A freshly warmed tortilla or flatbread is a wonderful accompaniment to dozens of different meals. However, keeping things warm from the oven or stove to the table is a challenge. You could wrap them in paper towels and then foil, but that’s quite wasteful. Time to put your DIY skills to work to create a

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.

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 when holding a hot pan or pot handle while cooking. Time to downsize with a slip-on hot handle sleeve.

The classic oven mitt presents an excellent surface for embellishment. As our embellishment option, we chose a Flourish Alphabet Monogram – one of the built-in designs on a favorite Janome embroidery-only model: the Memory Craft 500E. And, we’ve done this beautiful embroidery with three colors of Aurifil 50wt cotton thread. The result may just be

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

When temperatures rise, a great quick-cooling spot is your neck. Our easy-to-make wraps use water absorbing crystals within the pockets of a long, tie-on tube for fast cooling power. For adults, kids, even pets.

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