This earns our Sewing Survival Emblem as a beginner-friendly project that takes just a couple yards of fabric. If a full-coverage apron feels like too much, switch to a lightweight half apron for casual cooking and serving.
Dining out these days might mean your own backyard. Outdoor dining takes a little creativity in order to keep everything from blowing away. These darling, durable placemats have built-in pockets to hold flatware and/or napkins.
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 to 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.
This fast and easy pillowcase project demonstrates a construction technique known as “burrito style.” It creates nicely finished seams inside and out with an easy 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.
This would be a perfect learn-to-sew project for kids! We show how to stitch right through the paper pattern pieces to make it simple to keep curves and angles spot-on, even around the sharp corners and tight curves.
A great apron for the little chefs in your kitchen – boys and girls. It’s modeled on the classic long French Chef’s apron with full coverage and a generous front pocket. Make it from your favorite kid-happy quilting cottons.