in college...and, I'm not sure where it went. They're so easy to make and smell so lovely! Lindsay Wilkes with The Cottage Mama has a tutorial for a ...

How to Add a Corset Back to a Wedding Dress

July 24, 2014 in Tips & Tricks

Totally Stitchin': How to Add a Corset Back to a Wedding Dress This is so cool! I've done a lot of bridal gown alterations and from time to time a dress is too tight or the bride just wants to replace the zipper with a corset back and they're so pretty! I used to make my own lace-ups (which, typically takes forever) until I had someone mention they had seen pre-made satin ...

Ruffled Diaper Cover Tutorial (Part 2)

April 15, 2014 in Projects

Now, that your Diaper Cover Part I is almost finished we can start on the fun ruffling part! We'll use the Rolled Hem stitch on your Baby Lock Serger and then, the Ruffler Foot on your sewing machine (or you can always baste and gather)! Head on over to the National Serger Month website for Part 2 of the Ruffled Diaper ...

DIY Bean Bag Tutorial

March 5, 2014 in Projects

The theme of my nephew's first birthday party is Old Fashioned County Fair, so I made some quick and cute bean bags for a bean bag toss. Follow this easy tutorial to whip up a set for yourself! BONUS: this DIY Bean Bag Tutorial is an excellent scrap buster, so no need to purchase more fabric!  Supplies: Each bag requires two 5" x ...
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