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Paisley Upcycled Paperless Towels

The time has come to ditch single-use paper towels! Learn how to make your own reusable paperless towels with Dana Rebmann in her fascinating article and sewing pattern combo. Dana walks you through why and how to make the switch to paperless towels, as well as how to sew your own with her beginner sewing ... Read More

Everyday Luxury: A Beginner’s Guide to Sewing Satin

Satin is such a beautiful, luxurious fabric, which is why it’s often chosen for formal wear and home furnishings. Unfortunately, it can be hard to sew sometimes because it’s relatively slippery and lightweight. Luckily there are some easy solutions to satin sewing issues! To better understand this fabric, let’s discuss the types, how to sew ... Read More

Wickedly Cute Baby Bat Costume Pattern

Halloween costumes don’t get cuter than this! Sew up an adorable Halloween costume for your new grandbaby with this wickedly cute sewing pattern. Available in three sizes, this bat baby costume features a black knit onesie with a hood, ears, and bat wings. Celebrate your little one’s first Halloween with a handmade costume that’s absolutely ... Read More

Classic Leather Men’s Wallet Pattern

Think you can’t sew leather at home? Think again. Don Morin shows you how to sew a classic leather wallet for men with this in-depth tutorial. This men’s wallet pattern is designed to be compact but have large carrying capacity, so that you don’t have to worry about leaving necessities at home. Sleek and stylish, ... Read More

Sepia Sketches Espadrilles Tutorial

Sepia Sketches Espadrilles Tutorial
Comfort meets personal style with these DIY espadrilles. Learn how to sew a classic summer shoe that perfectly fits your wardrobe with this espadrille sewing pattern. Featuring a gorgeous sepia printed canvas from our friends at Verhees Textiles, this summer sewing pattern is made using a pre-made sole and combines machine and hand sewing techniques. ... Read More