If you are thinking about taking up quilting as a new hobby, here are 10 tips that will help you avoid some common mistakes that beginners, and some experts, often make.
This simple step by step free wet felting tutorial utilizes a tumble dryer, a balloon, a bubble-wrap template and some beautiful brightly colored merino wool roving to create this stunning bird pod.
Including photos and instructions, learn how to make reusable fabric bowl covers with this step by step guide. This project is a great way to use up fabric, save money and be kind to the environment.
The free knitting patterns in this article are perfect knitting ideas for a beginner who is just now learning how to knit. These coaster patterns are quick and easy - perfect holiday, handmade gifts.
Make a soft cloth baseball. Suitable for supervised indoor play or for juggling. Not intended for children under 3 or for pets.
Seam sewing for the beginning sewer. Learn how to sew a seam in a few easy steps. Be clever, sew a seam.
Learn how to adapt a classic affordable black Hat Shaper to create a giant wet felted top hat which could be worn with pride at a Music Festival or to a Mad Hatters Tea Party.
Knitted cowls are the perfect accessory to keep you warm during cold weather. This easy knitting pattern creates a simple, yet interesting neckwarmer that men, women and children will enjoy wearing!
Looking for a free pattern for your daughter's american girl doll or 18 inch doll? Then you will definitely love this step by step tutorial on how to sew bubble skirt for dollies.
What at first looks as if it came from the bottom drawer turns into a professional-looking garment after blocking. This article shows you how to best block your hand-made garments for a great look.
Keep your ears warm and outfit stylish with 12 unique headband styles you can easily crochet. Find the free patterns below and make ear warmers for yourself or for the special people in your life!
This is a free crochet pattern for a Barbie Strapless Chevron Dress. The pattern is available in both English and Dutch.
Knit these colorful accessories to add cheer and a bit of fun to any room or occasion! The directions for both the Confetti Fringe Pillow Cover and matching Cup Cozy are include in this free pattern.
This cozy baby blanket is a quick knit using bulky or chunky weight yarn. Designed with seven alternating cables and with just a hint of lace, this blanket will be a charming addition to any nursery.
Crocheters who want to get inspiration, ideas and patterns for their work frequently turn to crochet magazines as a terrific resource for such information. If you go online to search for good crochet magazines you will quickly find that there are a...
Step-by step pattern for making felted flowers, using crochet or knitting. They're very appealing and a fun project to get started with felting.
Free crochet pattern for a very adorable newborn baby shoes featuring an uncommon crochet stitch - the pineapple stitch
The churidar is more popular than ever these days. While I haven’t studied the stitching from an expert, I did it by trial and error. Learn these steps here.
The process of making felt boots has been over complicated. This master class serves to demystify the whole process by providing a free template and helpful resources to enable the best end result.
A beginner’s guide to crocheting with pictures and videos. Learn how to make a slip knot, hold a crochet hook, and make a chain. This guide also teaches the four most basic crochet stitches: single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and treble crochet.
This hub is a free crochet pattern for Barbie Business Suit. The pattern is split into three parts - Blazer, Pencil Skirt, and Tank Top.
Create a charming pincushion and notions box out of an Altoids tin, or other small box. This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to transform these items into a handy, yet pretty sewing accessory!
Want to start making amigurumi (tiny crochet toys)? Grab some free beginner amigurumi patterns here and you'll have dozens of cute creations in no time!
This free wet felting tutorial combines three felting techniques to create a stunning handbag which can be made in several hours with the help of a tumble dryer. It is a quick easy way to make a bag.
How to patch kid's jeans and add appliques to make cool knee patches. Instead of throwing jeans away, simply patch the hole: it saves the environment and your wallet at the same time!
There is nothing like taking a couple of skeins of yarn and turning them into something beautiful and useful. Double-sided afghans not only turn out beautiful but are very warm during the winter.
Make this beautiful quilted table runner with strips of fabric. It is fast and easy with the step by step guide provided.
Wet Felted Dreads are made with Pencil Roving. They are then woven into the holes of a crochet Beanie. The dreadlock chemo hat offers a fun solution for those who are undergoing cancer treatment.
This kennel bedding cage mat sews up quickly. I hope you make bunches and bunches of extra mats to donate to the local animal shelter. Better yet, share this tutorial so more animal lovers can help!
In this wet felting tutorial, you will learn how to use inexpensive and flexible Aqua Shoes without having to go to the expense of having to buy shoe lasts which can sometimes be very costly.
If you're a new quilter, start with the basics. Master this technique and use to create all kinds of quilts. Start with a simplified Irish chain or craft a delightful disappearing nine patch.
Master this clever nine-patch variation and you'll have the ket to the quilting kingdom! This simple tutorial show you how to turn a simple nine-patch block into a magnificent quilt.
A hat is one of the easiest ways to learn the art of crochet. Learn how to crochet a hat step by step with pictures and video as well as some of the basics of the art of crochet!
Detailed photo tutorial with a free pattern to make a mini crochet strawberry. The plush amigurumi style strawberries are ideal to use on summer garlands, kid's clothing and as cute decorations.
For those of you who love rhinestones on clothing and/or just about anything and everything, this hub is for you. I don't know about you, but I sometimes get a little agitated when I see how expensive it can be for something with rhinestones on it....
These step by step photos and instructions make it easy for you to create your own unique felt hair clips for any occasion.
Learn how to Nuno felt a baby girl's circle jacket using merino wool roving and pure silk fabric. This delightful baby jacket is soft and crinkly with a lightweight texture perfect for a newborn.
A simple basting stitch for hand sewing is really not hard, once you know what steps to follow and what to look out for. This simple stitch will work for mending ripped cloth, sewing on buttons, hand-sewing delicate areas in clothing construction,...
Learn how to make a simple yet beautiful 3 D Wet Felted flower with Merino Wool Roving. This very easy Step by Step image tutorial makes it so easy that even a child could be taught to do make one.
A step by step tutorial on how to work a half double and double crochet stitch with photos and video.
Money-saving and time-saving tips are combined in this wet felting tutorial to make it ideal for those who have a small business or who are interested in making beautiful items fast and for profit.
Ordering t-shirts for your event or organization can get very pricey, very fast. With a little spray paint and a plain shirt, you can make your own!
Flowers made from an old red t-shirt. Jamie Brock For a while now I've been making these pretty fabric flowers out of old t-shirts. They are super easy so I couldn't resist sharing here. If you have an old shirt or any old piece of clothing that...
The short tutorial below describes how to make a 3-D Wet Felted Flower using merino wool roving or wool tops. This large spikey felt flower can be added to compliment a garment or hat.
How to use a needle felting tool with additional woollen fibers to rectify problems such as thin spots which can occur during Wet Felting. Helpful tips, images and techniques are shared here.
This little box is made with polymer clay, an Altoids tin, and some creativity. Great for keeping small items, this would be perfect for a knitter but pretty enough to appeal to almost everyone.
Make this super cute, and environmentally friendly apron, by upcycling old jeans. It's easy with these detailed photos and step by step instructions.
How to crochet a baby hat. Ideal for beginners to crochet. Step-by-step tutorial with images to help you to make your first cute hat. Shows how you can also make larger hats.
Over my years of knitting, I've discovered an easy and safe way to block most of my knitting projects. I hope these hints answer some of the questions that most people face when blocking, explain the different methods, and offer some suggestions on the best technique to finish your favorite knitwear.
This is an easy to follow, step-by-step guide to casting on for beginning knitters with pictures. The guide also acts as a good refresher for someone who has taken a break from knitting.
Through my recent experience of dealing with what seemed like a problematic sewing machine, I want to help others who may be having similar problems with their machines. It can be frustrating to have a sewing machine that one minute is working fine...
Waste Merino wool roving, party balloons and a tumble dryer were used to create these wet felted coin purses. Waste pieces of recycled merino wool were blended together to make these cute purses.
Stuck using acrylic yarn because your project is big, it's all you can find, or the only yarn available in the colors you need? Don't fret! You can make it just as soft as some of the pricier yarns.
Knitting I-cord is so relaxing that you may find yourself with yards of it. Here are fun and useful things you can make with it.
This hat idea is really easy to make, it only requires learning to make one stitch, and sewing your handiwork together. Firstly, you will need: 4.5mm knitting needles one ball of yarn or wool in any colour of your choice a thick sewing needle
Learn how to use the automatic needle threader that's attached to your sewing machine. My video tutorial will also show you how to repair the system if it's not working properly.
Want to make your own bra bag, linen bag or delicates bag out of an old pillowcase? This very easy craft tutorial has instructions on how to do it at home! Make clothes last longer in the wash.
Learn the basics of using a rectangular loom, round/circular loom, and spool loom. Complete with video tutorials and some beginner project ideas.
Here are some tips, tutorials, and patterns to crochet your own bracelets. Also includes tips on crocheting, reading patterns, and understanding diagrams for beginners.
No need to make fingerless gloves when you can kitchen gloves to produce gloves which have fingers and thumbs. This step by step Free Tutorial will guide you every step of the way.
A free pattern for a crocheted dishcloth worked in variegated kitchen cotton and trimmed with a scalloped edge.
This hub is a free crochet pattern for Barbie Short Shorts. It is used as the basic pattern for several other designs, including Barbie Basic Leggings.
Devoré is a beautiful technique that produces fabrics with sheer areas. Learn to make your own velvet burnout fabrics.
Before you can learn how to make crochet stitches, you need gather your supplies, and learn the basics of how to read a pattern, and what exactly gauge means. This article will get you started.
Make your own beautiful, layered infinity scarf with your choice of three ways to finish it. Warm and comfortable, this is an easy project that only takes a few hours to complete. Just keep knitting.
If you own a mini crib, most likely the Alma Mini Crib, you have found out that there is only one crib sheet available on the market. It is organic, but it it’s only plain white and kind of pricey. Here are easy, step-by-step directions on how to...
Learn how to knit lace and follow easy lace knitting patterns. Tips for beginners to keep even tension and create a beautiful product. Find free knit lace patterns and learn how to follow them.
This hub provides a tutorial on how to protect your floors by crocheting chair socks. It also includes a free pattern for a customization done on a chair with circular ends but thin legs. It also has a short tutorial on how to make hole-free magic circles.
This easy to make walker tote bag is held on with two strips of hook and loop tape (Velcro). It is a fast sewing project, perfect for beginner sewers who want to sew for charity. The tutorial teaches you step by step how to sew a walker bag.
This is the second part in a two part wet felting tutorial. It is aimed at people who find it difficult to find footwear to fit them. These Duct Tape Shoe Lasts provide a perfect solution.
Baby blankets are one of the easiest projects, especially for new or inexperienced knitters. This fun and colorful blanket design has no shaping and can be changed to match any nursery decor.
If you've always wanted to make a round rug, read on for tips and tricks. Follow along with me as I share how I created this rug.
Once you have your crazy fabrics stitched to your base, you start embellishing the seams. That's the fun part of crazy patchwork.
This hub is a free pattern for making some basic socks for Barbie. You can end off earlier to get lower socks or continue on with the pattern for knee high socks.
Compare the double-strand, single-strand method, and flat-panel method of making yarn from plastic bags for crocheting or knitting.
Wet felting, needle felting and knitting techniques are combined in this tutorial to create a very sweet pair of booties for a child. Metal shoe lasts are used as molds on which to shape the booties.
Beautiful easy free crochet headbands and earwarmer patterns. Perfect for those brisk cold mornings to keep your head and ears warm and cosy. Stylish and modern designs for headware. Great for skiers.
You may know how to make rag doll toys because they are quite simple to make and fun to create. However, making hair for rag dolls that gives them a personality is a unique art in itself.
Handcraft a wet felted coin purse with a needle/wet felted spectacle case for her on Valentine's Day. Party balloons and a tumble dryer are utilized throughout this easy step by step felting tutorial
When I first published this article I couldn't know how trendy batik-fabrics will become. Do you love fashion? Design your own fabric by doing batiks. They are colorful, a fun project & very en vogue!
A step by step guide to making a Denim Rag Quilt. With full size pictures. This particular quilt is 60"x70" in size. And will fit a twin size bed easily, But my husband saw what I was doing and has now claimed the quilt for himself, to use in his Big truck sleeper.
This new method of making 3D wet-felted flowers is the result of many hours of experimentation. The templates shown in this tutorial can be adapted to create a variety of different flowers.
This hub is about crocheting clothes for your Barbie doll. It will also tackle the different body types available to the doll throughout the years. Links will be provided below to help you get started on crocheting for your Barbie doll.
In this Hub, I'll explain how I stitched a long frock for my daughter Anna during the Christmas season. The frock has lots of fun flairs, and is also easy to make.
Felting with a resist will produce a seamless hollow shape which can be used to make hats, decorative vessels, Pods, pots, vases, cat caves, bird houses, bags, purses, mitts, booties and slippers
Adding a quilt label is an necessary step in finishing a quilt. Labeling a quilt will provide important information for you and future owners of the quilt. How to Make a Quilt Label provides several easy ways to label your quilts.
This free knitting pattern creates a decorative basket featuring a unique geometric shape. This basket is perfect for holding small items or a plant, or just to display as a beautiful handmade item.
A first patchwork quilt is a daunting project for many quilters - but it doesn't need to be! You can make a beautiful quilt quickly, by crafting your own block layout and quilting in a simple design.
Craft shows can be a great place to make money selling your knitted goods and apparel. Unique, quality items always sell well, and here are some other popular items to make and sell at a craft fair.
I made elk skin and buffalo leather moccasins. My stitching is sloppy, but they're so comfortable. As my feet have improved from plantar fasciitis I'm wearing minimalist shoes and it's doing me good.
I designed these textured fingerless mitts because I wanted a pair with an interesting design on the back of the hand, but fit snugly around the cuff and was comfortable to wear for everyday use. Perfect for showing off the different colors in variegated or handpainted yarns!
This colorful baby blanket and lap afghan knitting pattern looks complicated but is quite simple to make. Featuring a beautiful mosaic design, it is easy to adapt to match any room or nursery décor.
For most quilters, binding the edges of a quilt is the last major step in completing the project. But how do you bind the edges if the quilt isn't a basic straight-sided shape? Or what if you prefer to have and un-bordered look? One good answer is...
A step-by-step tutorial (with pictures) showing how to embroider 5 easy and beautiful stitches. You'll be able to make several beautiful designs and learn the skills to make more complex stitches.
My favorite crochet baby hat patterns, easy and ideal for beginners. The perfect gift for a new baby. Baby hats make a great yarn-stash-busting project you can make in an hour or so.
When you see a finished project created by cross stitch do you think "I could never do that"? Well, think the again - you can and you could produce your first piece of work within a matter of hours.
Wet Felting does not have to be hard work! Learn how to make multiple items quickly with a tumble dryer where very little rubbing and no rolling is required to produce quality items very quickly.
This table runner features mock cables, some lace, and petal details in columns of different designs that will look great in any room, and at any occasion. This is a fun knit with beautiful results!
Diane Rose is an amazing Texas woman. She lets very little stand in the way of her dreams, or keep her from being all that she can be! Her zest for life could be an inspiration to us all.
Why not use up all those left-over yarn scraps to make a brightly-colored crocheted blanket? An easy project for frugal crocheters.
This purple baby sweater pattern is a very simple design for knitters and can make babies comfortably warm in cold weather.
Free crochet pattern on how to crochet a cat ears headband or a cat ears hat two different ways. Also included is directions to make a crochet bow to make a Hello Kitty hat or headband.
Keep your arms warm and stylish by knitting your own armwarmers with these easy to knit patterns and ideas.
This simple easy to follow step by step felting tutorial takes a modern approach to the age old art of making felt. A tumble dryer a balloon and a palm sander are utilized to speed up the process.
Knitting diagonally is an easy and sophisticated way to show off new stitch patterns. Here are 3 techniques that can get you started.
How Is Crazy Patchwork Made? Scraps are applied to a foundation. Seamstresses would completely cover some not-so-good-fabric with scraps of velvet, satin, all sorts of 'good stuff'.
... taking in or letting out a pair of dress pants is not hard and will take no more then 30-40 minutes.
I made a Wembley Fraggle Costume several years ago and it turned out AWESOME. This article will walk you through the steps to make your own Fraggle Rock Halloween Costume.
Need a fancy, lettuce edge tulle ruffle for a project? You only need basic sewing skills... just grab your sewing machine, some tulle, and a spool of thick fishing line, and this article will tell you how to get it done!
Did you know it’s easy to make doll clothes with no sewing skills? Use this method to create and customize designs for any doll and save money while doing it!
Celebrate the Fall season and Thanksgiving holiday by creating a colorful autumn display with these easy scrap fabric fall leaves. This tutorial makes a festive table decoration and napkin rings.
A step by step tutorial (with photos) on how to make a biscornu. Based upon a counted cross stitch or linen embroidery design. I show you how to sew up all eight edges using whip stitch and more.
Crochet patterns for a baby dress. There is nothing sweeter than and little girl all dressed up in a gorgeous crocheted dress. Find my favourite patterns here.
You can give an old tote bag a new look by adding a bunch of knitted flowers made from leftover yarn! Learn how to knit flowers of different sizes to fashion a new bag that you'll be proud to use.
Balloons, a tumble dryer and a palm sander are some of the unusual tools utilized to make this delightful wet felted cat cave. A step by step, free tutorial for the more advanced felt maker.
This tutorial shows you how to sew three basic hand sewing stitches; the running stitch, running backstitch and backstitch.
Leg warmers are a must-have for dancers. They are great for skaters, and they are also a fashion accessory in the winter. Making your own leg warmers is very easy, if you have basic knitting skills.
A simple pieced block using three templates. One-fourth of the block is constructed and rotated. Great for samplers, as a fill-in block, or by itself. Covers pattern, color, and grain of fabric.
This seamless wet felted spiral bag tutorial has been designed to be used by the more advanced felt maker. Cost is minimal as botany waste wool is used together with washed and carded shetland wool.
This is a step-by-step guide to crocheting baby booties for the beginning crocheter, including pictures for each step showing how to create stitches that can be a bit confusing.
Whether you crochet for the love of the art, to relax, or as a business, this vintage angel ornament is a great project to try.
You don't need a special embroidery machine to do machine embroidery. Machine embroidery can be done with a standard sewing machine. Here are the steps to complete the task.
Leather gloves and leather mittens are warm and cozy. Get started today learning how to make them yourself. They will make a great Christmas present this holiday season.
Play and fun are two essential ingredients for introducing creative fun for children. Add a ball, some wool fibers, hot soapy water and you have found the perfect craft project for a child to do.
Recycling worn out t-shirts into beautiful rugs satisfies my penny-pinching nature. Here are complete instructions for cutting t-shirts into yarn and crocheting a throw rug similar to the braided rugs grandmother used to make.
Babies needs hats for all seasons to cover their small heads. This is an easy pattern to knit a basic baby hat with a step-by-step video to show new knitters how to do it.
All you need to know to use macrame to make your own hammock. Use it camping, in the back yard, or in your child's room. Make on a smaller scale to hang and organize those stuffed toys in!
This page is a DIY cross-stitch guide for mounting and framing your project. I'm a professional picture framer for over 20 years and I'll answer any questions regarding mounting stitchery.
This article covers how to crochet a Winnie the Pooh hat, an Eeyore hat, and a Piglet hat. It also includes resources on crocheting hats to fit any size.
Do you ever get to the end of a crochet project and think '... now what?' — these crochet edging patterns will help you get a professional-looking finish and add a touch of individual crochet style!
Want cool fitness wear without the hefty price tag? Discover how to reconstruct a tshirt and weave a ladder back pattern without sewing!
By cleaning and framing your finished needlework projects yourself, you ensure they are properly framed and cared for, and save a lot of money on professional framing!
How to crochet baby booties, diaper cover, and baby hat, including tips on how to customize your baby outfit to create cute looks.
Find some great free doll clothes patterns for your Barbie, American Girl Doll, baby doll, and more.
This article is a free crochet pattern for the Barbie Strapless Bodysuit. It was designed to fit Barbie Model Muse body types.
Looking for tips, hints and ideas for silk sari yarn? Sari yarn is a unique, brilliantly coloured yarn made from sari silk remnants in India. It comes in hanks (skeins) and pre-prepared balls and each one is unique, due to the ordering of colours, the uneven yarn thickness and the skill of the individual spinner.
Fringe decoration or tassels are often added to scarves, shawls, pillows and other handmade items. Here are step-by-step directions for adding fringe to your knitting or crochet project.
A plastic party supplies top hat is the new alternative to buying an expensive wooden hat block or plastic Hat Shaper. These Unisex felt hats were shaped over a plastic hat purchased from Amazon.
Duduza (Comfort) Doll is an easy charity knitting project to bring comfort and solace to children in need, especially in Africa. Learn to make one yourself with the free pattern, videos and links.
For warm and comfortable winter footwear there is nothing better than a pair of soft soled moccasins. I am going to show you how to make moccasins that cuddle your feet...
Learn how to transform a plain tall vase with these simple step by step wet felting instructions. It is guaranteed to become a talking point when it becomes a stunning piece of decorative art.
With some basic knitting and sewing stitches, you can make a cute little yarn ball bookmark to enjoy with your favorite book. This easy bookmark would make a great gift for any knitter or crocheter!
Step by step tutorial to crochet your first pair of slipper socks. These can be finished off 4 ways to create warm, stylish, highly fashionable crochet slippers, socks or ankle warmers
A more casual alternative to a traditional frame, a pillow or cushion cover with a 'fabric frame' is a great way to display your completed cross stitch projects!
Craft a one-of-a-kind quilt from T-shirts. Make a memory quilt, a graduation present or a going away to college gift. This tutorial includes everything you need to know to create your own Tshirt quilt
This page shows you how to pull threads in linen cloth, which ultimately allows you to make perfectly straight cuts and edges for your linen projects.
This no-sew fleece blanket is easy to create and has a homemade touch. Fleece fabric is soft—perfect for baby gifts—and can be cut to fit cribs or beds of any size.
Creating customized, batik shirts, pillowcases, aprons, and more has never been easier! Discover how to batik items at home using gel glue.
Learn how to crochet an easy baby blanket, ideal for beginners. Simple Double Crochet Stitch (US) or Triple Crochet (UK), step by step use this as an easy quick crochet blanket pattern.
Learn how to inexpensively make a duvet cover out of two flat sheets. Let your imagination go wild. You don't even need a sewing machine.
These Mary Jane Baby Booties knitting patterns are very easy and basic patterns for beginners. The patterns are described in two methods and available 3 sizes. It also includes how-to knit videos.
Sharpies, rubbing alcohol and a plain white t-shirt are all you need for the next rainy or snow day. Try it once and watch yourself looking at every white thing as a canvas for tie-dye adventures.
Skinny jeans are in. If you just got the memo and you're still dressing like it's 2005 (you're not alone), don't throw those old flare jeans out! Save money by converting them into skinny jeans.
If you're in the market for a new summer bag or simply want DIY tote ideas, this tutorial for a messenger bag is worth checking out.
A brief history and explanation of yarn bombing as well as some ideas on how you can knit, crochet, or sew together your own yarn-bombed pieces.
A cosy rug can be a useful project for any time of the year. It will help to use up those odd balls of wool and can be a welcome gift - made with love.
Learn how to felt a tiny coin purse using polystyrene balls. Needle/wet felting techniques are used to create the purse. Finally, a tiny arched metal frame is sewn on to add the perfect touch.
What do you get when you have way too much yarn on your hands and need to do something with it? This hub! Also, a rug!
Tossing tatted lace into the washing machine could destroy it. Instead, preserve your lace by learning how to correctly wash and dry it, so that you can keep your heirloom intact for years to come.
An interview with my grandmother about her passion for quilting. Includes how she began quilting during the Great Depression, her favorite patterns, and how she managed to quilt while raising 9 children through some of the country's leanest times.
We all have t-shirts that were just too good to pass up, even though they are a size too big. Why not turn these wanted, but large, t-shirts into racer back tank tops? Follow this tutorial and get ready to hit the beach or gym in unique style.
Duct Tape or Gaffer Tape can be used very effectively to create Custom Made Shoe Lasts on which you can make felted Slippers or Boots This tutorial provides a step by step guide on how to make them.
A step by step wet felting tutorial for beginner to advanced felt makers. These simple slippers were created using aqua shoes instead of shoe lasts. No need for expensive polystyrene shoe lasts.
Starting the yarn craft, crochet, can be challenging with knowing what tools to use and in working out what hook size you should get. This guide explains what beginners need to know.
The single crochet stitch is the foundation for all other crochet stitches. In this article, learn how to work the single crochet stitch with step-by-step photos and video.
Gorgeous handcrafted gifts can be made from covering soap bars with merino wool fibers. Personalize them by adding a label and turn them into profit at craft fairs or sell them in your Etsy store.
A beginner's guide to knitting a scarf. This step-by-step guide teaches you how to knit a homemade scarf with directions for knit and purl stitches, two easy scarf patterns, knitting terminology glossary, and valuable links to related sites.
A 'walking' foot for your sewing machine is essential if you are a quiltmaker. This foot has its own feed dogs to move the top layer of fabric, while the machine's feed dogs move the bottom latyer
Tessellation patterns are found in many quilts, with some being quite detailed and intricate. Take a look at these examples of tessellation quilt designs and learn how you can design your own tessellation quilt pattern.
To hand quilt or machine quilt...that is the question. This article provides advice on which quilting method to use and points out some of the pros and cons of hand quilting versus machine quilting.
If you haven't tried Tapestry Crochet, you are missing out on a wonderful art form. This page includes How to Do Tapestry Crochet plus free patterns and graphs to use.