Hand sewing is the best way to begin the life-long journey of sewing love. A hoop button project is the best first sewing project for children. They will learn how to handle a needle and thread to make stitches. The hoop keeps the fabric straight. Buttons add a quick brightness to their project.
This Easy DIY Activity Tote is perfect for children to have some activity essentials on-the-go. This is a project that your children can learn about designing and learn to sew for themselves. The strap can be worn on the shoulder or as a cross-body bag.
The easiest way to cut fabric on a straight line is with a rotary cutter, mat and ruler. No question! But, do not recommend children using a rotary cutter. Also, if you are new to the sewing scene, you may have not invested in one yet. So if you do not have one, (or should not use one) there are other ways to cut a pattern.
Learn to Sew Drawstring Pouch is a child tutorial beginner project. This is part of a series in Teaching Children to Sew. -
Sometimes your polo shirt or t-shirt gets an annoying little hole. It doesn't look that bad at first, then it begins to grow and be more noticeable. Then you may even stop wearing it because you don't know how to fix it. Repairing a little hole is one of the simplest hand sewing that can be done.
DIY Valentine's Day Gift Bags. Giving Valentine's Day gifts to friends and family is such fun. Simple gifts of candy can mean so much. Costs of gifts can be burdensome when you add the cost of wrapping. These bags are virtually free because they are made from boutique store bags....
Home Organization: Color Coordinate Cords. When you have multiple family members with multiple devices, sometimes cords can get mixed up. You can label the cords with different washi tapes for each family member.
Elastic hair ties are simple to make and they are easy gifts. Wrap them in this fun wrapping and you are ready for friend gifts, party favors or stocking stuffers.
Sometimes you are given a t-shirt that you are supposed to wear to school. These can be for clubs, sports or spirit wear. T-shirts can be boring. Next time try restyling it into a cute top. This t-shirt started as a size large and ended up as a small cute peplum top with a Peter Pan collar.
The Easy DIY Fabric Pumpkin is very simple to make. You can make it in a variety of different fabrics and sizes to enhance your fall decor. You may use a cotton (batik Houndstooth shown) or try using heavier fabrics like a twill or velvet.