Learn to sew

Learning to sew can feel overwhelming.  Learn to use a sewing machine with confidence with these beginning sewing ideas, beginning sewing projects, easy sewing projects.  Maybe you’re teaching yourself to sew or looking for kids sewing projects to pass on sewing to the next generation.  Whatever the case, you’ll find first sewing projects here that’ll build your confidence and help you gain sewing skills that’ll help you advance in your sewing knowledge.

diy hair towel wrap

How to make a hair towel wrap with this free pattern

I’ve got a dead easy project for my curly headed sisters: how to make a hair towel wrap. I will be the first person to admit that I’ve not always loved my curls. Growing up in a super hot, humid climate did not endear my curls to me. As I’ve gotten older, and actually found …

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buttonhole tools and a finished handmade shirt

How to sew buttonholes by machine (it’s not as scary as you think)

Let’s talk about how to sew buttonholes. I know sewing buttonholes can be one of those tasks that makes people nervous. Let’s face it, it’s usually the last step in making a shirt or a jacket, and you don’t want to mess up! While there’s a few things that can go wrong, sewing beautiful buttonholes …

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35 Back to school sewing projects to start the year right

Looking for some back to school sewing projects for your creative kid? Here you’ll find plenty of DIY inspiration, back to school sewing ideas and sewing projects for school that’ll cover all the bases from easy to sew bags, handmade wardrobe ideas, teacher’s wardrobe projects, easy accessories to sew and some fun things to boot. …

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ruched sleeve t-shirt

Fun texture: how to make ruched sleeves on a t-shirt

Ever wondered how to make ruched sleeves? If you love playing with texture, ruching is one of those sewing techniques you should try. It creates beautiful gathers that distribute a lot of volume in a concentrated area making for a distinct kind of look that designers love to incorporate. In this quick tutorial, I’ll show …

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diy t-shirt dress finished

Quick and cute DIY t-shirt dress: How to turn a t-shirt into a dress (2T-14 sizes)

This post is all about showing you how to turn a t-shirt into a dress. If you’ve got some t-shirts that your kids have outgrown in length but still fit on top, this is a perfect way to get some extra life out of that t-shirt. To do this, I’ll show you how to add …

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