Easy Beginner Sewing Project: Rustic Pillow with Precut Fabric Squares

In today’s Sewing Basics post, I’m sharing the easy beginner sewing project for the Rustic Pillow. The Rustic Pillow uses precut fabric squares so that you can complete unique projects quickly for last-minute gifts or to add a handmade touch to any room. The pattern includes instructions for 7 popular sizes of decorative pillows, so … Read more

Wristlet Tote: Easy Sewing Pattern for Beginners

In today’s Sewing Basics post, I’m sharing an easy sewing pattern for beginners that is interesting enough for experienced sewists looking for a quick project. The Wristlet Tote is perfect for carrying your phone, your ID card or debit card, and other essentials while at work or on the go.    This post contains affiliate links. … Read more

Quilted Mug Rug (Rail Fence Block)

Mug rugs make great gifts and they are the perfect size for trying out new-to-you sewing and quilting techniques. The beginner-friendly Quilted Mug Rug pattern uses the classic Rail Fence quilt block pattern. This project is made easier using pre-cut fabric and strip piecing. If you’re new to sewing, I’ve even embedded an entire video … Read more

DIY Sensory Mat Tutorial

In this post, I’m sharing how you can make your own DIY Sensory Mat for adults. Sensory mats are also sometimes called fidget mats, fiddle mats, or twiddle mats. Approximately the size of a place mat, sensory mats can fit on a table, lap, or wheelchair tray. Sensory mats can help people to stay calm, … Read more

How To Sew a Christmas Stocking

In today’s post, I’ll be showing you how to sew a Christmas Stocking — two ways! — as part of the Christmas in July Make Along. This beginner-friendly pattern makes a spacious Christmas stocking that you can hang by the fireplace or stuff with gifts as a gift wrap. This post contains affiliate links. I … Read more

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