How to Make Pumpkin Pie from Fresh Pumpkin and Milk

Learn how to make pumpkin pie from fresh pumpkin and milk for the most delicious and natural Thanksgiving dessert! Keep American tradition real with real ingredients instead of old, canned pumpkin puree and condensed milk!

As an American expat living in Italy, I miss out all the specifically American holidays. I’ve been either vegetarian or nearly so for years, so missing out on Thanksgiving turkey doesn’t bother me. But pumpkin pie was another story! It’s usually impossible to find canned …

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How to Make a Hooded Cape for a Child or Adult

Learn how to make a hooded cape for a child or adult without a pattern! This DIY cloak is perfect for Halloween or cosplay because you can adapt it to lots of different characters.

I am a big fan of versatile Halloween costumes that can be used for different characters. This way we can get lots of use out of each piece and be creative in using them different ways. Today I’m going to show you how to make …

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Wool Felt Banner DIY from Upcycled Sweaters

Make this wool felt banner DIY with craft felt or repurposed felted sweaters! A colorful and eco-friendly way to decorate your home or celebrate a party!

Today’s sewing tutorial is extra cool because this felt banner DIY combines three things that I love: repurposing felted wool sweaters, bias tape, and bunting banners. Fabric banners and paper garlands just make me happy. They’re so joyful and colorful, and there are so many …

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Pajama pants tutorial – How to sew PJ pants

Learn how to sew PJ pants with this pajama pants tutorial! All the details are included so that even beginner sewists can sewn their very first piece of clothing! The elastic waistband is comfortable and easy to sew. #sewingclothes #sewpants

I have a soft spot for PJ pants because they’re so comfortable and they’re easy to sew. And, because you wear them to lounge around the house, it doesn’t matter if they’re not absolutely perfect, so it’s a fabulous first garment for beginners to sew! …

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DIY Christmas Face Mask Pattern to Sew for FREE!

Enjoy the holidays while socially distancing with this DIY Christmas face mask! The adorable Christmas tree is easy to applique to the fabric and decorate with beads and sequins. The handmade face mask pattern is FREE, with three sizes and has options for a nose bridge, adjustable ear elastics and a removable tie. #facemaskpattern #christmasfacemask #christmassewing

Everything about 2020 has been unusual, and Christmas is no exception. But I’m determined to make this holiday season as joyous as possible, which is why I decided to create this festive DIY Christmas face mask! This project adds a super cute decorated fabric Christmas …

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How to Sew a Santa Hat (FREE Pattern!)

Learn how to sew a Santa hat with this FREE sewing pattern! Get into the holiday spirit with your own DIY Santa Claus hat with a super soft faux fur brim and pompom! 3 sizes included for all the family to play at being Father Christmas! #diysantahat #santahatpattern #christmassewing

We’re now halfway through November which means that we can start getting into the holiday spirit! So let’s start off the Christmas season with an easy tutorial on how to sew a Santa hat, along with a brand new FREE pattern in three sizes! This …

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Winding a Bobbin on a Sewing Machine

Learn about winding a bobbin on a sewing machine. Knowing how to wind a bobbin is very important and needs to be done for every spool of thread you sew with, and can be different for every model of sewing machine. Video tutorial included! #sewing #bobbin

Some people buy a sewing machine on a whim, and others after months or even years of toying with the idea, but there’s one thing that often confuses beginner sewists right from the start: winding a bobbin and then inserting it correctly. I get a …

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Kid Embroidery Project: Sew a Backpack Tag

Teach your child to sew with this kid embroidery project. Use two basic hand stitches to sew a backpack tag with her name embroidered on it. Perfect for back to school! #kidsewing #kidssew

During the lockdown in past months, quite a few of my friends have told me that their bored children have expressed an interest in learning to sew and have asked me for suggestions for beginner projects. Everyone knows that kids love drawing and I’ve found …

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