Tag: Sewing

Ladder Stitch Tutorial

Ladder Stitch Tutorial

As you begin to learn to sew there are many different types of stitches you will want to learn. There are the basics with the thread a needle but then there are some that are a little tricky like the ladder stitch. Early on I…

How to Make a Camper Potholder with Pattern

How to Make a Camper Potholder with Pattern

When we downsized, we REALLY downsized, which has been a blessing. But, then I started cooking more and, frankly, I needed more potholders than I had originally thought. Two just aren’t enough with a bigger family. Towels are great, but those have a specific use,…

DIY Reusable Tea Bags

DIY Reusable Tea Bags

If you are like me you love a nice tea to sip on just about any time of the day. As I was having my cup of tea the other day it dawned on me that I could make my own reusable tea bags. This…

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

DIY Reusable Makeup Remover Pads

As a family, we are always looking for ways to reduce waste. The greatest way to reduce waste and work towards zero waste living is to stop using one-time use things like disposable makeup remover pads. Due to this, my latest project was to create…

DIY Zero Waste Kitchen Sponge

DIY Zero Waste Kitchen Sponge

I was using my dish sponge, you know those blueish ones you can buy at the store, to clean up after dinner and realized there has to be a better way as it always gets smelly after so many uses. My husband said why don’t…

DIY Zero-Waste Produce Bags

DIY Zero-Waste Produce Bags

I am always looking for new ways to reduce waste especially plastic and paper waste with my family. The reusable shopping bags are great but then I noticed a lady using homemade produce bags and I was like I bet I can make those. I…

How to Sew a Headband with T-Shirt Scraps

How to Sew a Headband with T-Shirt Scraps

I love how easy it was to learn how to sew a headband with t-shirt scraps. Such a simple project, and a great way to repurpose an old t-shirt. One of the best things about trying to live zero-waste is finding creative ways to make…

Easy Beach Towel Cover Up

Easy Beach Towel Cover Up

Simplify your trip to the beach or pool with an easy beach towel cover up. There is always so much to carry between your towel, cooler, snacks, sunscreen, and the list goes one. Turn your beach towel into a cover up so you can wear…

Mega List of Easy Sewing Projects

Mega List of Easy Sewing Projects

Easy sewing projects are fantastic for beginners and experienced folks too. This list is full of ways to sew something useful and cute in a hurry. I made several to get to know my new sewing machine. You can sew them for gifts, sell them…

Jar Opener Easy Sewing Project

Jar Opener Easy Sewing Project

Sometimes you need a little extra traction to open a tight fitting lid on a jar. This jar opener easy sewing project is the solution. I find myself reaching for it almost daily. Plus it can be made with a fabric to match your kitchen…

Tote Bag Upcycle from $1 Placemats

Tote Bag Upcycle from $1 Placemats

You can make this tote bag upcycle from two, $1 placemats in about 10 minutes! This is another super easy and frugal sewing project that is perfect for beginners. The tote bag is a good size for everyday use. I love to throw a few…

Easy Apron Sewing Project from $1 Placemats

Easy Apron Sewing Project from $1 Placemats

This easy apron sewing project takes five minutes to make and costs about $2. It is made from two woven placemats from the dollar store, and it’s reversible! There are pockets on both sides, so you can secure your money and phone in the interior…