How To Upcycle Jeans: 11 Tips + 22 Project Ideas from Your Favorite Bloggers

September is National Sewing Month and one of my favorite materials to sew with is upcycled denim. Everyone (or, almost everyone) has a pile of old jeans in the closet. Working with old jeans has its challenges so I reached out to several of my favorite sewing bloggers and I’ve put together 11 tips for … Read more

20 Handmade Upcycled Gift Ideas | Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas Week 7

This is the seventh in a series of 12 weeks of roundups for the handmade holidays! I’m sharing 20 free patterns and tutorials for upcycled gifts, including crochet, sewing, no-sew, paper crafts, and hot glue projects! This roundup includes gift wrap, decorations, home decor projects, clothing, and more. Photos are copyright the respective designer/publisher and … 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

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