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31 Gorgeous Free Sewing Patterns for Tops (Women)

Every week I scour the web for free sewing patterns to share with my email subscribers. In the process, I’ve come across a LOT of incredible free sewing patterns for tops. I’m going to share the best patterns for women’s tops, including blouses, tunics, crop tops, summer tops, t-shirts, cami’s, and more. All of the […]

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36 FREE Printable Sewing Patterns for Kids, Babies & Toddlers

I’m always looking for free sewing patterns to share with people on my email list (join here for 1 free pattern every Thursday!). Here are the best printable sewing patterns I’ve found for kids. These are modern and on-trend designs. For this post I focused on clothes, hats, and accessories. The sizes include babies, toddlers, […]

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12 Cross Back ‘Japanese’ Apron Patterns & Tutorials (+ FREE)

I’m sharing apron sewing patterns and tutorials that have a criss-cross back. They’re sometimes called Japanese aprons. I’ve included free printable sewing patterns, physical paper ones, and tutorials with apron measurements. FREE PDF cross back apron patterns Apron with front pocket by Tessuti Download now ($0) Sizes: one size. Design: this apron has a square […]

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Turn Scrap Fabric into NEW Clothes: 14 Sewing Project Ideas

Not sure what to do with your fabric scraps? I’m here to help! This is part 1 of my ‘scrap fabric sewing project ideas’ series. Here are creative ways to use fabric scraps in your next clothing project. I looked to fashion brands for inspiration. I’m starting today’s list with ideas for smaller bits of […]

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7 Easy First Sewing Project Ideas for Adults *TESTED*

Last summer, I spent 2 days teaching my cousin how to sew. She had never used a sewing machine before. Here are 7 first sewing project ideas for adults. I would genuinely recommend all of these to beginners like my cousin. I tested every single idea on this list to make sure it was easy […]

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24 Best Headband Sewing Patterns & Tutorials (All Free!)

Headbands are a quick and easy sewing project idea for beginners. I rounded up 24 of the best headband sewing patterns and tutorials I’ve seen. The patterns are all free printable PDF files! This list includes: Multiple sizes for babies, toddlers, kids, and adults. Different fabric types (stretchy knits and non-stretch woven fabrics). Multiple styles: […]

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How to Make Twisted Turban Headbands: PRO Way + Free Pattern

I bought 2 twisted ‘turban’ headbands ($5.50 and $24) and took them apart. Here’s exactly how to copy those professionally made headbands. This diy headband design includes: A twisted knot in the middle. Stretchy knit fabric, so it feels comfy. And the fabric edges won’t fray, so you don’t need to finish them. Elastic at […]

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How to Make Wide Stretchy Headbands + Free Pattern (8 Sizes)

I studied 7 headbands from stores, including 2 headbands that I bought and took apart ($5.50 and $24). This tutorial is based on how those professional headbands were made. This DIY headband design includes: A flat shape in 2 widths: wide and extra wide. Stretchy knit fabric so it feels comfy. And the fabric edges […]

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How To Make Fabric Hair Tie Bows + FREE Pattern (4 Sizes)

Here’s the simplest way to make hair tie bows out of fabric. I’ve created a step-by-step photo tutorial below, and a free pattern in 4 sizes. Give your hair tie (aka. ponytail) a new “oomph”. This is a great scrap fabric project idea. And it makes very cute diy gifts! Pin this image to bookmark […]

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DIY Scrunchie with Hair Tie (*New* Easiest Method) + Pattern

Today I’m showing you how to make DIY scrunchies with hair ties (also known as ponytail holders). This tutorial includes an optional “bunny ear” bow too. Download my free sewing pattern here. I’ve researched a LOT of scrunchie tutorials, but there aren’t many methods for hair tie scrunchies. So I sat down and brainstormed my […]