• Scrappy St. Valentine’s Day Cards

    Post by Guest Blogger Jen Frost of Faith and Fabric Ahhh…fabric. It’s so much fun to walk through the store, find the perfect prints, and make a one of a kind sewing project! With any sewing project, there are always some scraps left of that gorgeous fabric you picked out, and many quilters save their larger scraps for other projects. However, one thing that always gets thrown out are those ultra tiny scraps. You know, those strands of thread you cut as you thread your needle, the thin trimmings as you cut a block to size, those left over bits from creating applique…all end up in the trash. I’m excited…

  • How to do Machine Embroidery on Cardstock

    With so many amazing embroidery designs out there, creating awesome and very personal cards can be easy and fun! When I started doing research about this, I discovered that most people were saying that you could only use certain kinds on designs if you want to do machine embroidery on paper. The rebel in me couldn’t help but figure out how to do ANY design on paper. I mean, why not! Who says machine embroidery is just for fabric? People have figured out how the do embroidery on toilet paper for goodness sake, why not card stock and any design? So I figured it out and here is the tutorial…

  • Heart Mug Rug and Placemats – Tutorial

    ‘Sew’ many hearts, ‘sew’ little time! Here is a quick little heart mug rug and placemats. Supplies 2-1/2″ strips of fabric in white, pinks and reds (or scraps. The stripes don’t have to be the same if you want a scrappy look) Backing fabric Sulky Totally Stable® Stabilizer Sulky Soft ‘n Sheer™ Stabilizer Sulky KK 2000™ Temporary Spray Adhesive Sulky 60 wt. PolyLite™ Thread – for piecing Sulky 30 wt. Cotton thread – for decorative stitches Batting Backing Pencil Chopstick – just one (or turning tool) Start by folding a piece of Sulky Totally Stable in half with the slick sides together and draw half of a heart on the fold. (Yes, you…

  • DIY Heart Pendant – Just in time for Valentine’s Day!

    DIY Heart Pendant Whether you want to show your love to a friend or make one of these for yourself, a little DIY heart pendant is a cute addition! This DIY heart pendant is so quick and easy to make. It’s a perfect project to do with kids or grandkids. SUPPLIES I used this wooden circle blank. You might like these other shapes, too! Hearts, Crosses, Oval and more, and these even bigger Hearts Sulky may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links on our post. Don’t worry – this does not increase your cost.  You’ll also need Sulky 12 Wt. Cotton Petites. I used two…