*House and Home Projects
Bug Bonnet [offsite link]
Instructions to make a cover to protect your food from pesky insects.
Butterfly Mobile - Tutorial [offsite link]
Pattern and instructions for making fabric butterflies.
Corkboard Wall Pocket Tutorial [offsite link]
This is a great way to organize your work area!
Decorative Hand Towel [offsite link]
Make some embellished towels to match your decor or for the seasonal holidays.
Electric Mixer Cover [offsite link]
Pattern and instructions to make a cover for your stand alone mixer. Has some quilting elements.
Elegant Hanger Cover [offsite link]
Make covers for your hangers. Link opens a .pdf document.
Fabric Basket - Tutorial [offsite link]
Learn how to make a fabric basket that is perfect for storing your odds and ends.
Fat quarters are one-quarter yard fabric pieces of precisely sized cuts from a variety of coordinating fabrics. Not rectangular in size but more square-ish and wide, hence the name. A quilt makers' delight, however these precut fabric bundles are also very useful for small sewing projects.
Felt Aquarium Magnets [offsite link]
Aquatic themed magnets from the Purl Bee.
Finger Oven Mitts [offsite link]
Protect your fingertips and bake in style with these fingertip oven mitts.
Fleece Lap Quilt [offsite link]
Make a fleece lap quilt from squares joined with a two-thread flat lock stitch. Link opens a .pdf document.
Framed Botanical Pillows [offsite link]
This pillow pattern is great for showcasing a special print. From the Purl Bee.
Free Pattern for a Quilted Bread Warmer
Free pattern for a vintage style quilted bread warmer with assembly instructions. Makes a wonderful hostess or holiday gift.
Fringed Napkins - Tutorial [offsite link]
This tutorial from the Purl Bee shows you how to make fringed napkins.
Glam Gloves [offsite link]
Add some glamour to your rubber gloves.
How to Make a Pillowcase with a Twist!
This pillowcase is one of my favorite projects because not only it is easy and quick, but it also makes life a bit more pleasant! I show you how to make a pillowcase that is different from standard pillowcases!
Ice Cream Cone Cozy - Tutorial [offsite link]
Your days of having napkin stuck to your ice cream cone are over once you make one of these!
Ironing Board Recovery Project - Tutorial [offsite link]
General description on how to make a new cover for your ironing board. From the Purl Bee.
Liberty Picnic Set [offsite link]
Napkin and picnic cloth set embellished with hand embroidery from the Purl Bee.
Linen Curtain [offsite link]
Basic instructions for making curtains with grommets. From jcarolinecreative!
Lovely Lined Curtains Tutorial [offsite link]
Simple curtains from the Purl Bee.
Luxurious Wool Blanket - Tutorial [offsite link]
This blanket would be be perfect for those cold nights of winter or at a sporting event. Molly from the Purl Bee shows how to make a wide binding.
Man in the Moon Sculpture [offsite link]
Pattern and instructions to make a man-in-the-moon wall hanging.
Molly´s Handmade Napkins - Tutorial [offsite link]
Bound edge napkins from Molly at the Purl Bee.
Monogrammed Felt Pillow - Tutorial [offsite link]
These felt pillows are monogrammed using reverse (cut-away) applique. From jcarolinecreative!
More Free Pillow Tutorials
Another page of links to free pillow tutorials found on the web!
Party Garland - Tutorial [offsite link]
This garland is easy to put together and is a good way to use up your fabric scraps. From the Purl Bee.
Party Prep Coasters - Tutorial [offsite link]
Pieced coasters from the Purl Bee.
Perfectly Portable Cushion - Tutorial [offsite link]
Illustrated directions to make a portable cushion.
Pillow Case - Tutorial [offsite link]
Instructions for making a pillow case from jcarolinecreative!
Pillowcase - Fast and Fun [offsite link]
Use coordinating prints to make a colorful pillowcase.
Pillowcases - Novelty [offsite link]
Make a special pillowcase in colorful prints.
Quick Homemade Dish Towels - Tutorial [offsite link]
These would be a great housewarming gift. From the Purl Bee.
Quick to Sew Home Decor
Many home decor sewing projects can usually be accomplished in a few spare hours, will showcase your sewing creativity, require just a few yards of fabric, and little sewing effort.
Quillow [offsite link]
Instructions for making a quillow (quilt in a pillow).
Reverse Applique Coasters - Tutorial [offsite link]
Cute and easy coasters to make using reverse applique.
Reverse Applique Hotpad - Tutorial [offsite link]
Learn how to use reverse applique with this easy hotpad tutorial.
Reversible Fabric Napkins - Tutorial [offsite link]
Cute napkins trimmed with rick-rack.
Ribbon Pillow - Tutorial [offsite link]
Instructions for making a pillow using ribbon. There is a handy calculator for determining the size of the fabric based on the size of the pillow form. From jcarolinecreative!
Rice Hot Pack (or Cold Pack) [offsite link]
This rice pack pattern can be used as a hot pack by heating in the microwave or as a useful cold pack to ease sprains and strains when stored in the freezer.
Rolling Towel [offsite link]
This quick and easy project creates a rolling towel so that your hand drying surface can rotate as you use it.
Rooster Door Stop [offsite link]
Cock-a-doodle-doo! This pattern is for a door stop, but he would also make a great table decoration.
Rooster to Crow About [offsite link]
This rooster is stuffed but not with cornbread. Make an accent for your kitchen.
As we sew today, consider sewing ‘green,’ mindful of a concept of sustainable sewing – one that is heedful of and practical for our planet.
Simple + Spooky Cocktail Napkins - Tutorial [offsite link]
Make smaller cocktail size napkins with a folded edge. From the Purl Bee.
Simple Shower Curtain [offsite link]
Instructions for a simple shower curtain from Joann.com.
Stadium Blanket/Pillow [offsite link]
It´s a pillow, it´s a blanket! Just fold up this quick and simple blanket into a built-in pocket, turn it inside out, and you have a plump pillow.
Storage Baskets [offsite link]
Fabric storage baskets from jcarolinecreative!
Teapot Cozy [offsite link]
Keep your tea warm with a snug cozy.
Toilet Paper Cozy - Tutorial [offsite link]
If you have little ones or critters that like to unroll your toilet paper, make this hanging cozy to keep it close by.
Towel Topper - Free Pattern!
With a bit of fabric and some towels, you can make hanging towels to match your kitchen's decor.
Towel Topper Pattern - Finishing
In this section, you will learn how to sew the side binding and complete the towel topper.
Towel Topper Pattern - Sewing the Towel
Part two of the Towel Topper Tutorial. In this section you will cut out the pattern and sew the fabric to the towel.
TV Cozy Tutorial [offsite link]
Here you can learn how to drape your tv to make a cover. This technique would work with most large items you would like to cover.
Wall Organizer [offsite link]
Make a pocketed wall organizer.
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