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Category_Free Patterns, Category_Home Decor, Category_Tips and Tricks, cutie, diy, drawstring bag, Easy, free, gifts for a friend, gifts for mom, handmade, Modern, plant, Quick, Random Acts of Kindness, what to make -

One of my resolutions this year was to spread a little more kindness through gift giving. I'll admit - the first few months of the year got away from me! How is it March already? Regardless, I'm ready now! A good friend of mine is having a birthday this week and I wanted to make her a little something. Side note...Do you find it challenging to sew gifts for people that also love to sew? I find myself doubting my simpler ideas just because I know that she could so easily make that herself. But that's not the point is...

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bear rug, Category_Modern Textiles Original, handmade, handmade gifts, kids gifts -

Grab your copy of Ruby the Bear Rug Pattern today! This sweet bear started out as a fun project to go in our camping themed front window display. You guys loved her so much you wanted to make one of your very own. So we got to work on a pattern. After some tweaking and leg work to find a place to print the gigantic pattern piece, we have a pattern! The Ruby the Bear Rug is named after this adorable little girl. Sweet Ruby was the perfect model. When I asked her what the Bear's name should be, she...

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Category_Garments, Clothing, diy, diy clothing, Grainline Studio, handmade, Morris Blazer -

Can I tell you about my new favorite handmade garment? I made the Morris Blazer from Grainline Studios a few months ago out of our chambray linen stretch fabric and loved it so much that I made two more! The pattern calls for a stable knit which the chambray stretch was absolutely perfect for. But I wanted to know if woven fabrics cut on the bias would work as well This blazer is made from cotton moleskin. This fabric is a cross between canvas and flannel. It washes up so soft! I love it paired with a Wiksten Tank! I...

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