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

How to Sew a Minky Blanket: Easy Sew Minky Blanket

Minky is such a plush, cozy, and pretty fabric, but it can be challenging for newbie sewists. In today’s Sewing Basics post, I’m going to show you how to sew a minky blanket using precut fabric. This Easy Sew Minky Blanket can be used as a throw, a bed runner, a pet blanket, or a … Read more

Stitch Sampler Ornaments – An Easy Sewing Gift Idea or Party Activity

Today’s Sewing Basics post is a fun project that will get you familiar with your sewing machine while also turning out a great last-minute gift or decoration: a stitch sampler ornament! I tried this easy sewing gift idea with a dozen college students (most of whom had never used a sewing machine before) and we … Read more

Subscribe to the newsletter to get my secrets and access to the subscriber vault!

5 Secrets for Improving Your Crochet Skills