If you are brand new to garment sewing, try out your wings with this project. Learn how to apply facings, make a simple square sleeve, create a self-belt with belt loops, and get some fussy cutting practice.
Plaid flannel and sherpa fleece are a favorite combo for bundle-me-up winter scarves, toasty blankets… and a set of rustic Christmas stockings, adding corduroy for the heel/toe accents. Bias cutting accentuates the style.
The large, flat front of a placemat is like a canvas for your creativity. These beauties combine patchwork, decorative quilting, and bold appliqué with crisp, clean lines of precision stitching and a striking color palette.
Here’s a wonderful way to freshen up your space – indoors or out. Our pillow design features criss-cross lacing along the front closure to add a nautical spin. Bold stripes, cut in different directions, are a perfect fabric choice.
Spring flowers as a gift: Good. Spring flowers as a gift in a beautifully wrapped vase you made yourself: Great! You need just small scraps of fabric, ribbon, and felt. We include steps for the cute rolled rose embellishment.
With their intricate designs and rich colors, jacquard ribbons from Renaissance Ribbons are ideal for making these bookmarks. Simple charms and bits of vintage jewelry, like an old pendant, add the finishing touches. Great gift idea!
A basic box bottom bag becomes a top-notch Halloween Treat Bag thanks to three Frightful Faces made from Iron On Patches plus a few bits and pieces from your own scrap stash. Not trick-or-treating? They’re fun as indoor décor too.
Fussy. Cut. It means having your way with fabric, manipulating it to best showcase motifs and colors. This pillow trio was originally made in Tula’s De La Luna Halloween-themed fabric, but they’d be smashing in any of your faves.
Our zombie pair is friendly and helpful as they hold your pins. You can tell by their tattered pink hearts they aren’t out to do any harm! Create their unique personalities with just a few bits of floss, felt, and button accents.
With a scrunched top, wilting flowers, and stowaway spider, this hat is the most hauntingly hideous of haute couture – and our most popular Halloween project ever! We love to bring it back every year. There’s a full, free pattern.
Real starfish belong in tide pools. Our starfish pillow belongs on your sofa… or bed or chair or bench. The quick and easy project has a full pattern. Use it to add a splash of nautical fun to freshen-up your Spring décor.
When it’s bring-your-own-shade weather, our portable tent fits the bill. Perfect as a little kid’s playhouse as well as a comfy lounge cabana for big kids. Get instructions for both the PVC frame plus the slip-on fabric covering.
The pretty stand-up ruffle rings the top of each stocking; its clever reverse seam hidden by the accent ribbon, keeping the lining smooth and clean. We provide a free pattern download sized to cut from a single fat quarter.
Home décor fabric is a great choice for table linens. Motifs tend to be bigger and tones more dramatic, plus it’s thicker and more durable – good qualities for this table runner. To soften, we added deep ruffles in a handkerchief linen.
Gift card, credit card, business card; this three-pocket mini wallet holds them all. It’s a fun and easy project you can finish in an afternoon and a gorgeous gift idea. We used pre-cuts, highlighted with stunning ribbons.
Warmer Summer days mean it’s time to plan a picnic. Our double layer blanket is simple and 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.
Outdoor living means outdoor sitting – often on “non-chair surfaces.” For portable comfort when activities move to more natural venues, bring along this stylin’ set of round seat cushions in their own duffle.
Lolly, Chester, and Flora – our trio of bunny pals – are extra sweet and soft! The free pattern can be used to create your own unique pal, adapting the style of fleece, cotton, and accessories to bring out each bunny’s personality.
There he sits: a super sweet softie who combines nubby cotton chenille with smooth, retro-inspired cotton for a soft vintage look. He’s definitely one-of-a-kind. We list all the elements we used, but the fabric combos are endless.
These bunnies are ready to hop-to-it and help with your dish drying. Download our free appliqué templates to make one towel, the full set of three…. or more! As you know, bunnies have many friends and relations.
A twist on traditional. Check out these two unique tassel styles: the Broomstick Tassel with a sleek, floss-wrapped hanging loop, and the fantastical Yarn Chubbies, which we think look like fluffy little dancing dolls.
A personalized shadow box is a wonderful way to commemorate a special occasion. Our samples celebrate a new baby and a wedding; it would also be lovely as a birthday memory box or to mark an anniversary milestone.
The idea of a dresser cloth might seem a bit old-fashioned, but it not only helps protect the wood surface from hairbrush dings and perfume spills, it also lends a lovely splash of color. Ours has a very vintage vibe.
These bags are as cute as the proverbial button in a rustic style that works for Valentine’s Day and beyond. We combined burlap and cotton with pretty ribbons. Dive into your stash to see what cool combinations you have.
Valentine’s Day is coming. Let your love show with a curlicue clothesline of hanging hearts. When you start with a set of purchased napkins, all that’s left is the easy appliqué. We show you a clever trace and stitch technique.
Structured on the bottom, soft on the top. The walls and base use a combo of fusible foam and rigid interfacing to form a perfect round shape. The drawstring top is soft and flexible, creating a billowy cap to cover the contents.
A pretty fabric gift envelope is fun for any occasion – especially in blooming color. It ties shut with a clever pull-through bow. Plus, it can be used over and over again, which makes it a green gift wrap alternative.
Use these energy savers year ‘round. When old man winter comes knocking at the door, they’ll keep heat in and drafts out. In the summer, they help keep cool air inside – heat, humidity, and smoke outside.
The name is due to its similarity to the wide, ornate straps musicians use to hold their guitars. By changing how the ends attach, they’re also a fun way to update any bag that uses a removable strap. We added die cuts!
It’s always good to have tissues at-the-ready when out and about: dab away a tear, capture a sneeze or wipe up a mess. Pretty them up with our adorable tissue covers. A fun ScrapBusters project that also makes a great gift.
Turn a plain spiral notebook into your own inspiring journal with our step-by-step instructions. The notebook is removable so you can fill it up with plans and dreams, then easily slip a refill into the same pretty cover.
Bound all around and featuring accent bands and elegant tassels at each end, this table runner is perfect for a formal tabletop setting. It finishes at approximately 86½” x 15″. Choose a metallic cotton for the prettiest sparkle.
We used two layers of craft weight glitter vinyl to create a set of five last-minute gift projects: a journal pencil pouch, tasseled bookmark, wrist loop key fob, and 2 sizes of cord wraps. Nearly no sew! Perfect as stocking stuffers.