Stash and store necessities when you’re out and about. Use with your own clip-on wrist strap as a mini purse or ditch the strap and pop the pouch into a larger tote. A beginner-friendly project, but with fun, new techniques to try.
To keep your lips moist and protected from the elements, your best defense is a good offense: constant swipes from your trusty tube of lip balm. Make sure that tube is always handy with our key ring cases. A great gift idea.
Go Hands Free! We put a number of Janome specialty presser feet to work to handle thicker layers, piping application, and seam finishing. Using the right foot for the job always makes a project faster, easier + more professional.
Scrunchies are super fast and fun and take just a tiny bit of fabric and elastic. Ours are done with a unique double-turn method that eliminates the hard center seam found in many other styles. Pretty with or without a tie.
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.
When you don’t need a full bag, this gorgeous strap wrap lets you sling a mat over your shoulder and go. We figured out all the wrapping, turning, and securing challenges for you, so you can put it together in a snap.
Simple ribbon necklaces are a striking accent that can work with nearly any outfit. We show you 5 no-sew solutions that combine beautiful ribbon and some standard jewelry findings. A fun activity for kids and teens.
The name is due to its similarity to the wide, ornate straps musicians use to hold their guitars. By changing how the ends attach, it’s also a fun way to update any bag that uses a removable strap. We added die cuts!
We love the look and creativity of handmade, but that doesn’t mean we never buy at the store. Try these fast and easy ways to customize an off-the-rack cardigan with decorative elastics and fasteners.
These wide, tie-front belts can add a touch of bohemian style to your Fall and Winter wardrobe. We used long quilting stitches to accent our fabric’s design motifs, then placed a few pretty seed beads at focal points for texture.
You’ve seen these types of headbands everywhere. One is accordion-pleated so you can adjust the pleats to wear it wide or narrow; the other is a turban style with a classic front knot. Bad hair day be gone!
Long the purview of over-dressed little boys, dapper accountants, and Bill Nye the Science Guy; we’re blasting out of the bow tie box. Unique fabrics and designs create 3 quirky, confident, and stylish ways to wear a bow tie.
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.
Help Mom keep clothes clean and dust-free in her closet. Plastic dry cleaning bags left on garments can cause fabrics to yellow and many emit unhealthy chemical fumes. Our covers are reusable, washable, and so very pretty!
Something useful for yourself or great as a gift. Our key fobs use just tiny bits of fabric and notions, and they’re fast and fun. In fact they were so fun, we did 5 samples, adding piping, stitching, embroidery, and ribbon.
One of the season’s must-have accessories is the bandana: as a head scarf, or tied around the neck, pony tail, wrist, or even onto bags and totes. Fashion flash: you don’t have to use traditional bandana fabric!
Super trendy: check! Super easy: double check! With a little bit of faux fur and about an hour, you can create beautiful matching scarves and cuffed gloves for yourself and anyone else on your gift list who needs to bundle up.
Ribbons and bows… is there anything happier?! Our friends at The Ribbon Retreat put together this fun Guest Tutorial showing you how to make bright and colorful bow tie bows in several styles, layers, and colors.
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.
Soft and light as a cloud, our double gauze scarves are a perfect accessory for warmer weather. The deep ruffled ends add just the right bit of flounce without too much bulk. So lightweight, you can twist two together.
Designed with little girls in mind, they can inject a bit of glamour into your lovely locks as well. The “petals” are made from small scraps of fancy fabrics held together with a tiny faceted bead. A nearly-no-sew project.
Not only is this a delightful way to put some favorite fabric scraps to work, it’s also a great trick to extinguish a potential bad hair day. These reversible ties are quick to make. Just twist, tie, and fly.