Category Archives: Tutorials

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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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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How to make a scarf: Chenille Style!

Chenille Scarf by Ruth Chandler This technique uses a special rotary cutter that has a guide on the bottom of the blade to prevent all layers of fabric from being cut. There are two ways to accomplish the fraying that … Continue reading

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Free Christmas Quilt Pattern Part 11 ~ by Terry White

On The Eleventh Day Of Havel’s Holiday Project, My True Love Is The Snip-A-Stitch Finishing the Edge: 1. Use the same thread in the top and the bobbin of your sewing machine. Choose a nice edge finish stitch. I use … Continue reading

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Free Christmas Quilt Pattern Part 10 ~ by Terry White

On The Tenth Day Of Havel’s Holiday Project, My True Love Is The Rotary Pinking Blade Time to Make the Back Label and the Spine Label: 1. Apply fusible web to fabric before cutting. (This will keep the back label … Continue reading

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