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Upcycle T-Shirts: 10 Projects to Make for Kids
There's no sight quite like that of a Christmas tree at night, lit up with lights and decorated with ornaments. The only problem with trees is the mess that inevitably comes along with them, thanks to fallen needles and dirt. The 'Tis the Season Christmas Tree Skirt will keep your Christmas tree looking clean and homey. It's a festive alternative to plain burlap or cloth and will really spruce up your tree! It's silly to spend money on tree accessories when this incredibly easy tree skirt tutorial can help you personalize your Christmas decor over the course of just one weekend.
This adorable and teeny DIY pillow pattern takes almost no time to make. In just ten minutes, you can decorate and sew up this fancy, little piece and place it in your home. The 10 Minute Little Pillow is a great gift for the mom who loves knickknacks. You could even create for a little girl in your life to use for her favorite doll or plush animal. No matter what you decide to do with this craft, you will not regret it.
Whether you're coming to the triumphant finish of a long, arduous project or screaming in frustration after another lost bobbin, your sewing machine has been with you through it all. Give a little love back with one of these amazing 10 Tutorials for How to Make a Sewing Machine Cover. Every DIY sewing machine cover in this list will make a gorgeous, functional cover to keep your machine safe from dust and grime.
If you love quilting or working with fabric scraps, it's time to familiarize yourself with the mug rug. We've put together this collection of free mug rug patterns for you to try. Find free mug rug patterns, placemat patterns and napkins.
Don't throw out your old jeans! They might not fit anymore, but that doesn't mean you can't create something new from them. If you're like me, you've got at least a few pairs that have seen better days. Now it's time to deconstruct with these 27 Ideas for What to Make with Old Jeans. All of these sewing projects are useful and durable so set aside a little time and bring your denim back to life. The great thing about refashioning with denim? Anything is possible.
37 Fat Quarter Sewing Projects is a roundup of scrap fabric sewing ideas that involve that famous cut-down yard. Use these trusty tutorials to put that partial yardage to work. You'll find fat quarter projects that will use up your whole hefty quarter and some that let you save leftover scraps. As far as fat quarter patterns go, you'll find an ample amount of quality ones in this plump collection.
Use leftover burlap scraps to make this 5 Minute Burlap Gift Card Holder! Gift cards are often the best gift, especially if you're shopping for someone with picky taste, but they never look very impressive when wrapped or shoved into a gift bag. This year, take the leftover materials from your latest burlap sewing projects and make a quick, easy holder to dress up that gift card that you've been fretting over. This sewing tutorial is so easy that even beginners won't have any trouble, but the end project is so pretty and understated that no one will know you whipped it up out of some scrap burlap and string!
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.
You don't need to devote a lot of time to create DIY home decor that's both eye-catching and functional. The 8 Step Coaster offers a process true to its name with quick and easy instructions that deliver a lovely mug rug. Making coasters has never been so simple and efficient while still resulting in a polished piece. Gather your favorite squares of fabric and take the first step to creating these coasters today. When you see your cup of tea on this finished project, you'll thank yourself.