'Tis the time for The Craftys Awards! This year, Creativebug is sponsoring The Craftys' sewing category. Since September is National Sewing Month, we're kicking off The Craftys with a roundup of fun sewing classes offered by Creativebug. Get excited about these classes, and then check out this post to learn how to start your month of free lessons now and enter to win 6 months more! Sew crafty, sew creative!
Whether you have an old prom dress ready for a makeover or a collection of bridesmaid dresses waiting for a refashion, you can transform any formal dress
into a piece you'll want to wear all the time. This upcycling sewing tutorial from instructor Marisa Lynch teaches you how to rework any fabric or style into a fashion dream come true.
The perfect complement to your healthy and relaxing lifestyle, this yoga mat bag
makes transporting your favorite mat that much more convenient. This tutorial taught by Ashley Nickels shows you how to add handles and a zipper pocket to your bag for extra ease. You no longer have to worry about your mat unraveling or your arms getting too full with this space saver.
A quirky but oh-so-lovable accessory is the bow tie. Whether for you or a loved one, learn how to sew a bow tie
that makes the perfect addition to anyone's wardrobe. Brought to you by Annabel Wrigley, this lesson is easy to follow and shows you how to customize your bow tie for optimal style and personality.
Instructor Amanda Brown channels your inner spelling bee champion and delights your grammatical sensibilities with this lesson on alphabet stool upholstery
. Give your space a lick of literary edge with these customized upholstered letter stools. Who could imagine that such a unique project could come from basic stool cushions with a little bit of foam, plywood, and creativity?
Make a game out of sewing and shaping fabric fish with this class from Liesl Gibson
. Get the kids involved in sewing and crafting by having them help you add magnet hooks into the fish and create the fabric. This class makes memories - not only in the playing, but in the making process as well, so prepare to be hooked on this tutorial.