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Finishing a Hoop with Felt
Well…another year has come and gone, and I feel as though I kept some of my resolution, kind of kept a few more and plain old broke a few other. But that has it is for many people, as long as you are trying, and changing you are succeeding in my book. Usually I hide little notes to remind me of those goals or little sayings I chant to myself every time I wake up or get in a situation. Pencil skirt from scratch, baby!

Pencil skirt from scratch, baby!

Learn How to Hand Quilt Learn How to Hand Quilt Sarah from Hip to Piece Squares is a fabulous quilter, and loves to hand quilt her work. We asked Sarah to share her expertise with us today. Enjoy Sarah’s introduction and her hand quilting tutorial…
Did you ever have a piece of fabric you loved but didn't have any idea how to use it? Any leftovers from a previous project? Bought too much of a bolt you just had to have but never found a use for? If you're anything like me you either buy too much or too little. 20 Minute Simple Skirt Tutorial AND GIVEAWAY!!!! CLOSED. 20 Minute Simple Skirt Tutorial AND GIVEAWAY!!!! CLOSED.
Modern Mood Quilt Along Modern Mood Quilt Along Ever since my fascination with mood rings when I was a kid in the 70′s, I’ve been drawn to the symbolic, cultural, and emotional aspects of color. When I came across this mood-color chart (replicated above in hand-dyed fabrics) a light bulb went off… I don’t know about you but I can be moody.
I’ve made each of my kids their own bath towel hoodie when they’re born, starting with my son 6 years ago. I make them one with their name on it and one with a fun appliqued shape on the back. These towels are super easy to make, needing only limited sewing know-how. Easy Hooded Bath Towel Easy Hooded Bath Towel

Freshly Picked: Elastic Waist Skirt Tutorial - Mama Edition

with pockets! This tutorial is very similar to the lil' mama elastic waist skirt tutorial, with a few changes. If you want you can mash-up the two tutorials and come up with your own version, which I would love. I would suggest that you play with the two tutorials a little and take away from both of them what will work for you. Materials needed: 2-3 yards of fabric elastic, I used the 2 inch wide variety coordinating fabric for the pockets straight pins Freshly Picked: Elastic Waist Skirt Tutorial - Mama Edition
Charming Window Pillows

Charming Window Pillows

Hi! I'm Angela from My Three Sons and I was a mechanical engineer in my life before kids. Really an engineer to the core, I'm all about optimized processes and well-utilized materials. I tried to figure out the best way to make the elusive cathedral window block. So I'll share some things I found for getting nice points and neat windows.
The Shirt Skirt | Sew Like My Mom

The Shirt Skirt | Sew Like My Mom

July 28, 2010 I’m so excited to post about this! When I met Dana, I fell in love with the skirt she was wearing.
This is my favorite thing to do with my little scraps, and since its Scrap Buster month over at Sew, Mama, Sew, I made a quick tutorial so you can make your own. This pillow cover is 16" square with an envelope back & the design possibilities are endless! I added some pillows I’ve previously made with this same method at the end of this post. Happy Sewing! You’ll Need: 1.

Tutorial: Scrap Buster Fall Pillow

Tutorial: Scrap Buster Fall Pillow
The Crafters File Box: The "Planket": A Tutorial From the File Box

Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial

We hope Jennifer Casa’s Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial inspires you to create something beautiful for someone you love. Learn more about Jennifer in her introduction, and make a visit to JCasa*handmade part of your daily routine. After you make the basic card + envelope as a foundation piece you can then embellish, embroider, quilt, print… Do something to make it unique! Mix things up, and personalize your card to make it the perfect something for your special someone. Create your personalized fabric card or Valentine with Jennifer’s tutorial by February 12th, share it in the forum and you might win one of these fantastic prizes. Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial