Sewing Tutorials

And Other How-To Ideas
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http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2010/12/no-calorie-gingerbread-man.html
Gingerbread Ornament
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2010/12/elf-work.html
Flower
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2010/12/cata-claus.html
Santa Suit-upcycled
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/07/blind-swing-canopy.html
Canopy from Blinds
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/09/in-beginning.html
Purse Organizer
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/10/punkin-time.html
Stuffed Pumpkin
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/10/satin-pillow-from.html
Pleated Pillow
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/11/warm-fuzzy-pillow-for-friendship.html
Sweater Pillow
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/12/santas-elf-is-busy.html
Doll PJs from Children's
recycle
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-many-doll-clothes-does-skirt-make.html
Several Doll Clothes
recycle
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/12/tale-of-two-sleeves.html
Shirt Sleeve Doll Dress
recycle
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/12/why-does-it-take-me-so-long-to-wrap.html
Personalized Gift Wrapping
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2011/12/i-can-sometimes-be-found-at-one-of.html
Sweater Sleeve Pillow Cover
recycle- 3 pillows from 2 sweaters
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/01/thread-sketching.html
Thread Sketching
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/01/doll-pillow-case-dress-from-skirt.html
Doll Pillow Case Dress
recycle- Pattern included
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/01/will-necks-roll.html
Neck Roll w/ Zipper
upcycle towel
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/01/shear-curtain-elegant-wedding-doll.html
Doll Wedding Dress
recycle from sheer curtain
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/02/purple-pillow-for-princess.html
Velvet Envelope Pillow Cover
recycle
Doll Coat & What is nap?
recycle
Doll Muff
recycle
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/02/reusing-embroidery-tearaway-backing.html
Reusing Stabilizer Scraps
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/02/muslin-chandelier-shade.html
Muslin Lamp Shade Cover
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/03/rubys-new-jumper.html
Flat Construction Tips
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/03/real-scrappy-quilt-part-1.html
Scrappy Quilt Part 1
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/03/real-scrappy-quilt-part-2.html
Scrappy Quilt Part 2
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/03/real-scrappy-quilt-part-3.html
Scrappy Quilt Part 3
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/03/weaved-circle-pillow-cover.html
Weaved Circle Pillow Cover
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/04/easy-elastic-waist-bands-not-just.html
Elastic Waistband Technique
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/06/make-your-own-recipe-book.html
Sewn Recipe Book
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/07/quickest-sewing-machine-cover-ever.html
Super Quick Machine Cover
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/09/free-skirt-purse-pattern-w-tutorial.html
Skirt Purse Pattern ~ Free
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2012/09/ocassionally-cards-stitch-them.html
Occasional Cards
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/01/super-simple-coasters.html
Simple Coasters
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/01/a-diy-door-draft-blocker.html
Door Draft Blocker
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/05/teaching-beginners-how-to-sew-lesson-1.html
Beginner's Sewing Lesson 1
Tissue Holder
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/05/teaching-beginners-how-to-sew-lesson-2.html
Beginner's Sewing Lesson 2
Bracelet
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/05/mass-producing-gift-bags.html
Simple Bag
for Mass Produce
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/05/teaching-beginners-how-to-sew-lesson-3.html
Beginner's Sewing Lesson 3
Potholder
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/05/teaching-beginners-how-to-sew-lesson-4.html
Beginner's Sewing Lesson 4
Hot Pad
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/06/teaching-beginners-how-to-sew-lesson-5.html
Beginner's Sewing Lesson 5
Drawstring Bag
http://www.marigoldsloft.com/2013/06/diy-handmade-loops-for-buttons-hooks.html
Handmade Button Loop
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/06/teaching-beginners-how-to-sew-lesson-6.html
Beginner's Sewing Lesson 6
Doll Skirt
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/07/old-glory-star-pillow.html
Glory Star Pillow
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/08/7-cowboy-shirt-quilt-for-sportsman-club.html
7 Man Shirt Quilt
recycle shirts
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/09/one-main-pattern-piece-lined-bag.html
One Pattern Piece Lined Bag
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/09/welcome-fall-scrap-happy-pillow.html
Scrap Fabric Pillow
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/10/fall-fabric-leaves-leaf-coasters.html
Fabric Leaf Coasters
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/11/creating-placement-marks-for.html
Embroidery Placement Marks
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/12/crazy-quilt-placemat-thanksgiving-day.html
Crazy Quilt Placemat
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2013/12/making-christmas-stockings-free-pattern.html
Free Stocking Pattern
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/01/cuffed-sweatshirt.html
Cuffed Sweat Shirt
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/01/woven-fabric-heart.html
Woven Fabric Hot Pad
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/02/cash-stasher-key-chain.html
Cash Stasher - ITH file
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/02/joys-free-doll-jumper-pattern.html
Doll Jumpsuit Pattern- free
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/04/quiet-book-page-bunny-chick-finger.html
Free Finger Puppets
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/04/quiet-book-page-easter-basket-page.html
Easter Basket & Eggs 

http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/04/quiet-book-cover-page-free-embroidery.html Quiet Book Cover Page- Free Embroidery File
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/05/ruffled-purse-skirt.html 
Ruffled Purse Skirt
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/05/changing-pad-cover.html

Changing Pad Cover
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/06/ag-aka-18-in-doll-handkerchief-skirt.html 18 in. Doll Handkerchief Skirt 
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/06/purse-organizercoupon-holder-unique.htmlCoupon Holder
Unique Construction 
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/11/quilt-block-tip-sewing-bias-line-of.html
  Sewing Bias Lines
Spaghetti Straps
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/12/ag-prom-dress-pattern-tutorial.html
18 in. Prom Dress
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/01/upcycled-shirt-christmas-card-pillow.html
  Christmas Card Pillow
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/01/joys-folded-bow-clutch.html
Folded Bow Clutch

http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/01/upcycling-stretch-cuffs-for-doll-clothes.html
 Recycle Ribbing in Doll Clothes
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/01/non-traditional-elastic-application.html
New Way to Make Elastic  Waist Band
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/06/large-purse-skirt-pattern-free.html
Large Skirt Purse
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/06/dart-construction-for-large-purse-skirt.html
Dart Tutorial-Lg Purse Skirt
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/06/large-purse-skirt-boxed-corner-tips.html
Boxed Corners-Lg Purse Skirt
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/06/deboning-stripping-shirt-making-strips.html
Jelly Rolls from Shirts
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/07/new-toysnew-feet-tutorials-reference.html
Sewing Machine Feet
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/07/mug-organizer.html
Mug Organizer
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/08/paradox-pillow.html Paradox Envelope Pillow Cover
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/08/what-size-needle-is-in-your-sewing.html
What size needle is in your machine, NOW?
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/10/uk-coasters.html
Free Coaster Embroidery File
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/10/embroidered-pumpkin-bookmarks-free-file.html
Pumpkin Bookmarks
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/10/candy-corn-bookmarks-free-pes-file.html Candy Corn Bookmarks
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/11/wedding-gift-tags.html 
Wedding Gift Tags
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/11/modern-screw-drivers-for-todays-sewing.html
Screw Driver Tip
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/11/shortening-sleeves.html
Shortening Sleeves
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/11/sweat-shirt-pillows-memory-project.html
Pillows from Sweatshirts
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/12/choo-choo-stocking.html
Choo Choo Applique
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/12/mug-organizer-standard-mug-directions.html
Mug Organizer Update
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/12/seek-find-or-i-spy-cloth-book.html
Seek/Find Cloth Book
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/12/christmas-ornament-cards.html
Ornament Cards
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2015/12/fast-card-stockings.html
Fast Card Stockings
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/01/burp-cloth-becomes-bib-sewing-snaps.html
Burp Cloth & Bib
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/01/draw-string-back-pack-tutorial.html
Easy Back Pack
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/01/skinny-scarf.html
Skinny Scarf
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/01/stitched-fabric-flower-cards.html
Stitched Fabric Cards
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/02/ruffled-skirt-for-18-inch-doll-free.html
Ruffled Skirt Pattern
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/02/quiet-book-page-matching-flowers-free.html
Flower PES Applique
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/02/t-shirt-dresses-for-cause.html
T-shirt Dress
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/03/free-one-piece-pattern-for-reversible.html
Reversible Doll Top
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/04/changing-tank-top-pattern.html
Tank Top
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/04/flat-out-bowl-holders.html 
Flat Out Bowl Holders
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/04/diy-spring-yard-banner.html
Spring Yard Banner
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/05/scrappy-get-well-cards.html
Scrappy Get Well Cards
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/05/painting-easel-carrying-bag.html
Painting Easel Bag
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/05/simple-gift-bag-for-baby-quilt.html
 Gift Bag for Quilt
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/03/easy-automatically-lined-pouch.html
Quick Lined Pouch
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/03/adjustable-waistband-skirt.html
Adjustable Waistband
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/05/christmas-hot-pot-pads.html
Hot Pot Pads
http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/06/transferring-quilt-motif.html Easy Replacing Zipper
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/07/flat-out-bowl-holders-from-wash-clothes.html
 Wash Cloth Bowl Holders
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/08/paper-guided-stitched-graduation-card.html
 Graduation Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/07/cleaning-teflon-ironing-sheets.html
Cleaning Teflon Sheets
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/08/paper-guided-stitched-birthday-cards.html
Paper Guided Stitching
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/08/initial-christmas-bag_23.html 
Initial Christmas Bags
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/08/bag-in-pocket.html
Bag in a Pocket
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/11/gone-fishing-birthday-card.html
Gone Fishing Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/11/bow-tie-gift-bag.html 
Bow Tie Gift Bag
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/11/bow-bags.html
Bow Bags
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-christmas-2016-gift-tags-set-a.html
Christmas Gift Tags
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/01/woven-gift-bags.html
Woven Gift Bag
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/02/sewing-large-applique-no-embroidery.html 
 Lge Letter Applique
w/out embroidery machine
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/02/how-to-make-billow-blanket-pillow.html 
How to Make a Billow
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/02/reversible-casserolepie-carrier.html How to Make a 
Casserole/Pie Carrier
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/02/turning-corners.html 
Sewing Perfect Corners

https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/03/basketball-yard-banner.html 
Basketball Banner
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/03/reinforcing-straps-with-x-stitch.html Reinforcing "X" Stitch
 for Purse Straps
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/04/blue-jean-leg-basket.html
Quick Recycle Basket
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/04/hankerchief-pillow-divcover.html
Handkerchief Memories
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/04/perfect-narrow-topstitching-how-to.html
Narrow Topstitch
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/05/scrappy-pillow-for-aunt-billie-sues.html
Scrappy Pillowcase
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/05/serger-gift-bags-adding-handles.html
Serger Idea
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/05/speciality-bobbin-threads-recycled-blue.html
Specialty Bobbin Thread
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/05/another-scrap-happy-bday-card.html
Fabric Scrap Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/06/making-quilt-labels.html
Making Quilt Labels
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/06/avas-birthday-card.html
Ava's Birthday Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/06/patriotic-fabric-card.html
Patriotic Fabric Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/07/quarter-yard-pillow-cover.html
Quarter Yards Pillow
Beginner Sewing
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/07/brides-father-gift.html
Bride's Father Gift
Making a Facing Pattern
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/08/draw-strap-back-pack.html
Draw Strap Back Pack
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/08/sewing-patch-pockets-easy-flip-method.html
Flip Method
Patch Pocket
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/09/easy-3-step-skirt-for-any-size.html
Skirt for Any Size
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/09/diy-pillowcase-tips-and-tricks.html
Pillowcase DIY
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/09/changing-needles-what-do-you-do-with.html
Changing Needles/Disposal
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/09/sewing-vinyl-angled-seams.html
Vinyl Angled Seams
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/10/t-shirt-bag-for-t-shirt-quilt.html
T-Shirt Bag
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/10/pencil-pouch.html
Pencil Pouch
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/10/game-pieces.html
Game Pieces
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/10/purse-organizer.html
Purse Organizer
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/11/upcycled-house-coat-to-gift-bags.html
Gift Bag from Housecoat
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/11/dodges-stocking.html
Dog Christmas Stocking
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/11/upcycled-denim-drawstring-gift-bag.html
Upcycled Denim Drawstring Gift Bag
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/12/flat-construction-technique-for-pj.html
Flat Construction Techniques
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2017/12/scrappy-fabric-garland.html
Scrappy Fabric Garland
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/03/using-multi-sized-garment-pattern.html 
 Multi Size Garment Pattern
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/03/pillowcase-dress-from-grandpas-shirt.html
Pillowcase Dress from Shirt
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/04/fabric-doggie-birthday-card.html
Doggie Bday Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/04/quickest-table-runner.html
Quickest Table Runner
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/04/heart-gift-tags.html
Heart Gift Tags
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/05/zipper-pouches-and-pulls.html
Zipper Pouches & Pulls
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/05/ikea-fabric-zip-pouch.html
IKEA Fabric Zip Pouch
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/05/fidget-quilt-part-1.html
Fidget Quilt
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/05/junk-journal-making-fabric-cover.html
Junk Journal
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/07/preschoolers-carpenters-apron-from-mans.html
Preschooler Apron
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/07/doll-flip-flops.html
Doll Flip Flops
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/08/scrappy-christmas-tree-card.html
Scrappy Christmas Tree Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/08/fabric-covered-paper-clip-box.html
Fabric Covered Box
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/08/small-fabric-star.html
Small Fabric Star
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/09/bs-birthday-card.html
B's Birthday Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/09/choosing-pictures-for-cards.html
Choose Pic for Card
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/11/stitched-card-for-any-occasion.html
Stitch Card for Any Occasion

https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/12/quick-pattern-use-tip.html
Quick Pattern Use Tip
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2018/12/finished-seam-draw-string-gift-bags.html
Finished Seam Bag
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2019/01/embroidered-cards.html
Embroidered Cards
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2019/02/tip-for-sewing-straight-line.html

https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2019/07/katys-graduation-junk-journal-part-1.html
Katy Grad Junk Journal
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2019/10/gathered-lamp-shade-cover.html
Simple Lamp Shade
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2019/11/tuesday-tip-keeping-track-of-snipers.html
Keeping Track of Snipers
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2019/12/christmas-postcards-2019.html
Embroidered Post Cards
Free File
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2019/12/christmas-bags-2019-drawstring-bags.html
Drawstring Bag

https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/01/drawstring-jewelry-bag-with-8-pockets.html
8 Pocket Drawstring Bag

https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/02/flat-bottom-circle-drawstring-bag.html
Flat Bottom Circle Bag
 https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/03/thoughtful-thursday-163-protective-masks.html
 Protective Face Masks
 https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/03/fun-friday-revised-quickest-handmade.html
Cloth Face Masks
 https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/04/fun-friday-easter-bunny-yard-banner.html
Easter Bunny Banner
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/05/slip-knot-tie-masks.html 
Slip Knot Tie Face Masks

https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/05/softie-abcs.html 
Softie ABCs
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/08/recovering-portable-cuttingironing-board.html
Recovering Portable Iron Bd
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/08/coffee-can-organizer.html
Coffee Can Organizer

Paper Pieced Pumpkin Yard Flag
https://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2020/11/american-yard-flag.html
Elementary Star Yard Flag
Loop & Lanyard for Phone
Temporary Sew Gauge
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4 comments:

  1. When you put them all together, it shows just how many tutorials you've done, Joy. Pinning...

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  2. Wow you are so creative! Thank you for sharing all of these with us ❤️

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