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I love sewing and all things DIY! I hope you do too. I’d love for you to join me as I share what I’m learning and I hope you’re inspired to create along with me!

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DIY luxury dog bed
DIY Sewing Projects

DIY Luxury Dog Bed (Anthropologie Dupe)!

I recently looked online and came across the cutest dog bed on Anthropologie. It was adorable so I decided I would dig out my sewing machine to make a luxury dog bed that was a dupe! This is a simple tutorial that you can make even if you are a beginner. I’m going to walk…

Mother's Day Gift Ideas
Sewing Tips & Tutorials

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Sewers

Are you stumped for Mother’s Day gift ideas? If your mother or even your grandma sew check out my gift guide for sewers! You may not sew yourself so hopefully this post will give you a lot of ideas some are budget-friendly and others may be a bit more pricy but there is something for…

guide to sewing machine feet
Sewing for Beginners

A Guide to Sewing Machine Feet

In this post, I’m going to give you a guide to sewing machine feet and what each one does. I’m going to go through all the sewing machine feet I own and give you an overview of each one. Of course, there are many different sewing machine feet than the ones listed below, each machine…

sewing with denim
Sewing Tips & Tutorials

The Best Tips for Sewing with Denim

Sewing with denim can be difficult for a beginner sewer or even for an experienced sewer because of the thickness of the fabric. Below are my best tips for sewing with denim to make the process smoother. Tip #1 : Use Jean Needles My first tip for sewing with denim and probably the most important…

sewing with velvet
Sewing Tips & Tutorials

9 Tips for Sewing with Velvet

You may have searched through those beautiful photos of velvet fabric on the internet or looked at it in a store and dreamed of all the things you can sew with it. I know I have! Velvet is a beautiful fabric that creates a luxury look and feel to whatever you make with it! In…

The best task lighting for sewing
Sewing Tips & Tutorials

The Best Task Lighting for Sewing

Do you struggle to see what you’re doing when you’re sewing? Do you notice yourself squinting your eyes as you try to pick out stitches or hand-sew something? You’re not alone! I’m the good old age of 25 but, I still can find myself struggling to see what I’m working on without good daylight or…

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