Category Archives: Sewing

Hair Scrunchies

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

All that’s old in fashion, eventually seems to become new again.  Hair scrunchies made their first appearance in the 1980s and ‘90s, and are once again popping up for sale.  I for one, welcome these fashion accessories of my teenage years back into fashion with open arms, and celebrate their return to popularity by sewing up a bunch of them for my daughter and I to use.

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Make Your Own Softies

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It seems like every child has that one stuffed animal or blanket that they take with them everywhere. I have this strange dream to make that animal for a friend or family member’s child. It’s a little weird, but I think I’ve got some good starting points!

Design Your Own Monster Stuffie

Kids can draw their own monsters and you bring them to life! Who wouldn’t love to show off their own monster creation?

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Summer Totes

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With summer in full swing, you may find yourself in need of a tote bag more often. Whether you’re headed to a farmer’s market, a pool, or the beach, totes are always handy to have around this time of the year. DIY totes are a great way to show off your style and make your bag easy to spot in a sea of lawn chairs. Here are some of my favorites.

Flamingo Tote Bag

Flamingo Tote Bag

When I was younger, I actually collected flamingos. I had lots of stuffed ones in my room and even a few lawn flamingos. This bag would have been a summer staple for me.

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Arrow Bookmarks

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

Keep the exact place in your book with these fun and colorful bookmarks.

Make a handy bookmark that will keep track of exactly where you stopped reading. Make one for yourself, or for your favorite book lover.

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