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How to sew a half circle skirt - free sewing pattern and tutorial
Today Melissa will going to teach you how to sew a half circle skirt! The beauty of these skirts is that they are so FAST to make and you can draft your OWN pattern!! Once you have the pattern made, you can whip one out in about an hour flat.  These are made from summery fabrics but they would also be adorable made from wool or chambray for fall or winter.  Perhaps our favorite thing about this half circle skirt (besides the fact that  it's absolutely gorgeous) though are how quickly they come together.  These are a quick sew, and they don’t require a lot of fabric either.  It’s really nice to have a stylish delicate but also funky skirt that both your daughter and you can feel good about.
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DIY Simple and adorable baby lovey - sewing for beginners
You can make this adorable and super easy to sew baby toy by The TipToe Fairy from all kinds of organic fabrics, fleece fabrics or minky. This adorable little baby lovey is incredibly quick and easy to sew . Simple stitching and minimal stuffing pulls this sewing project together in a flash.  Sew up a sweet lovey (or several!) for someone you love! At The TipToe Fairy you will find a free sewing pattern and a step-by step tutorial on how to make this lovely little teether doll:
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DIY Adorable little felt fox ( free pattern )
Look at this super adorable little felt fox! It's not just only a super cute nursery room decor or sweet handmade gift for your fox lover friends, but it also can be  a great decor in your home at autumn! This little felt fox is super easy to make and are perfect to whip up as a gift for someone or to keep for yourself.  Because felt is a very easy sewing material, you can make one even if you are a beginner in (hand) sewing! In this nice blog you will find a free felt fox sewing pattern and a super detailed written sewing tutorial as well!!
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DIY Easy hanging storage baskets ( free sewing pattern )
Looking for a quick to sew fabric storage basket pattern ? Here is a superb free sewing pattern from Sew Can She! Looking at these neat little storage baskets feels like there’s a dimension where life could really be completely clean and and organized all the time. A place where you can always find everything and your kids neatly put away one toy before playing with another. So get the free sewing pattern and tutorial from Sew Can She and make your life more organized:
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DIY Purse organizer ( free sewing pattern )
Can't find what you are looking for inside your bag ? You need a purse organizer! In this nice sewing tutorial Sew Can She will teach you how to make a DIY purse organizer with handles ( also called a "moving bag", aka a bag that holds all essentials to make it easy to move them from one bag to another ) . Keep all your essential items from getting lost in your handbag with this easy DIY purse organizer tutorial:
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Fat quarter fold up basket (free sewing pattern)
This fabric storage basket tutorial by Sew Can She will get you organized in style! Plus these adorable little fabric baskets are reversible and fold up when not in use! How brilliant is this? The size of these lovely little fabric baskets is easy to handle, fast to make, and wouldn't waste fabric because the fat quarter size is perfect! And they are perfect for holding patterns, pieces of a project in progress, and other small things:
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DIY Clear vinyl pocket pouch (free sewing pattern)
Pocket organizers are handy to hold many different things for many different ages! The clear vinyl pockets of this lovely little pocket organizer by Sew Can She makes super easy to quickly find what you are looking for. And as an extra: this sewing project is totally fat quarter friendly! Read Sew Can She's step-by-step sewing tutorial and sew a few handy clear vinyl pocket pouch organizer for yourself or as a lovely handmade gift for your friends / family members:
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DIY Card holder for playing card games (free sewing pattern)
DIY Card Kitties ( aka card holders for playing card games ) ! Everyone must have them! They are really easy to sew up so you should be able to make a few in an afternoon. You sew a few of these DIY Card holders for your playing card game enthusiast friends or when your little kids are learning to play cards to help them. This Card Kitty also can be a perfect deck organizer in your office ( finally a cozy space for your important little paper pieces )! Read Sew Can She's step-by-step sewing tutorial and create one:
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Pencil holder bookmarks (free sewing pattern)
An another quick and easy pencil holder bookmark sewing tutorial by Sew Can She! We simply LOVE this idea! Sew a fun journal pen holder to make sure there is always one pen there when you need it! Besides of it's usefulness this sewing project is also perfect to clear your scrap fabric stash ! And of course this pencil holder bookmarks also makes a super lovely last-minute gift! Get the step-by-step sewing tutorial at Sew Can She:
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Washable coloring book for kids (free sewing pattern)
Today we are starting with a fun coloring and activity book for kids: the washable coloring book by Sew Can She! Yes, it's true, this amazing coloring book is washable, so you don't need to worry about you coloring mistakes or picking mis-matched colors. You can simply have fun coloring because later on you can wash the book and start over! How fun is it? This washable coloring book is perfect for kids of all ages! This washable coloring book would be the perfect project for a last-minute birthday gift, in preparation for a long car-ride, or to keep little preschoolers busy coloring somewhere other than the walls.
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Traveling tic-tac-toe with buttons (free sewing pattern)
Are you planning any fun trips this year? Today Katie from Made to be a Momma is here with a fun sewing tutorial that will be fun for any trips you’re taking this year. It’s a little traveling tic-tac-toe game! How cute is this? Fun family games can make any trip much more enjoyable!  This on the go tic-tac-toe game is perfect for summer vacation travel, waiting in the doctors office or at restaurants, and just a fun game for your kids to play!  It’s not only the “game board” but it also stores the tic-tac-toe pieces in the pouch. This sewing project is absolutely suitable for beginners in sewing and this traveling board game will be a great DIY gift for any occasion!
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Cute sun baby toy with ribbons (free sewing pattern)
You can buy all of those great baby toys for your little one, but we bet he/she would be more excited to play with tags hanging off the pillow or blanket next to him/her! So sew one lovely baby sun plushie with tags! This sun shape taggie plush toy is a great sewing project for beginners. Getting the tags to stay in place can be a little tricky at first but once you get the hang of it the sewing is very basic sewing. Don’t worry if your lines are not sewn perfectly straight it’s just for a baby who is not going care if its a little off, their just love to play with the tags instead. You can use different ribbon textures & colors for a little extra fun!
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DIY Whimsical Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Winter is almost here and this means you can start your Christmas crafts now officially! If you love sewing this craft idea - the Santa plush toy - can be  a great craft choice for you, even if you're beginner in sewing, because with this detailed masterclass tutorial  sewing one will be a piece of cake! The kids will love this adorable Santa plushie! And of course you can use this fun and lovely fabric Santa  toy to decorate your home at Christmas! Unique handmade decorations are always the best! ( This Christmas sewing project is perfect for scrapbusting ! )
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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Coffee tinted fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament
How wonderful is this fabric  gingerbread dog Christmas tree ornament? With this nice step-by-step soft toy making tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament painted/stained with coffee! ( Yes, your read it right, with coffee!) To make these cute little  fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament you will need: a white cotton fabric, polyester filling, coffee, acrylic paints (or white markers), brushes, and a pencil. In this nice craft  tutorial you will find a free sewing pattern of this cute  fabric gingerbread dog Christmas ornament as well.
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Miniature moose plushie (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
We love miniature DIY plushies! They are soo unbelievably cute! And of course they are not just fun to sew but also they can be a lovely (Christmas) gift for everyone! Click on the link below and watch the step-by-step sewing tutorial  on how to create your very own miniature moose plushie  with a tiny jacket and scarf. These miniature moose softies can be lovely Christmas or winter decors or you can gift them as keychains, either way: it will be a great hit!  Of course the sewing tutorial contains a free sewing pattern as well, so let's sewing!
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Miniature angel plushie (or Christmas ornament) - free sewing pattern
Today Iryna shares with us this super adorable free miniature fabric angel plushie pattern! In this nice craft site you will find a pictorial & written sewing tutorial on how to sew this super cute Miniature angel plushie. With this adorable and easy sewing project you can use up your fabric scraps and lace trims easily and create gorgeous Christmas ornaments at the same time! Of course you can create large angel dolls for the kids with enlarging the original sewing pattern as well! Read this tutorial and sew a lovely Miniature angel ornament! (To use the pattern download link  please choose the "original language" button below! The pattern download link will be under the pictorial tutorial in blue. )
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DIY Felt owl baby mobile (free sewing pattern)
This DIY Felt owl baby mobile is actually a surprisingly easy little craft project! Felt is very simple to handle , even if you are a beginner in hand sewing ! You could add additional ornaments like birds, moons, but we like the simplicity of this felt baby mobile design. Once it's done, you'll see how beautifully this felt baby mobile moves: the clouds are constantly in motion. You may find yourself just staring at them for minutes on end.
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Cute little felt monkey (free sewing pattern)
Make this adorable DIY monkey felt soft toy ! In this nice craft site you will find the PDF template and a step-by-step tutorial to make this DIY monkey toy. Begin by printing the template and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! Once you’ve gotten your felt, you will want to pick up some poly-fill and colored embroidery floss at your local craft store. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this project is a simple running stitch and blanket stitch. This could even be a great project for introducing your little ones to the fundamentals of sewing. So grab your materials and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of crafting !
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Adorable felt sleeping donkey (free sewing pattern)
We are huge fans of stuffed animals,and felt! We adore  felt as a craft material because it does't fray so it's very easy to work with, and it's so versatile! This cute felt donkey can be made under an afternoon with simple hand sewing. Cute, isn't it? In this nice craft blog you will find the felt donkey's sewing pattern for free! With the free pattern creating one super cute felt donkey ( as an adorable baby mobile piece, soft toy or cat toy) will be a piece of cake!  This felt donkey may be your favorite felt craft you have made in a while!
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Little felt pig ( free sewing pattern )
It’s no secret how much we love felt animals! Here is a super cute felt pig! This little felt sleeping piglet is such a great craft project for practicing embroidery stitching, and once you are finished you can gift them to your kids as toys OR you can create a super cute baby mobile with a few felt piggies!Once you have your felt sheets at hand, you can download the free pig sewing pattern:just hit the buttons below!Cut out your felt pieces according to the pig template, sew together with blanket stich, stuff in and voilá' you have a lovely little piggy!
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DIY Kitty rice heating pad (free sewing pattern)
We are all into craft projects that make us feel cozy and relaxed!  If you haven’t seen or made one rice heating pad before, it’s basically a pouch filled with uncooked rice (and usually something that smells good too), and you can stick them in the microwave for a moist heating pad that lasts a good while. If you are going to make something, why make it regular when it can be a kitty? Much cuter to have around the house and just makes us  smile to look at too.
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Sleepy sloth snuggler (teether) baby toy - free sewing pattern
Sloths are slow. They’re also super cute ( at least we think so ) . And they are the inspiration for this oversized lovey that is super cute, but not-so-slow to make. Think of it as a security sloth ! And what child wouldn’t want to snuggle up with a sweetly sleeping sloth ? The size makes it small enough to carry around easily, but large enough that it can wrap around your little one’s shoulders. The sewing is very basic, so in an afternoon you’ll have a snuggly new friend! Click the buttons below to get the free sewing pattern and a very nice step-by-step sewing tutorial by HelloBee:
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