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.
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.
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 This pillow trio was originally made in Tula’s De La Luna Halloween-themed fabric, but they’d be smashing in any of your faves.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.
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.
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.
Lolly, Chester, and Flora – our trio of bunny pals – are extra huggable! 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 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.
Let your 2022 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.
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.
To simplify the construction and get the best blend of color and pattern, the shapes within each quadrant of our circle are the same – only the fabrics change. By rotating each quadrant, you achieve the look of random crazy patch.
Sweets for your sweets look even more delicious in these beautiful baskets. They’re extra wide and just the right depth for cookies, candy, and more; they’re not too thick, not too thin… deep dish, like a good Chicago pizza.
Our simple yet clever design results in a beautifully finished bag inside and out. And because you can reuse them, it’s a green alternative to gift wrap. Great for scraps or pre-cuts! We also include a free gift tag printable.
Cloth napkins are an instant-gratification winner. We kick ours up a notch with beautiful decorative stitching around the edges of each and a coordinating fabric napkin ring that “ties” them altogether.
A terrific tote is as much of a present as the gifts inside. We offer three handy sizes: small, medium, and large. Done in bold, heavy weight fabrics, they’ll look great from the holidays right through to spring and summer.
Last Minute Mom’s Day Idea: Two clear-view pockets can hold a gift card and a handwritten note. We also designed a matching free printable: two sheets of ten, perfectly-sized gift tags you can download and customize.
From cooking to organizing to looking good, these five favorites are sure to please. The supplies needed are minimal; you may already have the perfect options in your stash. To make your gift extra special, we have a set of free printable “Mom Said!”gift tags.
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.
Slice, stitch, tie, give. Just a few steps to fast, festive, reusable gift wrap solutions in wool felt with cotton accents. Pretty bows and belts keep things wrapped up tight. We showcase three different sizes and styles.
Layers of double gauze give this tablecloth its lovely drape. The deep ruffles are made from two different color panels sewn together. We show you how, with some clever gathering, the ruffles can be attached with just one seam.
This would be a wonderful learn-to-sew project for kids! We show how to stitch right through our paper pattern pieces to make it simple to keep curves and angles spot-on, even around the sharp corners and tight curves.
We made these purrrfect little heart-shaped catnip mice out of leftover charm pack squares to keep kitties happy and entertained. For the best results, we recommend organic catnip and scraps of 100% cotton fabric.
Small pieced strips of colorful cotton plus wavy, free motion stitching give these cute coasters the look of a tiny quilt. There’s an edgestitched frame around each coaster that acts as the pivot point for the vertical wavy lines.
Gather up your favorite scraps of fabric and trim, leftover buttons or beads, and some sheets of craft felt, then get ready to fire up your imagination for some ornament fun. A fantastic project to introduce kids to hand sewing.