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#51 Ace1976

Posted 03 December 2008 - 08:24 PM

Another bag
Margaret Bag

Edited by shimmershine, 26 February 2010 - 03:37 PM.

#52 blueberry℘twist

Posted 25 January 2009 - 09:07 PM

another box pouch tute here original.gif

and a gorgeous dress here not sure about how to draft the pattern though??  unsure.gif

Edited by ❦raspberry❦swirl❦, 26 January 2009 - 12:03 PM.

#53 TeamBlue

Posted 09 March 2009 - 09:17 AM

lots of baby clothes
I haven't made any yet but i am planning too  tthumbs.gif

#54 katiesews

Posted 25 June 2009 - 10:08 PM

Have you got this one for  a bag


#55 mumsbusycrafting

Posted 01 July 2009 - 01:06 PM

For the preggy girls - No not pregnant nor Am I planning to be LOL

How to change a shirt to a maternity shirt - very clever!

Will see if I can find the proper link - opps

Edited by mumsbusycrafting, 13 July 2009 - 12:56 PM.

#56 novy

Posted 14 July 2009 - 10:24 PM

I don't this you have this in your list.

Caterpillar softie

#57 novy

Posted 17 July 2009 - 04:22 PM

Cute Owl Bag

#58 novy

Posted 25 July 2009 - 01:34 AM

The Market skirt from MADE

#59 novy

Posted 25 July 2009 - 01:45 AM

The Market skirt from MADE

#60 novy

Posted 05 September 2009 - 05:56 PM

Clothesline hairclip holder - very cute!

#61 sewbusymama

Posted 18 September 2009 - 05:35 PM

Here's a new tutorial for turning a pair of pants/jeans into maternity pants with a knit band.


#62 ednaboo

Posted 01 October 2009 - 11:02 PM

Not sure if this as been posted:
Refashion roundup
It has a nice pattern (instructions to draft your own) for a shirred childs dress with sleeves 9see the first link) plus some other nice things.

#63 jotsmum

Posted 13 October 2009 - 01:51 PM

I stumbled across this great site with a number of links to blogs and tutorials

The Sewing Republic

ETA - this one too

Viking Sewing Projects

Edited by jotsmum, 13 October 2009 - 02:03 PM.

#64 novy

Posted 15 October 2009 - 03:42 PM

Here's a Hobo bag tutorial

Edited by novy, 15 October 2009 - 03:43 PM.

#65 SuezS

Posted 24 November 2009 - 09:34 AM

Montessori child's apron

#66 xenabonjovi

Posted 30 December 2009 - 05:28 PM

I have a tutorial for self covering buttons and how to make a hair tie with them


#67 blueberry℘twist

Posted 01 January 2010 - 11:39 AM

Here is the tutorial for a zippered pouch/make up purse with covered zipper ends

#68 Tetinks

Posted 27 January 2010 - 07:14 PM

How to make a fabric covered snap clip (not the button ones). Simple but cute.

#69 littlefeet

Posted 27 January 2010 - 08:10 PM

Thanks Claireabell - I've made a new section with assorted things for your hair as there seem to be a few different tutorials around.

#70 Sophiesews

Posted 27 January 2010 - 10:37 PM

Here are some tutorials that I found recently.

Ikea Mammut' kiddie chair slip cover tutorial


TuTu Tshirt tutorial


Pencil Case tutorials


or this one


Rose Hair clip tutorial


Changing Pad and Wipes tutorial


Puzzle Pockets


Sewing tutorials


Enjoy  Sewfi

#71 SuezS

Posted 28 January 2010 - 03:04 PM

Felt notebook cover

You rock you rule stencil pattern for t-shirt

Wet bag

Owl Pillow / Softie

Signature bunny doll

Customized Silhouette T-Shirt Of Your Kids

Edited by SuezS, 29 January 2010 - 08:41 AM.

#72 beccaj74

Posted 29 January 2010 - 04:37 PM

Here is a really good one for a hair band.

Ruffles & Stuff Head Band

#73 sunshinedays

Posted 17 February 2010 - 04:29 PM

I've just learnt how to use my rolled hem foot! I'd tried before, I've read instructions and watched vids.   This video here is so clear and easy to follow!!

Great for anyone else out there who doesn't know this already lol

#74 Tetinks

Posted 23 February 2010 - 01:41 PM

I just found this tutorial for a bubble skirt  original.gif

#75 littlefeet

Posted 23 February 2010 - 02:07 PM

Thanks ladies - they are both really handy.
Sunshine Days I have never used that foot on my machine but after watching that - I just might!

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