October 24, 2013

Faster Than A Spinning Bobbin...It's Quilt Girl!

Quilt Girl Portfolio Tote Pattern from Windham Fabrics
Looking for an adventurous way to tote your fabric portfolio around? Or have an itch for an oversized bag to store your craft supplies in? This portfolio tote, featuring one of our recent favorite collections, Quilt Girl, is for you! Features two sturdy supporting straps which wrap around either side, and edging which helps keep your contents stable while in transit.

Take a peek at a few of the other Quilt Girl prints we offer, then proceed to the project pattern from Windham. The pattern is free, so print it out and keep it close as you work! We'd love to see your finished product...feel free to post it on our Facebook Wall once you're all done.

October 23, 2013

How-To Project of the Week: Customized Trick-r-Treat Bag

A spooky-sweet candy bag that doubles as a Halloween keepsake.
A pillowcase just doesn't do the job in enough style! Make your kid the coolest on the block come October 31st with this customized trick-or-treat bag. Just big enough for a sizable haul, and sturdy enough to carry it home safely. With a canvas bag, Halloween scraps, some hot glue and a few more items, you can surprise your favorite little ghoul with this practical keepsake.

Click through to see more detailed instructions for this how-to. As the seasons begin to change, remember to check out our Christmas how-to section for a TON of fresh gift and decor ideas.