Posted on June 17, 2014 by Carinn Michele/ Pattern Design by Sue Chamberlain Write a message to your sweetie or give the kids a place to doodle with this clever placemat. You’ll use simple piecing, quilting, and binding techniques, but in a size that’s totally manageable. It’s the perfect excuse to use up your fat quarters and try your hand at sewing with chalk cloth. Emily Post might … [Read more...] about Chalk Cloth Placemats!
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Posted on June 17, 2014 by Carinn Michele You’ll be the envy of all your co-workers when you pull out this chic and modern laptop cover. With just three fat quarters and a few notions, this easy sewing project will give you a taste of construction, quilting, and binding - all in the space of an afternoon. This tutorial was designed with a MacBook Air in mind, but can easily be adjusted for … [Read more...] about Stylish Laptop Cover
Posted on June 17, 2014 by Carinn Michele If you’re looking for an easy quilt idea that is also eye-catching, this is the tutorial to try. It teaches basic piecing skills to beginners but is still an interesting pattern for the savvy quilter. All you will need is a jelly roll, some colorful solids, and a hankering for another sewing adventure. Hang on tight, this project is out of this … [Read more...] about The Space Age Bed Runner
Posted on July 03, 2014 by Carinn Michele Remember those old I Spy games from when you were a kid? Follow this simple tutorial and you can make a custom fabric version that is also durable. We know how messy mealtime can get so we've added an iron-on vinyl top which will wipe clean from all those spills. What better way to use up your scrap fabric and entertain the little ones at the … [Read more...] about The I Spy Placemat!
A child's pillowcase can become something they'll actually get excited about with this Hidden Pocket Pillowcase! Teeth for the tooth fairy, treats smuggled into bed, special notes from mom - they can all be hidden in this sweet Hidden Pocket Pillowcase. Not only will you learn how to put a flat zipper in, but this tutorial will teach you how to hide every raw edge - that's right - every raw … [Read more...] about Hidden Pocket Pillowcase!
Making Pillowcases is one of my favorite go-to gifts and it's always a great way to freshen up any bedroom. But the last thing you want is your pillowcase to fray or come apart after multiple washings. This tutorial is ideal for making an UBER Professional looking pillowcase that will stand the test of time. The best part - NO Raw Edges anywhere! So enjoy this video - it's super quick and … [Read more...] about The Perfect Pillowcase!