Afternoon

  • Maya's DIY oven mitts

    I dedicate this project to a dear friend, who was rather indignant that I had not yet named a sewing pattern after her. Maya, this one's for you. I...
  • How to use a PDF sewing pattern

    Digital sewing patterns are PDF documents that are immediately available for download and printing at home, which means more sewing and less waitin...
  • Make your own pattern for a velvet top

    This is a lovely, quick afternoon project if you feel like something new to wear out in the evening. In this tutorial, I'll take you through making...
  • How to cross stitch

    Cross stitch is fun and simple, and a nice way to get into sewing or crafting. A small cross stitch sampler makes a great gift, piece of wall art, ...
  • Things to make out of old t-shirts

    Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to turn a couple of old t-shirts into some fun and quirky cushion covers.1. For this tutorial, all you ne...
  • Les Sylphides: make a Romantic tutu

    Sew a ballet tutu There are quite a few ballet tutu tutorials out there (say that 6 times, fast), but many of them teach you how to NOT sew a tutu....
  • Quick & easy cushion covers

    This is a great DIY project if you're looking to spruce up the living room. Measure up your current cushions, buy some fabric you like, a few zips ...
  • Gigantic squid pillow

    If you're interested in marine life usurping your space on the couch, then this one's for you. Someone fantastic uploaded a great tutorial on how t...