December 20, 2013

Design Your Own Knit Cap with the My Mountain Yarn App!

Use My Mountain Yarn to create bold, youthful outerwear!
Schachenmayr has been a leading producer of robust, high-quality knit and crochet yarn since 1822, and we take great pride in carrying their My Mountain line in our retail stores and on Beverlys.com. Our favorite thing about My Mountain is its bold color palette and its youthful allure. It is ideal for creating teen and young adult beanie caps, unique scarves, and a variety of other cold-weather apparel items.

To help you create the perfect cap with your My Mountain yarn, Schachenmayr has released an innovative app that allows you to try on a variety of different styles using only your Android or Apple device!

My Mountain Hat Designer app interface
Simply download the app using the links above, snap a "selfie" using your smartphone's camera, and then try on the variety of different cap styles. Once you've decided on a style, download the free pattern and corresponding shopping list and you're almost ready to begin creating your cap!

Replace the grey figure with your "selfie" for a digital try-on!
From here, you can share your My Mountain designer cap on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest. The app allows for seamless integration of all your social media outlets, making it easy to share your project with friends, family and fellow knitters. Take a peek at our online selection of My Mountain Yarns to begin coordinating your cap color scheme!

December 18, 2013

Weekly How-To Project: Craft Stick Snowman

A perfect kids' craft that doubles as a quaint decoration!
Need a quick, simple craft to help entertain your little ones while you wrap gifts, finish off decorating the tree, or simply kick back and celebrate completing your Christmas shopping? This craft stick snowman is exactly what you're looking for. All it requires is a handful of craft sticks, acrylic paint, hot glue, googly eyes and a few other items, and you're set! Once your little completes this piece, it can be displayed as a cute decoration, or mounted on the refrigerator with the help of a magnet.

The craft stick snowman is just one of the many Christmas how-to articles we have available at Beverlys.com. Take a peek at what else there is to create, then share your work with us on Facebook!

December 17, 2013

Join the Dark Side With Help from Camelot Cottons!

Character Collage from Dark Side by Camelot
Who knew? Joining the Dark Side doesn't have to be all bad. This new release from Camelot Cottons features licensed artwork from every sci-fi junky's favorite series, Star Wars! A vibrant primary color scheme of red, yellow and blue ties the bold, comic-like prints together. The best part about this line of textiles? They feature glow in the dark accents!

Character Collage II from Dark Side by Camelot
Galactic Empire from Dark Side by Camelot
Rebel Alliance from Dark Side by Camelot
Use this awesome grouping to revamp your little one's room, create an awesome colorful glow in the dark quilt, apparel or just about any fun novelty fabric craft you can think of! In case you're wondering, these fabrics are totally safe for quilting, cutting and regular machine washing. The glowing accents require about 30 minutes of exposure to light, and they will continue to glow for 10-15 minutes after each charge. Ready to embark on your Jedi training? Take me to the Dark Side collection!

December 13, 2013

Contemporary Cool: Camelot’s Imaginarium Collection

Animal Collage from Imaginarium
We can’t get enough of this new dreamlike collection from Camelot. To us, the name says it all: brimming with imaginative lines, cool colors and a unifying motif that makes it a great choice for contemporary quilt endeavors, apparel and interior d├ęcor.

Giraffes from Imaginarium
Packed Elephants from Imaginarium
Featuring dozing animals in pink, grey and a dreamy light blue, Imaginarium is suitable for projects for all ages. Craft a set of bedding materials or a fun spring dress for your youngster, or use several prints to create a unique tote. The cool, muted tones of this collection will keep your project low-key, subtle and awesome in an understated way!

December 11, 2013

Weekly How-To Project: Burlap Ribbon Snowman!

Bring a little burlap into this year's holiday decor!
Over the past few months, we've seen a huge resurgence in the popularity of burlap and other jute-based crafting materials. Burlap adds a rustic look and a quaint, simple texture to any project it is used in, and we think it's a perfect choice for winter! This burlap-covered Styrofoam snowman will make an excellent tabletop decoration come Christmas, and by following our basic how-to instructional guide, you can make your own with just a few simple crafting supplies. They also make excellent gift-toppers or holiday party favors!

Find other inspiring Christmas crafts by browsing our Christmas Inspiration board on Pinterest, or share your creations with us on Facebook!

December 4, 2013

Weekly How-To Project: Ornament Placecard Holders

Show your loved ones where to sit...stylishly!
Organize seating at your holiday event with style and seasonal flair! These beautiful placecard holders, made from elegant and simple plastic ornaments, will make a tasteful addition to your home's holiday motif. Using simple rhinestones, hot glue, card stock and a few other craft accessories, you can create these holders in an afternoon. Proceed to our easy to follow how-to tutorial on the Beverly's home page!

Add these to your list of holiday how-tos and make your home unforgettably festive this Christmas! As always, feel free to share your creations with us via Facebook.

December 3, 2013

The Carmel Pine Cone Says...We're the Best!

Monterey manager Todd displays his certificate with pride!
Last month, the Beverly's in Monterey was nominated as the Best Fabric Store in the Monterey Peninsula by the Carmel Pine Cone. We are overjoyed to announce that WE WON! Pictured above is Monterey's hard-working manager Todd. As you can see, he is positively glowing about this exciting news! Everyone here at the Beverlys.com headquarters would like to deliver a heartfelt congratulations to the entire Monterey staff, as well as a HUGE thanks to all of our Monterey/Carmel area customers.

Not sure where your local Beverly's retail store is located? Find out with our easy to use store locator tool on our homepage.

November 20, 2013

Holiday Wreath Giveaway!

The season of giving is upon us, and here at Beverly's we'd like to give YOU the opportunity to win this lovely holiday wreath!


You can enter the contest here. here We'll be accepting entries through Monday, November 25th, so there's plenty of time to enter and to share this contest with your friends! Be sure to follow all the steps of the giveaway. You'll find lots of ways to connect with us here at Beverly's. Ready, set, go and enter for your chance to win!

November 19, 2013

These Aren't Your Grandma's Canning Jars!

Aside from being surrounded by close family and friends, the best part about the Thanksgiving holiday is the copious amounts of delicious leftover food! There's always been something a little off about how leftovers are treated, though. A lot of time, effort and artistry goes into the preparation of Thanksgiving dinner...why shouldn't a bit of craftiness and care go into the preservation of the extras?

Thanksgiving Leftover Jars, available at Beverly's stores and Save-On Crafts!
Forget tin foil and paper plates! Pie fits just fine.
Great news! Beverly's retail stores and the Save-On Crafts website offer beautiful mason jars in a variety of sizes to help you store and transport your leftover goods stylishly. Add twine, decorative holiday ribbon, and paper decor accents to each jar to make this year's feast especially memorable. If the festivities are at your house this year, these make excellent take-home favors for family and friends.

Warm Up Your Winter with Realtree Fleece and Cotton!

"Deer Creek" in Polyester Fleece from Realtree
Beverly’s is proud to announce the release of the latest line of realistic cotton and fleece prints from Print Concepts, Inc.: Realtree! Like the name implies, the Realtree collection centers around realistic scenes of woodland life, from moonlit mountain vistas to animal-packed thickets. Realtree fabric is also featured on the hit television show Duck Dynasty—if it’s one of your favorites, this is the collection for you!

"Animal All-Over" in Cotton from Realtree
The collection is printed on luxurious, high-quality cotton and 100% polyester fleece, and features both repeating prints and several panels. This allows you plenty of freedom when it comes to potential projects: use the panel as the centerpiece for a warm winter blanket, or use a repeating cotton print for Duck Dynasty-inspired apparel! The natural color palette will also lend a rustic, wintery vibe to your next quilt project.

"Deer In Woods All-Over" in Cotton from Realtree
"Moonlit Night" in Polyester Fleece and Cotton from Realtree


If you’re looking for a timeless collection that captures the essence of winter in the woods, look no further than Realtree this season. Here at Beverly’s online fabric store, we are thrilled to offer it at a discount price!