Make these pretty felt love birds for Valentine's Day. With these sweet love birds you can show the one you love how much you care.Read More
One of my favorite Christmas traditions is handmade gifts. For me, making something for a friend, sister or child, is what makes the holidays so special.
These mini stockings are sure to be a hit at your table. Their small size make them perfect to hold a treat, a gift card, or flatware. Additionally they can double as Christmas ornaments next year!Read More
The last two weeks, we've celebrated everything hand-sewing and softie-related and it’s clear you love sewing with kids as much as we do. In this post you will find all of the inspiration you will need to sew an ornament or toy for Christmas.
But perhaps the best part of Sew a Softie for Christmas is the blog tour. These lovely ladies showed us their take on simple sewing projects with kids. So many of our blogger friends have posted darling sewing projects over the past few days, it's hard to know where to start!Read More
To celebrate Thanksgiving, the girls in my sewing classes made some pumpkins. They enjoyed them so much that I thought they might help to get you in the holiday spirit! Bright and cheerful, they just make me smile.
To make your own, start by reading through this entire tutorial, print the pattern and begin!Read More
There are many benefits to buying and downloading a digital, or PDF sewing pattern. Instant gratification is one, and also storage. If you buy a lot of patterns, you will have to put them somewhere! The ability to endlessly print instead of tracing off a pattern or even worse- mistakingly cutting out the wrong size on a tissue pattern that you will have to repurchase and start over, whereas with a digital pattern, you can just re-print specific pages. Like with so many things, the internet has provided a way for independent designers offer their patterns without having huge overhead and a financial backing from a large pattern company.