25 Zipper Pouch Sewing Patterns for Makeup, Pencils… (15 FREE)

Here are the best sewing patterns I’ve found for zipper pouches. They’re great for storing makeup, pencils, coins, and other small items. I’ve covered different styles, sizes, and prices (15 are free!). I’ve also rated them based on how beginner-friendly they are. Easy zipper pouch patterns: Here are the patterns I recommend for beginners. Simple … Read more

16 Sewing Patterns for Potholders & Oven Mitts (9 Free!)

Here are the best sewing patterns I’ve found for potholders, hot pads, oven mitts, and double oven gloves. I’ve included free printable PDF patterns and physical paper ones. And here’s my research on what fabrics and battings to use for these heat-resistant projects. Ps. I run an email list where I send people 1 FREE … Read more

DIY Double Oven Mitt: FREE Professional Pattern & Tutorial

I wanted to learn the best way to make double oven mitts, so I went to big department stores to see exactly how professionals make them. I even bought 3 mitts and deconstructed them! This tutorial and free pattern (download pattern here) are based on this research. I’ve also included lots of tips to help you achieve … Read more

How To Make a Standard Pillowcase With Inner Flap: PRO Way

This tutorial copies the pillowcase design that stores use. I studied 9 professionally made pillows to figure this out. Today, we’re making the envelope style in a standard size. “Envelope pillows” have an inner flap to hide your pillow insert. I’ve also included measurements for queen/king pillows. I’ll show you how to make it with … Read more

Exactly How Much Fabric You Need for Pillowcases + Charts

To make 2 pillowcases, you need: 2 yards (1.9 meters) of fabric for standard & queen size pillowcases (20″ x 30″). 2.5 yards (2.3 meters) of fabric for king size pillowcases (20″ x 40″). I recommend buying at least 10% more. This is because when you pre-wash and dry your materials, they might shrink. Fabric … Read more