Take advantage of free blog patterns & tutorials that work up quickly to make handmade gifts a breeze!
English paper piecing is a method of hand quilting accomplished by sewing bits of fabric around cut out pieces of paper, and then sewing those together to form a quilt. Since I wish there was a little more fabric in my crafty life, today’s tutorial is an intro to the basics of English paper piecing and how to make a flower applique for jazzing up a tote bag.
I have a couple of dresses I really love, but they’re always falling off their hangers. And like a lot of knitters & crocheters, I also have a LOT of scrap yarn laying around. With scrap sock yarn in particular, it can be hard to find a good use for the leftovers. Two problems? One solution – a simple crocheted band of yarn for my slippery dresses to latch on to. Plus, this DIY hack takes about 10 total minutes. Win, win, win!
Make an easy home accent with leftover yarn & recycled bottles.
A great no-sew project that will transform you into a punk rock cupid in no time!
Check out this video tutorial to easily DIY a modern fashion staple – the haute couture tassel.
Channel a Greek goddess and celebrate the Olympics by making a bronze laurel leaf headband.
Pumped for the new Muppet movie? Learn to make a Kermit collar using my free pattern download.
Become Louise from the show Bob’s Burgers this Halloween or at your next costume partay. All right!