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Decorate a nursery by dangling fun felt balls and elephants with polka dot ears beneath a big top.
Add a personal touch to seasonal packages with festive gift tags made from sewing supplies and notions.
There’s no trick to whipping up a few mini pumpkin penny rugs for your friends this fall. All you need is a little wool and thread, and you’re set for the season!
Make simple holiday ornaments using holiday-theme fabric, metallic crochet thread, and yo-yos. Stuff the ornaments with more fiberfill and they can double as pincushions.
Trim your tree or gifts with these peppermint ornaments that put a yummy spin on your holiday decorating.
Build a cute snowman out of felt. Add a snowy greeting below him for a wonderful winter greeting card.
It’s never too soon to get a jump on the holidays--for yourself or for those on your gift list. This year, consider a quartet of easy ornaments that combine embroidery and embellishing. Stitch up...
Put a snowy day to good use by whipping up these sparkly star ornaments. In the twinkle of an eye, you'll be ready to trim the tree.
Cut and piece precut 5" squares to frame an appliqué panel and create a patchwork back for a handy pin keeper. Fabrics are from the Buttercup collection by Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Co....
Combine light blue and pink prints for an updated take on nautical style. An embroidered underwater scene adds whimsy to this pillow. Fabrics are from the Out to Sea collection by Sarah Jane for...
Fussy-cut delicate floral designs, such as these from the Abigail collection by Sara Morgan for Blue Hill Fabrics, to showcase...
Whip up a cheery felted wool mitten to give away or hang on a Christmas tree. The ornament can double as a holder for small gifts, trinkets, or gift cards.
Put felt scraps to good use by turning them into merry snowmen ornaments and package trims. Stuffed and assembled with a simple blanket stitch, the little guys wear felt-strip scarves and vibrant...
Dress up snowflake ornaments with frosty beads and metallic embroidery floss. Hang a blizzard for a glittery tree or string on thread for a cute garland.
Celebrate the warmth of the holiday season with these quick-to-stitch wool ornaments.
A partridge in a pear tree takes center stage on this quilted banner. With each pear ornament bearing an embroidered phrase from the much-loved carol, you’ll be singing along every time you pass...
Spread your love this holiday season with heart shapes that brighten a bowl, your tree, and gift packages. Iron-on fabric scraps and a few embroidery stitches make the ornaments easy to craft in...
A houndstooth owl rests on a plaid branch atop a wool pillow embellished with zipper trim from Indygo Junction.
Combine wool and cotton into a cute pumpkin pillow that’s perfect for dressing up your home for fall.
Add patriotic bursts to a plain pillow with simple machine straight-stitching. The dark blue background serves as a night sky for the red and white metallic sparklers.
Bold fabrics, bright buttons, and colorful ribbon elevate a practical pincushion to new heights.
Cotton prints mixed with wools, delicate beads, and a careful choice of threads give a needle case a vintage flair. Stitch around the appliqués with contrasting thread and the flowers may appear...
A spider’s smiling face adorns a cute felt bag, perfect for trick-or-treating.
Wool pincushions pose as spring hats, making them perfect party favors for a Mother's Day luncheon or sewing circle. Or, make several for yourself and keep one in each of your sewing baskets.