Making bags and purse with leather/pleather is all the rage right now. I myself love pleather to bits, we stock 12 delicious (easy to sew with) colours! What is great about pleather is that it's really durable, making it perfect.
DIY: fold-up tote ~I know this is a cute tote and would be easy to make, but I am pinning this as a way of organizing the totes I already have. Just add a button and a loop and fold them inward, roll 'em up, and button.
Plus size sewing dress forms: what you need to know - Cashmerette A guide to plus size dress forms for garment sewing by Cashmerette Should you absolutely love arts and crafts you actually will really like this info!