Learn to Sew Inexpensively

Tips and tricks for learning to sew on a tight budget.

Adjustable Scrub Cap – a pattern and tutorial

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!

Decoupage: Paper and Glue to a New Look

Anything can be given an updated and quirky look with the help of a little glue and some paper. This cheap craft is easy for all ages and can be used with a variety of types of paper that might be otherwise thrown away.

Pattern Management

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.