Kenna Tote Bag Sewing Pattern

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Wow. That’s what I said when I saw the incredibly detailed and excellent free bag sewing pattern by Leah Williams for her Kenna tote. I have many readers who have requested new bag sewing patterns, and ladies/gentlemen, here is one free tote bag sewing pattern too good to pass up. It is the perfect mid-sized […]

Awesome Rainbow Backpack Crochet Pattern in Crocodile Stitch

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Here’s a free crochet pattern for backpacks that have it all: a fun rainbow color scheme, a popular crocodile crochet stitch, and the perfect size backpack that is large-ish for kids and small-ish for adults.  It will be a gorgeous bag to have.  And the secret is: because this uses a rainbow colored yarn, there […]

Make a Recycled Dryer Sheet Envelope

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Great Idea: Make your own Recycled Dryer Sheet Envelope for keepsakes, niknaks and special letters. Jennifer from Sunny Vanilla executed this creative idea that was the brainchild of Paula Spahr. Let me show you her works of art:   How to Make Your Own Recycled Dryer Sheet Envelope Step-by-Step Tutorial Just a few steps to […]

Easy Yoga Socks Knitting Pattern (knit flat; NOT in the round)

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Looking for a fun summer project? Look no further. Here is the easy yoga socks knitting pattern you’ve always wanted. These socks are comfy, soft and warm where needed, but not slippery. Perfect. I had loads of fun making them. (And got a bit carried away, as per usual, making loads of variations…) These yoga […]

DIY Camper Potholders

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These are seriously too cute!  As you know, we love Route 66 here and the dream is to go on it with a camper van just one day…. Seriously!   Anyhow, these camper potholders are large enough to be mug rugs! Look How cute. Or you can simple expand on this idea and upsize it. […]

Free Pattern Weekender Bag for Him / Her

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Hi All! Welcome to SHARE IT 17. Thank you so much for linking up to our linky party. Wonderful! Love all your submissions. Do keep them coming and follow along! share it LINKY PARTY FEATURES 50 Travel Bags & useful Accessories Free Patterns If you have been following my blog along, you know that Wesens […]

Playhouse Sewing Pattern

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You know, some people are cleverer than I am. And Laura Casey is one of them. I mean, which mom would not have loved to make a pretend play over-the-table playhouse that looks as spectacular than this?! I feel it’s been a shortcoming in my mom-skills by not having made this. But I’ll make up […]

Stunning Summer Poncho Free Knitting Pattern

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Today’s feature is for summer poncho.  “Romantic, soft and elegant – a must-have!" said Berocco about this poncho they designed. I agree. I think it is a stunning summer poncho free knitting pattern that you will get a lot of wear out.  It looks very lacy, and typically, when things are lacy, I get my […]

Fathers Day: Free Sewing Patterns for Men

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We have enough time to sew him something special. Him. You know, Dada. The man who has everything already. It seems to get harder year after year to come up with something good. The gifts he wants are usually either too expensive, not in line with the family budget. Or he simply buys them for […]

Perfect Spring Baby Cardigan: Free Knitting Pattern

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:: Perfect Spring Baby Cardigan: Free Knitting Pattern :: Here’s a free knitting pattern for a project that takes me back to when I first learned to knit in high school. It’s for a baby cardigan that has simple but cute details. I remember learning to create and count those little ‘holes’ in the knit […]

Easy Figure Flattering Skirt (free sewing pattern)

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It does not matter what fabric print you’ll use for this pattern as long as the sides are relatively darker, it will work.  Optically, it will look like your body is inches slimmer. Perfect. It’s the skirt pattern I have looking for.  As well, this pattern is beginners-simple, so that anyone can get their mind […]

All you need for Summer is this Lil White Dress

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:: Pleaded Summer Dress :: Free Sewing Pattern ::   Here’s a fun weekend project for you to hone your sewing skills and get ready for summer too: learn how to make this romantic pleaded summer dress for you.  Find below a free sewing pattern for this and other summer dresses.   Romantic Pleated Summer […]

Free Sewing Pattern for the Cutest Girl Apron and Oven Mitt

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  This is just adorable!!! What a cute girl apron and over mitt sewing pattern. It’s free too.  If your darling has been making some muffins for Mothers day for you, or just loves to play kitchen and cooking pretend play, she’ll be delighted with this set that will make her look like a professional […]

Butterfly Quilt Block Pattern

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Something to add to my free butterfly craft ideas and tutorials page: this gorgeous butterfly quilting block. Isn’t it just so happy, Spring-like and perfect to be turned into a million different sewing projects, from the front of a bag, to the centerpiece of a quilt, or perhaps as a repeated pattern for a quilt. […]

Lacy Ripple Blanket Crochet Pattern

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Oh, this is an awesome crochet blanket!  It has a back that’s even prettier than the front! Look at this lacy ripple blanket crochet pattern. Uhhh…..  Crochet Beginners better just look for inspiration and make something simpler like any of these crochet blankets. But intermediate beginners and advanced crocheters, head over to the maker, Susan […]

DIY Felt Flower Bouquet Brooch

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I wish I’d used this tutorial earlier, as I would have been wearing this gorgeous DIY felt flower bouquet brooch on my outfit today. It is not originally intended as a brooch, but I feel it would make a perfect brooch. And as such, this would be an incredibly professional-looking piece of felt jewelry. It […]

Easy Sewing Pattern for Plus-Size Women Top

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I always like to get myself a few new pieces of clothing each Spring. This year, no different. Only problem is: I ain’t slim any longer and I can no longer browse through the teen/tween fashion isles and pick up some really cute shirts.   Ahh.=, what a confession to make: I also eye womens plus-size […]

DIY Hot Air Balloon Mobile for your Kids’ Bedroom

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Kids Bedroom Hot Air Balloon Mobile: Create a beautiful Hot Air Balloon Mobile, or single air balloon, with this simple sewing pattern. It seems like new babies bring out our craftiness, doesn’t it? Mesmerize your (friend’s/sister’s) baby for hours on end with these floating* hot air balloons. (* In reality, the top of the balloons […]

Cozy Cat Bed Crochet Pattern

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Well, this cat bed crochet pattern is adorable, isn’t it? Tiny kittens love to be cozy and warm, and this cat bed sleeping dome will fit the bill. Mommy cat and daughter kitten can play in and on the dome. When they get tired, they get to snuggle up together and sleep in the bed. […]

Machine-Finished Hand Applique Workshop

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Hello my Quilting friends! Have you already seen this insanely beautiful ‘machine-finished hand-applique’ workshop for beginners/ advanced seamstresses at Craftsy that lets you make stunning flower applique like this?! Awesome flowers, don’t you think? I have to admit: I love the look of all that paper piecing and quilting a scrap at a time.  I […]

Irish Lace iPhone Cover Crochet Pattern

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Romantic Irish Lace iPhone Cover Crochet Pattern Make this for yourself or as a mothers day gift for mom: this super low-tech irish lace crochet cover will make any tech-phobic mom or granny happy with the idea of having an Iphone. And, I sure am not tech-phobic, but I sure love the elegance of this […]

Recycled Men Shirts into Cool Girl Dresses

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** Warning: Really Cute Recycled Men Shirt Ideas Here!!! ** Today I’m featuring fellow blogger Deborah from Sew Much to Give*. In particular, she’s sharing her original dress designs re-purposing all the various parts of men’s shirts into unique and totally adorable girls dresses, summer tops and jump suits. Her grandchild is her lucky beneficiary. […]

Makeup Removal Pads – Crochet Patterns

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Buying and using disposable make-up removal pads is one of my last environmental UN-friendly habits. I have been wanting to toss the habit of these cotton pads for quite some time now. Cotton is one of the major contributors to our pesticide pollution in the world. And these pads go straight into the landfill after […]

Free Racerback Dress Pattern for Girls

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Racerback dresses are all about being relaxed and laid-back. They suggest: ‘It’s summer’. So, now that it’s Spring, it’s the perfect time to use this free racerback dress pattern and make one. This girls racerback dress pattern is not mine but is designed by Adrianna from Crafterhours. Adrianna’s dress for her young girl is definitely […]

3D Butterfly Granny Square Crochet Pattern

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I have been working on this: a butterfly granny square pattern. A few weeks ago, one of my readers asked if I could upgrade this free butterfly crochet pattern into a butterfly granny square pattern.  So I did. And I am pleased with the result.   You got to love granny squares as they work […]

Tips for Preventing Quilting Injuries–video tutorial

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Thursday is sewing / quilting day, and today I thought to treat you a video that you think might not be as ‘delicious’ as a new free quilting pattern or sewing pattern. But, actually, this is a video that is actually good for you. A bit like veggies instead of cake. The title of this […]

Trendy Nautical Womens Top Free Sewing Pattern

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When browsing around for patterns for the sunnier Spring days and summer, I came across this gem of a nautical womens top free sewing pattern.  It has ‘classic nautical blue/white stripes, which are then complemented by a flattering peach color-block around the face, the contrasting blue-white striped front and peach-cantaloupe (melon) color-block back of the […]

Easy Egg Warmers Crochet Pattern

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Get ready to make some easy Easter crafts to decorate your Easter brunch table. Today’s project is an easy egg warmers crochet pattern. Egg warmers, also called egg cozies, will offer an enticing element to the table setting. Made of remnants of wool, cotton or acrylics, either way, they’ll keep hard- and soft-cooked eggs warm. […]

Shamrock and Rose Crochet Patterns

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I just mentioned the other day on on G+/FineCraftGuild to not throw your crochet shamrock brooch away after St. Patrick’s Day. You see, your crochet shamrock pin will continue to look great throughout Spring. All you need to do is add a little flower or rose bud on top of it. See what I mean? […]

Top 9 Toy Animal Sewing Patterns

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Thursday is quilting day at FineCraftGuild.com. But today’s fun article is for critters that could be quilted or made from fabric or felt instead. With friends who have little babies, I have been looking into ‘sewing for baby’ – ideas. One of the things on my list is to design some quilted toy animals. To […]

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