I thought Christmas stockings were simple red felt things to hang over the fire. Turns out I was wrong. As usual I was astounded by the creative ways you have been jazzing up your stockings. You really have to scroll through these pictures, just to appreciate the sheer genius, and … Continue reading →
Hi! Stephanie from Swoodson Says, and this round-up features one of my favorite things.. scrap busting! I focused on small gifts so they’d fit in a stocking, but if you’re looking for more ideas you can check out my round-up of scrappy gifts from last holiday season. I also have … Continue reading →
I had a lot of fun with this project! I prepared a pattern to make your own bib complete with two different appliques. If you don’t have a baby to sew for, you can use the silhouettes for a multitude of other projects! I think I might make a shirt … Continue reading →
It’s me, Laura from CraftyHour again! I’m here today with a tutorial one of my favourite small projects, a mug rug. This one is a Christmas-themed one, but you could use another colour palette and make it for any occasion. The Wonky Star block was the first quilt block I was really … Continue reading →
I was so inspired by the Modern Christmas Tissue Box Cover, that I felt I had to make the opposite. Nothing sleek and modern about this design – its all kitcsh and traditional. I love the felt gingerbread house idea anyway – here is one from the Seasonal Sewing Series … Continue reading →
I write a monthly sewing feature over on Little House Living site, and so this is just a quick note to let you know that I have a new tutorial there now for this cute Snowman Pot holder. The backgrounds are made from a Christmas Jelly roll but its also … Continue reading →
Hi! Stephanie from Swoodson Says again; this time I’m sharing a perfect teacher or neighbor gift with a festive tissue box cover tutorial. “Christmas tissue box cover” can conjure up mental images of large Santas and sequins but I lean towards a more modern aesthetic. This will be the first season … Continue reading →
So I’ve been playing around with applique again this week. Pre-laser-cut fusible applique to be exact! Oh sounds dangerous. I must be showing my age, but every time I hear the word LASER I think of this! Laser-cut fusible applique is not quite as exciting, but still fun. I took … Continue reading →
While it might seem like an obvious comparison, as I was designing this little guy, I realized potholders are much like puppets. I feel rather silly having never thought of that before now. To make your own penguin pot holder, you will need: The Pattern – download from Craftsy HERE 1/4 … Continue reading →
To accompany the Felt Christmas Tree I shared with you yesterday, today the easiest set of felt tree ornaments ever! It’s totally cheating and the minimum of effort, but they make great mini felt ornaments which are a perfect size for your felt tree, and totally toddler safe too. Each … Continue reading →
When my husband saw me gradually assembling and sewing what looked like a Christmas tree in late May, he was rather confused. He knows I like to be organised, but even he thought that was a bit early. I tried to explain about Christmas in July, but he’s never heard … Continue reading →
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