How To Use Stamps for Embroidery Pattern

Stick People Family Embroidery

Use the adorable Me and My Peeps clear stamps that I designed for Therm-Web to create darling embroidery patterns and make hand stitched families. The Me and My Peeps clear stamp set is so versatile. While it can be used for traditional card making and paper crafting, there are so many additional ways to put it to good use. This method of using the stamps on acrylic blocks to create …

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Make Your Own Worry Pets

DIY Make Your Own Worry Pets at Home

These easy to sew worry pets are a great anxiety buster for kids. Lots of kids (of all ages and grades) tend to struggle with worries or anxiety, especially with the beginning of a new school year. These darling Worry Pet Plushies are little enough to fit in a pocket or the desk. The insides are stuffed with poly-pellets which will provide comforting sensory input. They ease anxiety when rubbing …

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DIY Embroidered Sun Hat for Summer

DIY Embroidered Sun Hat Fashion Project

Handmade apparel is the best way to create exactly what you want for your wardrobe, like this embroidered summer hat! Summertime is great for being outdoors and spending time at the pool. However, it is always a good idea to protect the skin on your face from that direct sunlight. DIY hand-stitched hat is a perfect way to create exactly what message you want to share with everyone around you. …

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Easy Sew Dog Bandana Pattern

Free Dog Bandana Pattern

This easy sew bandana pattern makes great gifts for all of your furry little friends. They are actually great for dogs and cats too.  The bandannas are so fun and simple that our Girl Scout troop made 25 of them to sell at the High School craft festival and they SOLD OUT!  Sewing is a great way to create handmade gift for not only the people you love, but for …

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Recycled Jean Bag with Simple Embroidery Designs for Kids

Recycled Jean Bag with Kid Embroidery Designs Patch or Pocket

Recycled Jean Bag with Simple Embroidery Designs for Kids Do you ever have a pair of jeans wear out to the point that they are no longer part of the wardrobe but you can’t bear to throw them away? Cut them apart and upcycle them into awesome apparel. This gives them a new life and keeps them in your closet. Embroidery is such a fun way to express yourself and …

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Satin Stitch Embroidery Hearts for Beginners

Satin Stitch Embroidery Hearts for Beginners Let’s make an adorable tea towel with hand stitched hearts using the satin stitch. It is one of my favorites because it is like coloring but with embroidery floss. Growing up my mom called our satin stitches messy stitching when we would go in different directions but somehow still fill up the entire intended area. I always like the way it looked – so …

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DIY Upcycled Vintage Quilt Decor Wand Heart

DIY Vintage Quilt Decor Heart Wand Over the last year or so, I have become pretty passionate about shopping at antique barns and vintage shops. I, of course, use Poly-Fil from Fairfield World to bring these wands to life. I can’t wait to show you how. I don’t have the words to describe how much I LOVE this project. I made about twenty of them and send a few out …

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Felt Portfolio Organizer for Cookie Sales

Felt Portfolio DIY Easy Sew #girlscouts #cookiesales #cookies #feltcraft #easysew

Felt Portfolio Organizer for Cookie Sales Guess what time it is? It is almost cookie season for Girl Scouts. Getting organized for cookie season is a very important part of being successful.  This creative and simple to make felt portfolio is a fabulous way to create ownership of the sales for a troop and allow them easy access to necessary paperwork and forms. Supplies and Materials Needed for Felt Portfolio …

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Upcycled Sweater Pillow

Upcycled Cable Knit Sweater Pillow Decor

Upcycled Sweater Pillow I am kind of in love with this upcycled sweater pillow decor that I made as my project for the 2021 Pillow Party.  The insert is a lumbar pillow from Fairfield World. It is a 14×28 inch pillow insert stuffed with Poly-Fil. It is super comfy, soft and squishy. Currently I have it on my bed and love using it on my lower back when I sit …

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