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We’ve found some more projects that’ll knock your socks off! Who needs socks anyway? It’s summer! Whip up a fantastic bathing suit to bring to the beach with your hand-sewn picnic blanket tote, some homemade beach ball pillows, and summer camp chairs. We’ve featured 7 different blogs to give you 7 fabulous tutorials we can’t wait.. read more →

If you don’t know about them already, blogger Jess Abbott and the rest of the Sewing Rabbit team come up with some pretty fun DIY projects on the regular. Growing up, Jessica’s nickname was Jessica Rabbit. Little did she know she would actually marry an Abbott, becoming Jessica R. Abbott (get it?) and eventually, the Sewing Rabbit!.. read more →

Have fun mixing and matching these silly animal parts. Create funny new animals by just switching cards. To play: For a simple game of matching jumble cards. Put in a pile on a flat surface. Ask children to sort the body parts to make completed sets. For creative fun mix and match body parts to.. read more →

We just discovered an incredible range of creative DIY crafts from Brit + Co, and can’t wait to share them with you.  In case you aren’t familiar with them, Brit + Co. is “an online media and e-commerce platform that provides tools to teach, inspire, and enable creativity among women and girls.” From food to.. read more →

Autumn is my favorite season of the year.  Whenever I think of fall I think of beautiful earth tones of red, orange, gold with a hint of green and brown.  I enjoy watching from the window in my sewing room the leaves swirling and falling. Raking leaves, now that’s a different story.   In celebration.. read more →

For hours of creative fun, make paper dolls using Phoomph! Create your own patterns or usethe patterns provided. Dolls can be personalized by cutting the child’s face out of a picutres and gluing it in place on the doll’s head. Supplies: Phoomph, Stiff, 1 sheet Phoomph, Soft, 1 sheet Assorted fabrics Flesh tone Scrapbook paper.. read more →

Let budding artists help decorate the table. Store bought vinyl placemats make a perfect backdrop for chalkboard placemats. Supplies: Phoomph, Soft, 2 sheets per placemat Vinyl Placemats, rectangle or oval Chalkboard fabric, ½ yard Craft Foam Sheets, 4 Dinosaur and Flower patterns Steps: 1. Peel off paper backing from one piece of Phoomph, Soft. Attach.. read more →

We found the HowDoTeam via BurdaStyle and had a blast looking through their audio/visual tutorials on how to make easy and ingenious DIY crafts. Their content comes from a multitude of contributors from all over the world. Here are a few of our favorite projects! We love the detail in the Upcycled Braid Crop Top. Cute.. read more →

Whether you’re using a cotton or polyester all purpose thread, a machine or hand quilting thread, or a polyester embroidery thread, you’re sure to be inspired by the variegated color offerings. Surprises are in store! Multi-color threads change color as they come off the spool with random variegation. The length of a single color can.. read more →

08 Aug 2014
August 8, 2014

Create Fabric Book Covers

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Fabric book covers can serve a very functional purpose– protecting books from wear and tear, but they are also a lot of fun.  Cover books for a decorative accent on a book shelf or stacked casually on an coffee table or chest. It’s also just fun to read a book and glance at pretty fabric cover… read more →