Tuesday, October 2, 2012

"Let's talk Tutorials" Giveaway!

Don't forget to check out 
the Handcrafted Holiday Sew & Stitch Along!

Another Giveaway?
Yes indeed!!!

Would you like to win this mug rug?

If you are anything like me
you love a great free tutorial!

Since we will be spending this month
sewing and stitching,
I thought it would be fun to share
our favorite tutorials.
I know there are tons online.

I'm including a list of some of my favs
and I want to know about yours.
I'd love to see some links for
free crochet patterns and cross stitch charts too!

All you have to do for a chance to win
is leave a comment with a link 
to any free tutorial that you love.
It can be one you wrote yourself,
or one you found online.
You have until Sunday Oct. 7th
to add your link.
I'll pick a winner at random
and announce it Monday Oct.8th.

Here's a few links for you to check out:

and these are just a few examples!
Come on and lets all share the goodness!
Also...don't forget to check out 
and check out the projects and share some encouragement
and add your own projects!


  1. I want to make this laptop case for my niece for Christmas. It looks way cool. Find it the tutorial here, http://howaboutorange.blogspot.com/2012/06/free-sewing-tutorial-geek-chic-ipad.html

  2. I love this blog by Melanie and did the business card holder tutorial in here too http://craftycupboard.blogspot.com/p/tutorials.html

  3. I think this tutorial is brilliant - it shows how to do binding by machine - no hand sewing necessary. It is from Amy Made That and can be found here

  4. http://thedistracteddomestic.blogspot.com/2011/12/fnsi-and-tutorial.html

    since this is all about the holidays, I thought I would share my stocking tutorial. I will be using it again to make my grand baby her first stocking .

  5. My number one tutorial that I go to over and over is a pillowcase tutorial at "Notes from the Patch." It could not be any easier.

  6. I love the tutorial here- www.freckledwhimsy.com/p/quilt-tutorials.html

    I'm going to make this beautiful quilts someday.

  7. Adorable mug rug... perfect for a pumpkin chai!

    This is a little tut I did for a flip album. It's a great little project for any time of year, but especially with the holidays coming up.


  8. I love Moda Bake Shop and have made several items including little girl dresses from their tutorials. I have also done little bags for my grandkids...great place to find new " things" to make! Thanks....

  9. http://pellonprojects.com/products/1358-embroidery-to-go-bag.aspx I love this. Thanks for the chance

  10. I love Meari's tutorials, and I used this one to make a really cute needlebook for an exchange - http://meari.blogspot.com/2007/06/needlebook-instructions.html. Thank you for hosting this giveaway!


  11. http://sewing.craftgossip.com/ This blog gives all kinds of tutorials that the author finds on the world wide web. Some really cute ones.
    And then there is http://www.sewcanshe.com/
    If you subscribe to the newsletter you get a free tutorial 6 days a week. This is one of my favorite sites.

  12. Here is a tutorial for lunch bags. Too cute!

  13. I'm not in for another entry, it is just that I found out that Free Spirit fabric is having a weekly Christmas themed tutorial until December 17:http://freespiritfabric.blogspot.nl/. The first one is out already (o:

  14. Cool! I would like to make these doll diapers for my girls: http://www.craftaholicsanonymous.net/guest-blogger-christina-from-2-little

  15. My group, World of Charity Stitching, makes these wheelchair bags and other totes for seniors.

  16. Here's my very own free tutorial on Machine Binding:

  17. Here is a free tutorial for making a pillow. We are redoing our living room and I need to make pillows. I am going to make a couple of these.


  18. Another holiday sew along that started today: http://quiltstory.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/holiday-tutorials-2012.html. The first project is great already.

  19. I think this would make a terrific Christmas present for the up and coming artist or journalist, http://oneredrobin.com/2006/11/30/how-to-make-a-notebook-pencil-holder/

  20. I am completing this shopping cart cover, http://craftygemini.blogspot.com/2011/06/how-to-make-shopping-cart-cover-for.html, tonight. My son asked me to make one for our 5 month old grandson. It is really easy to make.