sewing Archive

Sewing with Kids: Getting Started

The girl, who is almost 6, is super interested in all sorts of crafty things because that’s her life. She’s long wanted to learn how to knit, and before her interests turned toward astronomy,

A Quick Dress for Valentine’s, or Any Time

It occurred to me the other day that the girl didn’t really have anything special to wear for Valentine’s Day. Her class is having a party, of course, and I thought it would be

Ease into Sewing with Never Been Stitched

I like to sew, and have somewhat known my way around a machine for many years. I made clothes in high school (though I never learned how to put in a zipper) and have

Sew a Door Jammer to Make Your Kid’s Door Close Quietly

The girl’s bedroom has a pretty noisy door, and there have been a couple of times lately where I’ve gone in to comfort her back to sleep in the night, and I’m sure she’s

Sew an Easy Blanket out of Old Recieving Blankets

I don’t know how we ended up with so many receiving blankets when the girl was a baby. She was a preemie, so we swaddled her for a long time to help keep her

Learn Serging with a Free Class from Craftsy

Note: I’m an affiliate of Craftsy, but I have also taken classes from the service and love it. So there. One of my big goals related to crafting for a couple of years now

Quick and Easy Storage Pouches {Iron Craft Challenge}

The Iron Craft challenge for this week had to do with organizing a space and/or making something to help you organize a space. I knew immediately I needed to tackle my needle drawer; you