Posts tagged: "free printables"

  1. Kim Diehl. New book. Enough said. Come see! 🍁 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 11, 2017

    In her 11th “Simple” book, Kim Diehl is in her happy place—the autumn season! Packed with projects, decorating ideas, sewing tips, and even recipes, Simple Harvest is your gorgeous one-stop guide to capturing the colors, the warmth, and the cozy feel of fall. Mix snuggly wools and crisp cottons in 19 pretty projects that will […]


  2. Celebrate slow sewing: World Embroidery Day 2017 🌎

    Posted by on July 28, 2017

    World Embroidery Day is this Sunday, July 30. Let’s celebrate slow sewing this weekend with a little embroidery elation! World Embroidery Day was created by Kerstin Nettelblad and Skåne Sy-d, members of the Swedish Embroiderers’ Guild. The first World Embroidery Day was celebrated in Vismarlöv, Sweden, on July 30, 2011. It’s now celebrated annually on […]


  3. 🎅Christmas is coming🎄a sleighful of sewing gift ideas ahead!🎁

    Posted by on November 14, 2016

    Christmas is just around the corner—the time to sew for the holidays is now! Whether you want to make something new to grace your holiday home this year or you want to bestow a handmade gift on someone special in your life, we’ve got a sleighful of inspiration for you. Four of our most popular […]


  4. ⏰ Flash sale! Schnibbles Times Two is perfect for you IF . . .

    Posted by on September 23, 2016

    Schnibbles Times Two is perfect for you if . . . You LOVE the irresistible appeal of charm squares. McGuffey charm-pack quilt You LOVE Layer Cakes loaded with patchwork possibilities. McGuffey Layer Cake quilt You LOVE making both big and little quilts. Scratch Layer Cake quilt (68″ x 80½") and Scratch charm-square quilt (31¼" x […]


  5. Organizing fabric, simplified (+ free printable!)

    Posted by on August 13, 2015

    Stockpile. Hoard. Huge teetering piles of unsorted fabric. Whatever you call your stash, there’s one thing every quilter needs: fabric organization ideas. We understand—we’re charter members of “Stashaholics Anonymous” ourselves! Organizing fabric is so much easier when you’ve got a system to help you keep track of all your treasures, whether neatly folded in your […]


  6. How to host a stitchin’ picnic

    Posted by on August 12, 2015

    August is National Picnic Month! If you missed World Wide Knit in Public Day, now’s your chance to get out and get to knitting (or crocheting) in the sunshine while there’s still some summer left. (Right: Picnic basket embellishment from Contemporary Crochet.) Here’s a list of things you’ll need for planning your stitchin’ picnic: □ […]


  7. Quilting quotes: there are no rules (+ free printable)

    Posted by on July 2, 2015

    Quilting rules: yay or nay? Author, blogger, and all-around creative quiltmaker Dana Bolyard has an opinion on the subject: Just reading Dana’s words, I feel fired up to try something new. Don’t you? Adhering to certain quilting rules can be helpful, of course. An accurate ¼" seam often comes in handy. Having a trick up […]


  8. What to write on a quilt label (+ free quilt labels to print)

    Posted by on May 6, 2015

    Picture it: It’s the year 2115. Your great-great (great?) granddaughter is all smiles: she’s spending her day discovering old treasures inside a hope chest she came across in a family attic. She finds a beautiful quilt inside. She carefully unfolds the quilt and drapes it over a nearby chair. It’s held up well through the […]


  9. Free printable quilting quote (for fabric lovers only)

    Posted by on March 31, 2015

    Quilters say the darndest things. Agree with Carrie? If you do, share her sentiments: DOWNLOAD AND PRINT a 5″ x 7″ image of Carrie’s quote for your personal use! Hang it in your sewing space or even frame it—how cute would it be to place this happy message near your stash? COPY AND PASTE today’s […]


  10. How to read crochet patterns (+ chart)

    Posted by on March 20, 2015

    What’s one important part of mastering a new skill? Learning the lingo! Understanding what the standard crochet abbreviations mean is one of the first steps you’ll take when learning how to crochet. Patterns generally use abbreviations to describe different crochet stitches to avoid making the instructions too lengthy. Even if you’re a seasoned crocheter, you […]