Tag: spring

Springtime Patchwork Purse Free Pattern + Tutorial

Charise Randell from Charise Creates has your next project all ready for you. Learn how to sew this roomy Springtime Patchwork Purse! Charise’s latest design is pieced with bright fabrics, with a linen border and strap. There’s also a handy magnetic closure and inside pocket…

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Sew Easy Sunglasses Case

Laura Hensley of The Sewing Class recently shared her experiences and knowledge about How to Run a Successful Sewing Camp for Kids. Her Sew Easy Sunglasses Case is one of the first projects her campers tackle, and it’s a useful sewing project for any beginning sewist. Learn how easy it is to make the case, and don’t miss Laura’s very helpful how to if you’re thinking about starting a sewing camp of your own!…

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Chick + Bunny Softie Free Pattern + Tutorial

Elissa sells PDF patterns for soft toys and “whimsical wearables” in her Lambkin Creative shop. We like all of her fleece food patterns so we were extra-excited when she showed us how to make her adorable Fleece Veggies Set (link in post). Now she’s back with a Spring Chick + Bunny, just in time for Easter baskets or seasonal play!…

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How to Make a Drawstring Bag Tutorial

Geta Grama from Romanian Quilt Studio shows you how to make an easy, professional drawstring bag. This basic design is great for favor bags or gift bags! You can get to work now to stock up for the holiday gift giving season, and you can also share a photo of your bag for a chance to win a new sewing machine in our Teach a Friend to Sew series!

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The Summer Purse Free Pattern + Tutorial

Amy Barickman from Indygo Junction is back with a free Summer Purse PDF pattern excerpt from her new book, Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun. There’s a giveaway too!

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Rosabelle Hat Free Pattern + Tutorial

Wendy Talené from Elsewhen designed this pretty Rosabelle Cloche, an elegant hat with handmade roses for sizes 19” – 25” (Toddler – Adult Large). You can download the free pattern and follow Wendy’s step-by-step instructions in her tutorial below! All of your friends will want their own Rosabelle…

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Asymmetrical Color Block Totes Tutorial

Marni Weaver of Haberdashery Fun shows you how to make easy Asymmetrical Color Block Totes! Take a new bag on your spring adventures, or whip up several to organize summer gear (one for the market, one for the beach…).

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Spring Sewing Trends with Kelley

This marks a year of Kelley Gilbert’s trend spotting posts for Sew Mama Sew! Kelley has a great eye for important trends in the online sewing world, and we really appreciate her updates each month. This time around it’s separates for spring… What have you been sewing?!

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Easter Bunny Free Pattern + Tutorial

Helen from Bustle & Sew designs softie, embroidery, appliqué and quilting patterns. She created this little Easter Bunny just for our 6 Weeks of LOVE for Softies series, a simple, entry-level softie easy for beginners to try. The bunny is hand stitched and a sweet addition to any spring celebration…

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Spring Fling Handbag Free Pattern + Tutorial

Cindy Guch of Raspberry Sunshine has a free PDF pattern for you! The Spring Fling Handbag is a good project for confident beginner sewists, and it’s a classic design just right for date nights or breakfast out with the girls…

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The Adelaide Tank Free Pattern

The Magic Pattern Book by Amy Barickman just might be the ticket to sewing your own complete wardrobe, with a great variety of items to suit your personality and your body. Download The Adelaide pattern from the book and comment for a chance to win a copy. Learn why we think this is a great option for updating your look!…

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Irene Dress Pattern

Daniela Gutierrez-Diaz from On the Cutting Floor shared her Camille Dress earlier this month, the perfect dress for a date night or get-together with friends! She’s back with the Irene Dress, a sweet and casual option in knit fabric…

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Saudade Sun Dress (+ Top)

An from StraightGrain does it again with a sweet sundress tutorial and free PDF pattern! The Saudade can also be made into a top and includes sizing from 1-10 years.

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Lattice Smocked Balmy Breezes Top

Ajaire from Call Ajaire loves to create things for her three year old daughter, and this Lattice Smocked Balmy Breezes Top was inspired by her. Download a 3T size and adjust the pattern for smaller or larger sizes, or use the lattice smocking for a different project. We hope you really enjoy learning this technique!

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Pink Peony Bag Pattern

Anna from Charmed Liebling designs bags and bag sewing patterns, and she also sells bags in her shop. Anna is sharing her latest pattern here as a free tutorial and PDF download. The bag converts from a shoulder bag to a clutch or wristlet; it’s both versatile and pretty!

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Doily Flower Bag

Karen Meyers of Karen Meyers Vintage and the Karen Meyers Wool Shop shows you how to make these lovely Vintage Doily Flower Bags. The look is perfect for spring, and a fun way to incorporate something old into something new!

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Fiesta Table Runner with Pom Poms

Turn any day into a fiesta and add a touch of whimsy with this quick and simple project from Marni at Haberdashery Fun; it’s a great beginner project or a quick and satisfying project for more experienced sewists.

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Easy Organza Flower Accessories

Learn how to make these Easy Organza Flower Accessories featuring our Peony Fabric Flowers. Gia of Fairytale Flowers and One Perfect Day shows you how to turn her signature flowers into a Floral Crown, Wrist Corsage or Flower Headband. We think these are perfect for spring celebrations, dances, summer weddings and more!

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Spring Equinox Grow Box: Paperboard Cross Stitch

Learn to make these fun stitched paperboard boxes. They’re a fun gift to give a child, and the cross stitch technique can be applied to any kind of paperboard boxes commonly found at craft stores. It takes less than an hour to stitch a child’s name on the box to make an extra special gift. It would also make a great alternative to an Easter basket!…

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Peony Fabric Flower Tutorial

Gia creates beautiful handmade flower accessories, bags, bracelets and more which she then sells in her Fairytale Flowers and One Perfect Day shops. Today she shows you how to make a Peony Fabric Flower, a big wedding trend this year and a fun way to make every day a little more special…

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