- 40 Easter Sewing Patterns, Projects & Ideas
- Free Pillowcase Dress Pattern & Size Chart
- 2024 Quilt Block of the Month Pattern; Society Sparkler Quilt
- 50+ Simple, Fun & Free Beginner Sewing Projects
- 40+ Free Baby Quilt Patterns & Tutorials
- 5 Clever Tips to Organize Your Fabric Stash
- Guide to PreCut Fabrics and How to Use Them
- 50+ Easy Beginner Quilt Patterns & Free Tutorials
We love to sew and quilt as much as you do! Look for new projects posted every week. Here’s what’s new.
Hey, I’m Melissa!
It’s nice to meet you! I’m Melissa Mortenson, a blogger, published author & licensed fabric designer.
I’m also a Mom and a Maker. I am like most of you, just trying to do my best every day. I find joy in creating, if you do too, then I hope that you find something here to bring a little “happy” to your life.
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From crafts to recipes and even quilt patterns, we think you’ll find the perfect festive Easter DIY projects here.
Recommended Beginner Sewing Projects
We think jumping right into a project is the best way to learn how to sew! If you’re new to sewing and looking for a fun beginner sewing project, here are a few we recommend.
Tutorials with Video Instructions
While I always include detailed step-by-step directions and photos for every tutorial I publish, I know how helpful it can be to have someone there walking you through all the steps. These are a few of my favorite tutorials with video instructions. You can find even more on our YouTube Channel.
- The Saturday Bag, Duffle Bag Sewing Pattern
- How to Make a Braided Padded Headband
- How to Make a Simple Zipper Pouch
- How to Make a Flannel and Minky Baby Blanket
- Child’s Apron Pattern with Video Instructions
- Quilt as You Go Baby Bib Pattern
- “Sunnies” Sunglasses Case Sewing Pattern
- How to Hydro Dip Vans to Create Unique Custom Shoes
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Free Quilt Patterns & Tutorials
Are you looking for a new project? This section features all of our favorite free quilted projects. Take some time to browse the hundreds of quilt patterns on our site. Most of them are free!
Free Sewing Patterns
Welcome to my most expansive category! Here you will find sewing patterns for everything you want to sew! From bag patterns to pillows to accessories and more!
Cricut Projects & Freebies
We like to keep things up to date around here. Here are some of our most recently updated projects.