I am in desperate need to wrangle my fabric. To say I am a fabric lover would be a huge understatement. I am loving all these different and functional ways to store fabric.
Wow, can you believe that Christmas is just eight short weeks away!?! Just thinking about it makes me break into a cold sweat. But I’m in the no panic zone this year because instead, I’m going to focus on decorating the family tree with a few of these handmade Christmas ornaments.
Whether you have a spacious or small sewing space, or dream of having one some day, there’s nothing more exciting than making that space your own. Even a shared sewing space can be filled with DIY items that will provide an invitation to creativity. And it doesn’t take a huge budget to create a space that call to you and makes you want to spend all of your extra time in that space. These 10+ DIY Sewing Room Decorations will have you planning our a sewing room that’s stylish, colorful, and a join to work in.
Chance are sewing a pillowcase was one of your very first sewing projects. The nature and ease of sewing pillowcases lends itself to those learning to sew but it’s a project that also brings character to any room. And they are SO addicting once you get started. Kids and adults alike would be thrilled to look upon their favorite fabrics as they drift off into dream land. But, did you know there were so many different ways to sew pillowcases? Twenty, to be exact!
Check out all 20 of these different ways to sew pillowcases. You’ll be amazed at how beautiful and varied these are. I just can’t choose which one is my favorite. Can you?
Whether you are a creative whirlwind or a structured plan type sewist, an organized sewing room goes a long way to helping increase productivity. If you can easily find the things you need, you’ll get more done in the limited sewing time you have. Any sewing notion organization that shows off all of those beautiful colors is always a hit for me. Have you ever given thought to how your thread spools are organized? Do you use a thread spool holder?
Grab your coffee and get ready for some truly inspiring ways to organize your thread spools. Click over to Beatnik Kids to see 15+ Thread Spool Holders that will have you all geared up to organize your sewing supplies.
I love teaching people how to sew. My default newbie sewing project is a basic banded skirt. But, you can only sew so many skirts and what about the boys that want to sew? These DIY reversible placemats are my new favorite newbie project because they give lots of straight line sewing practice and build on those first skirt skill with turning fabric right side out and top stitching.
Anyone who sews, and keeps their fabric scraps, knows how quickly those fabric scrap bins start to pile up. Mine are absolutely overflowing right now which means I’m on the search for fun, fabric scrap projects. Have you ever given any thought to using your fabric scraps for door decorations? There are so many beautiful and unique ways to use up those scraps to create fabric wreaths. With that in mind, we’ve gathered together more than ten of our favorite fabric wreath tutorials to inspire your stash busting!
St. Patrick’s Day is coming up! We’ve gathered up a few QUICK and ADORABLE St. Patrick’s Day projects you’ll be able to sew up in no time! First, use a little felt to make adorable Four Leaf Clovers!
Then use a few green scraps to make this cute shamrock pillow cover.
Try a satin stitch and embroidery floss to make this four leaf clover.
Add a little vinyl to fabric to make this fun St. Patrick’s Day banner.
Or use another bit of vinyl to make this beautiful tote bag!
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Once you check out these unique DIY stitching ideas, you’ll be looking to take your thread so all the things. Stitching projects are a great way to pass the long winter months where you’re stuck inside. Whether your passion is embroidery, needlepoint, or cross stitching, these DIY stitching ideas are sure to keep you entertained. One can only have so many wall hangings which is why I love the recent trend toward uniquely stitched items.
Which project is your favorite? What unique item would you take your stitching to?