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  • Make this super cute, and environmentally friendly apron, by upcycling old jeans. It's easy with these detailed photos and step by step instructions.

    Upcycled Denim Apron Tutorial

    Upcycled Denim Apron Tutorial

    by Claudia Mitchell108

  • Make elegant decorative curtains using grommets with this simple tutorial and tips from my experience creating them for my patio.

    How to Make Drapes Using Grommets

    How to Make Drapes Using Grommets

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Picking out stitches can save an embroidered garment from apparent disaster. With the proper techniques and enough patience, almost any design can be removed and sewn over.

    Tips for Correcting Embroidery Mistakes

    Tips for Correcting Embroidery Mistakes

    by Erica J2

  • Yes, you can sew your own pair of pajama bottoms! Quick and easy instructions for sewing PJ pants.

    How to Sew Pajamas

    How to Sew Pajamas

    by KA Hanna2

  • This easy bookmark is the perfect craft project for Valentine's Day, or just to show your love of books! Each heart is made from felt and can be decorated in many ways. This bookmark is so charming, you'll want to make one for yourself and for everyone you love!

    DIY Valentine's Day Heart Bookmark

    DIY Valentine's Day Heart Bookmark

    by Donna Herron6

  • Do you have a sweatshirt that's just too large? Do you also have a sweatshirt (or other knit shirt) that fits well? I'll show you how to improve the larger one and make it something you'll want to wear.

    How to Down-Size a Sweatshirt for a Better Fit

    How to Down-Size a Sweatshirt for a Better Fit

    by The Sampsons5

  • Use my free shower turban pattern to easily put one together! It'd make a lovely and functional gift for teenage or college girls. Whip up an entire batch to give away for Christmas, graduation, or a bridal shower.

    How to Sew a Simple Shower Turban

    How to Sew a Simple Shower Turban

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Throw pillows and throw pillow covers are staples in most homes. Knowing how to find fabrics and stitch them up for refreshing your own space or to give as gifts can save mega bucks in a budget. See just how easy it is to enjoy the creative outlet of being a pillow artist!

    Sew Throw Pillows and Envelope Covers

    Sew Throw Pillows and Envelope Covers

    by RTalloni16

  • If you are someone that would like to learn how to sew, you can learn the basics from the easy-to-follow lessons here. With step-by-step instructions, learning to sew is pretty easy.

    Free Sewing Lessons for Beginners

    Free Sewing Lessons for Beginners

    by Author Victoria Sheffield0

  • Pincushions are popular crafts to make, use, collect and enjoy. This tutorial includes easy directions for making a cupcake-style pincushion that can be decorated and embellished in a number of ways.

    How to Make an Embroidered Pincushion

    How to Make an Embroidered Pincushion

    by Donna Herron16

  • Give your bedroom a quick makeover by making your own pillowcases. It's fast, fun and easy when you use this step-by-step photo guide that will show you how.

    How to Make a Pillowcase

    How to Make a Pillowcase

    by Claudia Mitchell48

  • The arrival of my third grandson is just weeks away, and I wanted a very special gift for his baby shower. It has been years since I sewed a baby blanket, but I decided to tackle the process! I hope that you will find this article helpful.

    How to Make a Baby Blanket (Easy Step-by-Step Sewing Project)

    How to Make a Baby Blanket (Easy Step-by-Step Sewing Project)

    by Paula Kirchner3

  • A simple basting stitch for hand sewing is really not hard, once you know what steps to follow and what to look out for. This simple stitch will work for mending ripped cloth, sewing on buttons, hand-sewing delicate areas in clothing construction,...

    How to Stitch: Step-by-Step with Pictures

    How to Stitch: Step-by-Step with Pictures

    by Ann Leavitt9

  • Make an easy pillowcase for a child to tell him or her that you care. Choose a fun fabric design and check out the sewing process to create this project. Using it as a gift is icing on the cake!

    How to Sew a Child’s Pillowcase

    How to Sew a Child’s Pillowcase

    by RTalloni60

  • I had a pair of shorts that were too big. They were the perfect length, and I loved that the color went with so many of my tops and shoes. The shorts were a bit too big around the waist and hips, so I pinned them for a quick sewing job that resulted in them fitting like a dream!

    How to Alter a Pair of Shorts: Easy Sewing Project

    How to Alter a Pair of Shorts: Easy Sewing Project

    by carolyn592

  • This great stash buster also serves to keep your crochet hooks neat and organized. Use whatever materials you have laying around.

    Sew Your Own Crochet Hook Case

    Sew Your Own Crochet Hook Case

    by CarteDuJourFarms0

  • For a unique gift, turn a drawing into a one-of-a-kind stuffed toy. The step by step photos and instructions provided will make the process easy.

    How to Make a Stuffed Toy From a Drawing

    How to Make a Stuffed Toy From a Drawing

    by Claudia Mitchell114

  • Want to make a useful baby shower gift? Or just add some practical baby items to your collection? These bibs are so easy and quick to make, it will only take an hour or two to make a dozen. Using t-shirts to create baby bibs makes this a budget friendly project, while giving your baby some unique accessories.

    Baby Bib Tutorial:  Repurpose T-shirt Fabric Into Practical Baby Gift

    Baby Bib Tutorial: Repurpose T-shirt Fabric Into Practical Baby Gift

    by Jayme Kinsey11

  • DIY crib sheets are a great way to add a personal touch to a baby's nursery. They're quick and easy to make, and depending on the fabric you select, they're a money-saving option to boot.

    DIY Fitted Crib Sheets

    DIY Fitted Crib Sheets

    by Audrey Kirchner4

  • Including photos and instructions, learn how to make reusable fabric bowl covers with this step by step guide. This project is a great way to use up fabric, save money and be kind to the environment.

    How to Make Reusable Fabric Bowl Covers

    How to Make Reusable Fabric Bowl Covers

    by Claudia Mitchell137

  • This kennel bedding cage mat sews up quickly. I hope you make bunches and bunches of extra mats to donate to the local animal shelter. Better yet, share this tutorial so more animal lovers can help!

    Cage Mat Tutorial

    Cage Mat Tutorial

    by Pam Irie12

  • Learn how to thread a sewing machine properly so that you can start sewing quickly and confidently without worry about thread tensions, skipped stitches and other problems.

    How to Thread a Sewing Machine (With Photos)

    How to Thread a Sewing Machine (With Photos)

    by QuiltFinger0

  • Make a cute little zipper pocket plushie toy for your favorite child or grandchild. Even teenaged girls will love receiving this soft fleece companion. This project is super easy to make.

    "Mama Luv" Zipper Pocket Plushie

    "Mama Luv" Zipper Pocket Plushie

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • Seam sewing for the beginning sewer. Learn how to sew a seam in a few easy steps. Be clever, sew a seam.

    How to Sew a Seam

    How to Sew a Seam

    by KA Hanna0

  • Leather gloves and leather mittens are warm and cozy. Get started today learning how to make them yourself. They will make a great Christmas present this holiday season.

    How to Make Leather Mittens & Leather Gloves

    How to Make Leather Mittens & Leather Gloves

    by Dawn4

  • This easy to make walker tote bag is held on with two strips of hook and loop tape (Velcro). It is a fast sewing project, perfect for beginner sewers who want to sew for charity. The tutorial teaches you step by step how to sew a walker bag.

    How to Make a Walker Tote Bag

    How to Make a Walker Tote Bag

    by Jimmie Quick21

  • Does your family gather every year for an event? Does your neighborhood hold a BBQ each summer? If food is involved, consider making an apron for everyone (or a special few) to remember these times. This is an easy project for a beginner because exact measurements are not essential.

    Make Matching Aprons to Commemorate an Event

    Make Matching Aprons to Commemorate an Event

    by The Sampsons2

  • Step-by-step instructions on how to make a fabric hair bow!

    DIY Fabric Hair Bow

    DIY Fabric Hair Bow

    by Brittany Mayfield2

  • Save money and get crafty with an easy and cute leotard! Step-by-step instructions on making your tiny dancer cute and comfortable! Excellent project for beginners.

    How to Make a Leotard Out of a Tanktop

    How to Make a Leotard Out of a Tanktop

    by Brittany Mayfield1

  • A step-by-step tutorial (with pictures) showing how to embroider 5 easy and beautiful stitches. You'll be able to make several beautiful designs and learn the skills to make more complex stitches.

    5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches

    5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches

    by Melanie Shebel2

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