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.
Face masks are still required in most spaces. Keep one handy in its own carrying case. This cute and colorful zip pouch is designed to hold a favorite face mask or two plus additional protective supplies in the outside pleated pocket.
Using 10″ Layer Cake squares, you can whip-up this cute and cozy lap blanket in a single afternoon. The patchwork is about as basic as you can get, and the quilting is done with hand-sewn buttons. A very beginner-friendly project.
The construction of a body pillow is similar to a standard pillow case – just a lot bigger. We show you an easy way to use a tuck to create the look of a flap between the top and bottom sections. Great as a beginner project.
Making a wonderful bag for yourself or as a gift is a great sense of accomplishment. In this tutorial, we focus on creating a cool tote that’s very easy, but also cute and classic. Choose between two different strap styles.
The cafe curtain is designed to hang at a window’s halfway point, covering up the bottom but letting in light from above. It’s a great solution that gives you privacy plus sunshine. Curtain panels are a perfect beginner project.
From selecting the fabric to plopping the pillow into place, this pretty project is a perfect way to create Décor in a Day. We used our favorite tapering technique to help prevent crumpled corners.
Give your bed linens an instant update with new pillowcases. These lovelies combine the silkiness of solid satin with the pretty softness of flannel. An easy roll-and-turn construction method creates finished seams inside and out.
It snaps closed and opens wide to carry a pair of shoes, a change of clothes, and all the extras you need to get back to your workout routine. The lining is water-resistant ripstop nylon so you can toss in damp items.
This pillow is an example of fast and easy patchwork using a grid. The design is the same on both sides, but we turned one grid panel 90º to create an interesting effect front to back. Use some of your favorite small, colorful bits.
If a full-coverage apron feels like too much, switch to a lightweight half apron for casual cooking and serving. This earns our Sewing Survival Emblem as a beginner-friendly project that takes just a couple yards of fabric.
If you’re brand new to bags, this is a super quick and easy project to kick off your experience. It starts as one long panel, then folds up with finished seams inside and out. Dive into your scrap stash for your best bold prints.
This project is excellent for young kids or anyone just learning to sew. Classic bandanas on the outside, denim on the inside, layered webbing handles, and bound all around. Add a mini pom tassel for extra fun.
Outdoor dining season is coming; at least that’s what we’re telling ourselves as winter stubbornly clings on. Keep the faith and get ready with our darling, durable placemats that have built-in pockets to hold flatware and/or napkins.
When it comes to instant gratification, it’s hard to beat the pillowcase. A crisp, new pillowcase immediately brightens up your bed linens. It’s quick and fun to make them for all kinds of special occasions. These are reversible!
For new moms who prefer to cover up when nursing, this solution has boning encased in a channel along the top to create a little curved window so you can keep on eye on happy baby from up above.
Yay for the cloth napkin! Our floating rick rack technique lets you fancy-up a standard cloth napkin as a gift or just for everyday. It’s fun and easy, and you may already have everything you need on hand to whip up a stack in no time.
Looking for a quick and easy way to fancy-up your windows? A valance is faster than traditional curtain panels, and can even be used in conjunction with curtains or blinds to add some fashion flair. It’s like a little window skirt.
If you’re driving, your passengers are allowed to doze off. This adjustable pillow lets them do that in comfort. No more banging their heads against the window or risking a neck cramp. Great for road trips!
It earns our Sewing Survival emblem because the construction is fast and easy, but without sacrificing any style! You can make this beautiful bag in an afternoon, learning straight seams, topstitching, and boxed corners.
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.
Infinity scarves are a trend that just keeps growing. You can find them in everything from chunky wools to to sheer voiles to this wide wrap in a sparkling knit. Finishes at apx. 86″ x 12” – enough length for a double or triple loop.
This soft shoulder bag is fast and easy but with a very stylish finish. The cool strap-and-tassel closure is a look we spotted on some of the trendiest designer bags. To get the signature slouch, look for a very fine wale corduroy.
Our super soft body pillow offers 4½ feet of huggability. It’s a must-have for crashing on the family room floor, relaxing (I mean studying), and it can provide sleep support for pregnant moms or full body support for napping dads.
Instantly transform windows from plain and boring to pretty and bright. These fast and easy curtains combine two fabrics and use a simple row of ribbons to tie the top in place. Panels are lined for extra sun-blocking power.
New napkins are a fast, easy way to add a bit of sparkle to the table. We used a mid-weight metallic linen blend with a wide band of decorative stitching along one side. We also give you a list of the various napkin size options.
Keep cords tidy with these quick and easy wraps. We offer two sizes: one small for things like ear buds or chargers, another for larger items, like power cords. They take just teensy scraps of fabric. We used pre-cuts.
A fast and easy pillowcase project that demonstrates a construction technique known as “burrito style.” It’s an easy way to create nicely finished seams inside and out with a quick roll-and-turn method.
The box pleat is one of the easiest pleating techniques to master. We’ve used the inverted version to create a pair of simple yet stunning pillows. Use a single or double pleat; we give you measurements for either version.
It’s an endless circle of loveliness you can twist into a number of interesting shapes. Try it in lightweight rayon, voile or batiste for a great look to dress up or down for any occasion. Best of all… so very easy to make.
One of the best ways to update your home décor is with new curtains. This classic grommeted panel is a project you can turn to again and again. It’s fast and easy, and we give you all the formulas you need to adapt the sizing.