Every year about this time my inner Christmas elf comes sneaking out. I start cooking up ideas for cool handmade gifts that are as fun to make as they are to receive. My applique tea towels combine raw edge applique with free motion quilting, so it’s a win-win for me! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!
A sewing machine is an remarkably versatile tool – don’t limit yourself to basic, flat projects! My fabric bowl is like a 3-dimensional sculpture, and construction is simple with fabric scraps, cording, and a classic zigzag stitch. It looks great, is super useful, and makes a fantastic gift. Click HERE to watch the tutorial!
I quilt. I sew. I knit and dye and embroider. And today? Today I weave! I’m a lover of fiber art in all its forms, and I’m always on the lookout for cool materials and interesting textures and colors. This week I was inspired by Missouri Star’s new collection of yarn and an awesome little Purl & Loop loom, and right away I knew I had to put together a basic weaving tutorial. In today’s video, I’ll run you through the basics of loom weaving including fringe vs. no fringe, thin vs. thick yarn, and even a few time-saving tips. Click HERE to watch the freeRead More →
Today’s tutorial is blooming with fun! Have you ever bought fresh flowers, only to enjoy them for a week before they start wilting and smelling horrible? Rob’s fun 3D Fabric Flower solution will help eliminate the hassle of fresh flowers, and they’re so fun to make!! Check out the free tutorial HERE!
Today’s new tutorial is so fun and easy! This project would be great for the kids and is perfect for the Thanksgiving table!! Click HERE to watch the tutorial on how to make this Turkey Centerpiece!
Today’s Manly Monday tutorial is making curtains simple! Follow along as I show you how to easily assemble lined and ruffled curtains! Click HERE for all the details!
Today’s Manly Monday tutorial is bursting with fun and color! I had a blast making these Dresden Pillows. I may or may not have made way too many of these easy pillows! Click HERE to watch the tutorial!!
This week’s Manly Monday was all about the thread painting! We used some sweet glow in the dark thread to really capture the Halloween spirit in this project. Follow along as I teach you some thread painting techniques on our awesome Sugar Skull! Click HERE for all the details!
Happy Manly Monday everyone!! This week’s tutorial is a fun one! A few months ago I showed you how to make a beach bag using pet screen and today’s tutorial uses the leftover pet screen from that project to make an Earring Holder! I’m the type of person to get a head start on Christmas gifts! So anytime I find an easy project that I can make for several people, I’m all for it! This is certainly one of those projects! Enjoy! Click HERE to watch the tutorial and get all the supplies! You can also watch the tutorial here:
Have you ever bought fabric that ends up sitting on a shelf because it’s just too perfect to use? Or maybe you bought it for a project, then switched gears and went with a different color scheme instead, leaving that fabric to collect dust and go out of print. This week’s tutorial is perfect for those precious pieces that we love but don’t have plans for! Follow along as Rob shows us how to embellish and machine quilt a piece of fabric to become Framed Fiber Art!! Enjoy! Click HERE for all the details!