Take advantage of free blog patterns & tutorials that work up quickly to make handmade gifts a breeze!
Quilted Flower Tote & English Paper Piecing
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.
Easy No Slip Hangers
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!
DIY Yarn-Wrapped Bottle
Make an easy home accent with leftover yarn & recycled bottles.
How-to: Punk Rock Valentine’s Clutch
A great no-sew project that will transform you into a punk rock cupid in no time!
How-to: Velvet Ribbon Tassel
Check out this video tutorial to easily DIY a modern fashion staple – the haute couture tassel.
How-to: Bronze Laurel Headband
Channel a Greek goddess and celebrate the Olympics by making a bronze laurel leaf headband.
How-to: Kermit Collar
Pumped for the new Muppet movie? Learn to make a Kermit collar using my free pattern download.
How-to: Louise Dress from Bob’s Burgers
Become Louise from the show Bob’s Burgers this Halloween or at your next costume partay. All right!