Category Archives: Sewing

Sew A Beautiful Log Cabin Tote Bag

The log cabin pattern design is a great way to use your scrapes left over for other quilting or sewing projects. This would make a great gift for friends and family. With all the fabric color options available you could make a log cabin tote bag for every season.

A perfect scrappy tote, this bag uses strips in a Log Cabin block. Continue reading

Easy Knit Fabric Skirt How To Sew Video

Easy Knit Skirt

Easy Knit Skirt

with Liz and Elizabeth Evans

Video | 47 Minutes

In this short video, Liz and Elizabeth teach you how to make your own fast and simple knit skirt in under 1 hour.

To make the knit skirt, Liz and Elizabeth show you how to take your own measurements to create a skirt that is just your size. No pattern needed!

Materials needed:

  • 1 and 1/2 yards knit fabric
  • Measuring Tape
  • Fabric marking pen
  • Pins
  • Thread
  • Serger
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat
  • Quilting ruler

Download the Easy Knit Skirt short video today!

Easy Knit Skirt

60 Cushions & Pillows To Sew, Knit or Crochet

Making Cushions & Pillows

Making Cushions & Pillows

60 Cushions and Pillows to Sew, Stitch, Knit and Crochet

By Nina Granlund Saether

Book – 144 pages

Knit, stitch and sew stunning cushions for your home with these fantastic patterns from author and designer; Nina Granlund Saether. This book contains 60 designs ranging from retro chic to contemporary, something for everyone to love!


You’ll love this if:

  • You enjoyed Pillows & Quilts by Jo Colwill
  • You like to knit, crochet, sew or stitch
  • You enjoy trying out new techniques with your projects

All the designs are knitted, crocheted or cross stitched for a wide variety of different looks to suit any room. The patterns are suitable for a range of abilities – from simple knitting patterns through to more complicated designs for experienced stitchers – so even if you’ve never picked up needles or a hook before you’ll be making the cushion of your choice in no time!

Highlights of this product:

  • Different cushions and pillows to suit any room
  • Over 60 designs in a variety of styles
  • Patterns suitable for a range of abilities
  • Techniques including crochet, intarsia motifs, cross stitch, and embroidery
  • Fully illustrated techniques section and pattern templates included

Need some project ideas? You can:

  • Upcycle old clothes into cool cushions for your sofa
  • Freshen up your home with cushions for all interiors
  • Make gifts for friends and family

Order your copy of Making Cushions & Pillows today!

Making Cushions & Pillows

Easy Sewing Patterns – Women’s Sewing Essentials Value Pack

Women’s Sewing Essentials Value Pack Easy Sewing Patterns
Discover easy sewing patterns for women including skirts and a dress, plus learn sewing techniques suited for sewists of all skill levels.

Women’s Sewing Essentials Value Pack

Learning how to sew can be so much fun. Get the right patterns and how-to instructions and you are on your way to creating OOAK designs with fabric color and texture to compliment your personal style..

FREE Stylish Piecing and Sewing Tote Pattern

A stylish and sturdy tote perfectly sized for everyday use. This season’s bloom is Flora, a floral medley not to be forgotten. Romantic and bold florals are the original classic and this bouquet of striking fabric prints arrives with a slightly vintage feel that promises to remain fresh and timeless. Thanks to whimsical designs, lush backdrops and darker graphics, this year’s flowers are modern and most definitely cutting-edge.

Finished Size: 13”L x 15”W (33.02 cm x 38.10cm)

  • Brands: FreeSpirit Fabric
  • Crafting time: Weekend
  • Designers: Joy McKeon, Joel Dewberry
  • End use: Bags / Purses
  • Complexity: Intermediate
  • Technique: Piecing, Sewing

Free piecing and sewing tote pattern from FreeSpirit Fabrics using Joel Dewberry’s cotton sateen fabric collection Flora.

Source: Piecing and Sewing Tote Pattern | Make It Coats