Spring flowers as a gift: Good. Spring flowers as a gift in a beautifully wrapped vase you made yourself: Great! You need just small scraps of fabric, ribbon, and felt. We include steps for the cute rolled rose embellishment.
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…
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.
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.
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!
What do moms want most? A good night’s rest! Sleep masks are effective relaxation tools to help her get the light-free, restful sleep. Ours combine pretty quilting cotton, a sweet ruffle, and soothing silk charmeuse.
A twist on traditional. Check out these two unique tassel styles: the Broomstick Tassel with a sleek, floss-wrapped hanging loop, and the fantastical Yarn Chubbies, which we think look like fluffy little dancing dolls.
Let your 2021 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.
A longer, double-compartment pad slips inside a comfy terry cloth sleeve. It’s perfect to wrap around your neck and shoulders for a bit of welcome relief and relaxation. Scented rice and flax seed is recommended for the filler.
It’s always good to have tissues at-the-ready when out and about: dab away a tear, capture a sneeze or wipe up a mess. Pretty them up with our adorable tissue covers. A fun ScrapBusters project that also makes a great gift.
Mixing textures is a fun way to create a unique look. For these toss pillows, we made one half cool cotton, the other half soft faux fur. When placed side-by-side and back-to-back, you get a pillow pile with plenty of personality.
Start with an off-the-shelf hot pad and mitt set – we found ours for $2 – add some simple fabric and trim details and voila, style on a shoestring and a great first make. It’s also an excellent ScrapBusters project.
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.
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!
Hold everything you need in one handy unit and add a bit of flair to the look of your table décor. Because they’re self-contained, you can use the them with placemats, tablecloths or simply line them up buffet style.
Layer, stitch, clamp, done! These versatile key fobs are a fast and easy gift idea. One end has a split key ring, the other a swivel hook. You need just a scrap of thin faux leather and a short length of gorgeous ribbon.
Fast, meet fabulous. With a little bit of felt and a few rows of decorative stitching, you can whip out a cute-as-a-button gift card sleeve in about five minutes flat. We show you several options for marking and stitching.
Small pieced strips of colorful cotton plus wavy, free motion stitching give these cute coasters the look of a tiny quilt. There’s an edgestitched frame around each coaster that acts as the pivot point for the vertical wavy lines.
A pretty option for dining indoors or out. Cut, layer, stitch, serve (shaken not stirred). It’s just that easy and as cute and colorful as can be. Super fast and a great option for scraps – especially leftover charm squares.