Our Best Sewing Tutorials!

Does anyone else prefer to sew and make crafts in the fall? We love to start new projects once the weather gets cooler, and it’s happening sooon!Ā If fall was a spirit animal, it would be ours. šŸ˜‰

Speaking of new projects, we have some fun DIY’s that we can’t wait to share with you soon. In the meantime, we went through our sewing archives to share the best of the best, like these cactus pincushions. We’ll never get tired of them!

How annoying is it when you have to remove your bedskirt (and your entire mattress) on laundry day? Mandi’s velcro bedskirt DIYĀ solves that problem.

Have a pair of old jeans? It’s easy to turn them into a cuteĀ skirt.

Give your plant babies a new home in theseĀ fabric planters. They’re waterproof and can be thrown in the washing machine if needed!

If you can’t find a high chair mat you like, make your own. This one is easy to clean and it has sequins. Sequins always win.

We can’t get over this this bag.Ā The hardest part about this DIY is deciding which podcast to listen to while you’re making the tassels. šŸ™‚

We love velvet pillows, but they can be expensive. You know what that means! Here’s a simpleĀ round pillow DIYĀ and one that’s made withĀ wool felt balls.Ā So cute!

One of our most popular posts last month was how to add a built-in bra to your clothing. No more strapless brasā€”hooray!

Sure, you can use the camera strap that came with your camera, but this homemade version is so cute! Emma added photography “cheat sheets” to each side of hers.

Rachel’s fabric laundry basketsĀ make it way easier to transport your clothing AND they’re adorable. Goodbye, closet hamper!
Elsie hand-stitched a soft bookĀ to send to Nova before they adopted her from China. It’s so special.

Want to give your jeans a makeover? Here are five waysĀ to change them up at home. And, If you’re looking for a simple hemming tutorial, click here.You can never have enough potholdersĀ and they’re great gifts! Here’s a link to ourĀ watermelon oven mitts.Ā We have a cherry pie version, too! We also love theseĀ cactusĀ and pineapple oven mitts.

In the curtain department, we still have our eye on Mandi’sĀ pom pom curtains.Ā So good!

Make a donut pillow for your little ones, and then buy actual donuts. Just because šŸ™‚

Save money and make your own floor pouf to match your living room decor.

Still obsessed with this wool ball car diffuser. Make some for your friends, too! Looking for essential oils to use? Click here.

Everyone needs a cute apron to wear (or display in the kitchen!). Learn how to make a half apron, donut apron, square apron, and don’t forget this adorable swan version.

Let’s face itā€”most sleeping bags look, well, … boring. Easy fix: You can totally make your own using any fabric.

A ring sling baby carrier would be an amazing baby shower gift. Rachel went the extra mile and hand-dyed hers using avocado pits. So pretty!

Speaking of baby shower gifts, who wouldn’t love a sparkly mermaid doll?

Embroidered purses never go out of style, so why not make your own?

Ready to take the plunge and make your own quilt? We can’t think of a better time to do it!

How many times have you found the perfect vintage top, but it’s waaay too long? Here’s an easy restyle DIY from Katie.

We love a good rug DIY, especially theĀ large circle rope rugĀ Laura made several years ago. I think the word “epic” is appropriate here. šŸ™‚

We have more sewing DIY’s in our archives if you want to browse. Happy making, friends! – The ABM Team

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