This week we’re sharing some of our favorite quick-and-easy projects for decorating and giving, ornaments! Holiday ornaments are so versatile; they can be used to decorate a tree or hang in any other place in your home, they can be used to decorate gift packages, given as simple gifts, and even attached to a string or strip of fabric to become decorative holiday garland.
We all love hand making for the holidays, and each Friday from now through the end of the year we’re sharing some of our favorite seasonal sewing projects. This week we’re sharing some of our favorite quick-and-easy projects for winter warmth, from mittens to quilts, that make wonderful gifts for those in need this season.
Why not spruce up your gift giving with these adorable gift card envelopes made with wool? It’s also a great use for the decorative stitches on your machine.
Did your sewing machine come with a blind hem foot? It probably did, and you most likely have a blind hem stitch on your sewing machine, too. But do you know how to stitch a blind hem on your sewing machine? It’s quick, nearly invisible, and really easy once you see how it’s done. Join Connie
Do you avoid sewing anything with an invisible zipper? Or maybe you’ve never tried, because you’ve heard they’re hard to sew? No more! Join us as Connie shows how easy it is to put in an invisible zipper once you know how.
Fall is a magic time of year. Turn its first chill into a warm touch for your home décor. Let the dancing leaves spend the whole year with you, appliqued on your new pillow.
It seems to be the one time out of the year that everyone’s crafty thumb comes out, as we try to please our kids childlike desires to become their favorite character, animal, or spooky creature. Here is a great roundup of 30 of my favorite DIY Halloween costumes out there, with links to the tutorial or pattern.