sewing pattern

Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review by The DIY Mommy
DIY Crafts, DIY Sewing

Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review + An Easy DIY Boho Headband

Last week, I had the opportunity to test out an adorable kid’s tunic pattern by Striped Swallow Designs. Meet the “Wanderer Tunic“. It’s a sweet, boho styled children’s top that features an adorably curved yoke, lace (or trim) details, a buttoned back closure, and puffy sleeves. (Scroll down to the bottom of this post for how to make this super-duper easy DIY boho headband, too!)Continue reading

How to sew a boutique blanket with minky and cotton.
DIY Home Decor, DIY Sewing

Sew a Boutique Blanket

by Christina Dennis

I love soft, cuddly blankets! My favourite combination for a blanket is to sew it using cotton on the outside and buttery soft minkee fabric on the inside. The result is a substantial, high-quality blanket that is wonderful for a baby, for a living room throw, or for a bed!

Sew a Boutique Blanket by The DIY Mommy

Minkee (or “minky”) fabric can be very thick and slippery. It also is a pain to cut because it can be so furry – fuzz can fly everywhere! In this tutorial on how to sew a “boutique” blanket, I’ll share how I work with this fabric. It’s a little tricky, but the results are beautiful.Continue reading