• St Patrick's Day Sewing Projects

    St. Patrick’s Day Sewing Projects to Make & Give

    There’s still time to decorate with St Patrick’s Day Sewing Projects! Here are 5 St Patrick’s Day Sewing Projects to whip up in time for the little leprechauns to visit. Shamrock Place Mats These cute place mats are quick to make and you can use whatever green and white fabric you have in your stash. Try quilting them with Summer Grass Blendables 30 Wt. Cotton Thread. 2. Mug Rug Use this under your Shamrock Shake or Green Tea for a festive addition to afternoon tea. 12 Wt. Cotton Petites Thread is perfect for wool applique. 3. Pretty St Patrick’s Day Pillow Embroider a shamrock, like this Mendhika Shamrock from Urban…

  • DIY 4th of July Place-Mats in a Serger

    This series is written by guest blogger, Pamela Cox.  4th of July Napkins and Place-Mats The 4th of July is all about outdoor gatherings, fireworks, and celebrating our country’s independence! These explosions of color are sure to inspire creativity!  So, this is the perfect time to explore the wide variety of Sulky® Threads and using them in applications other than our regular intentions.   Sulky Cotton Blendables Thread in a Serger Let’s look at Sulky Cotton Blendables Thread .  These exciting, multicolor threads are a masterful blend of different colors within the same range of tone and intensity, with random, subtle color changes every 2-1/2 to 5 inches, which come…

  • St. Patty’s Day Placemats – 4 mats in 4 hours

      The other night I decided I wanted St. Patrick’s Day place mats. I had found this cute fabric and had an idea in my head so I just went for it. They turned out so cute that I thought I should do a tutorial. These took me about 4 hours to do, start to finish, so you could make them this weekend and have them for your St. Patty’s Day feast. Supplies 1 yard of green fabric 1-1/2 yards of white fabric Batting (I used Warm and White™) Sulky® Soft n Sheer Extra™ Sulky PolyLite™ in Ecru or White 1/2″ Bias tape maker 1/2″ Steam a Seam tape Ruler…