Seam Finishing an Unlined Jacket
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Sometimes an unlined jacket pattern like the one we worked with (McCalls 7333) will have rolled up sleeves, or an open neckline where the raw edges of a seam allowance will show. If that is the case like in our example here, you will want to make sure that your raw edges of your seam allowance look nice, clean, and professional. You will not want to leave them raw or even have a zig-zag seam finish. In this photo below … Read More

How to Make a Halloween Apron
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How to Make a Halloween Apron Autumn time means more time in the kitchen baking. You will need a cute Halloween apron for that. This apron is so easy to sew you can stitch it up in one hour.   You Will Need: Apron base 15″x30″   Apron bottom 7″x30″   Ties (2) 4″x50″   30″ of Halloween decorative trim A photo of the materials:   Let’s Begin This Amazing Apron! Make the apron ties: Pin the long sides of … Read More

How to Make an Appliqué Halloween Character Quilt
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How to make an Appliqué Halloween Character Quilt I saw a Halloween quilt similar to this in the corner of a magazine. It was too complicated for me to figure out the exact blocking to make each character, so I decided to make my own Halloween characters and just zigzag appliqué them on. So, this is my version of a Halloween character quilt! ENJOY.   You Will Need: Five different color green fabric (about 1/3 yard ea.) Scraps of black, … Read More

How to make a Fabric Candy Corn Candle Ring
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How to make a Fabric Candy Corn Candle Ring With a little bit of time and little bits of left-over fabric scraps from your fall crafting and fall quilting projects, you can make this candy corn candle ring to wrap around your favorite fall scented candles in no time at all!   You Will Need: 1/2″ black elastic Small pieces of autumn fabric (orange, gold, & cream) 6″ square piece of quilt batting (warm & natural is our favorite) Basic … Read More

How to Make a Candy Corn Pillow from Tapestry & Upholstery Sample Fabrics
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How to Make a Candy Corn Pillow from Tapestry & Upholstery Sample Fabrics All you need is some upholstery fabric samples to make this elegant decorative candy corn fabric pillow. (Most fabric stores will give you samples for free once the fabric is no longer in stock at their stores… just ask. Regular cotton fabric can be used also.)   You Will Need: Two 7″x6″ pieces of orange fabric, yellow fabric, and white or cream fabric Craft stuffing or fiberfill … Read More

How to make a Primitive Ghosts Couple from Quilt Batting: Abigail & Barnabas Prim Ghost Couple
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How to make a Primitive Ghosts Couple from Quilt Batting: Abigail & Barnabas Prim Ghost Couple This charming ghost couple is made to look a little bit scary and old, as if they have come up right from the grave yard. But having Walt Disney World’s “Haunted Mansion” ghost ride in mind while I was creating these, I wanted their appearance to be cute as well. So I embellished them with big eyes and a black hair bow for Abigail … Read More

How to Make Tapestry Pumpkins
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How to make Tapestry Pumpkins With some sample upholstery, drapery, or tapestry fabrics squares and some pretty ribbon you can stitch up these elegant pumpkins for Thanksgiving.   You Will Need: Sample upholstery fabric squares Orange fabric for back of pumpkin Green fabric for stem Pretty ribbon Craft stuffing or fiberfill Basic sewing supplies A photo of tapestry fabrics (some fabric stores will give samples for free once the fabric is no longer in stock at their store):   Let’s … Read More

How to Make a Felt Candy Corn Mini Treat Bag
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How to Make a Felt Candy Corn Mini Treat Bag If you’re looking for a cute little bag to put a few treats in, is perfect to place little Halloween treats in. It’s super easy to make and has a drawstring closure!   You Will Need: Two 3″x6″ pieces of orange felt Two 3″x6″ pieces of white felt Two 3″x6″ pieces of yellow felt Ribbon Basic sewing supplies   Let’s Begin This Beautiful Bag! Cut two pieces of each color … Read More

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