Mushroom Villagers Offers Child’s Cap Tutorial

Irene of Mushroom Villagers blog has provided a tutorial to make an Eddie Cap for children. Suitable for children 4-6 years old, Irene offers tips to help adjust the size of the cap for smaller or larger heads.

A great stabilizer choice for this project is HTC Veri-Shape, 2030OK-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid29.html . It is a durable sew-in interfacing/underlining that offers firm support.

For more information, visit https://mushroomvillagers.wordpress.com/the-eddie-cap-tutorial/

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PolkaDot Chair Offers Halloween Apron Tutorial

Melissa of the PolkaDot Chair blog has provided a tutorial for making a Halloween-themed apron. You can modify this cute apron design by choosing decorations to suit whatever holiday you wish.

The perfect stabilizer for this project is HTC Fusi-Form Lightweight, 1140-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid3.html. It is a fusible interfacing that has a variety of applications when sewing light- to medium-weight knits, wovens, and loose-weave wovens. It’s also ideal for underlinings and soft tailoring.

For more information, visit http://www.polkadotchair.com/2012/10/a-very-batty-halloween-apron-tutorial.html/

The Stitching Scientist Offers Free Brooklyn Empire Dress Project

Remona at the “Stitching Scientist” is offering a free dress pattern and tutorial for a Brooklyn Empire Dress. The project comes with an optional pocket pattern, which adds a nice girly touch. It is super easy to create and can be done in any size. The dress is completely lined, which makes it warmer for colder weather.

HTC Fusi-Knit, 1300-1,  http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid7.html , is a fusible underlining, lightweight with lengthwise stability and crosswise stretch, with soft support and no excess stretching, that is machine washable, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://thestitchingscientist.com/2014/10/free-pattern-the-brooklyn-empire-dress.html

Crazy Little Projects Offers Personalized Kids’ Messenger Bag Tutorial

Amber at “Crazy Little Projects” has posted a tutorial to make a personalized kids’ messenger bag just in time for back to school. A video supplements the tutorial. There also is a separate tutorial on how to personalize it.

HTC Fusible Fleece, 9720-1,  http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid22.html , is a fusible, needle-punched fleece for interlining, padding quilting and crafts that is machine washable, dry cleanable and dryer safe, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://crazylittleprojects.com/2013/07/personalizedkidsmessengerbagtutorial.html

Lolly Jane Offers Camera Strap Cover Tutorial

Elizabeth and Elizabeth have provided their Lolly Jane blog with a quick Camera Strap Cover tutorial. This simple project is ideal new sewers. It requires five squares of random fabric cut into 5-inch by 5-inch squares making it a great project to use up scraps.

HTC Fusible Fleece 9720-1, http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid22.html , is a 100% polyester fusible fleece that is made for projects that require batting and can be machine washed and dried, making it perfect for a project like this.

For more information, visit http://lollyjane.com/diy-camera-strap-cover/

DIY Enthusiasts Offers Beach Towel Blanket Bag Tutorial

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DIY Enthusiasts has provided a tutorial to make a Beach Towel Blanket Bag. This handy bag unrolls into a beach towel blanket, with a pillow and pockets for sunscreen, books, and other essentials.  The instructions provided will guide you through the creation of this fun project.

For more information, visit http://diy-enthusiasts.com/diy-fashion/diy-summer-bag-beach-towel-blanket/

Craft Genie Video Shows How To Make A Microwave Bowl Cozy

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Craft Genie has provided a video showing how to make microwave bowl cozies. It functions as a pot holder for taking hot bowls out of the oven without burning hands. Avoid using polyester fabrics.

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9256hv4XdQg&feature=youtu.be