Whether it's your scissors, your thread, or your fat quarters, everything is easier to find if it has it's own dedicated space. So what happens when you run out of places to store things? You create your own places to store them by making this handy Fabric Storage Bin from Pat Bravo at WeAllSew. Find out how she does it in this fun tutorial!
What if your pet came to school everyday and carried your pencils, erasers, and crayons? That's the concept behind Jessica Abbott's Dachshund Pencil Case at WeAllSew. Your children (and you, we know you need pencils just as much as they do) won't lost track of their writing instruments once they are conveniently held by their new four-legged friend.
Most shoppers like to keep their produce bagged separately from their other items so that they don't get damaged. Silvia Sutters at WeAllSew has facilitated this shopping need by creating an easy to make Reusable Produce Bag that will keep those oranges and apples safe on their journey from the supermarket to the kitchen.
When cooking in the kitchen, one usually has two goals. First that the food turns out yummy. Second, that you and the kitchen stay relatively clean. While we can't really help with the first, there might be something we can do about the second. Sue O'Very-Pruitt at WeAllSew has combined two kitchen staples, the apron and the towel, into one handy Kitchen Towel Apron that will not only keep you clean, but help you clean up too! Find out how to make one with this easy tutorial.
If there is one thing that all garment sewers know, it's that you are usually doing a lot of pressing. But how do press that perfect piece every time? Look no further, because Megann Freese over at WeAllSew has a fast and easy pattern to make you a Pressing Ham, also known as a tailor’s ham, that will help you press your garments right each and every time!
One of the last things to do when making a quilt is usually the thing that quilters sometimes have the most trouble with, the quilting itself. Usually this trouble arises from actually deciding what you want the quilting to be. But never fear, some of the latest and greatest sewing machines have decorative stitches already programmed into them, and Hayley Grzych at WeAllSew has a webinar to show you just how to utilize those stitches.
With a little more than a week until Father's Day, you still have time to make that personal gift that he will love for years to come. And guess what? It doesn't have to take you a lot of time to make it. Pat Bravo at WeAllSew has a fun and quick tutorial for you to make a sweet, simple, and fun Father's Day Mug Rug that even comes with its own tie (but doesn't come with coffee or a mug).
Do you have a convenient and easy to use bag that will store all your notions for your quilting trips? If the answer is no, then Heidi Pridemore at WeAllSew has the perfect project for a Notions Catch-All Tote so that you can prepared and ready to go for that next trip!
It's almost the Summer season, which means it's time to start thinking about ways to protect yourself from the sun in addition to enjoying it. Why not start the season off right with both a fun project and a fashion statement. Jessica Abbott over at WeAllSew has a tutorial for making a Men's or Women's Visor to shield your smiling face and keep cool in the process. It also can make a great Father's Day gift!
While quilting is a hobby that everyone can enjoy, it is true that some have more time to pursue it than others. For those that need to get their quilting fix in quick, Christy Burcham at WeAllSew has an informative webinar all about Fast Finish Quilts. Learn about some easily completable patterns and even some tips to help you finish your quilts quicker too!
Creating a fresh new look when sewing menswear can be as simple as making a new tie. With a dash of fun fabric (you only need 1 yard of fabric and 1 yard of interfacing fabric) and a couple of hours, you can make a dapper tie for the guy you know using this tutorial from Jaime David at WeAllSew. The key to a good necktie is a soft fabric, cut on the bias, and some good structure for support.
It's the end of April, which means it's the end of Serger Month. But that doesn't mean the fun has to end. Go out with a bang and learn how to make a Serger Tablecloth with Decorative Flatlock and Rolled Hem from Sue O'Very-Pruitt at WeAllSew. If you start today, then you'll have one ready for Mother's Day dinner next week.
Easter may be over, but that doesn't mean you still can't have a helpful basket or two around to store your non-egg-related items. So why not make try your hand at making a Woven Basket using Overlocker stitches. Mary Beck at WeAllSew has an informative tutorial perfect for Serger Month that'll have you making baskets in no time!
We get it, the Serger can be a little bit scary if you've never used one before. But fear not, because Silvia Sutters over at WeAllSew has the inside track to the basic knowledge you need to turn your serger from enemy to ally in no time flat. Plus, we couldn't get through Serger Month without at least addressing the basics at some point (get it?).
We all have big storage containers for our many irons, quilting mats, and other ephemera, but what do you have to hold your little everyday knick-knacks on your quilting table that you need at a moment's notice? Erika Mulvenna at WeAllSew has an easy tutorial for you to make Pint-Sized Baskets made from fabric so you won't have trouble finding those trinkets ever again!
When setting the table for a special occasion you put out your nice china and crystal glasses to compliment the fine meal you're preparing for you and your guests. Why not add a personal touch to your setting and introduce some homemade napkins? Julie Bridgeman at WeAllSew has a great tutorial to make some Blanket Stitch Napkins using your serger that is just too good to pass up! (Or pass around, it is dinner after all)
Most quilters have probably made a pillow case sometime in their quilting careers, some have made pillows too we're guessing. But how many of you have created a pillow with a serger? Jaime David over at WeAllSew has a PDF handout and tutorial to show you just how to do that as Serger Month keeps rolling along.
As Serger Month continues, Silvia Sutters at WeAllSew is here to show you three ways to remove Overlocker (Serger) Stitches. Learn what she does to help you get out of a jam and to let you continue sewing with ease.
April is National Serger Month, so let's take a look at some fun projects you can make with your serger. We will begin with a practical and environmentally friendly Reusable Straw Case. Now you can carry reusable straws in a carrying case inside your purse. Enjoy this tutorial from Sewing Bees, AKA Sue O’Very-Pruitt owner of Sookie Sews and a BERNINA Expert.
If you're not in the mood to make an Easter Basket or an Easter Bunny Mini Quilt for Easter, how about some Easter Ornaments? Erika Mulvenna at WeAllSew has some instructions to make these fun and out of the box decorations that will surely bring a smile to your face!