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It’s that time again…time to throw on your coziest clothes and break out the sweaters! Don’t even pretend like you don’t have a pile of old sweaters that for some sentimental reason or another you can’t seem to part with (even though you know you’ll never wear them again). Instead of chucking them or letting.. read more →

When we ran across this idea on Vintage Revivals we were totally blown away. Do you have an old leather couch laying around that you’ve loved so much you’ve worn it out? Take the old and turn it into the new and improved! These projects are so cool you might even consider buying a leather.. read more →

21 Oct 2014
October 21, 2014

Creative Crochet Crafts

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Who says crochet crafts are only for those winter months? These fun projects can be made in an afternoon and used all-year-round! Check them out for yourselves and let us know what you think!                 These crocheted watermelon slices make cute inside or outside decoration—cute enough to eat!.. read more →

There’s something about pom-poms that just instantly brightens my mood. They’re like little clusters of fluff and joy! That’s why we’re devoting this post to our favorite pom-pom projects. These tutorials are simple, fun, and perfect for the kids!                                  .. read more →

“Trick or Treat” Bag A new twist on the traditional pumpkin makes this trick or treat bag a sure winner. Phoomph makes it easy. Designed by Iliana McGrath Supplies: Phoomph for Fabric, soft- 3 sheets 1 black canvas tote (approx. 14”x18”) Variety of Halloween print fabrics 1 sheet glitter foam Ribbon Scissors Trick or Treat.. read more →

If you will be attending Fall Quilt Market in Houston, TX this month, mark your calendars for a fun afternoon with our expert panelist for the debut of The Thread!! Joining us for a “modern chatfest about Coats Thread” with amazing bloggers Susan Beal, Becky Jorgensen and Amy Gibson from our industry. Friday, October 24th 3:45pm –.. read more →

We are in love with An from Straightgrain. She is a pattern designer and super-creative who makes the cutest kids clothes around. Check out our favorites and let us know what you think!                                       We love the.. read more →

15 Oct 2014
October 15, 2014

Halloween Fun: Skull Banner

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Colorful  Skulls create a little scary fun for your Halloween party decorations. Phoomph makes it a great kid’s project. No hot glue or fusing with an iron- just cover, peel and stick. Designed by Iliana McGrath Supplies: Phoomph for fabric, stiff -4 sheets White Felt -4 sheets Assorted colors felt- 5 sheets Scissors Pinking shears.. read more →

“Haunted House” trick or treat bag This trick or treat bag is so stylish, you may just want to use it as a tote! Phoomph makes it easy to add Halloween motifs to a purchased bag. Designed by Iliana McGrath Supplies: Phoomph for fabric, stiff – 2 sheets Variety of felts or fabrics Black Ribbon.. read more →

Sewing machines can do lots of things, but perhaps you haven’t exhausted all the possibilities yet. Attaching buttons by machine is not only fast, but secure as well. Any flat button with holes will work for this process. To prepare the machine, lower or otherwise inactivate the feed dogs–those teeth under the presser foot that.. read more →