Keychain Wallet.

Sorry for being M.I.A. the past couple of days. It was a hectic weekend.
You can't deny that this wallet/cell phone holder/key chain is awesome. It's perfect to grab when a purse is too big to carry and you just need your bare essentials. Find the tutorial here.


  • Some scraps of fabric
  • One 7-inch zipper.
  • One 3 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ scrap of quilt batting or heavy fabric like flannel.
  • One 3″ x 5 1/2″ piece of Heat and Bond or Wonder Under double sided fusible.
  • One 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ piece of vinyl.
  • One 6″ long piece of 1/2″ wide steam-a-seam.
  • One 3 3/4″ long piece of 1/4″ wide elastic.
  • One 5″ piece of coordinating ribbon for the zipper pull.
  • One keychain ring.

Eyeglass Case.

Here's a really cute tutorial for an eyeglass case! The tutorial shows you how to add a button caterpillar to the case, but it could easily be omitted for a more "sophisticated" look.


  • Felted wool sweater scrap, about 8" square
  • Print fabric scrap for lining, about 8" square
  • 1/2" wide rickrack trim, about 12" long
  • Misc. scraps of wool craft felt
  • Double sided fusible webbing, like Steam-a-seam
  • Buttons and/or small felt balls
  • Embroidery floss
  • Ruler
  • Fabric Marker (disappearing ink)

Skirt With Button Closure.

Here's a free tutorial for a simple skirt with a button closure. That fabric choice is great for spring, summer, and fall, so with the right fabric this skirt can be extremely versatile. Enjoy!


  • 1 1/4 yard fabric
  • 1/4 yard medium weight interfacing
  • 6" zipper
  • 1 button
  • coordinating thread
  • 1/4 yard lining fabric (optional)

Shirred Pillowcase Top.

This tutorial for a shirred pillowcase top may require a little more skill than previous tutorials I've posted, but you can't deny that it's perfect for summer: loose fitting, light weight, colorful. I really love that print.


  • pillowcase (most pillowcases are approximately 20" wide and 28" long--measure yours before beginning your project)
  • elastic sewing thread
  • 42" of rickrack trim (optional)

Feather and Flower Headband.

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Please enjoy this tutorial for a feather and flower headband from Still Dottie. I'll be making one for sure, especially since I stepped on and subsequently broke my favorite flower head band last weekend. :(


  • one thin headband
  • one feather (found at most craft stores)
  • pearls or small beads
  • linen or other lightweight fabric
  • needle
  • thread
  • glue (craft or bookbinding glue will work fine)


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Simple Cape.

Here's a .pdf pattern for a really cute cape! It would be great for fall. I think I'm going to make it in burgundy for my Nanny 911 Halloween costume.


  • a chunky fabric (woven wool, tweed, gabardine)
  • 4 inches of interfacing for collar
  • one large button (or more if you prefer)