By elizabethg September 28, 2015 “Don’t throw that old sweater away! Sure, it may have a hole or two. Yes, it’s probably tighter than the last time you pulled it out. But just because you can’t wear it doesn’t mean it‘s useless.” Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!
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! ]
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! ]
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! ]
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! ]
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! ]
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! ]