Big Butt Baby Pants Sewing Pattern! - Made By Rae

BIG List of Baby Pants Patterns

May 12, 2014


Delightful Details – Simple Pops of Personality For Your Sewing

March 4, 2014

Sewing expert, Heather Valentine, offers this excellent tip for taking basic sewing to the next level. She says to add personality by adding unique details to your handmade pieces. Heather says that adding small details can make the difference between something basic and something with real “wow” factor.  She suggest these ideas: ~Outline a print […]


How To Sew A Coat

February 12, 2014


Felt Flower Headband

January 27, 2014

free quilted tote pattern to make a mini tote

Make a Quilted Mini Bag: Pattern Freebie!

January 8, 2014

Sometimes, I work on projects ahead of time and just cannot wait to share!! This is one of them… I created a super cute little mini bag pattern that is great for beginners learning how to sew and quilt. It is a simple little reversible tote that has a simple pieced quilt top and is […]


How To Make Bias Tape

January 5, 2014

Bias tape is simply strips of fabric that are cut on the diagonal, folded into the center, and folded once more. Cutting and prepping it this way allow the fabric to bend and stretch easily around corners and curves, making it perfect for binding quilts and other sewing projects. Want to make your own? Is […]


Make a Fabric “Memory” Game

December 7, 2013


Dish Towel Aprons and Kids Thanksgiving Fun

November 23, 2013

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is cooking with the kids in the kitchen. Not the hard stuff like basting the turkey, but kids love to have jobs helping make the “big meal.” When I was little, one of my three sisters got to learn how to make butter in school. You get heavy […]


Quickie skills: digitize or resize your sewing patterns

November 1, 2013

Have you ever wondered how to digitize your patterns, make additional sizes, or do other cool sewing stuff in Photoshop? Look no further! The lovely Lauren Dahl is offering this awesome (and free!) series of tutorials on her blog to help you learn how to do that and more. Learn something brand new or simply […]

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