crafts Archives - Totally Stitchin

by diane

Diane’s Favorite Sewing Book

April 15, 2012 in Find It / Buy It, Tips & Tricks

While spring cleaning, I found myself bored with the same look and color in my living room. A great way to change colors without spending a fortune on new furniture is to bring new color into the room with pillows. I found a book called "Simply Pillows by the Editors of Sunset Books and found many different styles that would ...

by debbie

Old Socks = New Toys

August 4, 2010 in Projects

Like most homes throughout the country we suffer from the lost left sock phenomenon. You put two matching socks into the dryer and only one sad and lonely sock comes back out. (I always just assume that the survivor is the right sock.) This project will gather all of the lost and lonely socks in your home and give them ...

by KellyC

Simple Scrapbook

May 20, 2010 in Projects

As graduation time draws near, use your sewing machine to create a memorable scrapbook. It's a great way to showcase the pictures of special moments in your life. Download project

by debbie

Joys of Easter Cross

March 24, 2010 in Projects

Celebrate all the joy Easter season brings with this colorful cross. With eggs, flowers, and other elements of the season it spread the warmth of the season. Download project

by debbie

No-Sew Mardi Gras Mask

January 27, 2010 in Projects

Head to the parade and jump on the float!  With this mask you are more than ready for Mardi Gras! Download project Download pattern

by KellyC

Easy Ballerina Costume

October 21, 2009 in General, Projects

Every girl dreams of being a ballerina. This Halloween make her dream come true with this adorable skirt. Download project

by debbie

I wouldn’t toss out those wooden spools…

July 11, 2009 in General

I was going through some stuff the other day looking for just the right thing for a project I am going to start soon and I ran into something that brought back some good ole memories; my knitting spool!  I remember making a ton of cool stuff with it, at least it was cool in my 12 year old mind...lol.  ...

by Kendra

Monsters among us

April 14, 2009 in General

Surely we all remember the popular Monster Inc movie from Disney that released a couple of years ago. It seems that since then monsters have been popping up everywhere, including sewing. Monsterosity has created cute monsters with a trendy and vintage feel. Their monsters appear in several ways, and no two ways are the same. Danger Craft's offers a fun monster pattern to ...

by Mac

I’m Turning Japanese

July 29, 2008 in News

There is a great blog over at Japan Craft Journal featuring some of the coolest crafts from around the country. Get a quick lesson in Japanese, and check out the amazing fabrics and designs.

How to Make Sock Monsters

July 10, 2008 in General

Summer is here and it’s pretty hot, so you’ve probably been running around in flip flops and open toe shoes (and NOT those appalling gladiator sandals, though if you are I guess I won’t judge you). AND if you’re like me, you probably lost and/or destroyed a few socks over the winter. So what do you do with all ...
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