from bra to babydoll nightie

Refashion a Bra + Sew an Easy Cascading Nightie

With her fun and concise teaching style GiannyL shows us how to create a beautiful cascading nightie using an underwire bra and some tulle.  This is an easy sewing project you could complete in a few hours with sewing machine experience.  Make sure you check out  Nylon & Dress Tulle Fabric – The Differences + Tips, … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Create a Portable Sewing Kit - Free PDF Pattern from Handmade Harbour

Create a Portable Sewing Kit – Free PDF Pattern from Handmade Harbour

This DIY sewing kit can sit on your knee in the tightest of spots such as bus or train seats, and can provide a little tiny desk for small sewing or needlework projects!  Wendy Massey designed this sewing kit to fold easily and neatly back to an A5 size when your travel ends or you’ve finished your sewing.  A free PDF sewing pattern to download … [ Read More at SWN! ]

The Little Red Hens Hooded Play Cape - Free DIY + PDF

The Little Red Hens Hooded Play Cape – Free DIY + PDF {+ Tips for Cutting Slippery Fabric}

Lynn Harris of The Little Red Hen  shares her pattern and a description of how these versatile play capes for kids go together.   These capes don’t have to be sewn with slippery fabrics.  You can create them using winter fleece, athletic fleece, or any woven fabric that is warm enough for your little one and has some … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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I’ve Sewn a Bag for a Cigar Box Guitar – or is it a Giant Pencil Case?

Well I could never do this for a living, I spend entirely too much time dithering about.  If your read my last post, you know I needed to make a protective cover for the other half’s birthday present, a cigar box guitar.  He said he just needed something to keep the dust off, he wasn’t … [ Read More at SWN! ]