baby/children’s toys and activities

How to make a Steiner Doll (soozs)

Basic instructions for a Waldorf Doll (echoes of a dream)

Knotted Doll (sewzannes fabrics) with picture instructions

Mini Waldorf Bunting Doll (the silver penny)

Rag Doll Tutorial (miss gioia) doll dress / hair and faces

Cloth Doll Pattern Links (cloth doll connection)

Soft Teddy Bear Rattle (ottobre design)

Fabric Ball (sew news)

Fabric Balls Pattern (Grand Revival)

Otedama -Japanese Beanbags (melynda huskey)

fold up crayon pouch (nested)

Crayon Holder (skip to my lou)

Chalkcloth Placemats (gardenweb)

Soft Book Tutorial (mellebug and me)

Soft Baby Cube Tutorial (london mommy flickr)

Patchwork Cube Tutorial (miss gioia)


baby/children’s clothes patterns

Add binding to a newborn shirt-kimono style (laura gunn studio)

Appliqued Onesies (michael miller fabric blog)

Sweater Pants (that’s kinda cool)

Fleece or wool pants from old shirts or sweaters -flickr photoset (twelve paws)

Easy Kids Pants (handy home projects)

Twirly Skirt (house on hill road)

Ruffled Skirt Tutorial (grand revival)

Sunny Day Dress/Top-shirred (house on hill road)

Pillowcase Dress (rostitchery)

Apron Top (tiptoe fairy)

Button down shirt to toddler dress (craftster)

Child’s Smock (montessori by hand)

Smocket (the mayfly) pattern pdf

Patterns for infant and baby clothes (voor nop)

DIY Babylegs-flickr tutorial (baby hopes)

Peasant Blouse (just tutes)

Tutu Tutorial -no sew (plumtickled)

Lap Shoulder on Baby Gown Tutorial (patchyapple)

Wrap Dress Tutorial -reversible (no pattern) (what did she do today?) PDF Link

Shirred Dress Tutorial (kuky ideas)

Tired Skirt Tutorial (kuky ideas)

Child’s Sleeveless Top (jcaroline creative)

Child’s Elastic Waist Pants (jcaroline creative)


baby/children’s booties (cloth shoes) patterns

Cloth Shoe Pattern (stardust shoes)

Bitty Booties (hello my name is heather)

3 Seam Baby Footies (poopockets)

Fleece Chinese Slippers (

10 minute Booties (bev’s country cottage) instructions

30 minute booties (bev’s country cottage) pattern

Toddler Shoes with leather soles (i just had to try this)

Making Baby Shoes Tutorial (no pattern)-flickr photoset (AnnieMakes)

baby/children’s accessories

Fleece hats (martha stewart)

Felt Crowns (soule mama)

Basic Bib (nested)

Chenille Baby Bibs (happy things)

Instant Baby Bibs (jinjur)

“Fabulous Fifties” Bib (nicole mallalieu design)

Toddler Bib (all that is good)

Infant Bib Pattern (chickpea sewing studio)

Hooded Towel (skip to my lou)

Travel Roll (bhg)

Boutique Baby Burp Cloths Tutorial-3 parts, look at sidebar for other 2 parts (right sides together)

Stroller Quilt/Peek-a-boo bunting (joybucket)

Binkie (pacifier) Clips  (domestic divas)

pee pee tepees (domestic divas)

Cloth Wipes written directions only (my happy crazy life)

baby/children home dec items

Sew your own crib sheet (the homemaking cottage)

Crib Sheets-scroll down (lydia’s legacy)

Padded Bumper Pads (poly-fil)

Hanging Pockets Organizer (BurdaStyle)

Nap Mat Tutorial (Jenny G)  PDF Pattern

Ruffle Edge Baby Blanket (Jo-Ann)

Contour Changing Pad Cover (miala)

Kidlet Wall Pocket (jc handmade)

skirts-free patterns

Dana A-line wrap skirt -Fitz Patterns

Circle Skirt-what the craft

A-line skirt-Susan Stars

Pleated Skirt-thimble

Simple Skirt-Mormon Chic

Half a circle skirt tutorial-Mariska

Six Gore Skirt-Patterns that fit you

Pattern Drafting a Skirt-Fashion Era

Wrap Skirt Pattern Draft tutorial / Wrap Skirt Construction tutorial (sew, mama, sew)

Gathered Skirt with Knit Waistband  (altered cloth)

Gathered Jersey Skirt (altered cloth)

Skirt Tutorial-gathered with back zipper (dacia ray)

Petticoat for the ages -semi tiered skirt (the anticraft)

Peasant Skirt (j caroline)

Modern Pattern Design-Skirts– How to draft skirt slopers based on your measurements for many styles of skirts (vintage

Kori Skirt -knit tiered skirt (sewing mamas forum downloads)

How to make a sarong (altered cloth)

Bias Cut Skirt with stretch waistband (instructables)

Purses/Tote Bags

$ Lazy Girl Designs

$ Amy Butler Designs

$ Henrietta’s Handbags -purse patterns

$ U-Handbag  Blog with free tutorials and tips: U-Handbag blog

Craftster – Ultimate Purse, Bags, and Wallets Tutorials List 

Recycled Sweater Totes (canadian living)

55 Handmade Purses (HGTV)

Sewing Tote (emblibrary)

Back Sack (creative needle online)

Shoulder Bag Pattern (jane sassman)  picture-scroll down to ideabook Fall 2003

Classic Open Tote (make it easy)

Drawstring Bag Tutorial (yarnmonster)

Paisley Necktie Bag (craftster)

Pleated Tote Pattern (mizu tamago)

Dishtowel Tote Tutorial (write, mama, write)

My Leetle Bag -drawstring (yarn envy)

Bias Tape Tote Tutorial (belle epoque)

Collapsable Bucket (instructables)

Pleated Tote Bag -tutorial on pg.2 (craftster)

Laptop Bag with Straps (burda style)

Felt Bag (burda style)

Sweater Tote (my longest year)

Purses and Paisley-small and large tote bags (south sea imports)

Garden tote (cranston village)

Sewing Goodies Bag (little miss meshell) photo of a finished bag

Woven Ribbon Purse Tutorial (craftster) another cute version

Two-Hour Tote Bag (be sew stylish)

T-Shirt Purse (craftster)

Applique bag (butterick)

Wrist Bag (butterick)

Pleated Tote Pattern (artsy-crafty babe)

Bias Tape Organizer Tote (Martha Stewart)

Weekend Bag (Husqvarna Viking Sewing Studio)

Market Bag and Coupon Holder (Jo-Ann)

Floral Bag (ottobre design)

Dotted Dream Purse (ottobre design)

1 Hour Bag (ric rac)

Keen Shoulder Bag Copycat (noile dot net)

Mesh Tote Beach Bag (martha stewart)

Bagsket (foofanagle)

Angel Bag (lola…again)

Purse-gathered top (liesl made)

Easiest Diaper Bag Ever (sew christine)

Hip Mama Diaper Bag (a mingled yarn)

Fold up shopping tote-or- Tank top to tote bag (stitch lounge)


Zippered and Slip Pockets tutorial (sew, mama, sew)

Bag Lining Tutorials -2 ways (sew, mama, sew)

Double Sided Strap Tutorial (fat orange cat)

Tips and Tutorials for making bags and purses (nicole mallaieu design)

Install a Zipper the No-Fear way -scroll down for Video link (lazy girl designs)