Handmade Holiday Series: How to sew a drawstring backpack

How to sew a drawstring backpack

Hey y’all and welcome to the 9th video in the Sewspire Handmade Holiday Series which will run from October 1 to December 3, 2019. Each week I will feature a new handmade gift that you can create for friends, family, co-workers, neighbors and strangers alike. If you are just joining us — welcome! If you… Read More

Handmade Holiday Series: How to sew a large customizable Journey Tote bag

How to sew a large custom Journey Tote Bag

Hey y’all and welcome to the 8th video in the ongoing Handmade Holiday Series. Today I am here to show you how to sew a large basic tote bag. You are encouraged to integrate features into your design that the recipient will appreciate; such as custom pockets, personalization of some sort or a unique fabric… Read More

Behind the Seams with Andrea 11/15/19

Behind the Seams with Andrea

One of the perks of building an online community, like we have here at Sewspire, is the opportunity to make friends all over the world. It has been such a joy to interact with you across the various platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Patreon, Zoom, snail and e-mail). Last week I received a pretty greeting card… Read More

Behind the Seams with Andrea 11/8/19

Top 10 Favorite Handmade Holiday Gifts

Hey y’all! I hope you have set aside some creative time this weekend because I have rounded up ten of my favorite previously published Sewspire designs for you to sew and gift this holiday season! My favorite handmade gifts for him or her… My Two-way Divided Caddy is generously sized and a stylish way to… Read More

Handmade Holiday Series: How to sew heirloom napkins

How to sew heirloom quality napkins

Hey y’all and welcome to the 6th video in the Sewspire Handmade Holiday Series which will run from October 1 to December 3, 2019. Each week I will feature a new handmade gift that you can create for friends, family, co-workers, neighbors and strangers alike. For this project you will need two 18″ squares per… Read More

Handmade Holiday Series: How to sew a fabric gift box with tie-snap-flap closure

How to sew a fabric gift box with tie-snap-flap closure

Step by step video tutorial: https://youtu.be/eln5ZBanwvM For this project you will need: (10) 6″ cotton squares (2) 5″ fcotton squares (2) 2″ x 18″ cotton strips Your choice of interfacing for the squares 1 snap I hope you enjoy the project and will share photos of your gift boxes with us on the group page:… Read More