Bernie put together a list of fun tutorials for items to make as gifts for the kitchen.Read More
Bethany from Sew Not Perfect created several free kitchen-themed, free motion appliqué designs for you to download, plus a tutorial for a simple reversible apron, a framed appliqué design for the kitchen wall and kitchen-themed magnets! Check out her creative collection of items for the Ink & Arrow Whip It Up Kitchen Linens Challenge…Read More
We asked a new set of challengers to show us what they could create with new fabric from Ink & Arrow! The Whip It Up collection lends itself perfectly to a Kitchen Linens Challenge, and our six sewists really showed the versatility and fun of the fabric in their work…Read More
Donna Thornal of Olivia & Marie Create shows you how to make her easy Squeezy Potholders in a two-part video series. These would be lovely paired with a kitchen towel as a hostess gift, or the potholder could be a fun refresh for your own kitchen this spring!Read More
Debbie von Grabler-Crozier from Pretty Things showed us how to make the Summer Flowers Mat and now she has a Flower Shower Tea Cozy to carry you through fall and winter! This easy project would make a thoughtful gift (paired with your favorite tea) or a bright bit of color for your kitchen…Read More
Natalie Barnes is the owner and pattern designer of beyond the reef, and author of the new A Modern Twist: Create Quilts with a Colorful Spin (with quilter Angela Walters). Natalie has a free Quilted Coaster + Table Topper Tutorial for you, plus a chance to win one of FIVE copies of her book. (International winners A-OK!)Read More
Diane Gilleland of CraftyPod has a new book out next week! All Points Patchwork takes you beyond hexies to English paper piecing with diamonds, triangles, octagons, pentagons, curved-edge shapes and more. Download your free PDF excerpt from the book about basic EPP sewing techniques, then have fun with Diane’s Scrappy Flower Coaster Tutorial. You can also comment for a chance to WIN All Points Patchwork…Read More
This spring Lisa DiAntonio launched Green Park Studios, a new “print your own fabric” company. Lisa shows you how to prepare files to print your own Recipe Tea Towels. The Peach Margarita sounds great, and we think these would also be lots of fun with scanned recipe cards featuring traditional family favorites. A set would make a thoughtful wedding or Christmas gift!…Read More
Kelly McCants, or Modern June the Oilcloth Addict, has a second book out this month with Stash Books, At Home with Modern June. Kelly gives you a look at what you can do with some sweet oilcloth and her guidance with a Scalloped Oilcloth Shelf Liner Tutorial, plus you can win a prize pack with a copy of the book and chalk cloth…Read More
Author and designer Susan Beal’s newest book, Sewing for All Seasons: 24 Stylish Projects to Stitch Throughout the Year, has lots of fun projects to take you through the new year with fresh inspiration for every season. Learn more about the book, and make French Press + Coffee Cup Cozies with the free book excerpt. Comment to win a copy of the book and a kit with everything you’ll need for the cozies!…Read More
Karin from Leigh Laurel Studios is here today with some fun hot pads that double as oven mitts. They’re super-easy to make so you can whip up several and give them with little baking-related extra– wooden spoons, special vanilla, etc.– for great gifts…Read More
|Kelly reviews The Kitchen Linens Book: Using, Sharing, and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives by EllynAnne Geisel.
Win your own copy!
|We have a lot of kitchen-related tutorials to choose from in our SMS archives. In addition to today’s fun, be sure to explore all six rounds of our Tutorial Contest from April, our Sewing for the Home tutorials and our Quilted Patchwork Hot Pads and Patchwork Kitchen Towels. For cooking-related gift sets you can look to last year’s Gift Compilations post. We have lots to offer for the cooks on our lists!|