Soft and light with no added interfacing, allowing it to wrap and tie for a super comfy fit. If you’re just starting out, an apron is a great introduction to a number of techniques that translate well to future garment sewing.
It’s the call of the wild! This adorable lumbar pillow pair features a Gregarious Gator and an Amiable Elephant. You’ll find all the steps for three different appliqué techniques: outline and stitch, raw edge, and reverse.
This pillow showcases patchwork, fussy cutting, piping, and more. The design is based on a classic four-row grid that allows you to mix and match a wide variety of fabrics from within your favorite quilting cotton collection.
Festive + fancy! Precision decorative stitching runs across this apron’s bodice and forms the “strings” for the skirt’s sparkling ornament appliqués. We love the empire waist, piping accents, and wide sash ties.
The apron’s clean lines highlight an empire waist, piping accents, and wide sash ties. Take these basics and kick them up a notch with a jumbo, riveted pocket as well as an adjustable neck loop that fastens with classic overall buckles.
This pretty apron shows off a number of fun embellishments and sewing techniques. It’s one of THREE different looks all built on a basic design that features an empire waist, piping accents, patch pockets, and wide sash ties.
Size, style, features, and functionality all come together in this popular, mid-size duffle. It features precision Janome sewing techniques, bold fabric, pretty piping, and dramatic decorative stitching on the straps.
Make a goal to surround yourself with home décor that makes you smile. Our colorful mini bolster is a great start to your happiness project. It looks quite fancy with a ruched center panel, piping, and pony tail ends, but it’s so easy.
If you’re happy and you know it… make a pillow. This is what we envision Little Miss Muffet’s tuffet must have looked like. A little bit cushion and a little bit pillow in one! Gathering the top and bottom is easy!
Create a beautiful patchwork floor cushion for your seat or feet. We offer pattern downloads for all the patchwork pieces so you don’t have to blow a gasket trying to turn squares and rectangles into a perfect circle.
Let this pretty kitty keep watch over the rest of the pillows on your sofa or bed. The bold silhouette with its sweet dimensional bow is truly the Cat’s Meow. Our appliqué design is a free download, including the lettering.
We took the sophisticated styling of an adult carryall and scaled it down to kid-size. Feeling like kids have all the fun? Want your very own mini vintage book satchel? Simply lengthen the strap and you’re good to go.
We used a cool metal closure for this pretty shoulder bag design. There’s a curving side gusset to add structure and a unique curved flap with accent piping. All done with standard weight cottons! So fun, we made two samples!
Standard bench cushions are certainly available in stores, but I think we can all agree they never, ever, EVER fit quite right. Make your own, using our easy-to-follow directions to get a perfect fit and a pro finish.
We used Tabby Road by Tula Pink, a purrrrfect collection to flaunt your feline love, but you get to choose your own best fabric combo. Our free pattern download gives your bag the unique curved shape with its flat bottom.
The bolster is one of our favorite shaped pillows, we bet you will love it too – especially this classic style with closed, button-tufted ends. We added a touch of luxury with velveteen piping and covered buttons.
A classic triangle with a unique octopus appliqué plus a companion starfish pillow. Make one or make them both. Their brilliant colors and interesting shapes would be perfect as toss pillows in a sunroom or covered patio.
We call this a “jewel box pillow” because of its rows of diamonds. But a diamond is just a square turned on point. So the front is really just six simple rows stitched on the diagonal. Piping and covered buttons soften the angles.
We provide complete step-by-step instructions for our own woven braid design plus two alternative ideas. The pattern works best in fabric with a variety of smaller motifs in distinct colors to achieve the pretty braided effect.
Bags come in all shapes and sizes, but this round canteen style is one of our favorites. It has such a great retro feel. You can pretend you’re a Scout on a special outdoor expedition. Download the free pattern.
When you think of patchwork, you usually think of quilting cotton. But there’s no rule! We added luxury into the mix with a jewel box blend of silk dupioni in Tiffany blue, glittering silver, burnished gold, and rich ebony.
It has all the traits needed to rocket to the top of the totes. Precision cutting – both straight and on the bias, piping accents, and corded handles are just a few of the styling particulars that give this bag its iconic appeal.
Create a beautiful chair cushion with accent piping and nice square corners but without any stress! There’s no side gusset; we use easy box corners instead. And the piping is attached as individual strips, so no tricky corners.
This pillow features a unique way to make ordinary piping pop. You start with jumbo piping, which requires a wide fabric strip as a wrap. This fabric strip then becomes the base for two rows of bold decorative stitching.
With its bright ribbons, rich red denim, and white piping, this bolster reminds us of a cozy Scandinavian sweater. Learn the steps for end-to-end button tufting. You’ll need a long needle and the ability to push.
Close your eyes and imagine your mom, your grandma, maybe a favorite next door neighbor. The woman who was always wearing an apron as she bustled through her chores. This pretty apron is designed on that memory.
A length of cord covered in fabric. Often used around the edge of pillows and seat cushions.