A tailor's clapper is an essential tool for quality pressing. Your seams will be flatter than ever by adding this humble piece of wood to your sewing routine. Whether you already have a tailor's clapper or are interested in getting one for the first time, you may be wondering how to add some of your own creative flair to your clapper.
If you're looking to make your lunch special by adding a cute new accessory, this quilted lunch bag tutorial is for you! Whether you're planning a spring picnic, heading to the office, or looking for a handmade touch for your child's lunch, this project will make your afternoon pop.
We've all worked hard to get the perfect mitered corners on our quilts, but have you ever tried making gently rounded quilt corners? Rounding your corners adds a special touch, creating a sweet look and feel to your finished quilt. This technique is especially well suited for baby quilts, but can be applied to any quilt you're making!
Picking colors for your next creative project doesn't need to be stressful or difficult. Simplify the process by making magnetic fabric swatches for yourself so you can easily visualize color combinations and make fabric selections with confidence!
If you've been in the sewing world for long, there's a good chance you've experienced the goodness of Art Gallery Fabrics.
This trendy tote tutorial is based on the popular SQ pattern, Sugar POP. In addition to throw and baby sizes, the pattern includes instructions for an 18" pillow, which is what we'll be using today.
An oversized tote bag is necessary because inevitably there comes a point in every woman's life when her purse is simply not big enough.
When quilters find out I work as a textile curator, one of the first questions they ask is about best practices for fabric storage. We invest so much time, effort, and (let’s face it) money into building a fabric stash, and everyone wants to know how to keep that precious investment safe!
Crafty friends, this quilted floor pillow tutorial is one you'll be bookmarking so you can make it again and again. The reason is because at some point in your life, you've probably had to sit on the floor. It might've been while you were playing with your kids or grandkids, visiting some friends with limited seating, or maybe while you were waiting for a delayed flight at an airport.
How to trim half square triangles is a basic quilting skill that, at least at some point in your quilting career, you will probably have to figure out. There are different ways to sew, press and trim half square triangles, but let me tell you, as someone who has made thousands of these wonderful blocks, I have recently landed on a favorite way to do it.
This super easy, beginner-friendly zipper pouch tutorial is nothing revolutionary or completely new in the DIY world, but I do have a tiny secret weapon that I think will bring you some added accuracy and squelch any possible frustration you may have experienced in the past when sewing a zipper pouch.