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 pretty stand-up ruffle rings the top of each stocking; its clever reverse seam is 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.

A personalized shadow box is a wonderful way to commemorate a special occasion. Our samples celebrate a new baby and a wedding; they’d also be lovely as a Mother’s Day memory box or to mark a graduation milestone.

“Up against the wall.” “We’re stuck on you.” “If these walls could talk.”  The introductory lines came fast and furiously for this article about the new designer wallpaper from Hawthorne Supply Co.. But what it finally came down to was: Wow. Just. Wow. We’ve always loved wallpaper – just not putting up wallpaper. In fact,

Use these energy savers year ‘round. In the summer, they help keep cool air inside and heat and humidity outside. When old man winter is at the door, they keep heat in and drafts out. Good in smoky conditions too!

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!

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.

One week and counting… it’s officially the Festival of the Last Minute. We’re right there with you and have put together a set of four nearly-no-sew projects that use Dritz hardware and tools to make the steps easy and the results outstanding. We worked with two layers of craft weight glitter vinyl to fashion a
Cute toss pillows in interesting shapes are a great way to interject a bit of playful zest into children's décor (although, we will allow you to make this for grown-up types as well). Our ukulele pillow tutorial certainly qualifies as an interesting shape, and we include a free downloadable pattern for it.  Can’t you just
Whip up these sweet treats for the sewers and crafters on your gift list... or better yet, make a set for them and one for yourself! Our stacked trio of pincushions is designed to look like a delicious three tier cake – complete with edge icing (aka: mini pom trim) and a cherry on top

Ribbon artist, Elaine Schmidt brings us this detailed Guest Tutorial that takes you through the steps to create a classic ribbon petal cockcade – a gorgeous embellishment for a bag or to accent a pillow or drapery tieback.

These cute stuffables are a fantastic ScrapBuster project – especially for kids! Follow our steps to make a basket of super-soft decorative eggs in bright, patterned fleece with ribbons, rick rack, mini-poms, and felt flower accents.

With triple the heart-stopping cuteness, our Valentine sachets hang three in a row on a ribbon with a ring at the top and a button weight at the bottom. Use them to add a bit of scented sweetness anywhere you want.

Pom poms are great for so many projects. Whether you need one great pom or dozens, a Clover Pom Maker simplifies the task, and each one will be as perfectly puffy as the next. Find some yarn and get ready to get fluffy.

Whether propping open an outside door to capture a cool breeze or holding open an uncooperative inside door, our weighted cube is a stylish way to keep doors from slamming and air circulating.

Has winter weather brought the watery eyes and red noses? Don’t let it sneak up without a fashion solution. Make sure you’re prepared with a pretty tissue box cover to help distract you from sneezing.

Spending some “at home time” cleaning your closets? Perhaps they could use a little freshening up as well with a sweet smelling sachet. Ours are filled with epsom salts scented with essential oil. Fast, easy and economical.

While the cornucopia dates back to Greek Mythology, its graceful shape and overflowing harvest is now most commonly associated with Thanksgiving. A cornucopia looks especially festive on the Thanksgiving table, but takes up more room than most Thanksgiving dinner platters will allow – especially with Aunt Grace's enormous Tropicana Orange Jello mold. You can get
We were inspired to bring back this classic Halloween project not just because it's a fast and fun decorating idea for the upcoming spooky season, but also because we had a recent bat encounter. A pair of Little Brown Bats (that is actually what they're called - cute, but also scientific, I guess) flew in

Tissue boxes are much prettier these days, but still may not be right for your room. Personalize the look with your own cover. You’ll love the pop-from-the-top grommet! The free pattern download fits a standard square-style box.

Fresh blooms from your favorite flowers are always an inspiration. Celebrate by creating your own custom flower to wear on a jacket, in your hair, or pinned to a bag. Go bold and showy or soft and subtle – just like nature itself.

This is some of the most interesting and beautiful fabric we’ve ever worked with! We were immediately drawn to the gorgeous woven stripes and saturated colors. Then we touched it! The texture and drape is amazing. Loomstate fabric is completely untreated; it is woven fabric exactly as it comes off the loom: unsinged (singeing fabric
Transform a plain wooden, plastic or metal chair by covering it with some instant softness and warmth. Our faux fur and suede throw is cut to resemble the natural, hourglass shape of an animal pelt. The gentle curve gives it a lovely drape from back to seat. We show you how to use an ordinary

In today’s plugged-in-turned-on digital world, writing something down may seem old school. But if you have a beautiful handmade fabric folder to keep your pad, pen, and a few extras; low-tech becomes a very lovely option. 

One of my favorite books as a child was a Little Golden Book version of the classic story, The Elves and the Shoemaker. I forced my mother to read it over and over until the binding split. What I loved the most, and wanted for my very own, were the curly-toed boots the little elves
We're still playing with poms here at Sew4Home. After reviewing the Clover Pom Pom Makers, we couldn't quite shake the balls of fluff from our brains. For this project, we downsized, stringing mini 1" poms on cord to form a colorful garland, then looping the garland through a split ring to create a whimsical lanyard.
Wreaths are always a popular decorating accent, whether for a special holiday or to brighten up every day. We had just finished reviewing all the fun you can have making poms with the Clover Pom Pom Makers and were wondering what to do with all our pretty little poms. A colorful wreath was just the

These fragrant sachets can hang in a closet, hook on a doorknob, or slip into the lingerie drawer. They have a taller, tapered shape reminiscent of sachets spotted in French boutiques. We made ours with charm squares and scraps.

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