I am a Soccer Mom Series Recap

Thank you so much for reading along with my I Am A Soccer Mom series.  It has been especially fun for me to host it.  I got so much accomplished that I've been wanting to make. Here is a little recap of all of the fun...

Girlfriend Clutch Tutorial and Free Pattern

Girlfriend Clutch Tutorial and Free Pattern - Blue Susan Makes - handmade gift
I think it is really fun to give a handmade gift at Christmas.  Are you making any Christmas gifts this year? You still have time to whip up something special for your sister, daughter, mom, or BFF.  Today I'm sharing a tutorial on how to make my Girlfriend Clutch so you can make one too. Follow along and I'll show you how it's done.

Lucky Clover Banner Video Tutorial

Lucky Clover Banner - A simple embroidery project for St. Patrick's Day - free video tutorial by Rachel Newson

Hello Sewing Friends! This is Rachel  Newson(Sarah's sister) I'm excited to be here today to teach you how to make this fun Lucky Clover Banner! This hand embroidered banner is sure to brighten up any room for St. Patrick's Day. All you need is a little felt and embroidery floss. It's a perfect beginning embroidery project.

Mini Tulip Tote PDF Sewing Pattern

Mini Tulip Tote PDF Sewing Pattern
I have some exciting news. Today I am releasing my Mini Tulip Tote PDF pattern.  This has been a long time coming.  I don't know how many times I've promised that I'm working on this pattern. Well its done, DONE! And I'm so so happy to share it with you.

Pullover Toddler Bib Tutorial

Hi Sewing friends! A little while ago I sewed up some fun colorful bibs for my 2 year old and promised a tutorial to show you how I made them. Since my tutorial is not hosted on Fabric.com anymore I'm sharing it here for you today!  

Easy Paper Bunting Tutorial: Outdoor Wedding Decor

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A few years ago I hosted a Wedding Open House at the end of summer for some dear friends. It was thrown together a bit at the last minute so I needed some simple decor that would make a statement. A White Paper Bunting was the perfect solution. Let me teach you how to make one!

3 Tips for making the Faux Wrap Skirt - Just for You Selfish Sewing book

3 Tips for making the Faux Wrap Skirt - Just for You Selfish Sewing book

Hello again! I am excited to show you another skirt finish today. I made the Faux Wrap skirt again from my book, Just For You: Selfish Sewing.  Keep reading for 3 tips for making this cute and supercomfortable skirt!

Pom Pom Pillow: Tips and tricks for Sew-In Pom Poms

Hooray for Friday! I'm off to the zoo with my little one this morning! Before I head out I wanted to show you the cute Pom Pom pillow I made! 

Rainbow Zipper Pouch Tutorial

fill a Rainbow pouch with 'gold' and deliver it to a friend.
 Make a cute rainbow zipper pouch to share some joy this St Patrick's day! I'm not Irish but I'm all for a celebrating a holiday with mischievous leprechauns, gold, and rainbows. At the end of a rainbow you'll find a pot of gold right?  Why not fill a Rainbow pouch with 'gold' and deliver it to a friend.

Bejeweled Churn Dash Finished Quilt

Bejeweled Churn Dash Quilt on the fence
Hello Sewing Friends!  I've got some big news to share. I FINISHED my Bejeweled Churn Dash quilt! I made this quilt top years ago and it's been patiently waiting  in my closet for me to quilt it.