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We’ve picked a few crafts that caught our eye because we know they’ll also catch the eyes of those little ones too. These crafts will help you (and your kids) through car rides (of all lengths), a trip to the beach, lazy days around the house, and even kitchen experiments. Check them out and let us.. read more →

Create a festive decoration in trendy Halloween Colors Purple & Black using Phoomph. Phoomph makes it quick and easy to create this wreath for Halloween. Purple, lime and black are a stylish alternative color scheme to the traditional orange and black. Wreath designed by Iliana McGrath. Supplies Phoomph for fabric, soft- 4 sheets 1/2yd Halloween print fabric .. read more →

These days you see embroidery everywhere. From Paris to Peoria embroidered garments, bags and accessories are adding a lush, bohemian vibe to fashion. I love needlework and am thrilled that it is making a comeback! I was so inspired by embroidery in fashion that I wrote a book called Stitched Style that contains embroidery designs.. read more →

Brighten up every space in your house with modern shapes and bright pops of color. We were introduced to Modern Handcraft a few weeks ago and had to share our latest blog crush. The fun projects and collaborations she is always blogging about had a flipping through page after page. Take a peek at these.. read more →

Stitching on the outside can be scary, as everyone sees it, but never fear… Topstitching is simply stitching on the outside of a project, usually just in from the edge. It is not only decorative, but it helps create a flat, crisp edge. It can also be done on one or both sides of a.. read more →

Sometimes really great appliqué and patchwork projects are hard to find, so this time we did the dirty work for you. These eight tutorials come from eight different sewing superstars, featuring some craftables for the kids and some for you!                             Charise.. read more →

We ran across our latest inspiration, Ute, on Kollabora and admit we have a pretty big crush. Hailing from Berlin, Germany, Ute is a self-taught seamstress striving to transform her wardrobe into a handmade wonderland. Her admiration for Japanese fabric and sewing techniques pair well with her fixation on earthy tones; they come together beautifully.. read more →

We’re always inspired by the creative projects Melanie comes up with over at the Crafty Cupboard. Today we wanted to send a little bit of everything we liked from her blog your way. From a Twirly T-Shirt Dress to a Patriotic Pennant for Fourth of July, she’s got summer covered. Check them out and let.. read more →

We absolutely adore LiEr (Lorraine Teigland) and her blog, Ikatbag. Her sense of humor shines through every one of her creative projects so they are not only informative but also fun to read. We’ve chosen a few of her playhouse tutorials to share with you because we know you’ll think they’re just as awesome as we.. read more →

28 Aug 2014
August 28, 2014

6 Quick Crafting Tips

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We’ve decided to pull together a few tips that might help you overcome a roadblock with your next craft, whether it’s your next quilt, sewing pattern, or something you already own. Everyone can use some help now and then, and these tips stuck out to us as solutions to commonly faced questions.      .. read more →