New pillowcase top designs for women

Two new pillowcase top designs

Pillowcase tops are fun and easy to make, but your average pillowcase does not fit your average woman. I have some lovely pillowcases embroidered by my mom and for the longest time I’ve been wanting to make blouses from them. I finally figured out two new ways to make cute pillowcase tops that actually fit an average sized woman. One … Continue reading

Celebrating the 4th of July

god bless america pin

Lately I’ve been in a sewing mood so I decided to whip up a cute top to wear on the Fourth of July. It’s basically a fitted version of a pillowcase top. Besides this little sequin number I’ve raided my linen closet to design two brand new ways of making pillowcase blouses from embroidered pillowcases. Look for that tutorial in … Continue reading

How to use your new Brother XL2600i sewing machine

brother sewing machine

Need help with your new Brother XL2600i sewing machine? If you need some help with setting up and using your brand new Brother XL2600i sewing machine, you’ll find it in this tutorial. Maybe you’ve misplaced your manual or you just find video demonstrations more helpful. I’ve rounded up the manual and the best YouTube videos for the Brother XL2600i showing … Continue reading

Sewing tutorial: fabric cuff bracelets

animal print fabric cuff bracelet

This tutorial shows how fast and easy it is to make cuff bracelets out of fabric. This is a great way to use fabric scraps from your stash. You can even use an old pair of jeans or a favorite shirt that’s seen better days, anything you want. You’ll also learn three different closure methods for cuff bracelets. Cuff bracelets … Continue reading

Sewing tutorial: angel kitty pin

angel kitty pin

Here’s a step by step tutorial for making a super cute angel kitty pin. All you need are a few fabric scraps, buttons and beads. So gather up those little odds and ends you saved from other projects, the crazier the better. This is a great project for anyone who loves cats or cat jewelry. You’ll also learn some other … Continue reading