Whole Cloth Mystery QAL

Mystery QAL Lori Kennedy

Lori of The Inbox Jaunt is hosting a Mystery QAL (Quilt Along) this month focused on free motion quilting. You’ll start with a quilt sandwich made from two fat quarters (18″x22″), so she’s keeping it small. There’s no piecing so you can concentrate … Read More...

Kisses Cookies

Kisses cookies
Here is a cookie take on the famous Hershey’s chocolate Kisses. These are really cute for a party! I love how the icing and sprinkles look like the actual wrappers to wrap the chocolates. I think a big plate of … Read More...

Tutorial: Lined faux fur vest

Tutorial: Lined faux fur vest Tutorial: Lined faux fur vest

Caroline from Sew Caroline shows how you can make a lined faux fur vest.  It’s an add-on to a previously published tutorial for a faux fur vest (which she links to in her post).  The add-on tutorial … Read More...

Project: I AM GROOT Card

Project: I AM GROOT Card

I admit it, I am a huge comic book geek and love all related movies, TV shows and merchandise! So I flipped when I saw this amazing I am Groot card inspired by Guardians of the Galaxy. Jennifer Ingle cleverly … Read More...

Tutorial: Vintage heart Valentines banner

Tutorial: Vintage heart Valentines banner Tutorial: Vintage heart Valentines banner

Bev from Flamingo Toes shows how you can make this vintage heart banner.  It’s a pretty decoration for Valentine’s Day, but the vintage sheet hearts would be sweet hanging up year round.  The banner is covered … Read More...

Edible Box of Matchsticks

edible matchstix pretzels
Here is a creative way to show someone you love them. You can pick up boxes of matchsticks for a dollar if you have a Dollar Tree store and make several of them. You will also need some pretzel sticks … Read More...

Freebie: Valentine’s Day quilt at Dear Stella

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With minimal design on a neutral ground, this quilt celebrates Valentine’s Day without too much fuss. The Chains of Love pattern, designed by Shelly Pagliai of Prairie Moon, is offered as a free download over at Dear Stella blog. Though the quilt showcases their awesome fabrics, you … Read More...

DIY – Yarn Coffee Cup

yarn-cup

If you haven’t already seen these then you are going to love it! Use your favourite yarn scraps to create a Yarn Coffee mug. Pick up a DIY Decorating coffee travel mug from a discount store and instead of letting … Read More...

Tutorial: Retro phone pouch

Free pattern: Retro phone pouch Free pattern: Retro phone pouch

Linda from Novice Beginnings shares a tutorial for making this cute cell phone pouch.  It has a long strap so you can carry it like a purse.  Or, use the hook to attach it to … Read More...

Make Your Own Kinetic Sand

Make Your Own Kinetic Sand
I do believe that kinetic sand was one of the big seller this past holiday season. I know I bought a couple of boxes to pull out when my grandkids come to visit. Did your household get any? I also … Read More...