Mary Velka

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Accessories We Love: Janome Taping Guide Foot

<b></b> <b></b>Whether you make your own binding tape or purchase packaged bias tape, a cleanly bound edge is the perfect finish for so many projects. It’s …

Sewing

Cross Stitch Tips: 5 Easy Steps for Creating a Waste Knot Stitch

01 of 05<p>Start a Stitch with a Waste Knot<p>Waste knots are an essential technique for cross stitching. They are not only used for securing floss but …

La Conner Fabric Blog Tour - 'Best Loved Memories Edition' Quilt

Today I am excited to share with you what I made for the La Conner fabric blog tour :)!<p>La Conner is Jera Brandvig’s second collection for Lecien – …

How to Cook Tastier Beans Without Spending a Dime

How can you make that ho-hum can of white beans even tastier? It’s all about seasoning early.<p>I’m a big canned white bean fan, especially when I’m …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

How to Re-Upholster a Dining Chair

Tools & Materials<p>• Staple gun<p>• Staples<p>• Staple lifter<p>• Tack hammer<p>• Pliers<p>• Chalk<p>• Flat head and Philips screwdrivers<p>• Safety glasses<p>• Work gloves<p>• …

Rock A Rope Bowl

Rope bowls are a fun, easy, and quick project with tons of uses! Keep one near your front door to catch your keys and loose change when you walk in, …

Sewing

Twin size Triangle Pop Quilt - The low volume quilt

Today I’m going to share this twin size Triangle Pop quilt. It’s been on my daughters bed for about a year now so it’s about time it makes it’s blog …

How to Appliqué Like a Pro

Appliqué is the process of stitching a small layer of fabric, usually in a unique shape, onto a larger base fabric. It's a great way to personalize …

My 4th of not July quilt

Red, white, and blue is my favorite color combo because you can use it all year long and it always works! My stars 4th of July quilt was is starting …

Quilting

Mesh Beach Bag: Fun & Functional with Dritz Lettering & Hardware

Yes, the stores are <i>already</i> filled with back-to-school supplies, but I refuse to let go of summer. There are plenty of days left for fun in the sun! …

Calligraphy

Your Handy Dandy Pocket Book of Stitches

With the emergence of sites like Pinterest, YouTube and of course, Brit + Co, aspiring makers from around the world have been able to search for any project they want to make and learn the basics. Here at Brit + Co HQ we are excited about the idea of sharing comprehensive guides for different …

ScrapBusters: Triangle Pencil Case

<b></b> <b></b>The pencil. Do you think it has nightmares about being chased by digital keyboards? There are so many convenient electronic ways to jot a quick note, …

Typing