Download these Free patterns for 2 Christmas projects, gather the fabrics, and get ready for some easy and fun sewing time! Will you have some downtime during the Thanksgiving long weekend? If so, I have some quilting ideas for you! They are fast to sew and will get you ready for Christmas. The first idea is a Christmas Tree Skirt. I worked with the All Spruced Up collection by Satin Moon Designs for Blank Quilting. This collection has traditional colors and motifs for Christmas; yet I … [Read more...] about Free patterns for 2 Christmas projects
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Download and make these two free patterns for Christmas quilts and check off two handmade gifts from your To-Do list! One quilt uses a panel and the other blocks with large prints so half the work is done for you. Don't you love this wintery scene? It is from the Wintry Mix collection by Elizabeth Medley for Blank Quilting. Flying geese and applique corner blocks frame it beautifully, and the stripes add whimsy and movement to the design. The quilt measures 40" x 60" and works well as … [Read more...] about Free patterns for Christmas quilts
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
This Christmas quilt with ornaments for your home decor spells Fun and Joy all in one piece! Make it in a weekend, hang it up, or snuggle under it as its size makes it a flexible accessory for the Holidays. [Giveaway now closed.] "Family Traditions" measures 54" x 56" and the blocks finish at 12". When I designed it I was inspired by memories of decorating the Christmas tree with my young sons, and their joy in carefully handling the exquisite ornaments, many of which we had purchased … [Read more...] about Christmas quilt with ornaments – win the magazine!
Make these easy Christmas angel ornaments to decorate your tree or to give as gifts for friends and family. They are so easy and fun to make with kids, too! [Edited 9/17/2020}. Are you still looking for last-minute gifts for friends and family? I saw these angels on the internet (but don't remember where!), made them, and thought you might like to have as much fun as I did, so I created this tutorial. You can make a bunch at a time and will need very few materials. Here is what you … [Read more...] about Christmas angel ornaments to decorate a tree.