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Make Your Own Scrunchie


Scrunchies are such a fun accessory to sew and wear! They are perfect for using up scrap pieces of fabric and they take no time to make. Read on to see how you can make your own scrunchie. Yes, the 80s’ are back!

DIY Glitter Shoes


The time for shy appearances is past – now you can step out in sparkling style! Read on to see how to can transform your shoes into glittery wonders…

Sleeve Volume DIY


Make room! Sleeves with extra fullness create a dramatic fashion statement. Read on to see how to make these sleeve pattern alterations…

Stone Necklace DIY


Small and sweet is out! Now large stones are making a statement – especially with basics. Read on to see the tutorial on how to make your own stones…

Bright Yarn Appliqué DIY


Ups and downs – colorful curves, waves, and loops add a unique touch to dresses and jackets. Read on to see the DIY tutorial…

DIY Sewing Machine Cover


Some people like to talk about the powerful sound of the engine of their car… but we prefer the hum of our sewing machine! Protect, preserve, store, and cover your machine with this flashy sewing machine cover. Take your machine on a road trip and sew up this van style cover to store it in style. Download the FREE pattern here!.

Big Bow DIY


The season’s loveliest fashion style! Big bows accent necklines and the waist. Read on to see how you can sew a small, medium, and large bow to attach to your favorite garments.

DIY Shell Earrings


Too pretty to just keep in a box. These souvenirs now decorate earring, necklaces, and bracelets. Read to see how…

DIY Lace Fabric


Lace trims in bright colors are sewn together to create unique lace fabrics!

DIY Butterfly Applique


This summer, the butterfly trend takes fashion to new heights! Read below to see how you can create fabric butterflies to appliqué onto your favorite garments…

DIY Necklace & Bracelet


Colorful accessories with leather, felt, gems and feathers are a real show stopper and make any boring old shirt vibrant! Download the templates here to get started, and read below to see instructions…

DIY Flounce


Add some movement to your garment with a swinging flounce! It creates instant glamour for day and evening. See how easy it is to make one yourself…

How to Make Your Own Wide Leather Belt


This DIY is all about the waist! Control full garments with a cinch at the waist, read on to see our two free belt patterns that you can use to make your waistline shine.

DIY Cutouts


Often feared, here desired – cut holes in colorful jersey basics to make them uniquely yours!

Put a Heart on It


It’s love at first sight! Bright red hearts in glittering fabric take basics up a notch. Read on to see how you can fall back in love with your clothes with DIY hearts.


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