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Scraps of bright print fabric are perfect for hiding unsightly tissue packs. Make them to match your room, your car, or your office.
Sweeten your morning jolt with a coffee-cup cozy in your choice of three delicious varieties.
Spice up someone's kitchen by gifting festive pot holders.
Instead of standard bookends, sew sandbags from fun, colorful fabric to corral your books, files, and folders. Cut two 8x10-inch pieces of fabric, place right sides together, and sew three sides using 1/2-inch seam allowances. Turn right side out, then insert a sealable plastic bag filled with sand. Topstitch all around to finish.
Camouflage the cover of a plain-Jane spiral notebook with fabric scraps to make a noteworthy custom journal.
Turn leftover crafts supplies into cute creations. This eyeglasses case is made with ribbon scraps and detailed with machine stitching.
This funky floral tote is as fashionable as it is functional. Bright pink, orange, and blue make this beginner purse perfect for spring or summer. Swap in brown and dark green for a fall-to-winter look.
Take an ordinary skirt from drab to fab with raw-edge appliques.
Take office supplies from drab to fab. Simple felt shapes and stitches combine to make an adorable pencil holder.
Plain-Jane yo-yos are elevated to a new level when mounted on a painted artist's canvas and presented as a wall hanging. These yo-yos, all fashioned from Kaffe Fassett prints for Westminster Fabrics, are assembled in an unorthodox manner; some are right side up and others are upside down to show off the colorful prints. Sew yo-yos together; then attach them to the edge of the frame with a staple gun. For a fast finish, skip the sewing and use a hot-glue gun to secure yo-yos.
This pillow and the two pillows that follow were all designed by Judy Sams Sohn. Judy mixed prints from designer Patty Young's Mezzanine collection for Michael Miller fabrics.
Judy used a design wall to choose her prints so that she could move them around until she was pleased with the combination. If you don't have a design wall, use a piece of cotton flannel on a vertical surface.
This design pairs a large-scale pattern with a small-scale pattern for added interest.Extra-large rickrack frames each of the fabrics.
Tuck-away pockets protect tune players and ear buds in a simple clip-on carrier. With the swivel hook that snaps onto jeans or totes, your music will go where you go. You'll want to make oodles for gifts or fashion accessories in today's bright paisleys, polka dots, or florals.
Sew with your favorite fabrics to make a Daisy Dazzler bag that's totally you. Vicki DeGraaf used paisleys and prints from M'Liss's Expressions line for Jo-Ann Stores to stitch up a stylish patchwork bag.
Treat the cook in your life to personalized kitchen supplies. Even beginning sewers can whip up easy checkerboard and cupcake-design hot pads.
Felt scrapbooking letters personalize a layered felt bookmark in seconds. To complete the design, border one side of each letter with lazy daisy stitches and surround a trio of buttons with stitched petals.
A chicken-wire print background and appliques in feed-sack reproductions combine in this cute kitchen wall hanging. The border corners are fussy-cut from a large-scale farm print. The appliques are fused in place, then machine-blanket-stitched with blank thread.
Quilt welcoming place mats sure to impress your guests and please your family.
Excite your little one with a few cute carrot appliques on ready-made overalls.
Add a handmade touch of wonder for Baby by sewing a dozen or more of these soft, poly-fiber-filled play blocks.
Choose a mix of your favorite fabrics, pile on the petals, and watch your garden grow -- dozens of fanciful pincushions could sprout up over a weekend.
Bold, vibrant prints are perfect for this retro apron.
Keep your wallet, keys, and cell phone safe in this cute, quick-to-make bag.
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