More fun… Sewing for the Home-inspired tutorials!

on September 29 | in Sewing Inspiration | by | with 40 Comments

Explore these fun tutorials submitted by sewists in our SMS community. Do you have a tutorial you created, related to Sewing for the Home? Point us your way in the comments!

Framed Memo Board Tutorial by Meg from Boutique NutMeg Designs

Recover a Lampshade by Tresa from reese dixon

Cozy Corn Pillow by Alicia from Wily WILCO Craft Vixen

A Wall Quilt Re-envisioned… by Sandy from hopefully something rhetorical

How to Make Lined Curtains by Anna from anna’s paintbrush

Simple Table Runner by Lorrie from Fabric, Paper, Thread

Tissue/Magazine Holder by Lalli from Passion for Sewing

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40 Responses to More fun… Sewing for the Home-inspired tutorials!

  1. raajia says:

    What inspiring ideas!I love this wall organizer!!!
    many thanks for putting all these together

  2. leela says:

    The link for the curtains no longer works – I’d really like to look at the tutorial.

  3. Paulette Brake says:

    Help. I have been sewing for many years and now I am starting a business. To date I have just done things for friends or bartered sewing jobs for haircuts or massages. Now I am about to make curtains for a stranger. My delimia is how much do I charge? I have NO idea what this is really worth out there in the real world. Does someone know a site or another blog where I can get the info I need?

    thanks

  4. Christy says:

    I definitely need to attempt the memo board! I’m constantly sticking post its to the wall and they look completely tacky!!! A memo board would look much nicer. I’m also loving the tutorials shard in the comments, thanks everyone!!!

  5. Jessie says:

    I love love love the magazine holder! I”m going to make on today!

  6. Del says:

    I love all of these ideas! Thanks so much!

  7. Carla says:

    What inspiring ideas! I love finding inventive ways to use fabric.

  8. Megan says:

    What gorgeous and inspired projects. I think I might try the wall quilt and table runners. Thank you for sharing!

  9. Libby says:

    So many wonderful projects. It is literally a feast for the eyes. Thank you!

  10. Trina says:

    So much inspiration! Where to begin?

  11. Susanna says:

    these are great projects!

  12. Susanna says:

    thanks for all these great projects!

  13. That table runner looks so easy and so nice! I’ll definately have to give it a try. Just recently found your blog, looking forward to exploring it more!

  14. Lindsay Gearing says:

    This site is just so inspiring – so many fab ideas and presented in such a “I can do that” method – its guven me so much confidence so get sewing!!!

  15. Jessica says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the birds!!!!

  16. Joy says:

    These ideas all have “great Christmas gift” written all over them!
    I can’t wait to get started and some new fabric would be a huge help!

  17. Ellen B says:

    I love the string birds too!

  18. Natalie says:

    I am head over heals in love with that Memo board!!!! Love it!!!! The fabrics are so cute.

  19. Jeannine says:

    I love the French Memo Boards. One of these days I will have to make one for my kitchen. Thanks!

  20. Amy says:

    Entering for the free fabric

  21. Clara says:

    Thanks for putting all these together. What a great resource.

  22. Karen Peterson says:

    I’ve made the potholders and kitchen towels last week in orange – fallish prints! They are so cute!
    (Too nice to use, tho)!
    Karen

  23. Heatherly says:

    I have always wanted to make curtains. Thanks for the tutorial on that. You have a few others I’d like to try as well. :)

  24. Amber says:

    The “deconstructed” wall quilt is beautiful!

  25. Ballee says:

    give away 4 packs of five Quilting Solids fat quarters

    I’m dropping my name for the give-away (and run back to the sewingmachine for my Christmas Stockings!

  26. Trisha says:

    Love all the ideas and can’t wait to get started on some of them!

  27. Rane Ueda says:

    The T.P. holder is the best!! I used oil cloth to keep it cleaner and to get the T.P.
    out easier. I also made it a little wider longer for out super rolls!!! This helps the
    guys to remember to change the rolls because it is right there…. so they can.
    Thanks a million!!!!

  28. Joan Gutierrez says:

    I heart the lined curtains and I also lust after the table runner. I am sewing this weekend for sure.

  29. Kristen says:

    Loving all of these…feeling so inspired.

  30. Melissa says:

    Love love love that message board!

  31. Mollye says:

    Free Fabric Friday Fabulous!

  32. michelle says:

    i love the curtains. I’m deciding on whether I should make some curtains to spice up the house a little.

  33. Lalli says:

    Hello Christine,

    Thanks a lot for your comment. Well, I don’t have a tutorial for the string birds, but would definetely plan to make one. Thanks again for your sweet words.

  34. Christine Bolin says:

    I love the table runner. Good job Lorrie. Lalli, do you have a tutorial on the string of birds next to the paper holder? I would definitely buy one.

  35. Amy says:

    What great tutorials! I have a how-to on my blog for placemats and napkins:

    http://www.quixoticpixels.com/blog/2008/09/dining-in-style/

  36. The Mommy says:

    I figured out how to make the perfect bag from a fat quarter! I have the detailed tutorial on my blog’s Sunday Etsy Club for this week!

    http://yourimpactmatters.com/2008/09/29/sunday-etsy-club-fat-quarter-bag-tutorial/

  37. Kathleen says:

    I’ve always wanted to try re-covering a lampshade but so far haven’t had the courage. Maybe this is just the push I need!

  38. Baba says:

    I Made this Upcycle Produce Bag. Take a look. It’s easy and fun.

    http://babasfarmlife.blogspot.com/

  39. laurie says:

    Great tutorials. I’m makin the corn pillow for the winter. Head over to my blog and see my tutorial on potholders. http://stone-belle.blogspot.com/search/label/tutorials

  40. Jess says:

    I love the wall quilt…I SO need to do that!

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