Make A Palm Tree Quilt

| July 3, 2018

I have a palm tree pattern that I downloaded free from Patterns2Go, and have been trying to decide how to use it to show off the beauty of it. The pattern is a counted cross stitch pattern, however because I’m convinced that those of us who sew and do crafts ALSO do other things, such […]

How To Make A Marshmallow Pillow – Tutorial

| June 27, 2017

Marshmallow pillows are easy for kids to make and you can be sure they won’t get lost because they won’t leave the childs’ side! This marshmallow pillow is another pattern designed by one of my granddaughters (remember her first pattern, the Narwhal Stuffed toy pattern).  She is on a roll making patterns for an item, […]

How To Decorate A Hoodie Jacket

| June 13, 2017

Sewing and crafting at our house takes many different avenues!  One of my grandsons (11 years old) told me that his first project was going to be decorating his school hoodie/jacket.  At first I was a little apprehensive, but he assured me that he’d already been planning it “in his head”, and he knew exactly […]

Can You Sew During The Summer With Kids Home From School?

| May 23, 2017

It can be a major challenge keeping up with your business, whether it be sewing, doing alterations, craft projects or making those items to sell online when the kids are out of school for the summer.  This would be a perfect time to get the kids interested in sewing and craft projects. I have a […]

Make Athletic Non-Slip Headbands For Pennies!

| February 21, 2017

It’s about that time of year when it warms up enough we can get outside and run!  OR jog or walk. But wait – it’s windy some days and even if it isn’t windy, there always seems to be a problem with our headbands.  They move around – won’t stay where you want them – […]

New Pattern Designer In Our Family!

| February 1, 2017

My granddaughter, now 11 and part of a set of quadruplets, started “making things” when she was old enough to use a pair of kids scissors. Sarah had previously made things from paper and cardboard, from very intricate snowflakes to cardboard box “stores” where she would “sell” her handmade items to her siblings and grandmother […]

5 Tips To Organize Your Fabric Stash / Sewing Room

| April 20, 2016

If you’re like me – can’t pass up super sales on fabric – and over time have drawers, boxes, bags and shelves full of all types of fabrics – there comes a time when all this stash needs to be organized!  Not long ago I did just that – organized my stash!  I started out […]

50% off ALL Business Books!

| February 9, 2016

Get your year (and finances) off to a great start!  You can start a new business or kick your current business into high gear with this big sale.  No coupon code required – all business books are already discounted.  Sale ends Friday, February 26. Check out some or all of the following business books, load […]

How To Sell Your Handmade Items

| January 19, 2016

  Sewing, crafting, knitting, crocheting, quilting and woodworking are among many categories of “hobbies” that people embark on and end up with beautiful handmade items they can sell. The sky is the limit on what you can make, and then sell for a good profit. How To Sell Your Handmade Items will get you enthused […]

Quick And Easy Gift Ideas

| December 17, 2015

There aren’t too many days left before Christmas, so I’m thinking that whatever gifts we still have time to make need to be some nice, but quick and easy gifts to make. The first idea that comes to mind are washcloth slippers – you’ve probably seen them on our PatternsThatFitYou site, as well as our […]