• Craft

    Crafty Questions – What do you want to know?

    There are times when I really need to know the answer for something.  How to finish a stitch, maybe how to bind with a miter corner, what a is a slip stitch for crochet?  What’s the best way to make a knot with your thread? Things like this pester my brain until I find –someone who knows the answer, google…

  • Binding,  quilting

    How to Make Bias Tape

    Learn how to make bias tape the fast way! So simple and your binding will turn out perfect every time! Hi! This is Sara again and today I have an amazing sewing tip for you on how to make bias tape the fast way! On Tuesday I shared this tutorial on how to transform a sweater into a cardigan using…

  • quilting

    Early Bird Baby Quilt Tutorial

    Today I am sharing a quick quilt that you can use for either a baby quilt or wall hanging.  The applique uses the heatnbond lite and features a little bird.  It’s sweet and fresh and reminds me of cool nights and a little breeze. finished size: 37″ x 37″  Everyone loves a little blankie to snuggle their babies in.  The…

  • Clothes

    Old Sweater into New Cardigan DIY

    Hi lovely readers! I am Sara from Made by Sara and I am really happy for being here as a contributor. I love to make clothes for my three kids (I must confess that I sew more for my girls than for my boy… Shame on me!) and also for myself. This year one of my goals is to go…

  • awesome hexagon projects to sew
    Round Ups,  sewing

    7 Awesome Hexagon Projects to Sew

    Hexagon projects are some of my favorite things to sew.  They are the perfect thing for packing along on trips, or having in the car for a quick thing to work on.  Some of the projects are using only hexagons to sew the project with, some of them are just accented with a hexagon shape- like the watermelon!  It’s a…