With all the notions and fabric, your sewing space can quickly get out of control. See these genius tips for keeping it organized and well-functioning from Melly Sews. Find all the sewing room tips here.
It’s time to sew something awesome for yourself! Check out this list of 12 Must Sew Tops with links to the patterns and tutorials.
It is SO important to measure yourself before cutting into your expensive pattern. This worksheet from The Sewing Loft will show you where and how to take each measurement. Plus, the printable sheet makes tracking measurements a breeze. Download the worksheet here and take it with you when shopping for your next pattern.
Sew Easter bunnies from old t-shirts and knit scraps with this tutorial and free pattern from Melly Sews. There are several options for the faces to personalize the bunnies as the perfect gifts. Get the pattern and the full tutorial here.
There’s something about snowy days that just makes me want comfy clothes! Somehow putting on something you can snuggle up in makes the long winter a little more bearable. If you need a new piece to get you through the rest of winter, check out this easy long sleeve sweater dress (a hack of a free pattern!) from It’s Always Autumn.
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?
People who don’t sew just don’t get it, but you will! This hilarious post from Melly Sews highlights some of the things we do that non sewing people just don’t understand. Laugh about it here.
Have you been told that you should sell that? If you have ever thought about trying to make money off your sewing hobby you should read these tips from one girl who is making a full-tine living off of her craft. She gives super realistic steps and things to think about as well as an honest perspective of what really goes into building a creative business and how long it takes to actually make money.
If you’re commited to sewing more in 2016, you will find 16 new projects to add to your list over at The Sewing Rabbit!