The cold weather is starting to creep into the south and that means scarf season. The Sewing Loft has a great round up of over 100 easy to make scarf patterns to help keep you warm this season. Be sure to pick out a few favorites and update your closet today.
Deck the Tree with Christmas Ornaments
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.
Easy Sweater Leggings Upcycle
Next time you’re cleaning out closets, grab a few old sweaters and turn them into adorable little girl leggings with this easy tutorial from It’s Always Autumn.
Sweater leggings are cozy and adorable, AND a great way to give new life to a sweater you never wear anymore! Here’s the before and after:
Coloring Skirt DIY How To
Coloring books are all the rage these days and you can find fun pages everywhere but how about a coloring skirt?
This fabulous idea comes from Crafterhours and think that any little girl would love to grab the markers and start doodling! The post will show you how to transform one yard of this super cool fabric into 3 easy to wear skirts.
Simple Seasonal Appliqué
Even if you only have the most basic of sewing tools, you can still create stunning, bold seasonal appliqué with these tips. Don’t fret if you don’t have an embroidery machine or any iron-on transfer paper, simply head to your local fabric store (or dive into your scrap bin) and load up on large-print cottons –think Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and beyond! Then click over to Maybe She Made It for the full Simple Seasonal Appliqué tutorial.
This Way That Way Skirts
Looking for the perfect quick and easy sewing project? Got a girl that loves to change outfits and mix and match clothing? This skirt is so simple to make, and oh so fun to wear! Made of coordinating fabrics on the front and back, it can be worn any which way for a different look as mood dictates. Get the full tutorial for the This Way That Way Skirt in sizes 18 months to 16 youth at Sew a Straight Line
And for a slightly different take for women, check out the Domesticated Skirt. It’s the perfect beginning- and group sewing project!
Sewing Seams: When to Press
If you want an item to look professionally made, you need to press while you’re sewing. It can make the difference in whether your garment looks handmade or homemade. But do you know when you should press your sewing seams and when you can go without? Do you know the difference between pressing and ironing? Click over to Sewtorial for a handy guide.
Flannel Scarf Tutorial
No one likes to be cold through the winter months. Why not sew a flannel scarf to keep you warm. Add a bit of leather to make the scarf both practical and stylish. This quick and easy sewing project is perfect for beginners, too!
Keep the chill out with this Leather and Flannel Scarf project from Delia Creates!