DIY Pet Toys

DIY Pet Toys

I have two puppies. Well, technically not puppies. One is a 13-year old yellow Labrador, Lilo, and the other is a 7-year old half black lab, possibly border collie mix, Maggie. So they’re old, but Lilo still thinks she is the little pup we got so many years ago, even though her body can’t keep […]

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18 Fabric Flower Crafts To Brighten Winter Days

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When the weather is just barely above freezing, it’s hard to think about flowers. In fact, it’s during this time of year that  you begin to forget what warm weather feels like and pretty flowers look like. It’s easy to let the cold and dreary temperatures bring you down, but what you might not know […]

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Holly Jolly Preview: 12 Sewing Patterns for Christmas

Christmas may seem far away (heck, we haven’t hit Columbus Day yet!), but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning your Christmas DIY projects. Think about it – you need plenty of time to decide what to make, round up the materials, create your piece and properly display it. Come to think of it, you’re […]

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14 DIY Rug Ideas for Barefoot Living

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“Take off your shoes and stay awhile.” That’s what my mom always say and it always guests into friends and family. Is there anything better than taking off your uncomfortable work boots or high heels and stepping onto something soft. With these tutorials, you can learn how to make a rug that will make your […]

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9 Ruffled Accessories for a Sweet New Look

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Everything is better with ruffles (no, I’m not talking about the chips). Ruffled edging on clothes first appeared in the 15th century and has remained popular ever since. Not a “ruffle person,” you say? That’s probably because you didn’t know there’s more than one type of ruffle and more than one way to wear ruffled […]

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18 Ways to Use Embroidery Hoops

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One of my earliest crafting memories is learning how to use the embroidery hoop.  My great-grandmother, who was a master sewist and knitter, had a large assortment of embroidery hoops that she gave to my mom after she moved to Florida.  My mom spent several days teaching me how to use the embroidery hoop and […]

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The Short List: 7 How to Sew Shorts You’ll Love

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Wearing shorts is one of my top five favorite fashion choices for the summer. I love being able to feel the sun and the air on my legs without all the extra responsibility of a skirt. I don’t have to worry about wind or crossing my legs just right. I can just enjoy the summer […]

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8 Patterned Pillow Tutorials We Want You to See

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You’ve got to admit, pillow tutorials to sewists are mugs to a regular Joe. No matter how many of them you have, you can’t help yourself from collecting one every time it catches your eye. We understand, and we’re here to enable you even more. The editors at AllFreeSewing happen to adore an easy pillow […]

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How to Sew a Skirt to Get the Job: Interview Attire

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We’ve all been there. You’ve got a job interview coming up and you have no idea what to wear. First of all, relax, you’re smart enough for the position and if they can’t see that then you don’t want to work with them anyway! Second of all, instead of using your precious pennies on a […]

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