11 Professional Plaid & Tartan Sewing Project Ideas for Fall

Are you unsure of what to make with tartan / plaid / flannel fabric? Here are 11 ideas that are on-trend and best sellers for stores. They’re great for DIY fall outfits, home decor, and Christmas gifts. Each sewing project idea comes with sewing patterns and tutorials to help you make them. In case you’ve … Read more

6 Professional Sewing Gift Ideas for Men (with Patterns)

This is part 3 of my “sewing gifts” series. Today I’m focusing on easy sewing projects to gift to men. Specifically your boyfriend, husband, dad, brother, and teen boys. I’m sharing professional-looking gift ideas inspired by department store best sellers. You can make these DIY’s for birthdays, fathers day, christmas, thanksgiving, or as spontaneous gifts. I love … Read more

19 Pajama Sewing Patterns for Men (that Look Professional) – 5 FREE

Today I’m sharing pajama sewing patterns for men. This includes free pdf patterns, paid pdf patterns, and physical paper ones. Pj’s are a great DIY gift idea for Christmas, fathers day, and birthdays. They’re practical items that men can get a lot of use out of. If you want to make matching pj’s for the … Read more

22 Cute Pajama Sewing Patterns for Kids (4 are FREE)

Today I’m sharing a HUGE list of pajama sewing patterns for children. This includes free pdf patterns, paid pdf patterns, and physical paper ones. Cute PJ’s are the perfect gift for christmas, birthdays, and new arrivals. They’re a practical gift idea that will actually get used. If you want to make a matching set for … Read more

DIY Seamless Scrunchie with Free Pattern & Video Tutorial

**2022 UPDATE: I no longer recommend this blog post for making seamless scrunchies. I bought and deconstructed 13 scrunchies from stores to see how professional scrunchies are made. I created a new tutorial that reveals their methods for making seamless, professional-quality scrunchies. So I recommend reading that instead 🙂 Every few years, my family round … Read more

Craft Passion Mask Review – DON’T SEW Until You Read This (6 Tips)

I made the Craft Passion face mask 9 times for myself, 2 adults, and 2 older kids (aged 10-12). I made the ‘teen/woman’ size with no filter pocket or nose wire. Here’s my review. The pattern looks great, it’s relatively easy to sew, and it’s recommended by 11+ hospitals.  It takes twice as long to sew … Read more

4 BEST Toddler & Child Face Mask Patterns + Measurements

Today I’m sharing the best toddler and child face mask patterns. These are all FREE printables. I’ll talk about 1 popular mask style to AVOID for kids. And I’ll share children’s measurements for different mask styles, elastic, and nose wires. To summarise, the best face mask pattern for kids is: A mask with a gap … Read more

FREE Oversized Sleep Mask Pattern for Beginners: PDF + Video

I designed this free sleep mask pattern (download here) to be easy for beginners to sew. This is an extra soft, oversized style mask. It will cover most of your forehead and nose. This small sewing project is perfect for: Scrap fabrics! DIY gifts for family and friends. I’d make a matching scrunchie, fabric gift … Read more