Dress up the traditional pillowcase dress with a little lining and an empire waist. This will keep your child from looking like she’s wearing a pillowcase.
Pillowcase dresses can be made with real pillowcases or fabric. Learn how to make a pillowcase dress that won’t fall off if one of the ties comes untied.
Got a piece of clothing with a simple rip or straight tear? Mend it quickly, and easily, without any patches!
Hand sewing is an important skill and the ability to mend garments by adjusting hems, sewing on buttons and darning small holes, can be a good way to save money by making clothes last longer. Here’s how I sew a hem by hand.
As any gardener knows, the harvest is the best part of gardening. When it is time to reap what you’ve sown, a basket will do, but a harvest/gathering apron is even better. Plus, it doubles as a gardening apron to keep those knees clean when you’re working in the soil. I mentioned in the Unpaper […]
I haven’t sewn a whole lot since our second son was born, so when I made a 20 minute ruffled apron last week my oldest was completely enamored by the sewing machine. He’s six, so anything with a motor is super cool. He watched me for a while then wanted to make something himself. I […]