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DIY iPad® or Tablet Case. How to Make a Tooth Fairy Pillow. Little ones with wiggly teeth deserve special pillows for their treasures.

How to Make a Tooth Fairy Pillow

True to form, this Tooth Fairy Pillow sports a fun bicuspid shape, has a large pocket (big enough to hold money, dental floss, fairy dust, etc.), and a large hanger so the pillow can be easily placed on a bedpost or doorknob for easy tooth retrieval. After all, we don’t want the tooth fairy to miss it. Supplies 1/4 yard white fabric (cotton, flannel, or recycled and felted wool sweater)White all-purpose polyester threadShearsRulerWater-soluble markerHand-sewing needlePolyester fiberfillSize 80/12 Universal (all-purpose) sewing machine needleQuarter-inch (1/4ʺ) foot (BERNINA Patchwork Foot #37 or Patchwork Foot with Guide #57) Supplies for optional embroidery Embroidery machineTooth fairy-themed embroidery design such as OESD #CK980, “Note to the Tooth Fairy,” from the Tooth Fairy collection #12124 (available at threadOESD LightWeight Cut-Away StabilizerSize 80/12 Embroidery needles. DIY Dorm Decor. Add a personal touch to your dorm room with these projects that also help you stay organized!

DIY Dorm Decor

You can hang this little fabric organizer anywhere to help keep track of your keys, coins and other pocket goodies. Get the Hanging Organizer DIY by Stacy Schlyer. This larger organizer can hold office supplies, accessories, or personal items. How to Make a Leather-Trimmed Laptop Case. When your laptop is your data center, you want to be sure it gets the protection it deserves.

How to Make a Leather-Trimmed Laptop Case

But style is not an option—it’s a necessity! With its clean lines and distinctive textures, this chic, leather-trimmed case turns your laptop into a fashion accessory. This laptop case will fit a 13” Mac Book Pro snugly. 12 Ways to Bust Your Quilt Fabric Scrap Stash. It’s the beginning of a new year, and many of us have resolved to organize our sewing spaces and stashes.

12 Ways to Bust Your Quilt Fabric Scrap Stash

But where to start? Amy Smart from Diary of a Quilter shares tips for making the most of your scrap fabric stash, including a dozen scrap-busting projects. As fabric lovers, we know the value of finding that perfect fabric for the perfect project and then carefully maximizing that piece of yardage so that we can get the biggest bang for our buck. DIY Decorative Pillows. If you find your living space needs a little pick-me-up or refreshing, we suggest adding a few personalized throw pillows to brighten your room.

DIY Decorative Pillows

From adding one special pillow to your favorite chair to a whole parade of pillows to your bed, you’re sure to find a DIY pillow that fits your style with one of our favorite decorative pillow tutorials from around the web! 1. Learn how to make a simple pillow from The Handmade Home. 2. 25 DIY Summer Entertaining Projects. In the summertime there’s nothing I love more than hosting a gathering of friends or family.

25 DIY Summer Entertaining Projects

And I find it especially fun to add some DIY touches to create a memorable experience for my guests. Whether it’s cloth napkins, a table runner, napkin rings, a tablecloth, or even a bunting, these tutorials will make it possible for you to add your own unique touch to your next party. 1. Classic Bunting The Goodness has an easy tutorial for the classic bunting. 2. Quick and Easy Playful Petals. It’s finally finished!

Quick and Easy Playful Petals

This is a quilt from the book Playful Petals by Corey Yoder. I made the cover quilt out of a layer cake in my stash. And here’s why I love Designworks Software and my Jumbo Hoop: I digitized the petal AND the stitching, cut bunches at a time, and then made the block in my Jumbo Hoop. Here are some pictures showing the cutting and the stitching. I cut eight layers of petals at a time using the CutWork Tool.

How to Sew a Summer Breeze Table Runner. This light, fresh table runner by BERNINA Ambassador Nancy Mahoney is oh-so-easy to make and is sure to brighten any summer table.

How to Sew a Summer Breeze Table Runner

The bright, cool colors from Timeless Treasures were the inspiration for this refreshing table runner. Rotary cutting makes the Four Patch and Frame blocks quick and easy to make. Machine embroidery add the perfect touch to the circle blocks and is super easy using the BERNINA Circular embroidery attachment #83. Fabric Organizer Baskets. With the weather turning warmer, I find myself getting the urge to spring clean.

Fabric Organizer Baskets

I can’t think of a better way to organize my belongings and show my love of sewing by making pretty baskets! These fabric containers measure 8 1/2″ l x 5 1/2″ w x 6″ d, have optional handles, and are just the right size for storing fat quarters, rolled fabrics, notions, and more. They also make great boxes for gift giving—just fill with goodies, wrap in cellophane, and tie off with a pretty bow. Best of all? Spring Tidings Pillow and Egg Ornament. The Spring Tidings decorative pillow was sewn on a BERNINA 380 and features Essentials II fabric, a collection designed by Pat Bravo.

Spring Tidings Pillow and Egg Ornament

The Essentials II fabric collection has three bright and vibrant color ways. This fabric collection has lovely shades of pink, blue and yellow with prints that range from innovative textures to graphic florals. Duvet in a Day! Giuseppe here (aka @giucy-giuce)! I can’t believe I am up on the BERNINA blog posting a project! This is a real dream come true. In planning my tutorials this year, I have found myself focusing on all things décor.

Joyful Beats Pillow. The Joyful Beats Pillow was sewn on a BERNINA 380 and features Playing Pop fabric, a collection designed by AGF Studio. Mini Ironing Board Cover Tutorial. Every Sunday afternoon (almost without fail) my aunt pours herself a glass of wine, cues up a movie, sets up her ironing board in her living room, and sets in for a few hours of ironing… HER SHEETS! The first time she told me about this routine of hers I wondered why on earth anyone would waste their precious time ironing their sheets! I have a rule that I won’t buy any clothing that requires ironing, THAT’S how much I hate ironing. Fabric Mini Basket. We can never have enough storage and when it comes Christmas season, a handmade storage basket makes the best gift. Add personal charm with sewing machine embroidery faster than ever.

Sofa Makeover. Re-upholstery is expensive, so are custom slipcovers. So I have come up with a system that is a little bit of both but different (and easier) than either one. I call it sofa wrapping. I have done it twice for this sofa over the past twenty years, and am about to do it again. Double Pot Holder with Hand Pockets. Nothing’s worse than placing a delicious meal or sweet dessert in the oven, waiting for the timer to finally sound, and then realizing you need 2 hot pads to pull your large dish or pan out of the oven, but you can only find one. Or even worse… can’t even find ONE! And then you know what happens next—you scramble for a kitchen towel, awkwardly wrap it around the edges of the pan and then try to lift it out of the oven without getting burned. Boo. It’s tragic! Here’s a solution for that…..a Double Pot Holder with Hand Pockets! Once you’re ready to use it, just slide your hands in each end pocket and grab any of your large pans, dishes, hot trays, etc.

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