Glam it Yourself! - Treat Your Pup to a New Suitcase Bed

Glam it Yourself! – Treat Your Pup to a New Suitcase Bed

Vintage suitcases are typically sturdy and strong enough to keep everything safe inside. A thrift store suitcase, two yards of fabric and some foam are what you need to make this great suitcase dog bed. Your pooch will love this cozy bed and you, for GIY “glamming it yourself”! Glam it Yourself! – Treat Your Pup to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Upcycle, recycle, and organize your way to a more productive creative space!

Ideas and inspiration for sewing and craft rooms layout, organization, and DIY furniture!  Check out Sewing Room Inspiration by Sew Whats New at Mode: Follow Sew-Whats-New.com’s board Sewing Machines and Studios on Pinterest. Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

100 Years of Halloween Costumes

100 Years of Creating and Celebrating with DIY Halloween Costumes!

For centuries, people have both created and celebrated Halloween with costumes that run the gamut from spooky to sweet. Today, we’re revisiting Halloween costumes one decade at a time and ending with a 2015 costume guaranteed to break the Internet. Over a century of creating and celebrating with DIY Halloween costume sewing! More Halloween Projects at … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Turn Your Hoodie into a Halloween Costume! Easy DIY's!

Turn Your Hoodie into a Halloween Costume! Easy DIY’s!

By elizabethg October 2, 2015 “Halloween costumes don’t come cheap these days, and overpriced looks can dampen the spirit of the season. That’s where your old hoodie comes in. Grab your sweats, scissors, and spunk for three fun and EASY DIY Halloween costumes to bring out the animal in you.” More Upcycling at SWN: Blog … [ Read More at SWN! ]

racetrack dress

Sew a Fun Racetrack Dress or Halloween Costume with PinkChocolateBreak

Using her Brother DS140 sewing machine, Jocelina of PinkChocolateBreak shows us how she stitched this hot racetrack dress for Halloween! “Halloween is right around the corner so I want to create something special for this occasion. Last year I gave it a try but since it was last minute, I didn’t really nail it when … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Tall Boys - How to Sew Boys Pants from a Man's Shirt

Tall Boys – How to Sew Boys Pants from a Man’s Shirt

  Two fabulous sewing tutorials upcycling men’s button-down shirts turning them into boys pants from Megan of Create with Wild Abandon – Meggipeg.  The first tutorial by Megan uses a thrifted man’s red shirt, purchased with this upcycle project in mind. The construction process is based on Megan’s previous boy’s pants refashion tutorial and her second … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials   Sew What s New Blog

How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials

  Choose a pretty fat quarter or some flannel to make a pair of one-of-a-kind espadrilles or slippers! The basic espadrille shoe is a great casual shoe for all ages. I think they would make very comfortable slippers too. Use the basic techniques demonstrated in the videos below to create espadrille-style slippers while replacing the materials you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Easy Sewing: Underwear – Annika Victoria’s Free Tutorial

Today Annika Victoria shows us how easy it really is to sew your own underwear!  YOU can sew these ladies briefs out of any lightweight stretchy cotton jersey fabrics. Annika suggests recycling old t-shirts! Subscribe to Annika Victoria’s Youtube Channel. More underwear sewing: Fancy Pants aka Stretch Lace Panties Video: Whitney Sews – Making Underwear From A T-Shirt Photo: Lingerie … [ Read More at SWN! ]