Check out this Hanging Kitchen Towel Easy Tutorial and make a few in one afternoon. Jazz up your kitchen decor or gift them to family and friends! I love kitchen towels made with flour sacks - they are very absorbent, easy to clean, and very durable. Some of the ones I use have been in my kitchen for decades! I have a bunch of these sacks just waiting to be made into cute towels and yesterday I spent a couple of hours making this one. Do you like it or do you love it? I took some photos … [Read more...] about Hanging Kitchen Towel Easy Tutorial
Are you looking to make sewing gifts for Mother's Day? Check out these ideas which you may want to make for yourself and friends, too. They are easy and fast to make - they will be ready way before Sunday! This Drawstring Sewing Pouch is perfect for handwork projects. It will hold needles, buttons, thread, pins, and other trims you need. It has eight pockets and a pincushion large enough for all your pins. The bottom is flat and stable - the pouch won't wobble as you are trying to find or … [Read more...] about Make these Sewing Gifts for Mother’s Day
I have been sewing masks since the end of March. I made a tutorial showing how to sew face masks to help all of you who want to make your own. The pattern I am using is by Craft Passion - the sizes I chose to make are the Man (for all adults), 7-12-year-olds, and 3-6-year-olds. Use this comfortable face mask pattern and you will love it. Elastic has been my choice of tying material. However, today I will show you 4 easy ways to tie your face mask in case you can't find elastic or would like to … [Read more...] about Tie your Face Mask in 4 Easy Ways
My friends and I are always looking for craft projects we can make to spruce up our home decor or to give as gifts. Why? Because we enjoy making them and the recipients love getting them - it is a win-win! Diamond Art projects fit the bill to a T! [Edited: June 14, 2020] I had such a relaxing time working on it. At times listening to an audiobook, at times listening to music, my mind wandered while I was adding each diamond to the background. I show on this post how I worked on it. … [Read more...] about Diamond Art project: easy and done!
My previous post about Portugal showed highlights of our first week in that country last month. Today's post is about our second week: The Algarve and Portugal's Cork. [Edited June 6, 2020] How do you like the tile work in the hotel room? It gives a different meaning to the word 'headboard' and never let us forget where we were. We stayed in Albufeira, where cliffs frame the beaches, the weather is dry and warm, and the evenings are fantastic! Walking every … [Read more...] about The Algarve and Portugal’s Cork
One of the must-haves in the toolkit of every quilter or sewist is a pincushion (pin cushion works, too!). I am always looking for cool pincushion patterns so I can make them for myself or to give them as gifts to my friends. [Edited: June 23, 2020] Last night I dropped everything and locked myself in my studio to make these pincushions - I could not help it after I saw them! One had pieced houses and the other had machine applique'. I could not choose so I made them both! In no … [Read more...] about Pincushion patterns that will make your heart stop!