Free ideas and patterns for your next sewing project.

two large bags with title "flat sitting drawstring bag".

Making a flat-sitting draw string bag (any size)

This pattern was developed because I needed something to store and carry a sleeping bag. Once I made one, I had ideas for more in other sizes. Following these simple instructions, you can make your own bag. With hundreds of size variations, you will be sure to get exactly what you need.

bag under a Christmas tree with title "Magic Gift Bag".

Magic Gift Bag Tutorial

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to make the Magic Market Bag. It’s the easiest reusable shopping bag the you can make. Even if you’ve never tried the market bag, you will love this Magic Gift Bag! 

Summer Skirt Tutorial

When it comes to garment sewing, nothing beats a skirt.  There are endless varieties, they can be for any season, and fitting is minimal compared to other garments – with the possible exception of a cape or poncho.  This summer skirt I made for my daughter took a couple of hours since I was making …

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