Category Archives: Sewing

Couch Pillow

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

New to sewing? Making a couch pillow is an excellent beginner project. Essentially, you’re making a series of rectangles. Combined with some stuffing you’ll turn these rectangles into a comfortable pillow for relxing on the couch. Additionally, this is a great project to use up stash fabric. I made my couch pillow from an old table runner.

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Face Masks

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Face masks are in high demand and supplies are low. This pattern creates a homemade mask that is based on the disposable surgical mask. The CDC recommends a N95 filtration mask to fight the coronavirus. These masks are NOT a substitute for those masks. However, since supplies are low, homemade masks are being used for personal protective equipment. Additionally, if you need to go outside, wearing your own mask will remind you not to touch your face. Made of 100% cotton, these masks can be thrown into the washing machine to re-sterilize.

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Baby Blanket

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

It’s springtime and flowers are starting to bloom. Many of my friends are as well. The soonest baby is due to arrive in May so I’ve started stockpiling baby gifts. Handmade baby items make thoughtful gifts while also developing your crafting skills.

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Biscornu Fun!

This adorable, odd-shaped project, called a biscornu, is a fun way to practice or highlight your cross stitch and embroidery talents. Biscornu make terrific pin cushions, sachets, and more.

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