Soft Clutch Bag Pattern for your Collection: The Katherine Clutch

The soft clutch bag pattern is an easily adaptable pattern to make the clutch of your dreams.  This is the perfect accessory for cocktail parties, a dinner, or a gift for Christmas. We owe this handy design concept to the House of Hermes when they first launched the Verrou Clutch, a … Continue reading

It’s a Snap! Where and How to Use KAMsnaps

Introduction to KAM Snaps. Where and how to use them, how to set them, examples of projects where they can be used.

Hi from Laura over at CraftyHour!  I’m excited to be here today to talk to you about how to use KAMsnaps! I’ve been using KAMsnaps for several years and I’d like to share some thoughts on installing them and where they are useful. I originally bought my snap press over 6 years ago when I was … Continue reading

Penguin Pot Holder

This penguin pot holder is so cute! Can make this a boy or girl potholder. Christmas fabrics are good for this too.

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 Payhip HERE … Continue reading

Christmas Tree Garland

Sew this cute Christmas Tree garland to hang on your mantle, or even on the tree itself. Great use for scraps, and the kids could help make this.

Hi everyone! My name is Caroline and I blog over at SewCaroline.com where you can expect to find a variety of handmade goodness such as DIYs, handmade fashion, and sewing tips. I am so excited to be a part of Deby’s Seasonal Sewing Series this year. Today I am really excited to … Continue reading

Three Ways to Make an Easy Tassel

easy tassle

Here are three ways to make an easy tassel.  Tassels have been made and used for centuries from the times of ancient Rome until today as ornaments, embellishments, and decorations.  They were often viewed as symbols of power and prestige.  Today, they mainly just make things like our handbags and curtain … Continue reading

50+ FREE Christmas Pillow Sewing Patterns

Do you need to get you home ready for Christmas? Well, nothing looks more Christmassy than Christmas pillows around the house. Here’s a huge list of Christmas pillow sewing patterns that should give you some good ideas. Pillows are really easy and quick projects too that they make an excellent … Continue reading

Halloween Witch Hat Pattern: Getting Into the Spirit

Witch Hat Pattern

Halloween is just around the corner and this year I’m determined to scare the living daylights out of my neighbor’s kids (all in good fun, of course..).  For this, I’m definitely going to need a Halloween witch hat pattern. I haven’t really participated much in Halloween since my kids stopped trick or … Continue reading