Category: Sewing

Oversized fabric wall art

Oversized fabric wall art {Heather's Handmade Life}

When you work in a home office that doubles as your sewing room/craft room and general hang-out zone on evenings and weekends, I think it’s natural to get bored of your surroundings and to enjoy changing things up. So while I was recovering from…

Easily replace a broken zipper

How to replace a broken zipper on a backpack {Heather's Handmade Life}

I replaced the broken zippers on two school backpacks in under half an hour, WITHOUT using a sew machine or any fancy sewing techniques.

Easy fix for cracked leather stools

One of the greatest benefits of knowing how to sew is being able to repair things that would otherwise need to be thrown away and replaced. Often this means mending a hole in someone’s jacket or stitching up a rip in someone’s heirloom quilt,…