Category Archives: Guest Writers

Free Project: Make a Messenger Bag & iPad Case

Messenger Bag & iPad Case by Liz Kettle Nothing says back to school like a brand new book bag! Times have changed though, and in addition to the traditional bag, we need an iPad or Tablet case too. These simple … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Sewing: Creating Music with Your Sewing Supplies

By Kathy Mathews Imagine seeing your sewing studio with your eyes closed. Yes, that’s right, close your eyes and think about all the sounds of sewing that occur throughout the day in your own personal creative workspace. What sounds do … Continue reading

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DIY Craft Projects: Patriotic Flags for Your Summer Celebrations

By Jamie Fingal Easy, fun and whimsical flags — No batting, no binding, let’s get started! Five¬†easy-to-make flags, measuring 6 x 8 inches. Black wool blended felt for the foundation and red wool blended felt for the back. Probably about … Continue reading

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Summer Craft Project: Fan Scissor Wrap

By Terry White This project was so much fun that I kept making more in different styles. The first one received enough ooohs and ahhhs from friends that I knew this would have to become presents for my girls … … Continue reading

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What Skills Do You Need to Make a Quilt?

By Kathy Mathews Apply these skills to your first labor of love! Quilts are eternal. They’ve been a part of our country for centuries, and people love them. If your family is lucky, you own a quilt made by a … Continue reading

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