Been There Done That Duck Canvas Tote Bag — Pattern & Tutorial

How to Sew a Duck Canvas Tote

Hey y’all and welcome to the Sewspire Sewing Inspiration Channel! My name is Andrea and today I am here to show you how to sew what I have affectionately dubbed my Been There Done That Tote. For this project you will need 1/2 yard of two different colors of duck/twill/denim/home decor 54″ fabric and 1/2… Read More

My Tunic Making Experience

My Tunic Making Experience

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! Today I am here to share my recent tunic making experience using a commercial sewing pattern: M7284: Size L, XL & XXL https://www.amazon.com/McCalls-Patterns-M7284-Misses-Large-X-Large-XX-Large/dp/B0170AQK5Q/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=m7284&qid=1554855148&s=gateway&sr=8-1 M7284: Size XS, S, M https://www.amazon.com/McCalls-Patterns-M7284-Misses-X-Small-Small-Medium/dp/B0170AQK6U/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=m7284&qid=1554855183&s=gateway&sr=8-2 There are a total of 4 Segments in this Sewspire Sewing Series. In this first video I am offering up… Read More

Pattern Drafting: Japanese Knot Bag by Sewspire

How to draft a pattern and sew a Japanese Knot Bag by Sewspire

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire! This tutorial was a special request from a friend of mine who owns a similar bag and asked me to show her how she could make another one that is larger. Side note: I originally released this as an exclusive tutorial for our Sewspire Patrons. Since then I have… Read More

How to sew a Pixie Wallet to hold your Passport and Cards

How to sew a Pixie Wallet to hold your passport and cards

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire!  As a follow up to last week’s Pixie Pocket Purse this is a full tutorial for a coordinating Pixie Wallet that fits perfectly inside the slip pocket of the Pixie Purse we made last week: You can find the original tutorial for the Fundamentals of The Pixie Pocket Purse… Read More

Sewspire Fundamentals: Patchwork Pixie Purse with Pleated Pocket

Patchwork Pixie Purse with Pleated Pocket by Sewspire

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire!  As a follow up to last week’s Pixie Pocket Purse this is a mini tutorial for a Patchwork Pixie Pocket Panel with Pleated Cargo Pocket.  Each Pixie Pocket Purse requires two panels. Next week we will be making our fourth panel in this ongoing Pixie Pocket Panel series. You… Read More

Pixie Pocket Panel with Zipper and Card Slots

Pixie Pocket Panel Mini Tutorial

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire!  As a follow up to last week’s Pixie Pocket Purse this is a mini tutorial for a Pixie Pocket Panel with zippered pocket and card slips.  Each Pixie Pocket Purse requires two panels. Next week we will be making our third panel in this ongoing Pixie Pocket Panel series.… Read More

How to sew a Penny Pincher Pin Pillow

How to sew a Penny Pincher PIn Pillow by Sewspire

Hey y’all and welcome to Sewspire!  Today I am here to show you how to sew this darling cupcake pin cushion. For this project you will need the following materials: Assorted quilt weight cotton remnants  12” of 1/4 cording 20+ pennies to weight the base (hence the name) Pellon 808 or 809 interfacing Poly-fil or fluffy… Read More