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Free sewing projects, free learn to sew articles, charitable sewing, my sewing room , bridal and more. 1940's Keyhole Dress Tutorial - The Sewing Rabbit. Last year I caught wind of this super cool 1940’s hangar dance that happens every year at our local Aviation Museum for Valentine’s Day.

1940's Keyhole Dress Tutorial - The Sewing Rabbit

Think big band, tons of vets, surrounded by actual jets used in WWII, taking place in an actual airplane hangar…and everyone is dressed in 1940’s attire. OBVIOUSLY I MUST ATTEND THIS EVENT!!! I am beside myself with excitement, and have been researching 1940’s style for at least a month now. My husband and I are dancers, so I have learned that my style must incorporate a sense of ease so that we can dance the night away without worrying about my dress riding up, or being uncomfortable.

After stumbling across a 1940’s keyhole skater style dress, I was hooked. Free Kennedy Bag Pattern from Sara of Sew Sweetness. Handmade Holidays is right around the corner but we have an early gift for you today!

Free Kennedy Bag Pattern from Sara of Sew Sweetness

Sara Lawson from Sew Sweetness has a new book coming out on November 5th. Big-City Bags includes 12 all-new bags, comprehensive information on bag interfacing and bag-making techniques and much more. To celebrate the book’s release Sara created an all-new, free pattern for the Kennedy Bag. The Kennedy Bag PDF pattern includes 20 pages of quality instruction. DIY Macrame T Shirt (no sew!) This macrame technique is an easy way to transform a mens undershirt into a cute beach cover up.

DIY Macrame T Shirt (no sew!)

Best of all, it's no sew! Supplies: Mens undershirt (I dyed mine using this technique)Scissors Cut the bottom hem off of the shirt. Cut a straight line up from the bottom (I ended mine about 3 inches below the bust) Cut another line about an inch away from the first. [Left] Continue cutting until you've made strips all around the shirt. Take each strand and knot it to its neighbor. Continue knotting You can knot all the way down to the hem or stop if you'd like to leave some fringe hanging. DIY Bow Back T-shirt Refashion - InterestingFor.Me. What you need most for this unbearable summer days is something that will make you feel comfortable.

DIY Bow Back T-shirt Refashion - InterestingFor.Me

In our 100th article of the 365 DIY T-shirt project we will be showing you how to DIY Bow Back T-shirt Refashion. The DIY Bow Back T-shirt Refashion is created exactly for the hot summer days. You will feel the warm summer breeze. It’s absolutely adorable. DIY T- Shirt Redesign Ideas (part 3) DIY T- Shirt Redesign : Weaving/ Pin 改造T恤的好點子第三集 Before after 做法請到下面網站 If you like, please add (g+) .Thanks!!

DIY T- Shirt Redesign Ideas (part 3)

Coco 的美術館: DIY T- Shirt Redesign Ideas (part 3) Untitled. 20+ Creative Ideas to Repurpose Your Old T-shirts Whether you're getting a jump start on spring cleaning or just casually sorting through your stash of clothes, do you have sorted out tons of old T-shirts that you never want to wear like me? It's very wasteful if I just throw them away in the garbage. But, it will… May 19, 2015 Fashionable DIY Clothes Ideas DIY fashion is an easy way to save some money on new clothes by transforming an old shirt, pair of jeans, or even an old piece of fabric into a chic new outfit. January 6, 2015. 50 Ways to Repurpose an Old T-Shirt. Whether you’re getting a jump start on spring cleaning or just casually sorting through your stash of clothes, tackling your t-shirt pile should make your inner DIY-er smile from ear to ear.

50 Ways to Repurpose an Old T-Shirt

You wouldn’t believe the number of ways you can repurpose a basic jersey tee—everything from braided accessories to full-blown woven rugs is possible once you snip the wardrobe staple down to size, or even into an easy-to-weave continuous thread. These 50 ways to reuse an old t-shirt should definitely spark some inspiration—and make you think twice before you label it a hand me down! 1. Fringe Scarf: Cut under the sleeves and fringe the hemline to get this super simple no-sew circle scarf.

Go the extra mile and knot the fringe so that it looks totally pro. 12 Awesome Pairs of DIY Flip Flops - My Mom Made That.

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Free Baby Quilt Patterns. Sew sweet and adorable baby quilts with this collection of over one hundred and twenty free baby quilt patterns & tutorials gathered from all over the web.

Free Baby Quilt Patterns

Here you'll find a variety of baby quilt patterns appropriate for both boys and girls, plus modern and traditional designs, easy quilts for beginners, more elaborate designs, and more! And making a quilt can, of course, be an excellent way to use up those smaller pieces of fabric (sewn together in a patchwork fashion) you may have left over from other projects (if you choose to do this, just try to use fabrics of a similar weight and fiber content). And don't feel that you have to stick with traditional pastel colors for your baby quilt. Try bright colors or a neutral palette or any color combination you prefer. Free Bag Pattern: Arabesque Bag - Sew Sweetness. If you're new here, you may want to sign up for my newsletter which includes new pattern releases and fabric sales.

Free Bag Pattern: Arabesque Bag - Sew Sweetness

Enter your email for a free copy of my Oslo Craft Bag sewing pattern, an exclusive pattern just for my followers. Easy Dress Pattern - Free 'Wear Everywhere' Knit Dress. The free dress pattern this month is a super simple, easy dress pattern for the ‘Wear Everywhere Dress’.

Easy Dress Pattern - Free 'Wear Everywhere' Knit Dress

Made for knit fabrics with a moderate stretch, this dress has just two pattern pieces, the sleeves are already built in and its easy to fit to your shape. A perfect beginner sewing pattern. Retro Drawstring Bag. If you follow us on instagram you will have seen these Retro Drawstring Bags I have been making this week.

Retro Drawstring Bag

I love a quick sewing project that provides an opportunity to combine different fabrics and trims. I needed a couple of small gift bags for some upcoming birthdays. They were so much fun to make and a brilliant way to incorporate those treasured scraps and lace motifs into a project. I used some fabrics from the Retro 30’s Child Smile Spring 2016 Collection by Lecien Fabrics.

You can find a lovely range of small print retro fabrics at Sew Stitching Happy. These lined drawstring bags measure 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Pink and brown always work so well together and remind me of Neopolitan Ice-Cream. I love small fruity prints like this sweet print featuring apples, strawberries, and blossoms. I love my Vintage French Mother of Pearl Buttons – old haberdashery supplies have so much history! Carkai Gatherer Crossbody Bag - Noodlehead. Carkai Gatherer Crossbody Bag I have a new free pattern to share with you! And just in time for Christmas because this one is quick and satisfying to make! I had the opportunity to design this bag for Carolyn‘s new collection Carkai (which is shipping to stores any day now) for Robert Kaufman. I can’t ever say no to working with Carolyn‘s designs, they’re pretty much my favorite thing ever – every time. 10 Biggest Sewing Mistakes Beginners Make - Dad Sews. Colorful Vinyl Elephant Pillow - I have something fun for you today!

Have you ever worked with Heat Transfer Vinyl? I confess I haven’t done a lot with it – a few shirts here and there but that’s about it! I’m partnering up with Expressions Vinyl today though to show you a fun way to use vinyl to create something besides apparel and I’m sharing this cute and colorful vinyl elephant pillow! My daughter is all about elephants right now and since she’s getting ready to head back to school I wanted to create something for her apartment that would be cute and colorful and elephanty. (totally a word) Kinetic 9 - Journal. Felt Ogee Ornament Tutorial - Betz White. Free Pattern: Reversible Liberty Print Sun Glasses Case. I’ve had a love affair with Liberty print for about 15 years. I still remember the feeling of walking into the Liberty shop on Great Portland Street and seeing bolt after bolt of gorgeous fabric. Any excuse to use this classic beauty is jumped on. I didn’t quite realize the size of my treasured stash until I was pairing fabrics for this project.

Using two small pieces of fabric and a little ribbon, these cases are not only beautiful and practical but a great stash buster. Scrap Fabric Projects: 13 Easy Stashbuster Patterns. Gnomes Tutorial - Gingercake. Does anyone else get a little giddy when the Magic Cabin catalog comes in the mail? All that natural cuteness makes me happy.

Winmail. Felt Hot Cocoa Ornament - Can you believe it is Thanksgiving Week already?? Sheesh? Where has the year gone??? :) Most of you know I live in Sunny CA. Christmas Present Placemat Tutorial. Years ago, my mom was Miss Crafty! DIY: How to make Lavender Eye Pillows. Scrappy Fabric Strip Zipper Pouch - Tutorial - Sew Delicious. Spring is here in Melbourne and to celebrate I like to go through and give things a good clean out and declutter. The stash is not immune from this – it’s a fabric jungle in there. First thing to tackle: the scrap bin. Does yours overflow like mine? Reversible Fabric Shoulder Bags! DIY ASOS plaid blanket scarf tutorial / Create / Enjoy.

This next tutorial is so. easy. and so fun for this season! Inspired by that big plaid oversized blanket scarf you see on everyone nowadays... you know, this one? It's this ASOS scarf, which of course is out of stock and was kinda pricey for what it was, to begin with. Off-the-Shoulder Dress DIY. Browse any thrift store and you will see loads of vintage dresses circa 1980 or 1990. 5 Minute Free Bag Pattern. How to Sew a Sleep Mask - DIY. Amazon. Amazon. Lavender & Botanicals.