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Bug Bonnet star[offsite link]
Instructions to make a cover to protect your food from pesky insects.

Butterfly Mobile - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Pattern and instructions for making fabric butterflies.

Corkboard Wall Pocket Tutorial star[offsite link]
This is a great way to organize your work area!

Decorative Hand Towel star[offsite link]
Make some embellished towels to match your decor or for the seasonal holidays.

Electric Mixer Cover star[offsite link]
Pattern and instructions to make a cover for your stand alone mixer. Has some quilting elements.

Elegant Hanger Cover star[offsite link]
Make covers for your hangers. Link opens a .pdf document.

Fabric Basket - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Learn how to make a fabric basket that is perfect for storing your odds and ends.

Fabric Baskets to Make star
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!

Felt Aquarium Magnets star[offsite link]
Aquatic themed magnets from the Purl Bee.

Finger Oven Mitts star[offsite link]
Protect your fingertips and bake in style with these fingertip oven mitts.

Fleece Lap Quilt star[offsite link]
Make a fleece lap quilt from squares joined with a two-thread flat lock stitch. Link opens a .pdf document.

Framed Botanical Pillows star[offsite link]
This pillow pattern is great for showcasing a special print. From the Purl Bee.

Free Pattern for a Quilted Bread Warmer star
Free pattern for a vintage style quilted bread warmer with assembly instructions. Makes a wonderful hostess or holiday gift.

Free Pillow Tutorials star
Accent pillows are a great way to add color and style to your decor. With these tutorials you can learn how to make basic pillows or those with pleats, ruffles, gathers, and more!

Fringed Napkins - Tutorial star[offsite link]
This tutorial from the Purl Bee shows you how to make fringed napkins.

Glam Gloves star[offsite link]
Add some glamour to your rubber gloves.

How to Make a Pillowcase with a Twist! star
This pillowcase is one of my favorite projects because not only it is easy and quick, but it also makes life a bit more pleasant! I show you how to make a pillowcase that is different from standard pillowcases!

Ice Cream Cone Cozy - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Your days of having napkin stuck to your ice cream cone are over once you make one of these!

Ironing Board Recovery Project - Tutorial star[offsite link]
General description on how to make a new cover for your ironing board. From the Purl Bee.

Liberty Picnic Set star[offsite link]
Napkin and picnic cloth set embellished with hand embroidery from the Purl Bee.

Linen Curtain star[offsite link]
Basic instructions for making curtains with grommets. From jcarolinecreative!

Lovely Lined Curtains Tutorial star[offsite link]
Simple curtains from the Purl Bee.

Luxurious Wool Blanket - Tutorial star[offsite link]
This blanket would be be perfect for those cold nights of winter or at a sporting event. Molly from the Purl Bee shows how to make a wide binding.

Man in the Moon Sculpture star[offsite link]
Pattern and instructions to make a man-in-the-moon wall hanging.

Mollyīs Handmade Napkins - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Bound edge napkins from Molly at the Purl Bee.

Monogrammed Felt Pillow - Tutorial star[offsite link]
These felt pillows are monogrammed using reverse (cut-away) applique. From jcarolinecreative!

More Free Pillow Tutorials star
Another page of links to free pillow tutorials found on the web!

Party Garland - Tutorial star[offsite link]
This garland is easy to put together and is a good way to use up your fabric scraps. From the Purl Bee.

Party Prep Coasters - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Pieced coasters from the Purl Bee.

Perfectly Portable Cushion - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Illustrated directions to make a portable cushion.

Pillow Case - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Instructions for making a pillow case from jcarolinecreative!

Pillowcase - Fast and Fun star[offsite link]
Use coordinating prints to make a colorful pillowcase.

Pillowcases - Novelty star[offsite link]
Make a special pillowcase in colorful prints.

Quick Homemade Dish Towels - Tutorial star[offsite link]
These would be a great housewarming gift. From the Purl Bee.

Quillow star[offsite link]
Instructions for making a quillow (quilt in a pillow).

Reverse Applique Coasters - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Cute and easy coasters to make using reverse applique.

Reverse Applique Hotpad - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Learn how to use reverse applique with this easy hotpad tutorial.

Reversible Fabric Napkins - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Cute napkins trimmed with rick-rack.

Ribbon Pillow - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Instructions for making a pillow using ribbon. There is a handy calculator for determining the size of the fabric based on the size of the pillow form. From jcarolinecreative!

Rice Hot Pack (or Cold Pack) star[offsite link]
This rice pack pattern can be used as a hot pack by heating in the microwave or as a useful cold pack to ease sprains and strains when stored in the freezer.

Rolling Towel star[offsite link]
This quick and easy project creates a rolling towel so that your hand drying surface can rotate as you use it.

Rooster Door Stop star[offsite link]
Cock-a-doodle-doo! This pattern is for a door stop, but he would also make a great table decoration.

Rooster to Crow About star[offsite link]
This rooster is stuffed but not with cornbread. Make an accent for your kitchen.

Simple + Spooky Cocktail Napkins - Tutorial star[offsite link]
Make smaller cocktail size napkins with a folded edge. From the Purl Bee.

Simple Shower Curtain star[offsite link]
Instructions for a simple shower curtain from Joann.com.

Stadium Blanket/Pillow star[offsite link]
Itīs a pillow, itīs a blanket! Just fold up this quick and simple blanket into a built-in pocket, turn it inside out, and you have a plump pillow.

Storage Baskets star[offsite link]
Fabric storage baskets from jcarolinecreative!

Teapot Cozy star[offsite link]
Keep your tea warm with a snug cozy.

Toilet Paper Cozy - Tutorial star[offsite link]
If you have little ones or critters that like to unroll your toilet paper, make this hanging cozy to keep it close by.

Towel Topper - Free Pattern! star
With a bit of fabric and some towels, you can make hanging towels to match your kitchen's decor.

Towel Topper Pattern - Finishing star
In this section, you will learn how to sew the side binding and complete the towel topper.

Towel Topper Pattern - Sewing the Towel star
Part two of the Towel Topper Tutorial. In this section you will cut out the pattern and sew the fabric to the towel.

TV Cozy Tutorial star[offsite link]
Here you can learn how to drape your tv to make a cover. This technique would work with most large items you would like to cover.

Wall Organizer star[offsite link]
Make a pocketed wall organizer.

What is a Penny Rug? star
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.

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