Tag Archives: handmade

Introducing, Sir Knight!

Did you make any Halloween (or other) costumes this year with fabrics from TheFabricMarket.com or F&M Fabrics, locally? We’d love to see them on our facebook page. Some have already shared their creations so jump on in and show us what you’ve come up with! This year, my son asked to be a knight. In a happy coincidence, his schooling the month leading up to Halloween covered knights and the middle ages from a variety of sources so we had Read More...

DIY Wallet

Have you heard of The Necessary Clutch Wallet pattern by Emmaline Bags? This is the most amazing and addicting wallet pattern! My friends and I cannot stop making them for all our family members and I know you’ll love making them too. There is room for everything – 12 credit card slots, a spot for your checkbook, a zippy portion for your coins, another divider for coupons, your cell phone or what-have-you! Other options include a purse strap or a Read More...

Sewing with Chiffon

If you follow our facebook page, you may have seen us post all the new chiffon and rayon prints we’ve recently added to the site! Chiffon is perfect for spring and summer, light and flowy, perfect for tops, skirts and dresses. It is definitely different to work with than cotton or stiffer wovens, but with a few tips, you’ll be creating beautiful garments that rival ready to wear in style, custom fit for you! This article from Craftsy.com has a really comprehensive list Read More...

Simple Quilt Tutorial

The holidays just aren’t the holidays for me without gifting something handmade. Because my list can get long and my aspirations bigger than the actual time allotted, I love to have something simple and easy to make in my pattern toolbox and this quilt is one I go back to again and again. It makes a great gift for baby through adult, measuring about 45″ x 60″ and can look completely different just by changing up the fabrics. Thefabricmarket.com Read More...