Month: August 2021

Sewing tips

Upcycling Old Raincoat New Purse

When my single-layer raincoat started to fall apart, I knew it was time to retire it. I decided to salvage as much of the fabric, zippers, and other hardware as I could. There was enough exterior fabric to sew a purse. This post describes upcycling an old raincoat into a new purse. Introduction Upcycling involves …

Project reviews

Zola Pen Case Project Review

It’s almost back to school time for students of all ages. Need a new pen/pencil case? Need a new case for long, narrow items like tools, electronic accessories or cables? Caroline at SewCanShe created a long and narrow pen case that might be exactly what you’re looking for. This is a how to sew a …