Shana Dunn Roske

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15 Stitches Every Embroiderer Should Know

01 of 16<p>Top 15 Stitches in Hand Embroidery<p>Learning hand embroidery is both fun and relaxing, plus it's an easy way to create beautiful art with …

Tutorial: How to mend a knit hem

Tutorial: How to mend a knit hem<p>We all have them – t-shirts (or other knit garments) with a hem that is coming loose. It looks so sloppy to have part …

8 Felt Christmas Ornaments

Do you like the look of having a handmade Christmas? These 8 felt ornaments will add that extra special touch to your tree this year. They would also …

Tutorial

Tutorial: How to get sharp corners in your sewing projects<p>One thing you can do to improve the overall appearance of your sewing projects is to make …

Tute: Wonky Log Cabin block

Cut close enough, sew and trim. Repeat. That’s the measureless joy Chris, from made by ChrissieD, found creating this Log Cabin block in the wonky …

Tutorial: Fabric coasters

Tutorial: Fabric coasters<p>Fabric coasters make great gift stash gifts. Just about everyone can use a set of coasters! They’re easy to make and don’t …

Tutorial: 6 ways to hem a garment

The right way to hem a garment depends on the fabric type, the garment type, and the style you’re trying to achieve. Melissa from Blank Slate …

7 more trendy superfoods that are anything but

Some of the hippest health foods make the murkiest claims about their benefits and ethical sourcing<p>As anyone who has ever stepped inside a Whole Foods can attest, “sustainability” and “health” are carefully crafted to be marketable, palatable, and ultimately profitable. Chugging coconut water and …

Tutorial: How to make adjustable bag straps

Tutorial: How to make adjustable bag straps<p>Jennifer from Sewplicity shares a tutorial showing how you can make an adjustable strap for a bag. It …

Christmas sewing TAG – Minki's Work Table

I am still into Christmas tag making. I will keep posting my ideas so please stay tunned. 🙂<p>*size is approx. 3inch x 5inch (without seam)<p>I made a tag …

Sewing

Free Patterns – Woodland Christmas Ornaments

Oh my golly gosh these little guys are adorable. I can already imagine them hanging out in my Christmas tree. So cute , So whimsical, So totally …

Better Homes & Garden Felt Christmas Ornaments

Better Homes & Gardens always has the coolest and cutest ornaments and decorations for every holiday and Christmas is no exception. I was going to …

Tutorial: Patchwork initial Christmas ornament

Tutorial: Patchwork initial Christmas ornament<p>Sara from alice & lois shares a tutorial at Skip To My Lou showing how you can make these patchwork …

Quick and easy table runner

Remona from The Stitching Scientist is determined to keep things simple decorating for the holidays. Her secret weapon is a pack of charm squares. …

Frankie the Safety Pins Keeper

Are you always looking for safety pins and never can find one until one sticks you. Well here is the solution with Frankie the safety pin keeper. …

Freezie Star Wars Lightsaber Hilt

Have a little Star Wars fan that loves freezies? The Freezie Star Wars Lightsaber Hilt are great for the little ones to use this summer. Have a …

Kitshy House Hot Pads - Fusible Fleece Week

Click here to get the pdf pattern pieces.<p>1. Cut two roof pieces with right sides facing and cut 2 house pieces. Trace the windows and doors onto …

Sewing

25 *More* Things to Do With Fat Quarters

I have one post on my blog that is hands down, almost every single day and certainly over time my post popular post. Like nothing else even compares …

Journal Pen Holder

One thing I wish I was better at is keeping a journal! Not a journal where I necessarily keep my personal feelings for the day, but a journal to keep …

Easy DIY Summer Picnic Coasters

With summer in full swing , it’s time to start thinking about barbecues and pool parties and picnics! Here in Southern California the weather is nice …

DIY.. Fabric Bin With Handles

Alright! It’s time for another storage bin tutorial.<p>I know, I know.. Didn’t I just post a storage bin tutorial? Well, my “Glimma” canvas fabric from …

How To Make A DIY Custom Ottoman Cube Cover

Ever have something in your house that's a real challenge to replace? That was me before I began today's project: my <b>DIY Ottoman Cube Cover</b>. Luckily …

Interfacing 101 - Basics of Interfacing

As a beginner, you may think that the only thing you need to sew a garment is a pattern, fabric and thread, with maybe the occasional button or …

DIY Sweet Vintage Scrappy Patchwork Tote

Making upcycled bags and totes is one of my absolute favorite things to do! I usually make bags with upcycled shabby tablecloths. Over the past year …

Can Crochet Save Your Life? Your Health?

I’m turning over the crochet reigns today to Kathryn Vercillo so she can give us good information about her latest survey. Please feel free to …

Denim Do-it-All Bins

<b>By Betz White</b><br>Repurposing with denim is a natural. Who doesn’t have an extra pair of jeans lying around that are outgrown, out of fashion or worn out in some way? Put that denim to good use by making up a few Denim Do-it-All Bins. They’re great for organizing your yarn stash, magazines, or craft …

Sewing

How-To: Secret Crocheted Turtle Box

Crochet a charming little hiding place for your treasures and trinkets with this secret crocheted turtle box pattern from Pops de Milk’s!

How-To: Crocheted Washer Sewing Pattern Weights

Crafting is tricky business, sometimes you have to craft something for the specific purpose of crafting something else, just like our own Haley Pierson-Cox has done with these adorably crocheted washers to be used as sewing pattern weights. Take a look at the video below to see how to whip up some …

Felt Circle Knock-off Throw Pillow

This is a super-easy method for making a fun throw-pillow. This project is practically no-sew as well! I saw a throw like this last year in Crate & …