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Free Mini Tree Skirt Tutorial

Are you getting ready to decorate for the holidays? Today we have the perfect addition to your Christmas tree, or your mini trees, that is! Read on for a photo tutorial on how to make a mini tree skirt, PLUS check out some of our […]

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9 DIY Holiday Gifts to Sew

It’s getting cold outside and we’ve gathered several DIY holiday gift ideas that you can make for loved ones in the coming holiday season. These holiday projects include ideas from some quilty friends of ours as well as unwrapping a few projects of our own. Keep reading for some free sewing tutorials and inspiration to make your holidays bright!

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How to Sew an Oven Mitt!

Are you looking for a fun DIY project that is also useful? Keep reading for all the details on how to sew an oven mitt! Not only does making oven mitts of your own allow you to match them to your kitchen décor, but it […]

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How to Make a Quilted Sewing Machine Cover

Happy National Sewing Machine Day! National Sewing Machine Day is Monday, June 13, so we put together a tutorial to make something special for the original power tool. Sewing machine covers can be functional AND cute, and in this simple tutorial, we’ll teach you how […]

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How to Sew Napkins with Mitered Corners

Today we’re bringing you an EASY tutorial for sewing napkins. This tutorial is super beginner-friendly and easy to knock out in one day! A set of cute napkins can make for a great gift since they’re useful, and you can personalize the fabric choice to […]

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How to Finish Stronger Together in a Frame

Fat Quarter Shop just released the Stronger Together Cross Stitch Pattern to bring the creative community together to support a worthy cause and to highlight the achievements and contributions of several African American women in the fiber arts. For Black History Month, we’ll host our […]

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DIY Quilted Ornaments in 10 Easy Steps

Turn some of your smallest quilt blocks into cute, quilted ornaments for your tree. We’re sewing some of our 3″ blocks from the Sewcialites Quilt Along into ornaments to hang on our sewing room tree and we’ll show you how you can do the same […]

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Sew Holiday Face Masks by Stacy Iest Hsu

Get festive this holiday season with Stacy Iest Hsu’s Holiday Safety First Face Mask Quilt Panel. Adorn your face with Santa Claus’ beard or get frosty like a Snowman! The Holiday Mask panel sews up 18 masks faster than you can say “Ho Ho Ho!” […]

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DIY Foam Fabric Wreath

It’s time for a new wreath! Fall is here and the holidays are approaching and oh, do we have a treat for you! This DIY Foam Fabric Wreath tutorial is a completely free, no-sew project using your favorite Jelly Roll or any scrappy strips you […]

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