DIY Denim Log Cabin Pocket Pillows

Grab some jeans headed for the scrap pile and make yourself a plush pocket pillow! To celebrate National Sewing Month, I’m sharing my tutorial for making lightly quilted pocket pillows using upcycled denim. These three pillows are variations on the traditional log cabin quilt block and are strip pieced to minimize cutting. The envelope style … Read more

Semi-Quilted Bike Pant Leg Cuff Tutorial

I’m joining Emily from Life Sew Savory again this year for her annual Summer Fun Series. This week’s theme is back to school. When I think of back to school, I always think about getting new clothes. Updating your wardrobe comes with two challenges: deciding whether to repurpose, pass down, or donate the old clothes, … Read more

Crochet Pattern: No-Sew Huggable Pal with Classic Beret and Window Pane Scarf

I’ve been a huge fan of amigurumi since childhood, when my grandmother would crochet her famous bears for the whole family. Once I had mastered crochet, I tried my hand at amigurumi, but found that I didn’t love the sewing aspect. Today’s pattern for the No-Sew Huggable Pal is crocheted in one piece with no … Read more

Crochet pattern: Picking Flowers Pillow

This floral pillow cover features crocheted roses and forget-me-nots. A button closure with a shell edging lets you replace the pillow cover easily. This project is part of the Summer Activities Crochet-a-Long with CAL Central, and continues my 30-day celebration of crochet motifs (also known as Granny Square Month). This post contains affiliate links. I … Read more

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