Can you imagine what it would feel like to unroll a bolt of fabric you designed? Could there be anything more thrilling than seeing your ideas, your vision for colors and patterns, brought to life on real cloth? Thanks to Creativebug and Spoonflower, it's a thrill you don't have to just imagine. Now you can learn step-by-step how professional designers create their fabric collections through an online Creativebug video workshop. Read on to find out more about the series, and to enter to win a three-month Premium Membership from Creativebug.
What do you get when you combine Liberty of London's classic florals and charming colors with a collection of cute, sugar-and-spice project ideas? A brand new book from Alice Garrett of Alice Caroline! We're happy to be part of a month-long promotional tour for Sew Pretty for Little Girls (or Little Lady Liberty as it is known in the UK). Read on to see our favorites from the over 20 tutorials. We'll also share a few fun facts we learned, and give you the chance to enter to win a digital copy of the book.
I know a great deal of the country is still battling record-breaking snow and ice, but spring is coming... promise. Is there anything better to take your mind off the white-on-white landscape outside your window than a collection of colorful floral print fabrics? We think not! So, in an effort to banish the winter blahs, Sew4Home brings you the Welcome Spring Great Giveaway. We've filled three flower pots with bouquets of beautiful floral prints for three lucky winners from our email list.
From me to you! The best gifts are the ones with an extra helping of handmade love. This top-five list was the hardest to put together because there are so many great ways to show how much you care for the little ones in your life. Use our choices from today, as well as the rest of the week, to create the ultimate "shower power" gift packages. They're as much fun to make as they are to give!
For babies and toddlers, is there anything better than fun and games? From peek-a-boo to picture books to paints, the world's their playground and your job is to help the good times roll. We picked five of our favorite playtime projects; each one is a great reason to break out the super-cute and colorful fabrics that bring on the smiles: orange monkeys, sure; rainbow gumdrops, of course!
No one's life is truly complete until he/she has been nailed with mashed carrots traveling at approximately 90mph, or found him/herself with an undeniable craving for cup of dry Cheerios®. Mealtime with babies and toddlers is as much about what comes out as what goes in. We have five functional projects to help keep your child, as well as all the surrounding territory, clean and cute.
Even though they may not be able to get around without a bit of parental assistance, babies and toddlers are always on the go. These little perpetual-motion-machines love to be out and about, but they do tend to require an awful lot of "accessories" to make their journeys frustration-free. When you're packing up for your next adventure with the wee ones, try these top five travelers.
As we gear up for new tutorials, it seemed like a great time to bundle up some of our most-loved projects for the cutie pie babies and toddlers in your lives. Today, we look at ways to create Sweet Dreams for the little ones. Putting together a beautiful nursery is always fun, and we have five favorites to make it both creative and cozy. Try our fabric suggestions or pick new combos to fit your color scheme.
Located in upstate New York, Hawthorne Threads has become a favorite online destination for quilters, sewers, and anybody else who's crazy about high quality fabrics. We're excited to have Hawthorne Threads as a new Sew4Home sponsor. Of course they offer a wide variety, but what keeps customers coming back is Hawthorne Threads' knack for carrying the fabric that makes you want to say, "I have to sew with that." Recent big news is the release of their very own fabric collections: Bengal, Calliope and Fair Isle. A fourth collection, Etched will be arriving soon. For those of us who enjoy their taste in fabric design, these new collections embody everything we've come to love about Hawthorne Threads. Even more amazing, they print these fabrics on-site using the latest digital technology.