How to Make a Baby Blanket Making a baby blanket for a little one is one of the most precious things one can do as a sewist. Handmade blankets are the perfect baby shower gift and there is nothing like seeing your little one wrapped up in a blanket that you made with your own hands. This receiving blanket is not hard to make and
How to Photograph Your Crafts (with your phone!) Ok I know most of you are not trying to take professional photos for a blog or to sell your products on Etsy. BUT you work really hard on your crafts and I want you to take photos that reflect the amazing quality of your work! Here are a few things you can do to take amazing
Free Coin Purse Pattern and SVG File So I have to come clean. A long time friend of mine asked me to replace his coin purse. I realized he probably wasn’t the only one who used a little change carrier like this and I wanted to share the process with you all as well. This is the super easy and basic version. I am still
Embroidery How To with the Kitschy Stitcher Hey everyone! Thanks for joining me today for this fun embroidery tutorial! I am SO excited to be a guest contributor on Sew What Alicia. My name is Sara, and I make & sell hand embroidered goods over on Etsy. I also now sell embroidery patterns! I’m hoping to release my first ever Embroidery Kit soon as well.
DIY Faux Fur Spring Wreath Is anyone else totally ready for spring? I am just waiting for warmer days and all the pretty flowers! I have been crushing on this pink faux fur and I wanted to make something fun with it for my house. This spring wreath using an embroidery hoop is so easy to make and you can change out the different aspects
How to Read a Sewing Pattern I don’t do a lot of clothes sewing but when I saw this beautiful fabric at Hobby Lobby I had to make some pants with it! Have you ever had fabric just scream at you so you had to buy it and make all the things before the day was done? I grabbed a Simplicity pattern to go along
How to Make a Stencil with a Cricut There are so many things that you can do with your Cricut. Using stencils with fabric paint is one of my absolute favorite things to do with my Maker. I have put together a video showing you several ways to use Design Space to create a stencil (scroll down to the bottom) but I am also answering
How to Sew an Apron for Beginners Aprons are one of the most requested projects that I get over on my Facebook page! I have never done one because honestly I don’t wear them and I rarely cook! Ha. But they do make great gifts and they are perfect for adding to a gift basket for all sorts of holidays. Plus they are pretty adorable.