Skater Skirt Free Pattern

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Skirts are perfect for spring, and nothing is more comfortable than a stretchy knit skater skirt with a yoga waistband. A full circle skirt is perfect for swirling and the knit fabric drapes nicely. I’ve drafted this one to hit the knee so it is appropriate for school dress code, but you can always trim […]

IKEA stool cushion tutorial

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One of my favourite places to shop for home decor is IKEA. I really like the simple modern style, and of course, the inexpensive prices! Recently I purchased 2 ‘Marius’ stools, quite the bargain at $4.99 each! To make them a little more interesting for my daughter’s nearly decorated room, I designed and sewed these […]

Origami Fabric Box

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I love it when organizing and decorating my sewing space happen at the same time. Recently I sewed up this sweet little fabric box to keep my serger thread in. This box comes together quite quickly, since the layers are sewn together flat and then folded like origami to create a box. The box is held […]

Binder Pouch with Zipper

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I need to keep all my receipts for my small business, but am naturally not a very organized person and usually have receipts stashed all over my sewing room, computer desk, and purse. This year, to make things easier once tax time rolls around, I designed a pouch that snaps into my business binder to […]

Kimono Robe Free Pattern

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  Quite a few years ago my sister gifted me a large length of fabric that a friend brought back from India. The beautiful black, burgundy and gold border print is designed to be sewn into a sari, but I wouldn’t have anywhere to wear a sari, so the fabric sat in my sewing space […]

Dolly and Me Purse with Leather Fringe

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This leather fringed purse is an adorable little accessory that is surprisingly easy to sew. Don’t let the zipper intimidate you; with only a few seams you will have it perfectly installed in this quick project. I recycled the faux leather from one of my own purses, but you can purchase faux leather, faux suede, […]

Button Front Skirt for 18″ Doll

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Skirts that button up the front are one of the biggest trends for fall, and now your 18″ doll can have one too! This a-line skirt ends at the knee and includes a bias tape waistband and a front placket. I chose to use snaps on my version so that little fingers can dress and […]