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Upcycle T-Shirts: 10 Projects to Make for Kids
Learn 9 ways to transform old t-shirts using sewing techniques. With this free eBook, learn how to make clothing, accessories, and more out of old t-shirts, and how to makeover and refashion your t-shirts into fashionable articles of clothing.
This funky and fun coffee cozy can be created in fifteen minutes or less. So, if you are on the hunt for a last-minute DIY gift you have found the ideal project. Created by using materials you can easily find in your stash or at the dollar store, this 15 Minute DIY Coffee Cozy is easy to personalize and entirely unique. This project could easily make a great gift for a man if you created it in neutral and masculine tones. Plus, you will not believe what it is made from!
Jazz up your plain blazer in a few easy steps. With just a few materials you can sew this 15 Minute Lacy Blazer to easily add some flair to a formerly-ordinary jacket. Sewing your own clothes can be a fun and rewarding experience. A DIY blazer is the perfect way to update your wardrobe without spending a lot of money. You'll love showing off this stylish blazer in casual and formal environments. There's no need to spend big bucks on a designer product when you can sew a fashionable blazer all on your own.
Every crafter eventually builds up a pile of scraps from other projects. It can be tempting to simply throw out all those leftover scraps, but think of all the money you'd be wasting and all the projects you'd miss out on. Instead of trashing the fabric scraps, put them to use in any number of creative ways. These 30 projects are perfect for anyone who is looking for what to make with fabric scraps. If you're ready to get started putting your leftovers to use, check out these 30 Simple Sewing Projects to Use Up Your Scraps.
No house is complete at Christmas without a Christmas stocking. Nothing heralds the holiday quite like a set of cheerful stockings hanging from the mantel. Learning how to make a Christmas stocking is one of the easiest Christmas sewing projects to tackle as the holidays approach. Whether you're looking for homemade stocking ideas or already have a design in mind but need some free Christmas stocking patterns to model after, you've come to the right place! Check out these 35 Christmas stocking patterns - and seven bonus projects that look great during the holidays but can be used year-round!
Learn how to sew a dress with 45 Dress Patterns for Sewing plus 7 New Dress Patterns. You'll find free little girl dress patterns, free pillow case dress patterns, and other simple dress patterns in this stylish sewing collection.
Getting ready to head back to school can exhaust a family before classes even begin. Students require a lot of materials and they can come at a hefty price. Your kids need a lunch bag, writing utensils, folders, notebooks, and a book bag to carry it all. Let's not forget about organizers, cases, and covers for all of these supplies. Prepare your kids to head back to school without putting a dent in your bank account by sewing some of the necessities. If you're ready to get sewing, check out these 50 Easy Sewing Projects for Heading Back to School.
When the sun and temperatures beckon you and your little ones to the market, you'll be glad to have A Fine Day T-Shirt Tote. Store your fresh fruits and veggies in this DIY tote, made from old t-shirts. When you indulge in this free tote bag pattern, you get two things. The first is you learn how to sew a bag quickly and easily. The second is your kids get to feel involved in your weekend trip to the market. These are easy bags to make, so the night before you head outdoors with your shopping buddies, make these DIY tote bags.
There are a million free dress patterns out there to construct from a men's shirt. They can range from super cute to super simple. This Adorable Mens Shirt Dress is a new twist on the popular upcycling craft. Decorated with a fancy little ruffle, this simple dress pattern was based on a dress from Urban Renewal. Looking absolutely chic, this pattern would look classy paired with a nice matching blazer, flats, and a bowler hat.
Protect your hands in style while you prepare meals. Sew these Altered Oven Mitts using just a few minutes of your time. All you'll need are two scraps of fabric and a set of oven mitts. Beginners who are looking for easy sewing projects should give this simple refashioning pattern a try. Just check out the tutorial to learn how to make your oven mitts a little more stylish in a couple easy steps. This green crafting project is the perfect way to put your leftover fabric scraps to use.
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