How to Make a Fringed Table Runner in Under an Hour

crafty burlap ideas

We are going to make a fringed table runner for your holiday table in under an hour.  Hard to believe?  Did I mention it’s reversible?  The use of burlap or hessian allows us to make the fringe a super simple and elegant way.  The quilting cotton makes it reversible and … Continue reading

Vampire Cape Pattern – Unisex Easy Halloween Costume: Part 1

vampire cape pattern

This is the vampire cape pattern, a perfect sewing project for the upcoming cold, grey, lazy sewing October days. Making Halloween outfits for older teenagers is very hard these days.  The media, tv shows and movies often have children overly sexualized, preying upon the need for kids to belong to … Continue reading

New St. Patrick’s Day Sewing Roundup 2018: 35+ FREE Patterns

St. Patrick's Day Sewing

Wearing the Green St Patrick’s Day is nearly upon us falling this year on Saturday, March 17.  As you may know, it’s a tradition on St. Patrick’s Day to wear something green or involving shamrocks.  This tradition is known as the “wearing of the green” and dates back hundreds of years.  We’ve decided to put together an updated … Continue reading