Summer Sewing Inspiration: Easy Summer Tote Remake


Today I want to share with you my favorite piece of advice...  Don't be afraid to try something new! Don't be afraid to experiment! Even if you fail, you'll always learn something along the way. And if you succeed there is no greater sense of accomplishment.  One of my favorite things to do is take a tutorial and put my own spin on it.  I have a little example to show you today of how I did just that with my old Summer Tote tutorial.

I Am A Soccer Mom : Soccer/Camping Chair Cover Tutorial

DIY Camping Chair Cover Tutorial - Make a replacement cover for a camping chair

Hi friends!  I'm back today with another sewing tutorial for the Soccer Mom Series. Everyone uses camping chairs to sit on the sidelines at soccer.   The chair covers are always poor quality and rip out before the chair dies, leaving you with a perfectly good chair but no easy way to carry it.  

Grow Zipper Pouch Tutorial with Boxed Corners

Zipper Pouch Tutorial with Boxed corners - easy to sew zipper pouch

Make a cute zipper pouch with boxed corners! This pouch is part of my monthly zipper pouch series. It features little tabs to grab as you zip, a pieced half log cabin block on the front roomy boxed corners,  Come learn how to make one!

Soccer Mom: Super Easy Sleeve Tie Tutorial

Hi everyone, This is the last week of our I Am a Soccer Mom series! Today I'm going show you how to make a quick and oh sew easy shoulder sleeve tie, also sometimes called sleeve scrunchies. 

Cinderella's Graduation Dress: Sis Boom Jamie Dress Pattern Review

Sis Boom Jamie Dress Pattern Review

School has ended and I am so happy that summer is here. Not for the weather, it gets unbearably hot here, but because there is no homework, minimal schedule, and lots of play time. I sewed up a graduation dress for my daughter with the Sis Boom Jamie Dress Pattern!

Knockoff Anthropologie Somerset Maxi Dress Tutorial

Anthro Knockoff Somerset Maxi Dress Tutorial
I finished my Knock off Anthropologie Somerset dress! I'm really excited that I was able to pull this one off. Today I'm sharing which patterns I loosely used, the fabric I chose, and things I learned making it. Keep reading for all the details and an explanation of my steps so you can make one too. 

What is a Walking Foot?

What is a Walking Foot used for?

Do you use a Walking Foot when you sew? If not, I'm here to tell you it will up your sewing game and reduce frustration if you make quilts or handbags. Come learn all about how, why, and when to use a Walking Foot.

Make an Easy Summer Beach Tote: Free Photo Tutorial

Need a fresh tote for the summer?  Here is an easy Summer Tote that is the perfect size for taking to the pool or the beach. Use your favorite outdoor fabric print for a sturdy beach bag that will hold up in the sun.

How to Sew a Soft Sunglasses Case

How to Sew a Soft Sunglasses Case
Sew a Soft Sunglasses Case using my free pattern! This easy sewing pattern uses foam stabilizer for extra cushion and a soft flannel fabric for interior to help protect your favorite 'sunnies' or 'readers'. Make one for yourself or give it as a gift. 

DIY Reusable Cotton Rounds with Storage Bin

DIY Reusable Cotton Rounds with Storage Bin free pattern

Do you use cotton rounds to remove your makeup? They save my washcloths from stains but I don't like that they leave little cotton bits stuck to my eyelashes. The good news is that it's easy to make a bunch of reusable cotton rounds that work just as well at removing makeup without the leftover lint. Come learn how...