Cuddle up with a snuggly hand-tied blanket and matching closed-end pillowcase. Both elements are beginner friendly with useful techniques to learn, like how to hand-tie and how to create the overlapping ends of a pillowcase.
A classic round fabric basket has endless uses. That means a classic round fabric basket SET has endless uses x2! One large, one small, both quilted, both with looped handles. It’s a fun introduction to dimensional sewing.
Who loves pockets?! It’s a perfect shape for a handy holder. Print our unique pattern that allows the top of the pocket to curve outward so it’s easy to fill. A large grommet at the top lets you hang it from a knob or hook.
You’ll love this blanket’s easy binding, formed by wrapping a flannel backing square around to the front to create a wide, continuous border. We also show you a clever way to stitch the rick rack in place for a perfect reveal.
Pain in the neck?! One of these fast and easy neck pillows is great for proppin’ your noggin for reading, napping and more. They have the perfect contour and softness to cradle your head and neck in comfort. A great gift idea.
Soothing spa-style eye pillows are a wonderfully calming gift. Each one uses just small amounts of fabric plus a bit of trim. We opted for fun, colorful cottons. You could also choose luxury fabrics, like satin or silk.
Fast and easy. Soft and cuddly. Isn’t that what we all want in a toasty throw to ward off winter’s chills?! Our luxury plush blanket features a velvet binding, which allows you to take the rich softness all the way to the edge.
For tiny treasures, holiday treats or gift cards, this clear-view trio is a “green gift wrap” solution for the holidays. Recipients can re-use them later for business cards, as a mini wallet or turn the Large pouch into a toiletry bag.
Perfect for pockets! Our mini warming pads feature a great-to-grip jelly bean shape. Heat in a microwave for 20-30 seconds to deliver up to 30 minutes of soothing heat. A clever thumb loop helps hold them in place.
A bed runner is a decorative throw for the foot of the bed that helps protect a fancier full-size quilt or bedspread. Sit on it or stretch out and place your feet on it. We used ours to show off some pretty patchwork and quilting.
A pretty patchwork panel meets an old softie fleece panel; they fall in love and become inseparable. That’s the true tale of this beautiful lap blanket. Cute and cuddly – the perfect pair. Love the yarn bows at each intersection!
It’s a fact: the nightstand is always covered with stuff without a square inch of space to spare. Solution: our pretty bedside caddy that can hold everything you need within arm’s reach. Where you want it – when you need it.
The unique binding is created from a patchworked panel. Piece together skinny scraps side by side, then cut bias strips from the assembled fabric panel. Includes links to full tutorials on both making and attaching bias binding.
Keep bath necessities handy in this cute, round organizer. It’s an excellent counter storage solution that can also be carried when need be. Perfect if you know someone heading off for dorm life.
Stay off the furniture! But that’s only when you’re watching. Shield your surfaces in style with an easy-to-launder pet throw. Yes, of course you could use an old sheet, but you sew + fabric companies make adorable pet prints.
When you don’t need a full bag, this gorgeous strap wrap lets you sling a mat over your shoulder and go. We figured out all the wrapping, turning, and securing challenges for you, so you can put it together in a snap.
With a rag quilt, you want your seams to sew. After washing and drying, the exposed seams gently fray or ‘rag,’ producing a very soft and cuddly feel – perfect for babies. Our design features unique scalloped outer edges.
Make a full length wrap for women and/or a waist wrap for men. Both are bound with eye-catching quilting cotton to add an extra punch of color. Great for yourself or as a snuggly gift. Drying off just got a lot more stylish.
Our pretty accordion pouch can hold jewelry, lingerie, makeup, and more in five pockets. Accordion out to drop things into the pockets; accordion in, and snap closed. It’s cotton on the outside, PUL inside, and bound all around.
A clever portable sleep set is good for school nap time, grandma’s house, or anywhere a little rest is needed. We call ours the Nap-In-A-Bag: a lightweight drawstring bag that holds a fleece blanket + matching pillow.
A set of pillowcases is a fast and easy project anyone can do. Special touches make them stand out from store bought. These pretty cases feature deep ruffled borders and dainty bows; a sweet look to freshen up a room.
At 7½” x 4” x 3½”, this toiletries bag is smaller than a standard dopp kit but is still the perfect size to fit all those bottles, jars, and tubes. It’s a “mighty mini”! Great to use on a road trip or to organize at home.
NOW is always a good time to learn (or re-learn) a new skill. If you’ve been a little intimidated by three-dimensional sewing, we encourage you to try this pretty little case. It’s surprisingly straightforward!
Longer, sunnier days are perfect for a picnic. Our double layer blanket is simple + quick; you could start it after lunch and be using it by dinner. Reinforced corners with grommets let you spike the blanket into the ground.
Using 10″ Layer Cake squares, you can whip-up this cute and cozy lap blanket in a single afternoon. The patchwork is about as basic as you can get, and the quilting is done with hand-sewn buttons. A very beginner-friendly project.
Gather up your fave scraps of lightweight canvas or home décor weight fabric. These work great in combination with fusible fleece to create and hold this pouch’s unique triangle shape formed with wide boxed bottom corners.
Is there a certain someone you know who loves the nappin’ life? Whip up a summer-weight blanket in an incredibly soft, organic cotton sweatshirt knit! We include instructions for making the adorable personalized fabric tag.
You can never have too many cute zipper pouches! This one features a curved bottom with the wrist strap attached to the zipper, moving with it and changing from a simple wrist loop to a full handle as the zipper opens and closes.
What do we all want more of? A good night’s rest! Sleep masks are effective relaxation tools to help you get light-free, restful sleep. Ours combine pretty quilting cotton, a sweet ruffle, and soothing silk charmeuse for the lining.
Lay it down for a clean, soft play area. Roll it up to tote to your next destination. Our quick and easy play mat is perfect for the baby or toddler on the go. We combined snuggly chenille with two pretty quilting cottons.
Anyone would love this stress relief trio: a neck wrap to pull the pain from your shoulders, an eye pillow to soothe + calm, and a pretty headband to gently sweep hair up and away to rest easy with the wrap and pillow in place.
Keep a stark white pillow from showing along the end of a pretty pillowcase. This envelope style closure also helps keep the pillow from slipping out of an open end. Make it stay – and hide it away! The steps are fast and easy.
Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be all spray bottles and rags. Tidy up surfaces all around the house with our cute fabric basket. The design features inner and outer pockets, double carry handles, and a removable center divider. No patterns required; all cuts are standard rectangles.
It’s a double-layer towel with a large pocket at either end. Slip one hand into each pocket for easy drying control; the wide center of the towel stays between you and the wet doggie-dog. Start with a standard beach towel.
As a more playful alternative to the traditional monogrammed bath towel, try bright appliqué. Make a set for the whole family – each with its own initial in custom colors. A full appliqué alphabet included as a free PDF download.
This easy to assemble knit blanket is made from 15 wide and narrow panels in three coordinating knits. The blanket layers together in a snap and is cleverly sandwiched and topstitched so all seams are finished front and back.
Give your bed linens an instant update with new pillowcases. These lovelies combine the silkiness of satin with the pretty softness of flannel. An easy roll-and-turn construction method creates finished seams inside and out.
A longer, double-compartment pad slips inside a comfy terry cloth sleeve. It’s perfect to wrap around your neck and shoulders for a bit of welcome relief and relaxation. Scented rice and flax seed is recommended for the filler.
Open wide, fill to the brim, zip it up, and go! If you’re new to working with laminated cottons, we have a full, step-by-step tutorial with lots of great tips and techniques. It’s easy and so is that wraparound zipper!
Add a little holiday cheer by changing out your pillowcases. It’s fast, easy, and inexpensive. Our instructions show how to make two standard cases using just 1½ yards of main fabric and ½ yard of trim fabric.
Whether traveling or staying home for the holidays, kids will love crashing near the Christmas tree in this cozy sleepover bag and matching pillowcase made in pretty holiday flannel and cotton. It’s big, but it’s not complex.