How to Mend a Torn Seam by Hand or Machine

An easy mending fix: how to mend torn seams by hand or by machine.

I’ve been on a bit of a mending tear (ha!) recently. I had this huge stack of things that needed to be fixed, and I have other things on my list, but I’m plugging away and thought I would share some basic mending methods with you. Probably the most common problem that requires mending — […]

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Sew a Softie with the Kids for the Holidays

Sew a softie for the holidays with or for your kids with these easy sewing patterns.

The other day I shared with you my Christmas tree softie, which I made myself but would be great for kids to make, or even for a group of kids to do together as they learn embroidery stitches. A bunch of my blogger friends have been sharing their own holiday-themed sew a softie projects, which […]

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Sew an Infinity Scarf and #givewarmth

Sew an infinity scarf for yourself, your friends, your kids and #givewarmth.

What if you want to #givewarmth to someone who lives somewhere it doesn’t get that cold? Or you want to do something that isn’t a no-sew scarf option, but you’re not a knitter or a crocheter? Why not sew an infinity scarf? It’s a really quick and easy project you can make a bunch of […]

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Sew a Christmas Tree Softie

Sew a Christmas tree softie for the tree or a gift.

I love doing little hand-sewing projects, and the girl is starting to get into them, too. (I had so much fun working through Crafty Critters with some of my fiber arts students and I can’t wait for the girl to make some of these adorable things, too.) I thought it would be fun to make […]

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