What If Your 10 Year Old Has A 34″ Waist????

| June 12, 2018

My friend was getting frantic!  Her 10 year old son with a 34” waist wasn’t fitting into ANY type of pants.  Even a boys’ size 14-16 pants had only a 28” waist. She bought him a pair of 34” waist MEN’S Levi jeans, thinking that would do the trick.  Look at how they fit this […]

Back To School Sale On Plus Size Children Sewing Patterns – 50% Off

| August 1, 2017

Just in time for school sewing, we are having a super 50% Discount sale on ALL Plus Size Children Sewing Patterns.  Now through August 15 only, take advantage of this huge sale – use promo code SCHOOL and fill your shopping cart.  We have plus size and obese boys patterns and plus size and obese […]

Sale on Treadle Sewing Machine Leather Belt

| July 25, 2017

We have been amazed at the number of “Complete Guide To Treadle Sewing Machines” books we have sold in the past few months!  It seems like the old/antique treadle sewing machines are making a comeback, and immediately the new buyers want to know more about the machine and how to get it back in working […]

12 In 1 Magic Ruler Sale Extended One More Week!!

| July 18, 2017

The Twelve In One Magic Ruler is a complete set of measuring devices all in one easy-to-use see-thru adjustable tool.  And it’s all done with the twist of a knob!!  This  is the absolute BEST tool in my sewing room! The obvious uses of this amazing 12 in 1 Magic Ruler tool are: Yardstick 2. […]

Introducing The 12 In 1 Magic Ruler

| July 11, 2017

The Twelve In One Magic Ruler is a complete set of measuring devices all in one easy-to-use see-thru adjustable tool.  And it’s all done with the twist of a knob!! The obvious uses of this amazing 12 in 1 Magic Ruler tool are: Yardstick 2. 35″ Scallop Template 3. Corner Maker 4. L-Square 5. T-Square […]

Restoring Old Slips – Make Them Like New!

| July 5, 2017

Have you ever noticed how the body of your slip outlives the lace and elastic?  Not quite sure how to salvage the slip, so you end up throwing it away?  We can help!  Here are some suggestions. Problem:  Lace is disintegrating, coming off slip. Suggestion #1:  Remove the old lace and brighten it up with […]

How To Make A Marshmallow Pillow – Tutorial

| June 27, 2017

Marshmallow pillows are easy for kids to make and you can be sure they won’t get lost because they won’t leave the childs’ side! This marshmallow pillow is another pattern designed by one of my granddaughters (remember her first pattern, the Narwhal Stuffed toy pattern).  She is on a roll making patterns for an item, […]

Child’s Apron Tutorial

| June 20, 2017

Children need aprons for all kinds of things — for painting, working with glue and for helping in the kitchen!  I’ve found a couple very cute aprons and how to make them at Adventures From the Sewing Studio.  Here’s a picture of the finished product and a link to the tutorial. The pattern is actually […]

How To Decorate A Hoodie Jacket

| June 13, 2017

Sewing and crafting at our house takes many different avenues!  One of my grandsons (11 years old) told me that his first project was going to be decorating his school hoodie/jacket.  At first I was a little apprehensive, but he assured me that he’d already been planning it “in his head”, and he knew exactly […]

Patterns For Big/Tall Men and Plus Size Women!

| May 30, 2017

We have had quite a few people write to us wondering if we have other “plus size” patterns in addition to the Plus Size Boys and Girls Patterns.  To this we say a resounding YES!  We’ve been adding more and more patterns for the Big and Tall Men and Full Figure/Plus Size Women’s categories.  (We also […]