• Mother's Day projects

    Mother’s Day Projects to Sew, Make & Give

    Looking for Mother’s Day projects to make and give to the moms in your life? These five gift ideas are great Mother’s Day projects that you can make for any mom–even for yourself! Vintage Kitchen Towels with Embroidery Grab this kit and you’ll have all you need to create handmade tea towels embroidered with 12-wt cotton thread. The kit comes with embroidery designs you can easily transfer to the towels for a vintage look. What a great Mother’s Day project! Pillowcase for a Cure Know a mom who is a breast cancer survivor? Make her a pillow that’s comfortable and empowering for Mother’s Day. Here’s a  kit that contains all…

  • Make A St. Patricks Day Coaster

      Make a St. Patrick’s Day Coaster or Mug Rug for your Shamrock Shake or Green Tea and cozy up to some wool felt applique! I have a soft spot for the minor holidays like Valentine’s Day, Arbor Day, Pi Day and of course, St. Patrick’s Day. Maybe it’s because it’s March and I love green and the promise of spring. Maybe because I could eat corned beef and sauerkraut every day. Or maybe it’s just a great excuse to have a party and stitch something new. My other addiction is coffee. So I decided to design a St. Patrick’s Day coaster or Mug Rug that celebrated both. Instead of…

  • 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…