Quilting with the Cricut Maker + Riley Blake: Getting Started

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Read on to see how I used my Cricut Maker to make quilting more fun and easy!

Quilting with Cricut Maker and Riley Blake

You know I’ve been having a lot of fun with my Cricut Maker lately, but today’s project opens up a whole new (amazing!!) arena for Cricut + sewing projects! I used my Cricut Maker and a Riley Blake Quilt Kit and pattern (all found on Cricut’s website) to make an adorable baby quilt, and it was the most fun I’ve had quilting in quite some time! Today I’m going to walk you through the steps to get started on your own Cricut Maker + Riley Blake Designs quilt, and in the coming weeks I’ll walk you through the next stages of cutting and sewing. Ready to get started quilting with the Cricut Maker? [Read more…]

Boy’s Bow Tie Pattern with Cricut + Simplicity

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Read on to see how I joined forces with Cricut + Simplicity to sew a Boy’s Bow Tie Pattern!

Boy Bow Tie Pattern

What is it about a boy in a bow tie? I don’t get to sew for my boys as often as I used to (I just can’t handle seeing holes in handmade pant knees), so today’s project was extra fun for me. I used Cricut + Simplicity’s Boy’s Bow Tie Pattern to create the perfect floral bow tie for Weston, and after dreaming up this photo shoot, bribed him just enough to go along with it. Read on for all the details and to learn how to sew a bow tie for your own boys! [Read more…]

Girl’s Backpack Pattern with Cricut + Simplicity

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. Read on to learn how I used my Cricut Maker and a Simplicity Pattern to sew a Girl’s Backpack Pattern without doing any of the cutting myself!
 Girl's Backpack PatternYou know that to say I’m a fan of little backpacks would be an understatement ;). I’ve offered a number of free backpack patterns on this blog, from a heart shape to a unicorn, a bunny, and even a cat backpack! It was fun to sew a backpack that I didn’t create the pattern for myself this time around though! I sewed up this backpack pattern thanks to Cricut + Simplicity – with a Simplicity pattern found on Cricut Design Space it was easy and such a fun new experience for me. [Read more…]

Knee Patch Baby Pants Free Pattern with the Cricut Maker

Baby Pants Free Sewing Pattern

Hi creative friends! Last week I shared love for my newest sewing toy (although toy definitely doesn’t do the Cricut Maker justice!), and as promised, today I’m sharing a Knee Patch Baby Pants Free Pattern, sponsored by Cricut, that you can use to make your own sweet pants! [Read more…]

10 Reasons Every Crafter Needs A Cricut Maker

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Cricut Maker Cutting Machine

Just when I thought the cutting machine world couldn’t get any better, Cricut has gone and done it again. My love for the Cricut Explore Air II goes deep, and last year when I first heard that Cricut was releasing a new machine with even more features and abilities, I knew it would be something I’d love to get my hands on. So naturally, when the opportunity came to partner with Cricut and showcase the Cricut Maker, I was immediately on board! [Read more…]