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.
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.
Have you noticed the half square triangle trend in quilting? Part of the popularity of the half square triangle block is the versatility and endless design possibilities with this block. We’ll show you a few different quilts made with half square triangles and share some easy tutorials!
Here in Chicago we’re starting to pull things together for the much anticipated gardening seaseon (is it spring yet?), including taking stock of our gardening “stuff”. I was thinking – what better way to keep all of our tools in order than to stitch up a few organizers? It didn’t take me long to find a bunch of awesome tutorials and projects – and here are my favorites!