In this show from our partners at Quilting Daily, join host Sara Gallegos and continue to build your skills and learn specialty techniques such as quilting in the hoop, in-the-hoop appliqué, monogramming, creating decorative buttonholes, auto-digitizing basics, stitching quilt labels and more.
Joshua John Russell, award-winning cake designer and star of our Man About Cake (MAC) series, creates five cakes inspired by his most popular designs. These smaller scale, beginner-friendly cakes are just as impressive as the originals, and achievable for any home baker.
Subtle textural contrasts set the stage for this cardigan. The clean, elegant lines are made from the mingling seed stitches, twisted stitches and stockinette. The kit comes with the pattern and all the yarn you need to knit it.
Cowl-LET cozy happen with this fun-to-knit kit. Made with the softest superwash merino, extra-textured slip stitches and ribbing, plus a picot edge, the Camryn Cowlette will keep you warm and stylish all day long. Knit it yourself with this all-inclusive kit!
Stitch up a statement piece with this eye-catching cowl kit from Tanis Gray. Retro yet modern and knit seamlessly, this project is perfect for newbie knitters, Fair Isle experts and everyone in between! Your kit comes with the pattern, charts and worsted-weight yarn needed to knit it up quick.
The secret to this stylish scarf? Self-striping yarn! Add that to a simple mirroring technique, and you’ve got a must-have kit that works up quick. The cherry on top is a double ruffle edge adding a dash of flirty flair.
Versatility and style meet cozy comfort in this fun-to-stitch kit. Knit with a reversible rib and only partially seamed, this oversized cowl can be worn buttoned up or open. Either way, it’s sure to make a statement.
You'll have stars (and hearts!) in your eyes when you stitch up this quilt. Star Light, Star Bright uses 10" squares to transform simple half-square triangles into a fun, eye-catching design. This project, featuring the dainty florals and traditional brocades fof the Boundless Plume collection, also leaves plenty of room for some creative machine quilting. Your kit will come with all the fabric you need for the quilt top and binding.
Vineyard-inspired hues. Watercolor-like prints. A bold star design. This Quiltworx design is sure to be a showstopper. Bring it to life with this all-inclusive kit (and the help of a how-to video!) that comes with a physical pattern, paper piecing templates, Boundless Batiks fabric and pre-cut 2.5” strips.
How to ID a beautiful Irish knit: Aran cables, tweed yarn and all the different shades of green. (OK, green isn't a requirement, but using it means you'll have great St. Patrick's Day attire.) So go on and grab your knitting needles and keep those cable charts close — with these patterns, it's sure to be your lucky day.
Forget deviled eggs — Easter is the time to really flex your cake skills. Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to piping buttercream and modeling fondant, the perfect confection is waiting for your dessert table. The Easter bunny is gonna be proud!
You don't need an excuse to build a showstopping cake, but Easter sure is a good one! With the pastel colors and big chocolate rabbits, there's so much you can do to make the holiday extra sweet — like making 3D gum paste eggs for an elegant finishing touch. These delicate cuties can be made well in advance of the big reveal, so carve out an afternoon and get in the springtime spirit.
Indulge in an after-dinner mint — but make it boozy. Grasshopper cocktails were all the rage in the 1950s and '60s, and they're still a go-to today. The ingredients are simple, yet you're rewarded with a rich drink that's the perfect St. Patrick's Day green. Top it off with shaved chocolate for a truly divine sip.
If you're a fan of bread pudding, it's time you made friends with the Irish variation. The dish doesn't hail from the country, but rather gets its name from the generous amount of Irish cream. Serve it up on St. Patrick's Day or Easter brunch for a table full of satisfied guests.
There are so many reasons to adore polymer clay jewelry. For one, the medium couldn't be easier to work with — think of it as Play-Doh for adults. For another, the pieces are totally customizable. Use whatever colors you want, mold any design you want and sculpt any shape you want. The tutorial below walks you through how to make marbled earrings with dangly accents — follow along, then go wild on your own.
The number one thing you need to remember about drawing realistic hair: don't get caught up in all those individual strands. As with so many aspects of drawing, less is more, and overworking any area can detract from the rest of the image. Instead, you want to use value and shape to define your subject's hair. Here's how.
As you get deeper into sewing, your needs and investment level may change with time. Maybe you started sewing on a family hand-me-down, and the machine finally bit the dust. Or maybe you learned to sew on a basic model, but now you're ready to upgrade to something higher-quality.
Crocheting a flat circle seems pretty straightforward: crochet in rounds, throw in some increases and — bam! — you've got a circle. Except, you probably don't actually have a circle. Instead, it's likely you have something a little misshapen.