I have done my fair share of sewing but patterns have never been my strong point. It's like reading a foreign language sometimes. I'm much better at taking the patterns and using them in different ways. Here's a look at a few of my favorite repurpose ideas.
I tried decoupage a couple years ago and gotta say, I'm hooked. Here's just a few great projects using sewing patterns:
This would be adorable in a sewing room.
|cool things to do with sewing patterns|
Love the suitcases and the mannequin head. Adorable!
Such a cute idea!
|Joyworks Decoupaged Mannequin... isn't she cute!|
So many great light fixture applications.
|Found on Instagram|
You know I can't ignore journaling and the many great things you can do with patterns. Here's just a few of my favorites....
How cute is this idea, add a stronger paper on the back and edge your pages. So cute.
|Altered Book Project by Sandra Pearce|
Flower embellishments for a journal page or card. So many things you could do with these.
|Flower Embellishments on Etsy|
Here's a you-tube video to help you make your own journal using patterns. Could be fun.
|You-Tube Video with directions.|
MAGNETS & BUTTONS
Great little magnets made from patterns.
|Sewing Pattern Magnets on Etsy|
I adore Mixed Media, pattern pieces work great in a lot of different projects.
|Pattern Mixed Media Project|
A variety of artwork options. How simple, a piece of fabric or paper with a cute pattern attached. Frame it and you've got beautiful artwork, perfect for a sewing room.
Last but not least....
|from Burlap and Denim|
Have you done anything interesting with patterns?
Would love to see what you've done.