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Need a quick gift? Or just want something new and fun to keep you warm? Make a back-to-back throw in under an hour using cozy, fuzzy chenille.

It’s super simple with a lot of pins!  You need 1.3m of both the chenille fur for the face and the micro chenille for the back.  Trim selvedges and straighten both edges of the micro chenille to have a 1.25×1.5cm (50×60″) rectangle.  Lay the micro chenille over top of the fur chenille with right sides together and pin every 7cm (3″). Trim the chenille fur to match the micro chenille.  Stitch 1.25cm (.5″) around the entire throw leaving a 15cm (6″) opening.  Remove pins, turn right side out and hand or machine stitch the opening closed.  That’s it!

Fabric suggestions:

Item 0271800 Waves Chenille Fur | 100% polyester | 150cm

Item 0271770 Rainbow Stripe Chenille Fur | 100% polyester | 150cm

Item 0242204 | Rainbow Stripe Micro Chenille | 100% polyester | 150cm

Make an adorable foldover bag to store everything you need.  Use pretty decor canvas with a velvet lining for your makeup and/or jewelry OR pick fun cotton prints to organize pens and pencils or all your charging cords when travelling.

 

Fabrics used:
Item# 0973472 Durmas (part of our “Sweet Dreams” collection) | 100% cotton | 140cm
Item# 0906200 Luxe Velvet | 100% polyester | 145cm

 

Download the printable instructions here.

 

It’s the season for velvet! Burnout, sparkle, crushed and so much more are luxurious choices for this pretty DIY Fringed Scarf.  Pick all your favourites of this trendy fabric and make fancy gifts for someone special…like yourself!

Featured items:

  • 5109006 Chainette Fringe
  • 3136400 Burnout Velvet
  • 3387500 Crushed Velvet
  • 3387158 Solid Velvet

Download printable instructions here.

Keep your outfit fresh with this simple reversible apron. Easy-to-sew using cotton craft prints or lightweight canvas … the combinations are endless. A great gift for cooks and gardeners too!

Featured Fabrics:

  • #0952111 Christmas Story | 100% cotton | 140cm
  • #0650318 Dots n Stripes | 100% cotton | 112cm

Visit our blog post from last week to see the full festive Christmas Story group of fabric.

Download instructions here.

Whether you’re looking to make a festive gift or need something to brighten a room for the holidays, these Christmas Story canvas prints are the perfect choice with metallic snowflakes and ornaments or Nordic motifs.
Item #0952111 | 100% cotton | 140cm

Need a quick gift for the holidays or a simple, easy accessory for a bag or outfit? Check out this Luxe Pompom Key Wristlet DIY for some glamourous fun!

 

Download printable instructions here.

Get creative with this Leather Cuff DIY and add a little stylish accent to your next outfit. Whether for a night out on the town or a statement piece for the workday, this fashionable item can be worn by both men and women.

Download a printable PDF here.

 

Applique Fun

Appliques and patches are a great way to add some flair to any clothing…perfect for a quick back-to-school project or gift idea.

Super easy temporary appliques have an adhesive backing.  Just place firmly for 20-25 seconds for an instant application and when you’re ready to wash your items, remove and return to the card and reapply afterwards.

Or use the iron-on versions for a more permanent look.  Set your iron to a dry heat on the lowest setting, place your applique and on the back use your heated iron to apply pressure for 20-25 seconds.  Allow to cool to properly set before wearing.

 

Super soft flannelette is a perfect fabric for beginner sewers and experts alike. There are so many uses … cozy PJs for chilly nights, rag quilts, receiving blankets, baby toys and crafts of all kinds.

How about this idea for a quick project and easy gift idea?

 

Super easy and super fun. New designs arriving all year long.

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