• Last-Minute Knit Pajamas for Christmas Eve

    Knit Pajamas for Christmas Eve (& Beyond!)

    Knit Pajamas for Christmas Eve & Beyond Gifting new knit pajamas on Christmas Eve is a family tradition of mine. I guess the pajamas haven’t always been made of knit fabric…but those certainly are the preferred fabrics in my family. This year, I started with the Sulky Kids’ Pajama Pant pattern (bonus – it’s FREE! And it comes in multiple sizes from toddler to size 16Y!) and experimented with swapping knit fabric for the woven the pattern directed. The result? Read on to find out! KNIT PAJAMAS SUPPLIES Sulky Kids’ Pajama Pant Pattern Good quality knit fabric with 2-way stretch (amount is determined by pattern size) Sulky 50 wt. Cotton…

  • Quilted Christmas Tree

    Quilted Christmas Tree with Thread Options

    Quilted Christmas Tree which thread to use? A quilted Christmas Tree is a great addition to your holiday d├ęcor. Plus, this pattern, O’ Christmas Tree by Material Girl Quilts, is a great canvas for more embellishment, such as Glowy or Metallic Threads, beading, ribbons or rickrack and more. Decorate your finished quilted Christmas Tree however you wish! Or leave it as-is and hang above the mantle. Which thread to use for this wall hanging is up to you, as there are so many options! However, for the piecing, a lightweight thread, such as Sulky 50 wt. Cotton, is best. This thread is long-staple, high-quality Egyptian Cotton (nothing but the best!).…

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  • log cabin bunny quilt

    Easy Log Cabin Quilt for Beginners

    Easy Log Cabin Quilt for Beginners & Beyond A Log Cabin quilt is a great beginner-friendly quilt that is easily completed with repeating pieced blocks sewn together in a pleasing arrangement. The same can be said for many quilt patterns, but a Log Cabin quilt is also perfect for precut fabrics, making it even faster to sew. Add cornerstones, sashing and a border to create a quilt “recipe” you’ll use again and again to make all sorts of quilts that vary in size and design. The featured quilt measures 34″ x 48″ and includes six log cabin blocks, sashing, cornerstones and borders. Your ideal “recipe” of these “ingredients” will vary…