12+ Handmade Gift Ideas for Women

I’m sharing the second of five weekly roundups including handmade gift ideas as part of the fifth annual Christmas in July Make Along! Last week’s theme was gift ideas for women, and this collection includes 12 crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns for garments and accessories, along with 68 more ideas to get your creative juices … Read more

12+ Handmade Gift Ideas for Babies, Kids, and Teens

I’m sharing the first of five weekly roundups including handmade gift ideas as part of the fifth annual Christmas in July Make Along! Last week’s theme was gift ideas for babies, kids, and teens, and this collection includes 12 crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns for toys, accessories, and home decor projects that are perfect for … Read more

How To Make a Bean Bag

In today’s Sewing Basics post, I’m sharing how to make a bean bag! Bean bags are great for hand toss games, hacky sack, juggling, and more! This post is also part of the fifth annual Christmas in July Make Along and includes a coupon code for a free PDF download through 11:59pm Eastern on July … Read more

2023 Christmas in July Make Along

This year, I’ll be working together with 26 fabulous designers for the fifth annual Christmas in July Make Along. It’s already been half a decade since I started this and I’ve had the pleasure to team up with such amazing bloggers each year. We bring a month-long event with a variety of unique winter holiday … Read more

Sewing Basics: Easy Lined Pillowcase

In today’s Sewing Basics post, I’m sharing how to sew a pillowcase! Pillowcases are great ways to add a quick homemade touch to your bedroom or to use fabric to complement a quilt or other home decor project, and they make great gifts, too! Many organizations that accept handmade donations also solicit pillowcases, so it’s … Read more

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