Check out my tutorial to see how you can sew a leather bag out of a secondhand coat, and vote on what my next post will be about!
How to Make Your Own Swiffer®* Mop Pad out of Old Blue Jeans (with FREE Printable PDF Sewing Pattern!)
This Swiffer Sweeper pad tutorial comes with a free printable PDF pattern! It’s a reusable, machine-washable, planet-friendly project that’s made out of old blue jeans.
How to Make a Lily Flower Out of Guitar Strings
This beautiful lily sculpture is made out of used guitar strings. Check out the tutorial, where I show you how to make one of your own!
How to Sew a Pot Scrubber Out of Produce Bags
This plastic mesh scrubber works very well to clean a variety of surfaces, and you can easily add a sliver of bar soap to the center to make a self-soaping scrub pad. The best part is that it takes less than 5 minutes for me to make one! Here’s how to make your own.
DIY Fabric Flowers Tutorial (With Free Printable Template!)
Learn how to make these beautiful fabric flowers! They are a quick and easy project, and a great way to use fabric scraps. Use the finished flowers to decorate wreaths, tote bags, headbands, flip-flops, hats, purses, pillows, and more!
Goofy Monster Ballpoint Pen Topper
Looking for a fun back-to-school craft? Check out this ballpoint pen topper that I came up with as a craft for thread that was too old to use for sewing.
A Top Hat for a Giant Bunny Rabbit
What do you get the bunny who has everything? A top hat, of course!
Lego Block Pillows (Free Sewing Pattern!)
I’m giving away the printable PDF sewing pattern to make these adorable Lego Block throw pillows ABSOLUTELY FREE to all of my email subscribers! They’re great for kids, or casual decor in a family room, playroom, or den.
Covering Stains with Fabric Markers
Stains on your jeans? Grab some fabric markers and make them beautiful!
How to Make Your Own Sewing Thread Rack
Here’s a tutorial for a DIY thread rack that I came up with one day when I had nowhere to store my spools of thread.
Upcycled Swimdress Made From a Pair of Pants
Here’s how I turned a pair of thrift store pants into a classy swimdress.
Giant Upcycled Dragonfly Sculpture
So, funny story. I had to climb on a railing so that I could hand a giant insect’s butt to a total stranger.
DIY Ironing Pad Made With a Mylar Emergency Blanket
I wanted to make a small ironing mat to use near my sewing machine. Here’s how you can make your own DIY pressing pad with cotton fabric, batting, and a Mylar emergency blanket.
How to Patch a Hole in a Pair of Jeans (and make it look good!)
Learn how to patch a hole in a pair of jeans, and end up with a style statement instead of a tear.
Glowing Fire and Ice Fascinators
This tutorial shows you how to make your own fabulous, light-up fascinators!
Bolt + Magnet = DIY Magnetic Pincushion
This DIY pincushion uses a bolt and a magnet to work a little magic.
Shibori T-Shirt Using Bleach
This DIY shibori t-shirt tutorial shows you how to use bleach to transform an ordinary t-shirt into a work of art.
How to Sew a Bath Mat out of T-shirts
This fun bath mat is made out of repurposed t-shirts! I’ve created step-by-step instructions in case you’d like to make your own.
Ironic Tote Bag
Learn how to make your own tote bag. This tote is covered in upcycled clothing labels, and is both a useful accessory, and a commentary on materialism.
How to Make an Asymmetrical Striped Top
This tutorial shows you how to upcycle t-shirts into a flattering asymmetrical top.
How to Make Your Own Gloves (It’s Easy, I Promise!)
This tutorial details how to make your own gloves with an easy method that even beginners can use.
DIY Garden Hose Bobbin Holder
This easy-to-make DIY bobbin holder costs almost nothing, and it works great!