Learn to Sew
I wish I had known this trick years ago. It would have made tube turning so much easier
Sewing 101, Sewing Help, Sewing Technique, Sewing Idea, Creativity Sewing, Safety Pin, Sewing Tube
Very Simple Way To Turn A Skinny Tube ... so smart ........... #DIY #sewing #tube #tips #ribbon #crafts #tips
Easy way to turn a skinny tube... Stitch a 1/4" ribbon to your fabric before sewing tube edge together. Pull the ribbon to turn.
Pickup Some Creativity: Sewing 101 with Shannon, Turning a skinny fabric tube Brilliant!! Why didn't I think of this!!
Pickup Some Creativity: Sewing 101 with Shannon, Turning a skinny fabric tube
For those of you that missed out on my Feature last week...here it is... Hey Y'all, It's Shannon from Shannon Makes Stuff and I'm honored to be here today with Chris sharing my tip for beginner sewers. First off I want to say good for you for starting to sew! You won't regret it. And don't give up! If you are anything like me you'll make a lot of redo's. But that's okay, you learn as you go! There really is a million and a half things I could share with you. But the one thing that used to drive me crazy while sewing until I figured this little trick out on my own was turning long skinny tubes inside out. Ugh. I used to do the place the safety pin in one end and shimmy it down the tube until it comes out the other end. But really, who has the time? Or the patience? This is so much easier. I guarantee it. To start out with you will need the piece of fabric you are going to be turning into a tube. This piece is 1 inch across by 25 inches long. Set this right sides down on your work surface. Take a roll of ribbon. I use the same roll every time. It stays with me with my sewing supplies. Use a 1/4 inch ribbon, that way it will fit in any size tube you make! Lay it out on top of your fabric piece until it comes off the farthest end. Sew the end of the ribbon to the end of your fabric piece in the middle. Back stitch a few times to secure it in place. You don't want it in your seam allowance space. (I should have sewn mine a little closer to the middle to show you better. I was cutting it close.) Then head over to your sewing machine. While you sew your sides together to create your tube you need to hold the ribbon to the side with the fold to make sure it doesn't get caught in your sewn line. Sew all the way to the end of your tube. You now have an inside out tube with a ribbon running through it and still connected to your ribbon spool. Start to roll up the ribbon on the spool. As you do this scrunch up the fabric tube. Keep scrunching and sliding. Once the ribbon is all rolled up you will see the end and the right side of the fabric tube will start to pull through. Keep pulling the fabric piece to the end. Completely pull the the fabric until it is right sides out. Then cut off the ribbon as close as you can to the sewn line without cutting the tube. You could also unpick the stitch if you prefer. And there you have it. See wasn't that easy? And if you are curious what I am going to do with this long gold tube, come visit me at Shannon Makes Stuff, and in a few days, you will know!
Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern
Paper Pieced Patterns, Quilt Block, Quilt Patterns, Quilts Paper, Dragonfly Block
Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern posted on Flickr by Amy Here is the final block in my 16 pattern garden series. It's time to figure out my quilt layout!
During Quiet Time: Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern; we have a lot of dragonflies on Maui
Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern Quilting is a beautiful art. This is wonderfully done
Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern I love dragon flies, this may be my next project .
Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern by During Quiet Time (Amy), via Flickr
During Quiet Time: Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern Quilt Block
Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern | par During Quiet Time (Amy)
Dragonfly Paper Pieced Pattern | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
DRAGONFLY BLOCK PC
Sewing Crafts, Applies Pillows, Applies Cushions
Make this applique cushion with @Anna Totten Totten Joyce, read how to on the Liberty Craft Blog
Applique instructions #iron #sewing #crafts
applique instructions - liberty blog
applique DIY - Liberty
DIY applique pillow
PROJECT: Anna Joyce Cushion Project
Cute wrapping idea!
Wrapping Paper, Paper Flower, Giftidea, Wrapping Gift
DIY Paper flowers. A nice way to decorate packages without buying wrapping paper or bows. #paperflowers #giftwrapping #diy #wrappingpaper #creative
Tis the season for wrapping gifts. Use plain paper and dress up your wrapping like this! Colors can reflect special event or occasion! DIY Paper flowers (similar to snowflakes). A nice way to decorate packages without buying wrapping paper or bows. TIP: use those old posters for wrapping paper, too. They look beautiful. #destinationweddingstravel
DIY Paper flowers. A nice way to decorate packages without buying wrapping paper or bows. #giftidea #messages
DIY Paper flowers. A nice way to decorate packages without buying wrapping paper or bows.Cute wrapping idea using a doily, too!
DIY Paper flowers. A nice way to decorate packages without buying wrapping paper or bows. OR, you could look at this and think of how to use those felt coasters they sell in sets of 4 for a $1 or less at craft and dollar stores. Great wrapping idea.
DIY Paper flowers. A nice way to decorate packages without buying wrapping paper or bows. More Gift Wrapping, Paper Snowflakes, Paper Flowers, Gifts Wraps, Wrapping Ideas, Diy, Christmas Wraps, Wraps Ideas, Crafts DIY Paper flowers - Christmas Wrapping idea! Discovering Design: GIFT WRAPPING IDEAS #DIY #CRAFTS Good homemade gift wrapping ideas, perfect paper snowflake flower paper flowers. cute gift wrapping idea. #DIY #creative See more at http://blog.blackboxs.ru/category/christmas/
DIY Paper flowers-Great gift wrapping idea
Paper flowers- wrapping ideas
DoItYourself Gift Ideas: DIY Paper flowers. A nice way to decorate packages without buying wrapping paper or bows.
18 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners
Teach Your Girls To Sew.... 18 Easy Sewing Projects For Beginners.... Tutorials
Sewing Idea, Sewing Machine
Teach Your Kids To Sew.... 18 Easy Sewing Projects For Beginners.... Tutorials... Now I just need a sewing machine :P
Teach Your Girls To Sew.... 18 Easy Sewing Projects For Beginners.... Tutorials (This has me thinking. If I get a cheap, thick, queen-sized pillow and remove some of the stuffing so it kinda sinks in the middle... then sew it back up... that would make a comphy cat bed... cover it with a pillow case and it's now also washable. Change the case for holiday themes. - Deb)
Teach Your Girls To Sew.... 18 Easy Sewing Projects For Beginners.... Tutorials...some day I may get a sewing machine that is easy to use
Really need a sewing machine (18 Easy Sewing Projects For Beginners.... Tutorials)
18 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners - pillow cases are a great easy project.
cute pillow cases ... 18 Easy Sewing Projects For Beginners.... Tutorials..
Quality Sewing Tutorials: Pillowcase tutorial by Dana Made It
Ava's sewing ideas-18 Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners
PDF patterns for some basic sewing crafts
Kidstuff: miss lolly dolly
Tape Doll, Diy Craft, Washi Tape, Washitape
Such cute washi tape popsicle stick dolls. I love this idea. Would be fun to make when outdoors, no electricity needed. Glue dots for the buttons and a pack of sharpies along with the washi!
Washi tape dolls on popsicle sticks teawagontales: miss lolly dolly......how to
Pop stick craft #kidscraft #kidsactivities #preschool #primary #daycare #dolls
Teawagontales popsicle stick dolls #diy #crafts www.BlueRainbowDesign.com
my girls would love to make these washi tape popsicle stick dolls
washi tape popsicle stick dolls @Maria Canavello Mrasek Hopkins
great craft idea using popsicle sticks and washi tape
stokpopjes met washitape
Kid's craft ideas; tutorials featured on FunFamilyCrafts.com. A library of free craft tutorials for kids and parents. Lots of crafts, activities, printables, sewing patterns, recycled crafts for kids, edible craft ideas, seasonal and holidays, and even a list of special days like National Ice Cream Day and Zoo Day!
Digital Patterns, Blouse Sew, Clothing Patterns Ideas, Free Pattern, Blouse Patterns, Children S Patterns, Patterns Kids, Sewing Patterns
Pattern: Girl's Flutter Blouse - free patterns from Sew Daily (pattern pieces only, instructions in magazine)
Pattern: Girl's Flutter Blouse - Media - Sew Daily, size S (2-3), M (4-5), L (6-7)
Pattern: Girl's Flutter Blouse - Sew Daily
Girl's flutter blouse pattern
Pattern: Girl's Flutter Blouse
This is smart! Fusible web and ribbon on ultra-stretchy fabrics! Why didn't I think of that?!?
Knit Garments, Fashionista Crafts, Stabilizing Seams, Craft Ideas, Reinforce Seam, She S Crafty
easy tip for stabilizing seams in knit garments --> fusible tape + ribbon -- via Sew Daily
Use narrow twill tape to reinforce seam lines in knit garments
Extra! Extra! Get Slim Support for Knit Garments
Easy Applique in 4 Simple Steps
Sewing Projects, Easy Applique Quilt, Applique Tutorials, Quilting Tips, Sewing Applique, Applies Quilting
easy applique tutorial
Sew Daily | Sewing Projects, How To and Resources
Whether you sew clothing, accessories, home decor items, baby blankets, or just love the possibilities of fabric and thread, you'll find all sorts of great information. Visit SewDaily.com for How to Sew tutorials, expert sewing tips, free sewing project downloads, and more... !
Easy Applique in 4 Simple Steps
Free Sewing Pattern: Flowery Fun Skirt
Free Project: Flowery Fun Skirt
Sewing Awesome, Free Sewing, Clothing Patterns, Sewing Projects, Sewing Skirts, Pattern Book, Sewing Patterns
Free Project from Mary Abreu's clothing pattern book, Little Girls, Big Style: Flowery Fun Skirt
Free Sewing Pattern: Flowery Fun Skirt - Media - Sew Daily
Little Girls, Big Style: Flowery Fun Skirt
Flowery Fun Skirt
Free projects from the Summer issue! Top:Cowl Neck Vest by Erica Domesek, bottom: Flowery Fun Skirt by Mary Abreu. The summer issue of Stitch will soon be available at a store near you (or online here) in early April. As usual we have some free online extras related to the issue to get you in…
The Coolest Trick Ever for Sewing a Pillow
no pointy pillow corners tip
Pillowtrick, Pillow Corner, Sewdaily
trick cures pointy corners in handmade pillows http://www.sewdaily.com/blogs/sewdaily/archive/2012/04/25/the-coolest-trick-for-sewing-a-pillow.aspx?a=swe120425
trick for sewing pillows-no pointy corners -Yea!-Sew Daily
**The coolest trick for sewing pillow corners.
Great tip for the corners when sewing pillows!
Cool trick for sewing a pillow. sewdaily.com
Tip on how to avoid pointy pillow corners.
A neat trick for perfect pillow corners.
New idea for pillow corner shapes
The Coolest Trick Ever for Sewing a Pillow
Kids Mermaid Costume Diy, Mermaid Skirt, Diy Kids Mermaid Costume, Mermaid Tail, Diy Kids Costumes For Girls, Costume Idea, Diy Mermaid Costume Kids
mermaid tails for mermaids that magically morph into walking girls. this mom rocks (tutorial included) could pair this with the tangled wig pattern floating around for a mermaid dress up set .
mermaid tails for mermaids that magically morph into walking girls. this mom rocks (tutorial included)
mermaid tails for mermaids that magically morph into walking girls. this mom rocks (tutorial included, although I'll probably never make this being I'd be a bit challenged).
mermaid tails for mermaids that magically morph into walking girls. this mom rocks (tutorial included) Just made one and my daughter loves it! It was super easy too
mermaid tails for mermaids that magically morph into walking girls. this mom rocks (tutorial included) I'm thinking about making it with towel material so it can be a beach thing
mermaid tails for mermaids that magically morph into walking girls. this mom rocks (tutorial included) @Nicole Novembrino Novembrino Hudgens
mermaid tails for mermaids that magically morph into walking girls. (tutorial included). This is so cute!
mermaid costume ideas @Amanda Jones
Functional mermaid skirts
re-purposed oxford-> dress
Daddy'S Shirt, Dress Shirt, Men Shirts, Toddler Dress, Dad'S Shirt, Little Girl Dresses
My boards of Pins are starting to get a little out of hand... Read my list of the first 5 Sewing projects I'll be creating from my Pinterest boards. How adorable it is men's shirt converted into toddler's dress?!? Time to convert all my outdated work shirts! Via Lily & Frog, at www.lilyandfrog.com #lilyandfrog.com, #lilyandfrog
upcycled men's shirt to a toddler dress...how cute would this be made from daddy's shirt from the wedding!
little girls dress made from dad's shirt! I have so many of these to choose from since matthew rarely wears his dress shirts. :)
dad's shirt to a little girls dress - My little girl would LOVE having a dress out of one of her daddy's shirts.
Can go to thrifty store and find old man shirts. Too cute! Little girl's dress made from dad's shirt
refashioned men's dress shirt into cute little girl dress. originally from here: http://amazingmae.blogspot.com/2009/03/from-dads-shirt-to-little-dress.html
little girls dress made from dad's shirt! Omg I <3 this! Madison would love wearing daddy's shirt!
little girl dress from Men's shirt...would like to do this with one of my dad's shirts.
simple pattern tunic/dress...gorgeous fabric
Dress Patterns, Tunic Dresses, Dress Tutorials, Museum Tunic, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns
Tunic Dress Tutorial... I would use a belt instead of elastic waist-- my sewing skills are lacking.
Tunic Dress Tutorial ~ Super Excited about this one!! Stay turned for picture of mine I make
Tunic dress tutorial- I think it would be neat to gather the shoulders with a drawstring.
Anna Maria Horner: Museum Tunic + instructionseasy DIY dress!
museum tunic sewing tutorial
Easy tunic / dress #pattern
simple dress tutorial
Summer tunic dress
American Girl Doll Clothes Dress and by SewMyGoodnessShop on Etsy, $21.00 Back View 18 inch doll tutus Good dress tutorial for when I get around to making something else for me :-) Bodacious Bow Peasant Dress Sewing Pattern 0m - 12 girls YouCanMakeThis.com
Museum Tunic + instructions
Bootcut Jeans, Skinny Jeans, Turn Bootcut, Diy Craft, Sewing Machine, Craft Ideas
Turn bootcut jeans into skinny jeans. When I showed my mom this, she laughed and said they used to do that all the time in the 80's! :)
boot cut into skinny jeans. I used to do this all the time and now I think I'll do it again!
Turn old boot cut or flare jeans into skinny jeans. A easy DIY project.
This looks like a sewing project I can actually accomplish!
Need to learn how to use a sewing machine... Skinny jeans
turn your bootcut jeans into skinny jeans! so cool
DIY skinny jeans tutorial homemadeginger.com
DIY. Turn bootcut jeans into skinny jeans.
DIY skinny jeans
fix waist gapping
The Gap, Pant Gap, Sewing Tips, Sewing Machine, Gaping Jeans
How to fix the gap in the back...This is brillant!!! All jeans should have this built in. (PS- I wish my sewing machine had a zigzag foot)
I Am Momma - Hear Me Roar: Crack Kills - Fixing the gap in the back of jeans.--ohhhh i'm deffff trying this out!!
I Am Momma - Hear Me Roar: Crack Kills. How to fix the gap in the waste of jeans. Happens to me all the time ... if they fit in the hips, they're too big in the waist.
Crack kills! How to fix the gap in the back of your pants. Super easy!
How to fix the jeans gap ...best idea ever (sewing project)
Easy sewing tip to fix the gap in the back of your jeans
Crack Kills – Easy DIY Fix for Loose Jeans
'crack' kills - how to fix gaping jeans.
Crack kills... how to fix a pant gap
skirt w/ pockets
Sewing Projects, Skirt Tutorials, Summer Skirts, Sewing Ideas, Craft Ideas, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Help Tutorials Patterns, Sewing Patterns
shirred pocket skirt tutorial (6 variations) http://findanswerhere.com/skirts
shirred skirt with pockets tutorial with variations on a theme
summer wardrobe staple- shirred skirt with pockets tutorial
Shirred Pocket Skirt Tutorial by Running with Scissors
shirred pocket skirt tutorial (6 variations)
Skirt tutorial with elastic thread shirring
Shirred skirt with pockets tutorial
Shirred Pocket Skirt #tutorial
Summer skirt with pockets
Running With Scissors: Tutorial: Shirred Pocket Skirt
Simple kid skirts
Easy Skirt, Toddler Skirt, Little Girl Skirt, Skirt Tutorial
TUTORIAL: a simple skirt #skirt tutorial #handmade skirt #DIY Skirts| http://diy-skirts-709.blogspot.com
little girl skirt. Tutorial on how to put this together. Including how to make a two layer skirt. Still not sure why we have to re-iterate that skits r for girls.
easy skirt tutorial - learned how to do this at a sewing event at SEBTS, but I love the details added by this crafty lady!
little girl's skirt tutorial - super simple but super #Beautiful Skirts| http://beautiful-skirts-785.blogspot.com
Tutorial for simple skirt. (All straight line sewing. Project for Mel?)
easy toddler skirts, #tutorial #skirt #sewing
Easy little girl's skirt tutorial
Simple skirt pattern
easy skirt tutorial
skirt for me
Sewing Projects, Bow Skirt, Sewing Machine, Party Skirt, Skirt Tutorial
party skirt tutorial. once we move into a bigger place/buy a sewing machine/ i learn to sew, this is being made. minor details.
DIY skirt- I will be making one this spring!! http://vievesscrapbooking.blogspot.com/2010/08/party-skirt-tutorial.html
Cute skirt tutorial. Maybe I should try sewing something for #handmade skirt #skirt scaft #DIY Skirts
Party skirt sewing tutorial by Genevieve of Creative Spaces.
Such a cute skirt! Creative Spaces: party skirt tutorial!
Cute skirt tutorial - Bow skirt
party skirt tutorial, diy skirt
another sewing project
Cute skirt pattern.
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cute retro summer dress pattern
Dress Patterns, Summer Dresses, Dressmaking Idea, Plaid Dress, Burda Pattern, Sewing Patterns, 7517 Dress
cute retro summer dress pattern...LOVE this...LOVE plaid...time to dust off the sewing machine.
summer dress. Tuck at neckline and waist allows for room for bust.
summer dress find more women fashion ideas on www.misspool.com
cute retro summer dress pattern...LOVE this...LOVE plaid.
burda dress 7517, made by claudia. beautiful!
Summer dress by auxpetitsoiseaux, via Flickr
burda pattern. clean and simple.
Burda 7517 Dress Pattern
Summer dress pattern
Diy Sewing, Sewing Projects, Diy Clothes, Sewing Patterns
Poncho top tutorial (no more than 2 yards of fabric, a bit of elastic, and maybe some trimming--that's it!)
Tutorial: How to make a poncho top - looks like a super simple top from a rectangle of fabric #sewing #tutorial #top #ladies #easy
I desperately need work clothes and love how this style works with my curves. Hitting the fabric store ASAP! poncho top tutorial
How to make a poncho top. so easy!! #DIY #Sewing #tutorial
How To Make A Poncho Top Tutorial (vivatveritas)
looks like a quick sew project
DIY Poncho Top
A Library of FREE Vintage Knitting & Sewing Patterns
Tutorial: How to make a poncho top | Vivat Veritas
sewing knit fabric
Sewing Machine, Sewing Tutorials
Sewing Knit Fabrics: Jersey Knit 101 Thank you Prudent Baby for this timely blog! Excellent advice. :)
Good to know for when I finally break out the sewing machine again: sewing knit fabrics without a Serger
How to Sew Knit Fabrics: Sewing With Jersey 101 Tips and Tricks for sewing jersey knit, so can't wait to try this out!!!
How to Sew Knit Fabrics: Sewing With Jersey 101 (walking foot, twin needle, two ball point needles, two spools of thread)
How to Sew Knit Fabrics with a regular machine: Straight stitch+twin needle, zig-zag, walking foot.
BEST article of sewing tricky knit/jersey fabrics. How to Sew Knit Fabrics: Sewing With Jersey 101
How to Sew Knit Fabrics: Sewing With Jersey 101 (On a regular sewing machine rather than a serger)
How to Sew Knit Fabrics: Sewing With Jersey 101 - twin needle, walking foot, triple stretch stitch
Sewing stretchy knit fabrics intro
Sewing Patterns Tutorials, Girl Skirts, Rainbow Stitching, Sprinkles Skirt, Running Stitches, Girls Skirts, Sewing Embroidery, Sewing Kids Clothes
Tutorial - noodlehead's rainbow sprinkles skirt by supergail, includes link to the great tutorial!
rainbow sprinkles skirt--simple gathered skirt with rows of running stitches
Little girl skirt...cute detailing for an apron too!
rainbow sprinkles skirt | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
rainbow sprinkles skirt by supergail, via Flickr
Girl's skirt idea with link to the tutorial
running stich #sewing #embroidery
Love the rainbow stitching!
Little girl skirt
sleeping bags for babies
Bear Sleeping Bags, Teddybear, Baby Doll, Bears Sleeping, Stuffed Animal
The Three Bears Sleeping Bag Pattern. I haven't tried it but if I did... my daughters would have me making a TON of sleeping bags for all their critters.
Quilted Teddy Bear Sleeping Bags (or doll or other stuffed animal) (pattern available)
The Three Bears' Sleeping Bag PDF Pattern....good idea for baby doll beds too!
The Three Bears sleeping bags pattern or cute for any doll or stuffed animal.
The Three Bears' Sleeping Bag PDF | http://stuffed-animals-462.blogspot.com
How-To: Teddy Bear Sleeping Bag pattern [via Flossie Teacakes]
DIY Craft : Bear Sleeping Bag : Sewing project
Sleepingbags for stuffed animals
#sewing #teddybear #diy
The Three Bears' Sleeping Bag PDF Pattern
LAST PIECE - Beige draped velvet cowl / hood with grey silk lining
silk and velvet cowl