Posts by Linda Reynolds

Linda Reynolds learned to sew as a young girl and has been sewing ever since. Trained as a professional seamstress, she loves sharing her passion for the craft as a sewing instructor teaching garment sewing to teens and adults. Her blog, Simply Sewing Studio ( offers helpful tips and easy solutions to everyday sewing dilemmas.

15 Last-Minute DIY Stocking Stuffers You Can Sew

DIY Zippered Pouches

The clock is running out and you need a stocking stuffer or two. Here are some ideas that are both easy AND quick to make. The best part is, most of them don't require anything more than a few scraps of fabric.

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5 Common Sewing Problems + How to Avoid Them

Ripping out seams

Every sewer makes mistakes. Knowing how to rectify them comes with experience, but if you follow these tips, you can prevent those really bad ones from happening in the first place.

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Dress Up Your Dining Room With a DIY Tablecloth

DIY Tablecloth

Make your own tablecloth in less time than it would take to buy one at the store. This simple, beginner-friendly tutorial will teach you everything you need to know for getting the measurements right and finishing with clean, professional looking edges.

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