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Inside Stitch: The Official Vera Bradley Blog. Favorite Ric Rac Tutorials… Pages This Blog 20 Ric Rac Tutorials Today I want to show you a variety of projects you can create using the popular ric rac trim!

Favorite Ric Rac Tutorials…

Lots of home décor, sewing, party ideas, and no sew projects, too! 8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas. Bookmarks | 26 comments I don’t really use real bookmarks.

8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas

I’m not sure why. They’re not expensive, or hard to make, but I tend to just pick up whatever to mark my pages. Gifting DIY: Hot Pads. With the resurgence of handmade gifts this year, why not make these easy hot pads!

Gifting DIY: Hot Pads

They are a snap to sew up and the fabric combinations are endless. 1/2 yard of top fabric 1/2 yard bottom fabric 1/2 yard Insulbright 2 packages extra wide double fold bias tape Layer the pieces sandwiched together as they would be sewn. Tutorial: Sew Reversible, Reusable, Gift Bags. So I was sitting there last year, in the mountain of crumpled paper left by Christmas morning, and felt horrible at all the waste.

Tutorial: Sew Reversible, Reusable, Gift Bags

My internal conversation went something like this: For next year, I should probably make some gift bags out of fabric that would be reusable. Sew Sweetness: Tutorial: Caliti Convertible Clutch. I’m excited to bring you this clutch pattern!

Sew Sweetness: Tutorial: Caliti Convertible Clutch

It converts from a tote into a clutch, with beautiful circle handles. I wrote this pattern for Pellon Projects; it uses 3 different kinds of interfacing, which will give you a chance to get familiar with each. This pattern is appropriate for intermediate level sewing. How To Find the Perfect Homemade Gift to Make! How to find the perfect Homemade Gift to make is as easy as 1-2-3 with my Homemade Gift Site.

How To Find the Perfect Homemade Gift to Make!

The Homemade Gift Site from Tip Junkie is just another way I’m trying to serve you and help you to create moments that matter. The Tip Junkie homemade gift ideas blog has by far the most comprehensive search that you’ll find online for free homemade gift patterns. {squealing} Felt Baby Shoes. I think it’s lovely to welcome a little one into the world surrounded by thoughtful handmade gifts, and these itty-bitty boots are just the ticket for such a reception.

Felt Baby Shoes

Brimming over with the “awww” factor, everyone who sees these Felt Baby Shoes wants to pick them up and coo, almost as if they contained a chubby little baby foot already! Sometimes when I get on a roll with a fun and easy project like this, it’s hard to stop. In this case, I ended up with a pile of eight pairs of shoes, all from one Purl Soho Wool Felt Bundle! Sew an Even Easier Drawstring Bag. Accessories Published on January 30th, 2012 | by Julie Finn I sew a lot of little drawstring bags, dozens at a time for my etsy shop, one or two every time a new mismatched set of chess pieces or Bella Sera trading cards presents itself as a storage problem, a couple every weekend, it seems, to package the gifts for the endless parade of children’s birthday parties that my daughters attend.

Sew an Even Easier Drawstring Bag

When I sew a lot of something, and often, I’m always trying to refine my methods.