Tutorial: Triangle bean bags

Tutorial: Triangle bean bags Tutorial: Triangle bean bags

Chrissy from Muse of the Morning guest blogs at Fleece Fun with a tutorial showing how to make a set of triangle bean bags.  The pyramid bean bags are easier to pick up, especially with little … Read More...

Tutorial: 6 ways to hem a garment

HemsThe right way to hem a garment depends on the fabric type, the garment type, and the style you’re trying to achieve.  Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews has collected up the most common ways of hemming and … Read More...

Tutorial: Fabric coasters

Tutorial: Fabric coasters Tutorial: Fabric coasters

Fabric coasters make great gift stash gifts.  Just about everyone can use a set of coasters!  They’re easy to make and don’t require expensive materials.  All you need is some fabric and batting to sew up a … Read More...

8 Santa Knitting Patterns

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Santa is a classic symbol of the Christmas season, and with these 8 Santa knitting patterns, you can feel a little more festive this holiday season.  You can either make some for yourself, or for a little early gift for … Read More...

Festive Christmas Wreaths

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If you haven’t started to decorate for the Christmas season, you probably will be soon enough.  Find the perfect wreath to tie into the rest of your décor with this post from DIY & Crafts.  Each of these 33 ideas … Read More...

DIY – Beaded Snowman Bracelet

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If you’re a beader than you are going to love this adorable snowman Bracelet style cuff. I don’t have the patience for beading but would love to wear this. I am not sure how long this would take and would … Read More...

Free Pattern – Pretend Play Kids Toy

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Forgot about plastic over hyped brand name toys and gift a little Handmade love this year. This free sushi train pattern is perfect for pretend play. The sushi is adorable and can be made to create magnets for Big people … Read More...

Tute: Wonky Log Cabin block

Wonky Log Cabin Block tutorial

Cut close enough, sew and trim. Repeat. That’s the measureless joy Chris, from made by ChrissieD, found creating this Log Cabin block in the wonky style. Responding to a guild challenge (NYC MQG) requiring it start with a single red square, she went on to … Read More...

Tutorial: Measuring tape snappy pouch closure

Tutorial: Measuring tape snappy pouch closure Tutorial: Measuring tape snappy pouch closure

Becky from Patchwork Posse shows how you can use a metal measuring tape to make a snappy pouch closure.  One inexpensive metal measuring tape can be used to make a bunch of little pouches.  … Read More...

Project: Mini Treat Bags

Project: Mini Treat Bags

If your looking for cute little stocking stuffers, office, neighbor or teachers gifts make up some bags filled with candy or homemade goodies. The Splitcoast Stampers site has directions for making some mini treat bags using a die cut bag shape … Read More...

Lego Self Portraits

Lego Self Portraits
This was an art project for a class of 5th graders. Art teacher Abby Schukei challenge them to use Lego people as inspiration to creating a self portrait. I think using Legos as part of this project probably made even … Read More...

Tutorial: Faux leather shopper tote

Tutorial: Faux leather shopper tote Tutorial: Faux leather shopper tote

Sew4Home shows how you can make a faux leather shopper tote like this one.  A shopper is a larger size tote with a wide top, no closure.  You can carry it on your shoulder or in your … Read More...

Free project: Candy Christmas quilt

Christmas Candy quilt project All People Quilt

The focal point of this sophisticated decor is the red, green and gold wall quilt designed by Tammy Kelly for All People Quilt. The center circles resemble old fashioned Christmas candy set against the soft glow of candles. You can … Read More...

How to Fix Royal Icing Mistakes

Fix Royal Icing Mistakes
The only time I decorate cookies with frosting is during the holidays. Even then I’m hesitant, because I make a lot of mistakes. Of course, I enjoy eating all the mistakes too!

Here is a website that has a video … Read More...

Tutorial: Vintage button napkin rings

Tutorial: Vintage button napkin rings Tutorial: Vintage button napkin rings

These vintage button napkin rings by Carolyn from Homework help set an elegant Thanksgiving table.  She shares a quick how-to telling how you can make them.  They’re so easy to make, and so beautiful!  If … Read More...