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We have created a collection of pretty nursery projects for the new arrival. Individually, they make perfect gifts or make all of them to coordinate the nursery. We used fabrics from the delightful collection FreeSpirit Pandas by David Walker and incorporated fun techniques like pin weaving and tying a quilt by hand or machine.  .. read more →

How fun to decorate baby’s room with this cute framed letter!  The pin weaving creates a colorful background to place the baby’s initial on.  The fabric covered mat adds whimsy with Davis Walker Pandas Daisy Fabric! We have included all of the instructions for pin weaving in the free pattern download.   skill Level- Beginner.. read more →

04 May 2017
May 4, 2017

Pretty Baby Carry-All

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  Make this Pretty Baby Carry-all to corral all the goodies that little one needs!  Keep them together so you can grab it and go, when the time comes to leave.  Pin weaving is used for the handle and top band, and simple patchwork using David Walkers Panda Garden Party fabrics make this pretty as.. read more →

03 May 2017
May 3, 2017

Panda Baby Quilt

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  Create this cute baby quilt quickly and easily from David Walkers Pandas collection fabrics!  You do not need to be an experienced quilter to make this quilt–no corners to match, quick to cut, sew and quilt!  Tying it “by machine” or by hand, makes it go quickly! Skill level: beginner Crafting time: 1 day.. read more →

An envelope-back pillow is about as easy as it gets for adding pops of color to any room.Whether you just want to make a seasonal decorating change, or you’re starting from scratch for home accessories, this envelope-back is a fast way to make a pillow cover. First, decide on the pillow size and purchase an.. read more →

Pretty things in the kitchen make every day cooking SO much more pleasant. And, since it’s close to Mother’s Day, a Sew Pretty Kitchen would be just the right gift for Mom! “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.”  William Morris Pretty Little Potholder.. read more →

Mother’s Day is coming and a Hand Sewn Tea Party is a delicious way to honor Mom! Home baked treats and sweet little tea sandwiches are lovely, but you can sew all the frills and adornments to make this a delightfully personalized event, too. As you plan your sewing, think about the colors and prints.. read more →

Beyond a comfy spot for sewing, every sewist needs a great, functional ironing station, too. So in the midst of all the Spring dusting, decluttering, sorting and scrubbing, let’s take a break and plan to Spring Clean your ironing spot! Recover your Ironing Board First things first. Unless your ironing board has been recovered in.. read more →

05 Apr 2017
April 5, 2017

Coats Denim Thread

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Coats Denim thread has a heather appearance that blends in with denim fabric making it a great choice for seams and topstitching. It also blends well when mending or repairing jeans. Use a size 11 or 14 machine needle or a 7 or 8 for hand sewing. Features: Goldenrod Snap Trap Spool Extra strong, polyester.. read more →

Sew a fun potholder decked out with some new kitchen goodies and a recipe for your favorite treat!  The hearts are outline quilted with Coats Bold Hand Quilting thread to accent the tone on tone hot rose colored cottons from FreeSpirit Fabrics. We’ve included a coordinating printable recipe card.     Featuring:  Coats Bold Hand.. read more →