Make a Rudolf stocking stuffer. FREE pattern, tutorial and video.
Make your own Yoda-Style Ragdoll as a special gift this holiday.
Cotton scrub caps with a drawstring closure would make an excellent gift for the healthcare workers in your life. Styled after those seen on the medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, they are one size fits most and sew together in less than an hour – even for beginner sewists. Get the pattern for $1 on Etsy!
Turn old clothes into a quilt!
I might have a slight vintage pattern addiction, but I’m not afraid to use them! Here are some ways to use those patterns in alternative ways, and make use of every size in the envelope. Save money on sewing with a few tips and tricks.
Make your own reusable grocery tote using upcycled materials!
Make your own drawstring produce bags!
This is a great project for beginner sewists. Try out all the different stitches on the machine, and make a drawstring bag out of it. Great way to practice threading the machine and spinning a bobbin.
Make a plastic bag sleeve to hang on a cabinet door or for the vehicle. Requires little fabric and sews in less than an hour.
Sew some potholders for colleagues and friends this gift-giving season. A half yard will make four, but the same process can be used to upcycle materials on hand.