Learn how to create this unique edge finish with a padded satin stitch. It’s an easy technique that works especially well on the bias edges of scallops. The result is smooth, stable, and beautiful. We show both napkins + placemats.
Make our scaled-down stocking as table décor, to use as a napkin/utensil holder, an elegant place card or to adorn a gift box. It’s made”in the hoop” with just a single line of machine stitching to finish. Free embroidery download too.
These bright + fanciful designs can add a splash of freshness to linens, garments, and more. Pick a Grapefruit, Papaya, Pineapple, Watermelon or Grapes. Use one or collect them all as a set. Free downloads in 8 formats.
Fabric shopping bags are a green alternative to plastic, and so much prettier! We created a set of two totes in a handy shoulder sling style. They fold down into a matching wrap-and-tie carrying case. Use your favorite quilting cottons.
Squares in a square in a bound frame! Blend 16 small squares into a finished 8½” square, highlighting each intersection with decorative stitching that is not only a gorgeous embellishment, but also holds together all the layers.
What are you doing today? This Etsy Shop embroidery package has seven favorite to-do selections. Designs are split into separate components so you can mix and match Images and Days.
Finishing at 6″, is it a tiny trivet or a colossal coaster? It all depends on what you have in your hand and need to set down. Use one as a mini trivet for a small serving dish or as a jumbo coaster for a big coffee or soup mug.
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.
Fox, squirrel, and hedgehog machine embroidery designs are ready to apply to our towel pattern, other kitchen linens, the front of a tote bag, even a cozy sweatshirt or a child’s overall bib. Exclusively in our Etsy shop.
Napkins are a great project for beginning sewers and an excellent way for anyone to practice hemming. Adding a simple fabric border kicks them up a notch, and the clever beaded ties are a cute alternative to place cards.
This project is designed to throw you a few curves. No worries though, we’re talking about beautifully curving circles and semi-circles. A free pattern and notes on using a Circular Sewing Attachment make things quick and easy.
Pretty stitching takes a simple surface from ordinary to special in the blink of an eye. These traditional linen placemats include eight tiny tucks for texture plus 15 lines of decorative stitching in sparkling metallic thread.
There’s nothing like a freshly warmed tortilla or flatbread. But, keeping things warm from the oven or stove to the table can be a challenge. Our microwaveable warmer is a great solution. Just close the flap and zap.
If you’re used to table linens being long and narrow, take a look at the Table Throw – also known as a Table Square. Ours finishes at a generous 50” x 50” and is a showcase for a bold patchwork design in gorgeous linen.
A wonderful present for the foodies on your gift list who love to share their homemade treats. Our wrap-it-up design includes a handy loop to clip a pot holder and an inside pocket for a serving utensil.
Narrow and thin, but big enough to hold the tallest of Rieslings and the roundest of Champagnes. Carabiners are the perfect size and shape for the handles. Turn a host/hostess gift of wine into two presents in one.
Lighten up on the plastic wrap and foil; go green with these cute fabric bowl covers. They’re great for dining outside. Slip one over an open bowl to keep dirt and buggies from invading. When inside, they can help keep food warm.
Hot pads and oven mitts are great, but sometimes can be overkill when all you need to do is protect your hand while holding a hot pan or pot handle. Time to downsize with a slip-on hot handle sleeve.
An oven mitt has an excellent surface for embellishment. We chose a Flourish Alphabet Monogram to personalize ours, joking how we could embroider “L” on one hand, “R” on the other — just in case you get confused when baking!
One of our most popular patterns ever! Made with all natural fibers, these bowl wraps can go right into the microwave. But wait… there’s more. They work just as well to protect your hands from too cold dishes, like ice cream.
So fresh and fun, we want to take a bite out of these cute kitchen towels! If you’re brand new to appliqué, this is a beginner-friendly design. A classic ticking stripe combines with muslin and rick rack for a perfect homespun combo.
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.
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.
Need a last minute gift? How about a super simple project for a beginning sewer? This kitchen linens classic gives you two projects in one: a set of napkins and a matching half apron in 100% cotton toweling. Pretty and popular!
Plates are traditionally round, but placemats are usually rectangles. Hmmmm. Square peg/round hole? How about a round mat? Ours are a generous 16″ in diameter, and they’re reversible: patchwork on the front, solid on the back.
Start with a simple yet bold fabric, add some distinctive decorative stitching, and you can have a stunning table runner perfect for any holiday gathering or special occasion. Remember, “Life is short; use the good china!”
Two hearts are better than one, and our heart shaped oven mitts are the perfect pair. They slip on to give you a protected, flexible grip. Free patterns are offered for both the full heart shape as well as the unique curved pockets.
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.
Pretty picnic style! These adorable pocketed liners are created especially for classic mini bushel baskets, which are super easy to source, but we also outline all the steps you need to adapt the sizing for your own basket.
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.
A handy, keep-clean trick for outdoor dining. Lay out these laminated mats: one as a surface for your meal, another to sit on. When done, simply wipe clean with a sanitizing spray, re-roll, and drop back in your bag.
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.
This pair of oven mitts has a tough industrial style: clean lines, simple patterns + bold machine-inspired accents. Light to mid-weight canvas and denim are excellent choices. Neutral tones and simple patterns keep the utilitarian flair.
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.
At just 16″ x 30”, this runner is almost more like a jumbo placemat. It’s a great size for smaller tables, breakfast bars or as the center décor on a larger table. The pretty patchwork center features four flying geese blocks.
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.
The right time to pop on a cozy to keep things toasty is while your tea is steeping. It will also help keep your tea warm between cups. We offer free pattern downloads for the cozy itself as well as the cute teapot appliqué.
For kids – or kids at heart, our playful owls placemat set makes mealtime more fun. We provide complete templates for all our owl and tree designs along with step-by-step instructions for how to layer and stitch.
No tea party is complete without tea towels. We have a unique method for hemming and applying the bottom border accent. And, there’s a free template download for the sweet tea time appliqué designs.