Ducks 'n a Row: Fun, Super Easy Sewing Tutorial That You Will LOVE!

30 October 2014

Fun, Super Easy Sewing Tutorial That You Will LOVE!

This guest post by Katie was one of the most popular we've run so we decided it would be fun to do a "blast from the past" and re-run it for you today! Enjoy!

Hi! I am so excited to be here today! My name is Katie and I blog over at {Made to be a Momma} I'm a wife of one handsome man and momma to two little boys under 2 1/2.  
Over at {Made to be a Momma} you will find sewing tutorials, crafts, kids projects, home decor, recipes and the ups and downs of being a Mom.  I would LOVE to have you come on over!  You can follow me on any one of these social medias! I also host the {Homemade By You} link party every Wednesday--live on Tuesdays night.!!
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Today, I wanted to share a fun super EASY sewing tutorial.  If you have never sewn before this is definitely the project for you!  Even if you are a more advance sewer this will still be a fun project!  
How many of you women lose your chapstick?  Maybe it's me?--but i'm thinking its not.  Sometimes I don't lose my chapstick but it gets buried in the deep diaper bag or left in the "date" purse.  Well today, I bring you the chapstick cozy! It's complete with a simple d-ring to hook on to any key chain, purse, diaper bag, or even a kids school backpack!
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To make you own Chapstick Cozy you need to cut two 2in. x 9in. strips of fabric.  
You will also need 2in. size D-rings.

Lay your two pieces right sides (pretty sides)  together. Sew around 3 of the 4 sides with a 1/4 in seam.  Clip corners and turn right side out.  Press with hot iron. Fold up your closed end about 2 1/2 inches. Sew down both sides as close to the edge as you can. 
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Take your unfinished edge and fold under about 1/4 inch.
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 Loop the end around your D-ring and sew in place.

Thanks so much, Katie!
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