Month: March 2016

Introducing Cheri Paxton from Living DIY Style

Cheri Paxton from Living DIY Style has a video tutorial for a cross-body bag for you, coming up next. Take a look at Cheri’s site and her YouTube channel too. Cheri has a passion for sewing and design, with a special talent for creating custom shoes for women and children…

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Dancing Diamonds Mini Quilt Tutorial

Yvonne Fuchs of Quilting Jetgirl shows you how to make her Dancing Diamonds mini quilt with HSTs (half square triangles). This is an easy beginner quilting project, and has great impact with shades of fabric in same color palette. There is a giveaway for Yvonne’s latest pattern release too!…

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Charming Plus Quilt Tutorial

Tisha from Quilty Therapy created her Charming Plus Quilt with the Avant Garde fabric collection. The basic nine patch block gets a little something extra in Tisha’s design, making it a satisfying project new quilters and experienced pros!

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Fat Quarter Shop Fabric Bundle

We have a BIG giveaway for you this weekend. Fat Quarter Shop is giving away a Fat Quarter Bundle of Hometown Girl, designed by Pat Sloan for Moda Fabrics! The bundle has a retail value of $89, so click in and comment for a chance to WIN!…

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How To Design + Sew a Custom Seat-Back Slipcover

Lisa DiAntonio is founder and owner of Green Park Studios, a custom fabric printer. She showed us How to Print Your Own Recipe Tea Towels, and now she’s back with another sweet and easy project. Lisa shows you how to design and create a simple seat-back slipcover with ties on the sides. They’re a fun addition to birthday celebrations, weddings, outdoor parties or they can be an everyday addition to your home decor!

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Cross Blocks Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Sandra Clemons, author of the new Scrap Patchwork, is here to share a little about the book and give you a free Cross Blocks Zipper Pouch tutorial! Sandra and C&T Publishing are also giving you a chance to WIN a copy of the book…

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Madweave Foldover Clutch Tutorial

Tara J. Curtis uses special weaving techniques and the tool she created, the Tjaye Fabric Weaving Needle, to create beautiful items with fabric. Tara showed us how to make the Woven Chevron Pillow earlier this month, and now she has her original design for the Madweave Foldover Clutch featuring a classic tumbling blocks design. The weaving gives this bag such a lovely, unique look!…

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Sew Easy Sunglasses Case

Laura Hensley of The Sewing Class recently shared her experiences and knowledge about How to Run a Successful Sewing Camp for Kids. Her Sew Easy Sunglasses Case is one of the first projects her campers tackle, and it’s a useful sewing project for any beginning sewist. Learn how easy it is to make the case, and don’t miss Laura’s very helpful how to if you’re thinking about starting a sewing camp of your own!…

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Chick + Bunny Softie Free Pattern + Tutorial

Elissa sells PDF patterns for soft toys and “whimsical wearables” in her Lambkin Creative shop. We like all of her fleece food patterns so we were extra-excited when she showed us how to make her adorable Fleece Veggies Set (link in post). Now she’s back with a Spring Chick + Bunny, just in time for Easter baskets or seasonal play!…

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