The log cabin pattern design is a great way to use your scrapes left over for other quilting or sewing projects. This would make a great gift for friends and family. With all the fabric color options available you could make a log cabin tote bag for every season.
A perfect scrappy tote, this bag uses strips in a Log Cabin block. Continue reading
Margaret Sindelar’s family room was in desperate need of a makeover. The once-friendly space had been taken over by bolts of fabric and scads of sewing notions. See how designer Pamela Porter turned the room into a creative oasis. Continue reading
Here are five great denim patterns for you to sew. Learn how to make cross body bags, jackets, apron and more. Continue reading
Fall Front Door Décor
A garland framing the door can be as simple as a long, dried vine collected from the garden and attached to the door frame for a casual, rustic feel. Continue reading
BHG free Christmas letter template designs feature colorful borders, pretty frames to put family photos in, and plenty of space for writing your yearly Christmas letter.
How to Use Our Christmas Letter Templates
Share your year with family and friends using our exclusive Better Homes and GardensChristmas letter templates. Each one has room for you to handwrite or type a special messages to your recipients. Download the PDFs and type directly into them, or print the templates and handwrite personal notes. Continue reading
Make your own gelatin prints. Here is a fun project from the Proven Winners website, you can do this project with the kids to make art from the garden. Continue reading
Easy Knit Skirt
with Liz and Elizabeth Evans
Video | 47 Minutes
In this short video, Liz and Elizabeth teach you how to make your own fast and simple knit skirt in under 1 hour.
To make the knit skirt, Liz and Elizabeth show you how to take your own measurements to create a skirt that is just your size. No pattern needed!
- 1 and 1/2 yards knit fabric
- Measuring Tape
- Fabric marking pen
- Rotary cutter
- Cutting mat
- Quilting ruler
Download the Easy Knit Skirt short video today!
Making Cushions & Pillows
60 Cushions and Pillows to Sew, Stitch, Knit and Crochet
By Nina Granlund Saether
Book – 144 pages
Knit, stitch and sew stunning cushions for your home with these fantastic patterns from author and designer; Nina Granlund Saether. This book contains 60 designs ranging from retro chic to contemporary, something for everyone to love!
You’ll love this if:
- You enjoyed Pillows & Quilts by Jo Colwill
- You like to knit, crochet, sew or stitch
- You enjoy trying out new techniques with your projects
All the designs are knitted, crocheted or cross stitched for a wide variety of different looks to suit any room. The patterns are suitable for a range of abilities – from simple knitting patterns through to more complicated designs for experienced stitchers – so even if you’ve never picked up needles or a hook before you’ll be making the cushion of your choice in no time!
Highlights of this product:
- Different cushions and pillows to suit any room
- Over 60 designs in a variety of styles
- Patterns suitable for a range of abilities
- Techniques including crochet, intarsia motifs, cross stitch, and embroidery
- Fully illustrated techniques section and pattern templates included
Need some project ideas? You can:
- Upcycle old clothes into cool cushions for your sofa
- Freshen up your home with cushions for all interiors
- Make gifts for friends and family
Order your copy of Making Cushions & Pillows today!
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Women’s Sewing Essentials Value Pack Easy Sewing Patterns
Discover easy sewing patterns for women including skirts and a dress, plus learn sewing techniques suited for sewists of all skill levels.
Learning how to sew can be so much fun. Get the right patterns and how-to instructions and you are on your way to creating OOAK designs with fabric color and texture to compliment your personal style..