Posts Tagged "Sewing Accessories & Gifts"

Home Away From Home: How to Sew Travel Slippers

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Sewing |

When you are traveling, taking along a little piece of home can be really comforting. For me, one of the items that always comes along with me are simple folding slippers I sew myself. Ready to make your own comfy pair to take on the road? Here's how:

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Dazzle With Embellishment: How to Sew Beads on Fabric

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Sewing |

Part of the appeal of sewing your own clothes is making individual garments that flex your creativity, reflecting your unique personality. There's no better way of doing this than by adding some embellishment, so I'm going to show you how to sew beads on fabric in this photo tutorial!

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What’s in a Name? Proper Monogram Etiquette

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Monograming adds a personal and traditional detail to any project, from cake designs to hand-sewn pillows to customized stationary. But, what is proper monogram etiquette exactly? Which initial goes first? How do different size letters effect the order? What is appropriate for same-sex couples? If you are confused by all of the possibilities, read on!

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Men’s Style: How to Sew a Classic Necktie in 10 Easy Steps!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Still looking for a gift to give Dad this Father’s Day? While the gift of a tie seems rather clichéd, a hand-sewn tie transforms this conventional present into an inspired handmade gift!

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6 Quilted Clutch Patterns You’ll Love to Show Off

Posted by on May 31, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Handmade small quilted bags and clutches are perfect for gift giving, organizing items throughout your home and for keeping track of things within a larger tote. Enjoy a roundup of six of the best clutches and small quilted bags to stitch up for yourself, special friends or family members.

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