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! ]

Little Pincushion Studio - Sewing Lessons in a Pink Vintage Shasta Airflyte Camper

Little Pincushion Studio – Sewing Lessons in a Pink Vintage Shasta Airflyte Camper

WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHED: SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015 AT 12:30 AM Annabel Wrigley, a DIY maven and mother of two, runs Little Pincushion Studio in Warrenton, Va., where she teaches kids how to sew. Wrigley runs Little Pincushion Studio, where she teaches kids how to sew and writes about crafting projects for her book series, “We Love … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Make Packing Lunch Fun with Disney Designs and the Brother 990D

Sew Kid’s Lunch Bags with Disney Designs and the Brother 990D Sewing + Embroidery Machine

Learn how to make a cute and useful sandwich wrap to liven up lunch boxes that features beloved Disney characters Piglet and Winnie the Pooh with Marisa Pawelko using the Innov-is 990D Sewing & Embroidery Machine. – BrotherSews Save Money with Back to School Sewing Projects and Ideas for Kids Shop ARTEZA Quilting Supplies now!

Summer Pinwheel Pillowcase Tutorial with Shannon from FleeceFun

Sew a Colorful Spring Pinwheel Pillowcase – with Angel at FleeceFun!

Sew this cuddly and colorful pinwheel quilt block that can then be transformed into a fun pillowcase using cuddle aka minky fabric!  This free sewing video from Angel at FleeceFun for Shannon Fabrics features “Cuddle Charms” pre-cut fabrics in Very Vibrant Dimple found here.    pillowcase, minky, pinwheel, cuddle, fabric, Fabric Know-How: Choosing & Using Your Favorite Fabrics   Learn how … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Sewing Patterns

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Patterns

Choosing a perfect pair of kids’ pajamas can prove to be a very perplexing task for sewers and for parents irrespective of factors like nationality or ethnicity. Comfort of the child is an aspect that no parent would consciously compromise on. To this effect, it is imperative for pajamas to be a comfortable fit, not to mention … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Honey Bunny for Easter

Sew a Honey Bunny for Easter with a Free PDF Pattern from Honeybee Cloths

An intermediate sewer can sew a Honey Bunny together in just a few hours! Dawn Lewis of Honeybee Cloths in of South West, UK. offers a very nice free pdf sewing pattern so everyone can sew a Honey Bunny this Easter!  DawnHoneybee is also the creator of the pretty Flutterby Needlecase too! Check out the Free Honey Bunny … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Baby Car Seat Pannier Bags to Sew

Learn to Sew Baby Car Seat Pannier Bags

Warehouse Fabrics designed and demonstrates how to create these awesome baby car seat pannier bags with expandable cargo pockets!  This is a sewing project that I would be inclined to use a laminated cotton, vinyl, or an oilcloth to make the bags.  (I would never use the white fabric pictured because *my* kids would have destroyed … [ Read More at SWN! ]

FREE PDF: Minky Swing Jacket Sewing Pattern for Little Girls

FREE PDF: Minky Swing Jacket Sewing Pattern for Little Girls

“Minky is a special type of plush fabric that is often used to make baby blankets, baby clothing and baby accessories. Minky fabric is like fleece – but softer and thicker. The high quality of minky fabric prevents its’ colors from fading and its warmth from decreasing over time.”  – Minky Couture   Please note, … [ 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! ]

Black Cat Hat Sewing Pattern from Serger Pepper

Black Cat Fleece Hat Free PDF Pattern + Sewing Fleece With a Walking Foot

If you can sew a straight line and enjoy working with fleece this Black Cat Kids Halloween PDF sewing pattern from Serger Pepper is for you. For Halloween as part of a costume or everyday for fun, this free sewing pattern gives you the opportunity to create some unique hats for the kids.  Save your … [ Read More at SWN! ]