DIY Girl’s Heart Purse Tutorial

How to cut fabric with the Cricut Maker

We’re just under a month away from Valentine’s Day, and if you’re still looking for project ideas, today I have you covered! I used my trusty Cricut Maker to create this DIY girl’s heart purse tutorial, and you can make one too using your Maker and Cricut rotary blade! If you haven’t learned how to cut fabric with the Cricut Maker yet, now’s the time to get started with this fun DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea! [Read more…]

Free Lip Purse Pattern + Tutorial

Free Lip Purse Pattern + Tutorial

As you might guess, bag sewing is one of my favorite things to do. Bags are so fun to make, and I love the way they come together in (at least theory), perfect symmetry. I know that many of you love sewing bags too! Our Airdrie Bag Pattern is among the most popular of all the patterns in our shop, and I love sewing bags for both myself and my little ones (insert comment about unhealthy toddler backpack addiction here…). Today I’m sharing this fun new Free Lip Purse Pattern + Tutorial and hope you enjoy sewing it as much as I did! [Read more…]

10 Adorable Free Quiet Book Patterns and Templates

Free Quiet Book Patterns

If there’s one thing that little ones are suuuper good at, it’s being noisy. Normally, these sweet sounds are music to a parents ear (to a certain degree, let’s be reasonable here), but there are times (most of the time?) when “shhhh”ing just doesn’t do the trick. If you’re a parent, you know the value in some quiet distraction, and know that the busier those little fingers can be, the happier (and often quieter!) the toddler can be :). Quiet books are the perfect tool to keep little ones happy, practice their motor skills, and of course, quiet! Today I’m sharing some of the cutest and most original free quiet book patterns I’ve found online – and each of them has a printable template! Pick your favorites and get sewing!

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Tips for Piecing a Quilt with Cricut + Riley Blake

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

Read on to learn my favorite tips for piecing a quilt and learn about the quilt I made using my Cricut Maker and a Riley Blake quilt kit!

Baby Quilt Pattern

Hi sewing friends! I’m back today to share some of my favorite tips for piecing a quilt! Earlier I shared how to get started quilting with Cricut Maker and also how to cut your quilt pieces with the Cricut Maker, and today is the third and final post in that series! [Read more…]

Keychain Chapstick Holder Tutorial (and Free Pattern!)

Keychain Chapstick Holder Tutorial

What is it about chapstick that makes them so hard to keep track of? I seem to never be able to find it just when I need it, and having little ones around who like to share definitely doesn’t help ;). Hopefully today’s project will change that! I’m sharing a keychain chapstick holder tutorial (and free pattern!) that you can hook to your purse, diaper bag, or use as your vehicle keychain to keep it always handy! [Read more…]