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Polka dot fleece socks.

Making Fleece SocksThis page is about making fleece socks. Fun gifts can be made using fleece to make warm and cozy socks.

 

Making Crown Royal Bag Quilts

Making Crown Royal Bag QuiltsThis page is about making Crown Royal bag quilts. A collection of these soft bags can be made into an attractive quilt.

 

Elastic

Repairing the Elastic on Fitted SheetsRepeated use and laundering can breakdown the elastic in your fitted sheets. This is a page about repairing the elastic on fitted sheets.

 

A person welding.

Welding Cap Patterns?Welding caps were originally designed to help keep sparks from burning exposed skin when welding, but they are worn by non-welders as well. Making your own welding caps allows you to create ones that match your personality and it also can save you money. This page has advice about finding welding cap patterns.

 

Handy Stitch Machine

Threading a Handy Stitch MachineThis little handheld sewing machine, made by Singer, is often purchased by people who want to do a bit of mending. Getting it threaded correctly is the most important step. This is a page about threading a Handy Stitch machine.

 

Sewing Fleece

Sewing Fleece on a Sewing Machine?If you have difficulties sewing fleece fabric on your machine, there are a few things you can try to make it easier. This is a page about sewing fleece on a sewing machine.

 

Dog Poop Bag Dispenser

Making a Dog Poop Bag DispenserThis is a page about making a dog poop bag dispenser. One way to always have a poop bag handy when walking your dog is by having a supply with you.

 

Handy Stitch Sewing Machine

Using a Handy Stitch Sewing MachineThis is a page about using a Handy Stitch sewing machine. The Singer Handy Stitch sewing machine is a small, battery operated handheld sewing machine.

 

Book Pocket Pillow - finished pillow with book in pocket

How to Make a Book Pocket PillowThis cute reading pillow has a special pocket to fit a beloved book, making a reading nook wherever it goes. This is a page about how to make a book pocket pillow.

 

A woman altering a blouse.

Making a Blouse Fit Better?This is a page about making a blouse fit better. Whether your blouse doesn't fit as well as it used to or you have something new that needs altering, there are many easy ways to fix up a blouse and make it fit better.

 

Locating Sewing Machine Model and Serial Numbers

Locating Sewing Machine Model and...This is a page about locating sewing machine model and serial numbers. When you need parts, finding your sewing machine's important identifying numbers can be a challenge.

 

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Pattern for Fitted Queen Sheets?Making your own bed sheets allows you to choose your fabric and perhaps get a better fit. This is a page about pattern for fitted queen sheets.

 

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Tea Bag Wallet

Making a Tea Bag WalletThis is a page about making a tea bag wallet. Make a neat little tea bag wallet to carry your favorite flavors with you.

 

Quilted Photo Album Cover

Making a Quilted Photo Album CoverThis is a page about making a quilted photo album cover. Dress up a plain photo album with a pretty quilted fabric cover.

 

Applique Patterns

Printable Applique Patterns?This is a page about printable applique patterns. Applique is a popular craft that is often incorporated into quilts and other fabric arts. Finding printable applique patterns can be an adventure.

 

A sewing machine at work joining fabric.

Sewing Stretchy FabricThis is a page about sewing stretchy fabric. Sewing stretchy fabric can be tricky. You want to follow a few simple steps to ensure that the finished seams lie nice and flat and at the same time do not break when the garment is worn or the item used.

 

stack of towels

Making a Jacket from Towels?This page is about making a jacket from towels. A jacket made from terry cloth can be handy after swimming or bathing.

 

Sewing Leather

Sewing Real Fur and Leather?This page is about sewing real fur and leather. Sewing animal skins can be a challenge and often need to be hand stitched.

 

A sewing machine with material for a comforter.

Making a Comforter?This is a page about making a comforter. Puffy comforters are very cozy for cold nights. Buying one is an option although sometimes an expensive one.

 

Making a Fabric Dinner Roll Holder

Making a Fabric Dinner Roll HolderThis is a page about making a fabric dinner roll holder. A fabric dinner roll holder will help complete your holiday or special dinner table.

 

Flattening seam with a hammer.

Hemming Jeans with Thick SeamsThis is a page about hemming jeans with thick seams. Sewing several layers of denim can be a challenge when shortening jeans. The right equipment and a few tips can make it easier.

 

Fitted Sheet

Making Fitted SheetsThis is a page about making fitted sheets. Even a beginning sewer can make their own fitted sheets using flat sheets or yardage.

 

A green-blue fleece blanket.

Making Fleece Lap Blankets?This is a page about making fleece lap blankets. Making a fleece blanket will help keep you or a loved one warm and makes a great gift.

 

Smocked Gingham Pillow Pattern?I am looking for a pattern to make a smocked gingham pillow.

 

Spa Towel Wrap With Shoulder Straps

Making a Spa Towel WrapThis is a page about making a spa towel wrap. You can make your own spa style towel wrap easily at home and save money as well.

 

Happy Toddler wearing a pink hooded blanket outside.

Making a Hooded Blanket?Hooded blankets make great baby blankets. In this page, learn how to make a blanket with a hood using fleece.

 

Two chihuahuas dressed in clothing

Free Dog Clothing PatternsThis page is about free dog clothing patterns. Sewing for dogs can be fun. Clothing can give your best friend extra protection from the cold.

 

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Left Handed Directions for Blanket Stitch?I'm looking for simple directions for doing the blanketstitch. I am a lefty.

 

A little girl wearing a pioneer bonnet.

Finding a Pioneer Bonnet PatternSchool skits, harvest festivals, and Halloween are times when you might want to make a pioneer style bonnet for yourself or your child. They are also very good sun bonnets. This is a page about finding a pioneer bonnet pattern.

 

Pot holder folded into triangle for scissors.

Making a Pot Holder Scissors PouchThis is a page about making a potholder scissors pouch. A pretty or seasonal potholder is the first step in making a simple scissors pouch.

 

Converting a Twin Size Quilt to Full Size?How difficult is it to convert a twin size bed quilt to a full size bed quilt? This bedding is identical to my daughters crib set but I need it to be full size for her bed and it only comes in twin... any suggestion from all you craft seamstresses?

 

Patterns in manila files with envelop in plastic bag taped to outside.

Storing Sewing PatternsThis page is about storing sewing patterns. Keeping your patterns organized helps you to easily find what you need to start your project.

 

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Hemming Stretch Jeans?I have several pairs of stretch jeans I want to hem and make capri's. The last time I tried to hem them on my sewing machine the material stretched to much. I had my machine set to sew stretch material.

 

Fabric Chicken Doorstop - being used as a doorstop

How to Make a Fabric Chicken DoorstopThis adorable chicken doorstop is easy to make and customize for your home decor. This is a page about how to make a fabric chicken doorstop.

 

Elderly man wearing a bib while eating.

Making an Adult BibThis page is about making an adult bid. People of all sizes need a bib at one time or another to keep their clothes from being soiled.

 

girl wearing a bonnet holding a basket of grapes

Bonnet PatternsThis is a page about bonnet patterns. Bonnets have a long and varied history. There are many styles to choose from when making a costume or a practical garden hat.

 

Vacuum Cleaner Cover

Making a Vacuum Cleaner CoverThis is a page about making a vacuum cleaner cover. You don't have to hide the vacuum away in a closet if you make a decorative, maybe even whimsical, cover.

 

Reusable Coffee Cup Sleeves

Making Reusable Coffee Cup SleevesThis page is about making reusable coffee cup sleeves. Make a reusable paper cup heat shield for your favorite on the go coffee drinkers.

 

Mason Jar Pin Cushion and Sewing Kit

Making a Mason Jar Pin Cushion and Sewing KitAn easy project to customize for a gift. People of all ages need a needle and thread for mending or to replace a button. This is a page about mason jar pin cushion and sewing kit.

 

Men's Shirt

Shortening Men's Shirt Sleeves?This page is about shortening men's shirt sleeves. Altering the length of sleeves can add extended wear and save you money.

 

Potholders From Fabric Scraps

Making Potholders From Fabric ScrapsThis is a page about making potholders from fabric scraps. Fabric scraps can easily be made into beautiful potholders, both simple and more complex quilt style blocks.

 

Green fabric in a craft room.

Removing Stitch Witchery ResidueIf you make a mistake using Stitch Witchery, you will be left with a sticky residue that can be difficult to remove. This page offers advice about how to remove Stitch Witchery residue.

 

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A sugar glider on a wood branch.

Making a Sugar Glider Bag?This is a page about making a sugar glider bag. Keep your little pet safe and warm in a cozy travel pouch.

 

Woman wearing a fleece scarf.

Making a Fleece ScarfThis page is about making a fleece scarf. A inexpensive, cozy wrap can be made with this material.

 

Measuring Elastic

Making a BedskirtThis is a page about making a bedskirt. Getting the correct measurement for the elastic is an important step in making your own bedskirt.

 

lace close up

Lace Shaping?This is a page about lace shaping. Lace shaping is an heirloom sewing technique using French insertion lace to adorn clothing and other fabric projects.

 

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Does Sewing Your Own Things Save Money?We have recently started living more frugally to reduce our debt load. I am very excited about our new life and visit this site for ideas and tips usually more than once a day. :) I am considering buying a beginner type sewing machine and learning to sew so that I can make things for our home instead of buying them at the store.

 

King Size Bed with Dust Ruffle

Making a Bed Skirt for a King Sized BedThis is a page about making a bed skirt for a king sized bed. When you just can't find just the right bedskirt for your bed an option is to make one yourself.

 

Fabric pincushion with polka dot top and gingham base

Homemade Pincushion IdeasThis is a page about homemade pincushion ideas. We are all familiar with the ubiquitous tomato pincushion. However, if you are looking for something more unique consider making your own. Whether you sew, knit, crochet, or dabble in other craft areas, there are endless ways to make your own cushion.

 

Material for Pot Holders?What kind of material will protect hands when picking up a hot skillet? You can make a handle potholder from a regular square or rectangular potholder. Take the potholder and fold it in half.

 

Using Wonder-Under Fusible Web

Using Wonder-Under Fusible Web?This is a page about using Wonder-Under. Wonder-Under is used to stabilize fabric and adhere fabric together. It is important to know how to use it, to achieve the desired results.

 

Making a Fabric Bow

Making a Fabric BowThis is a page about making a fabric bow. Making a fabric bow is simple enough even for the beginning crafter.

 

A woman wearing a blue turban.

Free Turban Sewing Patterns?Some sewing projects can be done using free patterns found at stores or on the internet. This is a page about free turban sewing patterns.

 

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Trouble Sewing Lycra?I love thin Lycra fabric, because it drapes well and is very comfortable, but my machine does not sew it very well. Most of the stitches are missed (like it isn't hooked around the bobbin). It is very frustrating! Could someone please tell me what to do?

 

Oven mitts and apron.

Making a Tea Towel ApronThis is a page about making a tea towel apron. Inexpensive tea towels can be sewn up into a useful apron.

 

Sewing Machine Cover

Making a Sewing Machine CoverThis is a page about making a sewing machine cover. You can save money, keep your machine clean, and have fun making a cover for your sewing machine.

 

A jacket with cuffs.

Replacement Cuffs for a Jacket or SweaterThis is a page about replacement cuffs for a jacket or sweater. A well loved piece of clothing can get an update to extend the life of the garment.

 

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Making Kitchen Appliance CoversThis page is about making kitchen appliance covers. A small appliance can be kept clean and attractive by adding a covering.

 

Fabric Napkin

Making Fabric Placemats and NapkinsThis is a page about making fabric placemats and napkins. If you sew, you can easily make beautiful placemats and napkins to coordinate with your decor.

 

Sewing Patterns

Making Your Own Sewing PatternsThis page is about making your own sewing patterns. Many kinds of patterns for sewing projects can be made at home.

 

Seamstress Sewing on Velcro.

How to Sew VelcroThis is a page about sewing velcro. Sewing velcro can be tricky. It can clog up your sewing machine and even break your needles. Here are some tips to try, if you are having trouble sewing velcro onto an item.

 

Queen Bed with Dust Ruffle

Making a Queen Size Bed Skirt?This is a page about making a queen size bed skirt. Making a bed shirt is an option to buying one that is either expensive or does not coordinate with your bed linens.

 

Clothespin Apron - person wearing the apron and holding a couple of clothes pins

How to Make a Clothespin ApronIf you have chosen to use a clothes line to supplement or replace your dryer this cute apron is exactly what you need to carry your pins. This is a page about how to make a clothespin apron.

 

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Making Terry Cloth Potholders?This is a page about making terry cloth potholders. Terry cloth is a good fabric choice for making your own potholders. It is inexpensive to buy and easy to clean.

 

Cutting Fabric Straight With Scissors

Cutting Fabric Straight With ScissorsThis is a page about cutting fabric straight with scissors. Cutting a straight line, using scissors, when working with fabric is not always that easy.

 

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Free Fleece Shawl Pattern?I am looking for a free fleece shawl pattern.

 

Washcloth Travel Toothbrush

Making a Washcloth Travel Toothbrush...Using a washcloth and minimal sewing skills you can make this cute, practical toothbrush holder. This is a page about making a washcloth travel toothbrush holder.

 

Denim Toilet Seat and Tank Covers - Toilet seat cover made from denim.

How to Make Denim Toilet Seat and Tank CoversUsing lightweight denim scraps, lace, and a doily you too can make this toilet seat and tank cover set. This is a page about how to make denim toilet seat and tank covers.

 

Sewing Needle

Making a Homemade Sewing Needle...This is a page about making a homemade sewing needle sharpener. If you don't have a needle sharpener, maybe one of those little red ones attached to a pincushion, you can make one.

 

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How Can I Make a Rain Cover for a Power Wheelchair?Recently I became the happy owner of a power wheelchair. It gives me so much more freedom than before, but I do have one problem that I'm hoping you good members of ThriftyFun can help me with.

 

Hand sewing elephant crafts

Sewing Craft Items to Make Extra Money?This is a page about sewing craft items to make extra money. If you like to sew, perhaps there are projects that you enjoy doing that can also help you to make some extra money.

 

Padded Kindle Pouch

Making a Padded Kindle PouchThis is a page about making a padded Kindle pouch. Protect your Kindle by making a pretty, functional, padded pouch for it.

 

closeup of sewing machine foot and needle

Finding Coronado Sewing Machine...This is a page about finding Coronado sewing machine manuals. Sewing machines purchased second hand or inherited often come without their manuals.

 

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Pattern For Capes For Beauty Shops?Where can I obtain a pattern for capes used in beauty shops, etc?

 

Treadle Operated Sewing Machine

Buying Treadle Operated Sewing Machines?This is a page about buying a treadle operated sewing machine. You can reduce your energy footprint even in your crafting pursuits. Rather than using an electric sewing machine, you may consider a crank or treadle machine; run on human power.

 

A stack of Mexican blankets.

Making a Coat Out of a BlanketThis page is about making a coat out of a blanket. Sometimes the best way to reuse a blanket is to make a warm coat.

 

sewing machine on a table

Making a Pincushion for a Sewing MachineThis is a page about making a pincushion for a sewing machine. If you are into sewing, you always are looking for a pin or pincushion.

 

Fabric Shoe Organizer

Making a Fabric Shoe Organizer?This is a page about making a fabric shoe holder. Make a fabric shoe organizer to coordinate with your decor.

 

pink satin sleep mask

Homemade Sleeping MaskThis is a page about homemade sleeping mask. When you need to sleep during the daytime, wearing a comfortable mask can help block the light.

 

Make Curtains With Grommet

Making Curtains With GrommetsThis is a page about making curtains with grommets. Making curtains with grommets is an easy way to create beautiful up to date curtains for you home.

 

Making Fleece Hand Warmers

Making Fleece Hand WarmersKeep your hands toasty this winter, by making a set of these reusable fleece hand warmers. This is a page about making fleece hand warmers.

 

denim cozy with a large button

Denim Coffee CozyUse the paper cozy you get on a cup of coffee to create a pattern to make you own from recycled denim remnants. This is a page about denim coffee cozy.

 

Antique sewing machine

Treadle Sewing Machines InformationThe manual treadle sewing machine harks back to a time when in-home electricity was not common place. It is still used in areas worldwide that lack electricity. Some crafters and seamstresses enjoy the excellent stitching quality and the gentle clickety-clack of the foot powered mechanism. This page contains treadle sewing machine information.

 

Fabric Cover for Baby Gate - finished fabric covered gate

How to Make a Fabric Cover for Baby GateDress up your baby gate or add an additional barrier for a small dog by covering the gate with pretty fabric panels. This is a page about how to make a fabric cover for a baby gate.

 

A baby blanket with satin trim.

Sewing Satin Trim on a BlanketTrimming a blanket with satin gives it a finished look. Here is a page about sewing satin trim on a blanket.

 

threading a sewing machine

How to Load the Bobbin on a Singer 6268?Loading the bobbin is an important step for setting up any sewing machine. This is a page about how to load the bobbin on a Singer 6268 sewing machine.

 

Thread pulled through bobbin hole.

Threading a Sewing Machine BobbinThreading a bobbin on a sewing machine can be a little difficult if you haven't done it before. This is a page about threading a sewing machine bobbin.

 

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Transferring Cross Stitch Patterns to Aida Cloth?I like to do larger cross stitch patterns, but find myself getting frustrated by losing count on these. Has anyone tried to transfer counted cross stitch patterns to aida cloth? If so does it help?

 

A girl sewing with a sewing machine.

Sewing Projects for Beginners?This page is about sewing projects for beginners. You can create many wonderful things once you can sew, but starting with a simple undertaking is the best way to learn the basics.

 

bag with toiletries

Making a Washcloth Gift BagThis cute little gift bag starts with a colorful washcloth. This is a page about making a washcloth gift bag.

 

A bobbin and a thimble for sewing.

Keeping Bobbins From UnwindingThis is a page about keeping bobbins from unwinding. Many of us have a sewing drawer or box filled with bobbins happily unwinding and creating a tangled mess.

 

Vintage Cardigan Guard (Sweater Chain)

Making a Vintage Cardigan Guard...This is a page about making a vintage cardigan guard (sweater chain). Adding a chain closure to s sweater can be a nice touch.

 

Woman Threading a Sewing Needle

Threading Sewing NeedlesThis is a page about threading sewing needles. Threading a sewing needle can be a very frustrating or time consuming experience, especially when working on a large project. There are, however, a number of tips that can help make this task easier.

 

Altering a Wedding Gown

Altering a Wedding Gown?This is a page about altering a wedding gown. When the bride is using a family heirloom or a second hand gem, it may be necessary to make some adjustments.

 

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Craft Ideas for Wheelchair Accessories?A friend's young daughter (10yrs old) was paralyzed from the waist down in a car accident recently. We'll be going down to visit soon and I'd like to make something special for her to help her adapt to the wheelchair. Has anyone got any sewing ideas of what would be helpful?

 

Crafts Using Yo Yos

Crafts Using Yo YosThis is a page about crafts using yo yos. Those cute little yo yos can be used to make a wide variety of crafts.

 

White Men's T-shirt

Altering Men's T-shirts for a WomanThis page is about altering men's t-shirts for a woman. A t-shirt made for a man can be changed and shortened to make them fit a woman better.

 

Mask Organizer/Hamper - finished organizer/hamper

Mask Organizer/HamperMy daughter has about 30 masks because she works at a school and must change them out daily, sometimes more than once a day. In order to keep them organized, I came up with this organizer/mini mask hamper which she can hang in her closet. It also helps her choose what color she wants to coordinate with what she wears each day. It has a front and back for efficient storage!

 

Fabric shoulder bag.

Savannah BagI've made a lot of bags, but my favorite is the Savannah bag. I named it after my daughter because it's pretty in pink.

 

Scrappy Funky Doll - finished doll

Scrappy Funky DollThis doll is made from scraps of muslin, fabric, and felt.

 

Upcycled Bridal Garter

Upcycled Bridal GarterI had a bridal garter that we couldn't even give away in my area. I made it into a skirt for a Barbie doll. I also cut off the long ribbons in the front to a more manageable length.

 

Canning Jar Sewing Kit - finished kit

Canning Jar Sewing KitThis is a miniature sewing kit, which holds a few basic sewing supplies, for the beginner seamstress. I put straight pins on the pincushion top, a pair of scissors, some thread, a measuring tape, some needles, and small scraps of fabric into the jar.

 

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Upcycled Bridal Garter

Upcycled Bridal GarterI had a bridal garter that we couldn't even give away in my area. I made it into a skirt for a Barbie doll. I also cut off the long ribbons in the front to a more manageable length.

 

Tissue Case with Pocket - finished case

Tissue Case with PocketI learned how to make tissue case covers years ago from my mother. This one is a little different from the ones she used to make because it has a pocket on one side to hold chapstick, hand sanitizer, or a small bottle of lotion. These are great to have in your purse when you need extra supplies. They are easy enough for the beginning seamstress to make.

 

Pocket Pillow - second pillow with different fabric

Pocket PillowThis pillow has a pocket that can be used for a book, journal, or even a midnight snack.

 

Mermaid Tail Purse - finished purse

Mermaid Tail PurseThis mermaid purse was inspired by an image I found online. I used some scraps of shiny fabric, found a pattern online, and designed my own version of a mermaid purse using the idea from an image I found.

 

Mask Organizer/Hamper - finished organizer/hamper

Mask Organizer/HamperMy daughter has about 30 masks because she works at a school and must change them out daily, sometimes more than once a day. In order to keep them organized, I came up with this organizer/mini mask hamper which she can hang in her closet. It also helps her choose what color she wants to coordinate with what she wears each day. It has a front and back for efficient storage!

 

Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - finished two colored fabric bowl

Fabric Bowl Hot PadHere is another project to use up scraps and that is quick to make. Do you ever have leftover batting from a quilt? And anyone who sews usually has fabric scraps! So put the two together and in about 45 minutes you can make a cute soup bowl hot pad. Use your imagination and you could use it as a roll basket, a place for car keys, etc.

 

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Ring Pincushion

Ring PincushionThis cute and handy pincushion is conveniently attached to a loop to fit your finger. Learn how to make it with this short video.

 

Yo Yo Keychain

Yo Yo KeychainUse fabric yoyos and a button to make a personalized keychain. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

Fleece Hand Warmers

Fleece Hand WarmersThese cosy hand warmers can be made with leftover fleece from crafting projects. Learn how to make them in this short video.

 

Golf Tee Bobbin Holder

Golf Tee Bobbin HolderUse extra golf tees to hold sewing machine bobbins. Learn how to make them in this short video.

 

Padded iPad Pouch

Padded iPad PouchThis video shows you the process of making an iPad sleeve. This pouch is super cute and makes a great gift.

 

Padded Kindle Pouch

Padded Kindle PouchCheck out how to make this cute kindle sleeve with this short video. These make a perfect gift for the kindle users in your life.

 

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A bottle of clear nail polish.

Keeping Thread Knots SecureAfter finishing any type of hand sewing, I use a small dab of clear nail polish right on the knot to keep the knot/thread secure and from unraveling.

 

Canning Jar Sewing Kit - finished kit

Canning Jar Sewing KitThis is a miniature sewing kit, which holds a few basic sewing supplies, for the beginner seamstress. I put straight pins on the pincushion top, a pair of scissors, some thread, a measuring tape, some needles, and small scraps of fabric into the jar.

 

Scrappy Funky Doll - finished doll

Scrappy Funky DollThis doll is made from scraps of muslin, fabric, and felt.

 

A little girl in bed with her stuffed animal.

Making a Bedhugger ComforterOne way to keep the comforter on your bed it to sew a pocket at the bottom to fit over the mattress. This page contains some suggestions for making a bedhugger comforter.

 

A pile of folded sheets.

Converting SheetsIf you have sheets that are the wrong size, sometimes you can modify them to fit. This works best if you are going from larger to smaller.

 

A woman using a seam ripper.

Ripping Seams EasilyI do a lot of sewing and sometimes make mistakes, resulting in having to rip out seams. While ripping the hem of an old flannel sheet to make pet bed covers, I knew it would take too much time.

 

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An old and worn baby blanket.

Saving An Old Baby Blanket?This blanket is from 1977. It was my mom's when she was a baby and maybe her unborn older brother's first, we are not sure. I've had it my whole life (I'm 14). I've come to terms that it is normal for teens, even adults to have emotional support blankets. I'm want to share my life with this blanket, but the thing is, even when I was a new born baby I rubbed in between my fingers, and still do, just not as much.

 

Sewing Leather on a Vintage White Sewing Machine - 1927 White sewing machine

Sewing Leather on a Vintage White Sewing Machine?Can a 1927 White rotary sewing machine sew leather goods?

 

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Keeping Seams Together When Sewing?What is a good way for keeping seams together when sewing?

 

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Convert King Sized Sheets to Split King?We currently own a king bed with many sheet sets. We just purchased an adjustable frame for our new split king. A split king is basically two XL twin mattresses. I have some nice sheets that I would like to convert the fitted sheets. I have an idea on how I could do it but I wanted to see if anyone has ever done this or has an idea on how to do it?

 

A Simplicity sewing machine.

Help with Simplicity Sewing MachineHi, I have a simplicity SL415 sewing machine. I can't figure out where the thread spool sits. Usually there is a metal rod. The top right shows where you place a bobbin to thread it but I don't know where the spool goes.

 

Repairing Holes in a Baby Blanket - closeup of a large hole in a baby blanket

Repairing Holes in a Baby Blanket?I have a baby blanket and I want to fix the holes. I have tried sewing the holes together, but the fabric tore more. Any suggestions? I love the blanket and don't want it to tear apart! There are holes like the one is the picture is 4 or 5 other spots as well!

 

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