Kites & Clouds Nursery Mobile

Kites & Clouds Nursery Mobile

A baby mobile is a perfect accent for any nursery. Keeping in mind a mobile is soothing entertainment for little ones, we’ve created this Kite and Cloud mobile: an array of colors and shapes to capture the attention of new eyes as they drift off to sleep.

Making one can seem daunting, but we’ve taken out the guesswork. This is a fun, easy project, sure to add to the excitement of Baby’s arrival.

Supplies:

1/2 yard

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Mommy & Me Circle Skirts

Mommy & Me Circle Skirts

Created by: Sweet Red Poppy

Hi, I'm Kim from Sweet Red Poppy and I'm excited to share one of my favorite tutorials with you today! Circle Skirts are super easy to make and oh SO comfortable! My little girls and I love wearing them and the best part is they transition from season to season perfectly! Throw on a pair of boots and a button up in the winter, or a v-neck tee and sandals in the summer, to get

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DIY Hooded Bat Cape

DIY Hooded Bat Cape

Created by: Blue Susan Makes

Hello sewing friends! This is Sarah from Blue Susan Makes. We have a little hooded bat cape that I made years ago that has lived through the toddler life of 3 little boys. Now that our 4th boy is hitting the dress-up stage I thought it would be fun to remake this cape and teach you how to make one too. With Halloween right around the corner you can sew it up to add to

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Trick or Tweet Bird Costume

Trick or Tweet Bird Costume

Created by: Little Lizard King

Hi everyone, I’m Jane, and I am a designer for Little Lizard King. I was so thrilled to be given the opportunity to blog for fabric.com for Halloween!

My youngest son has been begging me for a bird costume and I had been brainstorming ideas. My first thought was that it would get way more wear if I could think of a way to make it something he could put on all by

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Sewing 101: Tips for Sewing With Minky

Sewing 101: Tips for Sewing With Minky

Created by: Dot Dot Baby

Hi, I’m Jes from dotdotbaby.com a handmade baby gift shop.

Tips for Sewing With Minky

There is nothing sweeter than bringing your new babe home from the hospital to wrap them up in a soft and cozy blanket! And, there is nothing softer than Minky! Shannon Fabrics offers the highest quality Minky material, with endless options like dimple dot, faux fur, patterned, embossed, etc. You can create the cutest gifts for a mom-to-be or yourself!

Tips for Sewing With Minky

Minky is a

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5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Poly Knits

5 Tips for Sewing with Double Brushed Poly Knits

Created by Tie Dye Diva Sewing Patterns

Let’s dispel some fear about working with one of our favorite super soft fabrics, Double Brushed Poly (DBP)! DBP fabric has gained popularity recently as the perfect leggings fabric, but we’re beginning to see it being used for many more types of garments that call for a light to mid-weight knit fabric.

It’s not surprising either! Who wouldn’t want to drape their bodies in this incredibly soft fabric? DBP

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Best Fabrics for Babies

Best Fabrics for Babies

We often celebrate new life with presents, cards and, of course, a lot of baby clothes! But what about creating your own baby clothes and accessories? Whether you’re sewing clothes for your own bundle of joy or making them as a gift, handmade items are especially perfect for babies. Before you get started on your next baby project, however, we suggest paying special attention to a baby’s needs, especially when it comes to choosing fabrics. Babies have sensitive

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Knit Baby Romper Tutorial

Knit Baby Romper Tutorial

Created by Shannon McBride

Rompers are always a wardrobe staple for babies and toddlers, and this closure-free knit romper provides ultimate comfort while showcasing major style. I know it’s ultra-comfortable for little ones and a one-stop-shop for a quick outfit.

In this tutorial, I’ll provide step by step instructions to create your own pattern and construct a baby/toddler romper. While the construction of the romper itself is an advanced sewist project that requires the use of a

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DIY Diaper Bag

DIY Diaper Bag

Created by: Blue Susan Makes

Hello sewing friends! Sarah from Blue Susan Makes here. My “baby” just turned 2 and he is busy, busy, busy! Since he can run now and is becoming a little more independent, I don’t need to bring along so many things when we are out and about these days. So, I designed a smaller diaper bag that still has plenty of pockets to help me stay organized.

Diaper Bag

It has a wide base so it

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How to Sew an Underlining

How to Sew an Underlining

Created by: Tie Dye Diva Patterns

Today we’re going to share with you a simple lining technique that can be used when sewing lightweight fabrics that are semi-transparent or need a bit of structure. With just a few extra steps, you can sew up those lovely fabrics you’ve been avoiding because they might be “see-through!”

Underlinings are different from traditional linings in that they are considered a part of the main fabric after they are basted together. This

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