DIY Travel Ironing Board Do you ever go to a sewing retreat or sewing class and have to wait for the iron station? Do you have or willing to buy a little travel iron? I can show you how in a few simple steps you can make a travel ironing board with things you might have lying around your house! Then no more waiting on...Read on my friend!
Tutorial - Beginner Project - Infinity Scarf Infinity Scarves are all the rage these days, layers during the winter provide warmth and comfort. But did you know instead of paying those prices you can make one for more than half the cost and your favorite fabrics! We will walk through the process to build a simple tube scarf from a rayon fabric. This process will...Read on my friend!
Custom Cork Board - Tutorial My favorite part of the day is coming up with unique ways to make my office mine happy space, and what is better than a custom cork board! I bought some round cork-board heat pads at IKEA a few months back. These are usually used as heat pads to set a hot-pot, pan or dish down and you don’t want...Read on my friend!
Sewn Garland - Tutorial I am going to share a fast easy way to make your own garland! By recycling items you have in your house and your sewing machine! Supplies needed: Sewing Machine and thread A recycled dull needle – (Always save your old changed out needles, a new needle will go dull from sewing paper.) Hole punches (any design – go crazy! just make...Read on my friend!
All About Fabrics! We all love fabric, or we wouldn’t be sewing. This post will help you with some of your fabric care and prep. Prep [caption id="attachment_797" align="alignright" width="483"] Sewing 101 - Fabric Prep[/caption] Wash your fabric especially if you make garments! It is a hassle yes, but doing this right after you bring it home will help you when you go to sew,...Read on my friend!
Machine Maintenance - Is your sewing machine happy? Sewing machine maintenance is a vital part of sewing. Do you know where to clean, how often to clean, where to begin? Fear not, we will go through some basic machine maintenance; this will make you and your sewing machine very happy. Supplies Needed: Machine Manual Tweezers Brush Screwdriver or machine key Paper Towel or Microfiber Cloth...Read on my friend!
Wedding Cake Topper - How to Make Your Own! A few years ago, when I got married, I knew I wanted to make my wedding cake topper. The reason, Jermie and I wanted a Spiderman and Mary Jane topper. We could never find the right action figures so the only option was to make them or buy them from Etsy. I chose to make my own!...Read on my friend!
Tutorial for Fabric Dryer Sheets! Making fabric dryer sheets is fun, easy and fast! Great for your wallet and your skin. The chemicals that are in our dryer sheets of course, is not good for us. I want to walk you through making your own that will cost less and work better. With a few inexpensive items you can make 24 reuseable fabric dryer sheets. Supplies...Read on my friend!