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25 Sewing Crafts from Bloggers
Explore the "Sewn Christmas Gifts Guide" eBook and find 12 free online sewing patterns for easy gifts to sew this Christmas. Find simple sewing machine projects for Christmas gifts and sewing machine embroidery projects for top holiday gifts.
YoYos are such handy little items to have around. You can use this 5 Step Velvet YoYo tutorial to add some flair to all manner of accessories, from hat bands to broaches. This is also one of the best scrap fabric ideas you'll find, since you can make your yoyo as large or as small as you want! Use one of those larger scraps for a bigger accent or something little for a more subtle look. Learning how to make a yoyo is one of those sewing tips that will be useful forever.
Just because the technique has been around for ages, doesn't make it impossible to do. Learn how to embroidery stitch with the help of Design Originals 500 Simply Charming Designs for Embroidery. Prefaced with embroidery basics for beginners and filled with hundreds of monograms and motifs, this book will satisfy anyone from the novice to the veteran embroiderer.
Try this turkey Thanksgiving craft to make a grand gobbler! The kids will love this stuffed turkey, and it will look perfect sitting in the center of your Thanksgiving table.
Show your pride for the greatest country on earth by creating the America the Embroidered free embroidery pattern. This printable free sewing pattern helps you make a recognizable silhouette of the USA that you can hang on an embroidery loop in your home or add to any sewing project that is missing a hint of patriotism. This would be a fab free sewing pattern to add to a pillow or even a patriotic dress or other clothing pattern.
This applique baby blanket is just adorable, and it would make the perfect gift for a new baby! Make the blanket with this cute sewing project, and then stitch the baby's name onto the blanket for a more personalized gift.
Put a little something special up in your child's room to remind her how special she is. You can sew her a wall hanging using this Baby Name Embroidery Pattern to decorate her room with love. DIY room decorating is a great way to spruce up a room without spending a lot of money. This is a great first embroidery project for a beginning sewer. Ideas for embroidery projects like this are inexpensive and easy to make. In just a few simple steps, you'll sew an eye-catching decoration that your child will absolutely love.
Bags of Inspriation walks you through, step by step, how to sew all 15 elegant bags, and it also supplies you with several sections of information regarding the basics of bag sewing. Check out the closing sections to learn how to emboss, embellish, and more. Author Hilary Bowen makes sure everyone can take full advantage of her stylish bag patterns by explaining all the techniques necessary to achieve that marvelous final product. Additionally, Bowen provides templates for the designs you'll need for her tutorials, leaving no obstacles standing between you and bags that will grab everyone's attention.
Keep your tables ring-free with custom coasters. You can make a Bird Lover Embroidered Coaster using this sewing tutorial. These wool coasters are thick and will help protect your tables. Use an embroider stitch to add your favorite bird to the fabric, turning your coaster into a conversation piece. Choose any color fabric and thread that you like to sew these homemade coasters. Make a few with different birds to create a set. You can also make these coasters as a housewarming gift. DIY homemade gifts like this will thrill any nature-loving friend.
These Born to Be Wild Onesies are killer cute and incredibly easy to make. DIY baby clothes don't have to be complicated or difficult to look great, and these little onesies are the proof. This project is perfect for beginners to practice applique and embroidery. They make wonderful gifts for expecting moms, since they're gender-neutral and won't take more than an hour to put together.