How to Sew a Minky Blanket: Easy Sew Minky Blanket

Minky is such a plush, cozy, and pretty fabric, but it can be challenging for newbie sewists. In today’s Sewing Basics post, I’m going to show you how to sew a minky blanket using precut fabric. This Easy Sew Minky Blanket can be used as a throw, a bed runner, a pet blanket, or a … Read more

Stitch Sampler Ornaments – An Easy Sewing Gift Idea or Party Activity

Today’s Sewing Basics post is a fun project that will get you familiar with your sewing machine while also turning out a great last-minute gift or decoration: a stitch sampler ornament! I tried this easy sewing gift idea with a dozen college students (most of whom had never used a sewing machine before) and we … Read more

DIY Lap Desk with Crochet Cushion

It’s that time of year where children and adults are returning to school. I’m sharing a DIY Lap Desk project today that dips into several different crafts using beginner skills to make a fun, colorful, and functional project! This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you … Read more

How To Sew With Minky Fabric: Cuddle Lovey

For this Baby Sew Along pattern, I’m sharing my tips for how to sew with minky fabric along with the pattern for the super simple Cuddle Lovey. I’ve also included a sizing chart so you can pick the right size lovey for your baby blanket project.  This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation … Read more

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