Category Archives: Sewing

Use Those Fabric Scraps!

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I’m horrible at sewing, but I love shopping for fabric. I also love grabbing cute fat quarters at the last minute when I’m fabric shopping. It’s a great way to feed your stash when you don’t have a specific project in mind. If you do sew quite a bit, chances are you have some scrap fabric lying around because it is often way too painful to throw pretty fabric away. Here are some wonderful projects for hoarders of scrap fabric and fat quarters.

No Sew Hair Bows

No Sew Hair Bows

These bows are too cute and really easy to make in any size you want. You can mix prints to come up with your own funky designs, and I love that this is a no-sew project. It’s perfect for people who just love fabric or those who want to take a break from sewing.

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Featured Crafter: Vicki’s Memory Bears

Featured Crafter: Vicki's Memory Bears

Vicki Andrews knows how precious old clothes and fabrics can be. She transforms old items with treasured memories into pieces that can match the beauty within these memories. If you’ve got an old piece that no longer holds a purpose, but you can’t bear to give up, head to Vicki’s Memory Bears and let Vicki give your item a new life.

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DIY Felt Whale Bookmark

By Guest Blogger Dea from the blog Lo Hice Yo

Dea shares gorgeous craft tutorials and free patterns on Lo Hice Yo. With cute felt projects, sewing patterns, and plenty of other DIY ideas, you’ll be sure to find inspiration on her blog.

Create this cute felt bookmark with this tutorial from Dea of Lo Hice Yo!

I love whales, though I have never seen one in my life. I love reading, too.  Thus, why not combine both whales and reading together and create a whale bookmark? I am using felt fabric for my whale because felt is easy to work with. Now don’t worry about the templates because here you will make your own felt templates.

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Foxy Crafts

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I’m so excited to see tons of fox crafts all over the internet. Maybe having one of these foxy crafts in my home will keep me from wanting one as a pet. Seriously, I’ve looked in to it, and it’s totally legal to have a pet fox in the state of Oregon.

Fox Applique Artwork

Autumn Applique Artwork

This adorable no-sew project would look so cute in a nursery. Just looking at it makes me feel super cozy.

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Last Minute Gift Purse

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilight Kallisti

Last Minute Gift Idea - No Pattern Purse

The holidays are here. Need a quick handmade gift? I had a last minute gift to make and managed to crank this purse out over a weekend. If you need a quick project and have little time make this last minute gift. I wrote this pattern as simply as possible to help save you time. Plus it’s completely adjustable. Want a bigger or smaller purse? Just adjust the square and strap to your desired size.

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