Sewing tips

Mask Tips For Glasses Wearers

I wear glasses and many of my friends and family members do too. Now that we’re dealing with winter weather the issue of masks fogging is important to more people. Masks are mandatory in more indoor spaces than before so people who hadn’t worn masks previously are doing so. In my June 7, 2020 post …

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DIY Cord Keeper Project Review

Got electronics? Got cords? Sometimes it’s difficult to tame those cords. Cord keepers help prevent tangles and color-coded cord keepers make it easier to find the cord you’re looking for. In this post I review the DIY Cord Keeper From Fabric Scraps by Tricia of Leafy Treetops Read the online tutorial here: DIY Cord Keeper …

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Burlap Lace Card Holder Tutorial

About a year ago, I stumbled upon the DIY Christmas Card Holder by Kristen Duke Photography. It’s an ingenious was to display greeting cards so I decided to make two of them. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to find the materials that Kristen used in her tutorial, so I’ve had to improvise. In this post I …

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Simple Clutch Project Review

Clutches are great bags for containing small objects. Their flat profiles make them especially easy to carry. In this post I review the Simple Clutch by ImazzPatterns Download the free tutorial here: Simple Clutch By ImazzPatterns Note this project is for personal use only. For the purposes of my review, I’m going to summarize the …

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DIY Hand Warmers Tutorial

Depending upon where you the live, the end of October may be cold enough for snow. A re-occurring theme in my childhood is wearing my Halloween costume over my snowsuit. Once it starts to get chilly a little extra warmth is appreciated. I was inspired to create a diy hand warmer tutorial after reading Little …

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Date Night Wristlet Project Review

Wristets are great bags for those times when you either don’t have a lot to carry or don’t want to carry a lot. Alternatively use it to hold small items inside of a larger bag. In this post I review the Date Night Wristlet by Deby of So-Sew-Easy.com. The project overview, link to the PDF …

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Out The Door Organizer Project Review

Ever leave your home only to discover that you’d forgotten some important item? An organizer hung on the inner door knob puts those small but important items within easy reach. In this post I review the Out The Door Organizer by Staci of CraftyStaci.com (a guest post on SewCanShe.com) Read the online tutorial here: Out …

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Mini Portfolio Tutorial

Apps can be handy for scheduling and note taking, but sometimes you want to use a pen (or pencil) and paper. If you’re going to carry a physical agenda or notebook then you’ll also need to carry a physical writing instrument. My agenda and notepad are both ~3.5” by 5.5” (8.9 cm x 14.0 cm) …

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Weighted Ruler Holder Tutorial

My 18” long and 2” wide sewing ruler tends to go missing when I’m working on sewing projects. I blame it on the fact that I doesn’t fit in my sewing basket and doesn’t have a dedicated storage space elsewhere. It’s also transparent and clear. In this post I show you how I sewed a …

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Chubby Lunch Tote Project Review

During August, students of all ages get ready to go back to school. Teachers, parents and many professionals in other fields also get ready for the change of season with new gear or supplies. In this post I review the Chubby Lunch Tote by Caroline of SewCanShe.com Read the online tutorial here: Chubby Lunch Tote …