12 How to Sew Ruffles the Easy Way

Free ruffle patterns perfect for gift giving or decorating your home. These free patterns will help you to be sewing ruffles in no time at all. Ruffles are so feminine and so lovely!  These patterns make excellent homemade gifts from the heart that will stand the test time! {{wink}} The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 524 Gifts to Sew and Make with free

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Operating Room Nurse Day

If you’ve ever had surgery or know someone who has then, TODAY is the day to celebrate and honor the nurses that work in the operating room! We are celebrating OPERATING ROOM NURSE DAY, and we want you to join us! Do you like celebrating year round? If you don’t like to wait for major

17 Easy Crochet and Knitting Patterns for Kids

Today I’m hooking you up with 17 easy crochet and knitting patterns all with pictured instructions on how to make the most lovely homemade gifts and wearable items for kids. Use these free patterns to create your own homemade gifts in fun styles.  These how to crochet and how to knit patterns include fingerless hair bows, boat shoes, mary janes,

Free pattern – Gathered front top

Sew a princess seam top with gathering down one side, makes it flattering and interesting too. I can’t stop making them! The soft gathers and draping on the regular fit are so pretty for work under a jacket. And I love to go down a size and make a tighter fit for workout wear too!

Free dress pattern {little black dress}

Party season is coming! Want to wow them at the graduation party? Then you’ll need something ‘on-trend’ and with lace, one-shoulder and asymmetrical dresses all being in fashion, I’ve combined to create a free little black dress pattern that I think is a winner. Features: Lace, net, mesh or chiffon overlay Lined bodice, lined skirt

Free Crochet Pattern – Kids’ Market Tote

If you need a quick gift for a little girl in your life, this free crocheted market tote might be the perfect thing! Whip one up in a couple hours while listening to an eBook or spending time with your family, add a flower or other embellishment, and you’’re good to go! How cute would

DIY Nursing Tank Top

Turn a simple tank into a Nursing Tank for a new Momma. With this quick and easy tutorial you can make a nursing tank for half the price. Quick and easy. Just 2 materials needed.

21 Best Organization Hacks [organize]

How to organize your home with the best ideas and pictured tutorials!  They include home organization stations, free printables on how to be organized, as well as how to declutter tips and tricks.  I’ve got you hooked up with organize tricks for every room and space in your house. We’ve taken away all the guess work

Felt pig pattern + giveaway

Get ready to learn how to make a Felt baby pig standing Toy. I love this kind of toys because they can decorate any nursery room or kids room or just be adorable on your table.

15 Thoughtful Gifts to Make for Grandparents

Wondering what to make for grandparents this year for Christmas presents is no longer the question! Here are the best DIY gifts ideas for grandparents to make!  These home made gifts are perfect for grandma and grandpa and include pictured tutorials for a family tree, photo coasters, photo ornament, tea towel art, snow globe, mugs and handprint art. As always,

15 Best Gift Ideas to Make for Men

What to make for men this year for Christmas presents is no longer the question! {I’ve got your back}  Here are the best gift ideas to make for your adult son, boyfriend, husband, Dad, father-in-law, or significant other!  These home made gifts are perfect for men and include pictured tutorials for a leather journal, necktie zip pouch, coffee cozy, laptop

19 DIY Tween and Teen Gifts

These Cool gifts to make for 10 to 17 years old {tweens and teens} are so great!  I just love these home made gifts that are perfect for tweens and teens and include money gift ideas, triplet tote, texting gloves, iphone charging station, BFF iphone cases, arm knit scarf, instagram frame, jewelry, vintage t-shirts and a spa pampering kit.

14 Handmade Gifts for Kids

Here are cool DIY Christmas gifts for kids. These home made gifts and toys are perfect for kids aged 2 to 9 years old and include pictured tutorials for a chalkboard laptop, Lego Pocket Pals pillow, a shark robe, gingerbread crayons, texting gloves and a Brave inspired arrow pouch. Create a new Christmas tradition or do a simple activitiy for kids

17 DIY Groomsmen Gifts

If you’re tying the knot and wondering what to make for your groomsmen for a simple thank you then look no further! {I’ve got you back}  Here are 17 of the best gift ideas to make for your groomsmen!  These home made gifts are perfect for men and include pictured tutorials for a leather journal, leather wallet, photo album, coffee cozy,

Free dress pattern – the Wear Everywhere dress

My latest free sewing pattern release is for this easy-to-sew Wear Everywhere Knit Dress. Made for knit fabrics with a moderate stretch, this dress has just two pattern pieces, the sleeves are already built in and its easy to fit to your shape. A perfect beginner sewing pattern. Plus – this dress is so versatile–