March 10, 2015 in Projects
In this easy flower hair clip tutorial, you'll learn how you can whip up an adorable accessory for your little girl!
Find the instructions for this adorable sundress here.
Let's make a flower hair clip! These are so easy!
Fabric (one 45" strip and some scrap - see step 1)
Sewing Machine and Thread
Ruffler Foot that is compatible with your machine or you can gather
March 3, 2015 in Projects
In honor of National Quilting Month, I give you: a Quilted "Heart" Pad pot holder tutorial! This little hot pad is so easy and fun to make! Let's sew!
You'll need one 2.5" x 44" strip of fabric for binding, two 9" fabric scraps, a 9" square of insulated batting, a fabric scrap for the heart, and fusible applique cut-away stabilizer. You may add an ...
February 27, 2015 in Projects
Heart + Ruffle + Applique = Adorable! You can apply this heart applique tutorial to shirts, bags, quilts, you name it! :)
On to the tutorial!
You'll need about a 9" square fabric and batting scrap, and 4" (of 44" width) fabric for the ruffle, a sewing machine, thread,
Print out the heart template. If you'd prefer to cut your fabric on the fold, fold ...
February 26, 2015 in Projects
Hello Totally Stitchin' friends!
So, I think I've been sewing for probably 12 plus years now (not super long) and really have engaged more in garment sewing and craft sewing. I used to teach sewing classes from my home and had several requests for a quilting class. Since I had never sewn a quilt before, to teach a class, I read a ...
February 3, 2015 in Projects
Happy heart month, sweet sewists!
My daughter is getting to the age (4 yrs.) where crafting is starting to be really fun for me...I mean her! :) So, I thought it could be fun to start making little throw pillow covers with her for Nana and MawMaw for specific holidays that could be used for festive decorations. We started with Valentine's day! First, I ...
January 7, 2015 in Projects
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 ...
November 19, 2014 in Projects
You may remember my post "Sew Over Anxiety" and I made some little washcloths to go with this gift for the facial masks. Here's the so super easy washcloth tutorial so you can make your own! You can, of course, buy some terrycloth from the fabric store. I cut mine 10" x 10", but, you can make them any size ...
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 ...
October 13, 2014 in Projects
These adorable key fobs are really easy to sew! They make really great gifts, as well!
Here's what you need for this key fob tutorial:
2 cut strips of fabric 15" by 2" (can be the same fabric or coordinating)
1 - 1.5" wide by 30-40" long strip of fabric (for the ruffle)
1 - 15" by 2" strip of an interfacing or I ...
September 12, 2014 in Projects
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 ...