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What is a Penny Rug?
Penny rugs are small rugs or mats made by sewing wool circles together. The name comes from the fact that coins were used for cutting templates. Read more about penny rugs and how they are made. The article also includes links to free patterns.
Patriotic Felt Flag Pin
Make this festive flag pin and show your patriotism for the Fourth of July, or any other time!
Fabric Baskets to Make
Fabric storage bins are a great way to organize your home, but if the plain ones that you see in the store don't inspire, making fabric baskets may be the way to go. I have assembled a list of free basket patterns that you can use to make stylish organizers!
Roll Up Sewing Kit Tutorial
Make a roll-up sewing kit with a bit of wide lace and felt. You can customize this easy to make sewing kit with the notions that you use the most on the run!
Using a Cover Button Kit
A demonstration showing how to make covered buttons using the tooth-style cover button kit.
Making Covered Buttons
You can personalize or add extra pizazz to a sewing project by adding covered buttons. They can give your garments a couture look and make your home decor items look like they came from a decorator's showroom.
Make a Yo Yo Flower
Create a lovely dimensional flower using seven yo yos! The finished flower can be used as an embellishment or as a pin.
Sewing Yo Yos Together
Now that you know how to make a yo yo, here are the instructions for sewing them together.
Fabric Yo Yo Tutorial
A Yo yo is a circle of fabric that is gathered around the edge to create a puffy, two-layered circle. They can be sewn together to create a whole quilt as well for making smaller projects such as place mats or a table runner or for embellishing clothing and other crafts.
Spring Flower Felt Pin
Here is another installment in my series of seasonal and holiday felt pins. This time, in celebration of spring and Mother's Day.
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