101 Simple Sewing Tutorials Do you love simple sewing projects? Are you new to sewing and need a fun project or two?? These simple sewing tutorials will help your create beautiful gifts, pillows, skirts and so much more! DIY earrings via Martha Stewart Jewelry - the PEARL blog This post is sponsored by Martha Stewart Jewelry Line . Opinions are 100% mine. Full post disclosure here. when the mail man came and handed me a brown box i suddenly started to get giddy, i knew it was here it was the new Martha Stewart Jewelry line at Michaels and it was in my hands! this package came at the perfect time. our last MOPS meeting was approaching and i had not decided on a gift for the girls at my table I had never created any type of dangle earring before and new i had to try. win for them, win for me! Supplies used:
Fully lined zippered box pouch - pattern and tutorial - it's a Pretty Modern life I love the look of a zippered box pouch...so incredibly cute. I found many tutorials on the internet, but was disappointed after making pouches following these tutorials to find that they were not fully lined; looks so much nicer when you open your pouch and there are no seams. It took me a long time to figure it out and I thought and thought and thought...then I got it♥ I don't want to keep this knowledge to myself, so here it is. I'd like to thank Jane at Projects by Jane (the only other tutorial like this that I was able to find on the internet - wish I'd found it sooner). Her photos may help you out too if mine fail to communicate properly.
pattern drafting You need 1 18″ reversible nylon closed zipper2.5 yds. of shell fabric, 60″ wide1.5 yds. of liner fabric, 60″ wideCoordinating thread1 roll of kraft paper or pattern-making papper1 tracing wheel On a sheet of kraft paper, draw a straight line about 2″ from the edge along the length. In the middle of this line, mark point 1. T Shirt Dress DIY - Make a cute Summer Dress If a basic T shirt is a must have for any wardrobe, then a basic T shirt dress is a must have for Summer. This simple DIY tutorial will show you how to turn a basic t shirt into a cute Summer dress. To see step by step instructions and photos click here. 1 T Shirt in your size (try to find one thats a little long, I found mine at Old Navy)1 T Shirt at least 2 sizes largerScissorsTape measurePinsSewing machine Step 1 Take your larger T shirt and lay it flat on a table, measure how long you want your skirt to be, mark it and cut your shirt straight across.
Link Necklace with Martha Stewart Jewelry This post is sponsored by Martha Stewart Crafts Jewelry by Plaid. All opinions are my own. When I came home one day and found a brown box on my doorstep, my first reaction was “Huh? What did I buy on Amazon THIS time?” and then “Huh? What did Drew buy on Amazon THIS time?”. Applique inverse: un tutoriel This is a really fun, simple project. Yet another way to fancy up some plain tees or a great fix for old shirts with holes. It takes a little practice to master sewing a curved design like this one. I'm definitely not there yet but, I was pretty impressed with myself this time around. If you're unsure of your sewing skills try finding a design with straight lines i.e. a cross or monogram of your initial. Materials:
Running Belt DIY - an Easy Sewing Tutorial Love to exercise, but don’t want to wear arm band in order to listen to your favorite music? Erin from the Sewing Rabbit Team has the perfect solution for you, a Running Belt. This phenomenal little belt will eliminate all of the arm slippage, and make running while listening to music a breeze! I have a love/hate relationship with running. On one hand, it’s healthy and good for you. Memory Wire Tube DIY Bracelet Today’s project is a fun and easy bangle suitable for jewelry beginners. It uses memory wire, so there are no clasps or findings to worry about. All you need to think about is what kinds of fabulous beads you want to use!