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 […]

Can You Sew During The Summer With Kids Home From School?

| May 23, 2017

It can be a major challenge keeping up with your business, whether it be sewing, doing alterations, craft projects or making those items to sell online when the kids are out of school for the summer.  This would be a perfect time to get the kids interested in sewing and craft projects. I have a […]

NEW! Swim Suits For Plus Size Kids. Finally It Fits!

| May 2, 2017

Swim suits that fit overweight and plus size boys and girls are almost impossible to find! Check out our gorgeous girls 3-piece Mermaid Swim Set pattern.  The pattern comes in two size ranges – 8-10-12 and 14-16 and these patterns are made with REAL plus size children’s’ measurements.  Your daughter/granddaughter will be the envy of […]

Add Big Income To Your Sewing Business…….

| April 4, 2017

Add big income to your sewing business…… sew for plus size and full figure women. Many of you may already be doing some sewing for plus size women, but perhaps for many, you need to get the word out that you can and will sew for the full figure women. If you would like to […]

Dreading Spring Cleaning? Use Our Dust Busters For Easy Cleaning

| February 28, 2017

Regardless of what type of home business you have – sewing, alterations, crafting – there’s always cleaning that has to be done.  With spring cleaning just around the corner, we thought timing might be perfect to show you our variety of  “dust busters”.  The dust busters can be made with old towels or cheap towels […]

Make Athletic Non-Slip Headbands For Pennies!

| February 21, 2017

It’s about that time of year when it warms up enough we can get outside and run!  OR jog or walk. But wait – it’s windy some days and even if it isn’t windy, there always seems to be a problem with our headbands.  They move around – won’t stay where you want them – […]

Topstitching Is Tops

| February 14, 2017

Sometimes the little “extra” that we can do for our customer is what keeps them coming back to us.  Topstitching is one of those areas where we can recommend the extra detail to really “set off” a garment. For style and an elegant touch of professionalism in sewing your garment, topstitching is tops! You can […]