Join artist and author Jen Hewett and learn to block-print your own fabric designs. Learn to carve blocks, print them with water-soluble inks, and build design repeats for custom fabrics you can sew into garments, quilts or home dec projects. An easy apron pattern is included for your first yard of block-printed fabric!
Liven up your wedding cakes with fresh flowers! Cake artist Jenny McCoy teaches you how to decorate five elegant cakes using a variety of beautiful blooms. Plus get her pro tips on balancing colors, maintaining food safety and more.
Join host Suzy Williams of Suzy Quilts and get the inside scoop on America's largest annual quilt show. Meet some of the industry's best as they share their favorite products, techniques and, of course, quilts!
Welcome to a four-week special event hosted by Angela Walters, featuring instruction from Bluprint's top quilters. From simple scribbles to full-on feathers, gain the skills you need to free-motion quilt like a pro in just a few minutes a day. Your program includes lessons, templates, worksheets and more. Enroll on your own schedule, then see how fast your FMQ improves!
Grab your project bag! It's time to make along with mother-daughter crafting duo Christie and Isa Beniston! Together they've sewn and grown, threaded and thrived, and turned their love of craft into their livelihoods. Now these crafting queens are tackling a new theme every week, each piecing together a project that inspires the other (and that you'll totally want to make, too). From embroidered mantras for the new year to personalized pet beds and much more, join them for crafting tips and tricks and a little life advice, because Maker Knows Best!
Just 20-30 minutes of drawing a day not only helps build your skills, but it also is a meditative, calming experience that can free your mind and open you up to new ideas. Join artist Patricia Watwood and start a daily drawing practice; all you need is a sketchbook and pencil. Learn observational techniques for conveying proportion, form and dimension. With each day's practice, you'll gain confidence, patience and peace as you discover the joys of drawing.
Adorn your home with a sweet and simple macramé wall hanging designed by Christine Naugle of Sweet Potato 3. Your expert guide, Vanessa Vargas Wilson (aka the Crafty Gemini), shows you how, step by step. Learn two beginner-friendly knots, then let the yarn do the rest!
Crochet a classic granny-inspired blanket (designed by 10 Hours or Less Designs) with expert guidance from Vanessa Vargas Wilson, aka the Crafty Gemini. Learn how to manage multiple strands of yarn at once so you can work it up in record time. Plus, get tips for changing colors seamlessly, adding edging and more.
Combine the garter stitch with two lacy textures to create this asymmetric wrap designed by Erika Flory. Your expert guide, Vanessa Vargas Wilson (aka the Crafty Gemini) shows you how, step by step. Get her tips on changing colors, weaving ends in invisibly (even with lace!) and more.
Embroider a pair of fuzzy friends with expert guidance from Vanessa Vargas Wilson, aka the Crafty Gemini. Using designer Jessica Long's exclusive pattern, Vanessa walks you through everything from preparing your fabric to hooping, stitching and finishing.
Get an inside look at the world of Angela Walters: mother, quilter and the beloved host of “The Midnight Quilt Show.” This season, Angela’s living the dream at home and on the road as she travels Down Under to Perth, Australia and then Houston, Texas. Get ready for a brand new stash of quilting adventures!
Stitch a modern quilt (designed by Natalie Crabtree) with a touch of appliqué! Vanessa Vargas Wilson, aka the Crafty Gemini, shows you how. Learn to create a perfectly smooth circle edge, then sew your two-toned beauty in place. Plus get tips for spray-basting small projects, along with easy crosshatch quilting with your walking foot.
Make a hat that pops using short rows and changing colors! As part of the Elementals collection, this design is knit from the side (so gauge is important!). The kit comes with everything you need to knit this go-to accessory.
Delyse is a wrap-style cardigan with set-in sleeves, ribbed ties and a-line shape that's worked from the top down seamlessly — plus, it has pockets for added comfort and style! The kit comes with a timeless pattern and everything you need to knit it.
All your favorite dusty, modern colors pair with classic pinwheel blocks for the cutest quilt. This kit comes with everything you need for the quilt top and binding, and the pattern provides instructions for expanding your quilt all the way up to a King size.
This popular design by Monique Jacobs is back in new Boundless Rosette florals! This charming design features basic Variable Star and Courthouse Steps blocks, in a unique, on-point setting. The kit comes with everything you need for the quilt top and binding.
The classic granny square gets a modern overhaul! Made with chains, slip stitches and double crochet stitches, this throw is a beginner-friendly project that's easy to work up with just a few stitch repeats. The kit comes with everything you need for this chic crochet.
Simple blocks cut from 5” squares pair up and alternate for a fun, scrappy finished look in this expand-a-quilt. It’s a stress free design that shows off beautiful prints, and the kit comes with everything you need for the quilt top and binding.
Somerset by Tiffany Hayes is abso-bloomin’-lutely timeless! Strip piecing and stitch-and-flip techniques bring these summery blocks to life. This kit comes with everything you need to make the quilt top and binding.
This eye-catching medallion breaks down to deceptively simple squares, half-square triangle units and borders. Look closely — can you see them? This bright design is like walking through a summer garden, and the kit comes with everything you need for the quilt top and binding.
Let's talk about a good Belgian waffle — crisp exterior, tender inside and deep pockets for catching maximum syrup. Who can resist that? Sadly, these brunch wonders get a bad rep for being hard to make. But not anymore. This recipe only calls for one bowl and simple instructions, meaning you're well on your way to waffle stardom.
No fancy fondant skills or cupboards full of cake decorating tools are required for this narwhal. And that cute whale shape? It's your favorite snack cake hiding under there. Let's make some cake magic!
Irish crochet is instantly recognizable. The common rose and leaf motifs, joined by delicate lace netting, make up a vintage style that dates back centuries — according to Irish Crochet Lab, Irish women used to sell these crocheted items (doilies were often up for grabs) during the potato famine of the 19th century.
Go retro and stitch high-waisted underwear that's totally comfortable and classic, not to mention customizable thanks to the ability to mix and match woven and knit fabrics. And if you have leftover fabric post-project, there's great news: you can use it to make a matching vintage-inspired bralette, meaning you'll never have to scour the lingerie section for perfect-fitting undergarments ever again.
The primrose stitch, a variation on the shell stitch, is perfect for beginner crocheters who want to get into intermediate-stitch territory. It's also a go-to for seasoned stitchers, as it helps bring lots of gorgeous texture to projects. Once you've got this skill in your wheelhouse, you're sure to turn to it again and again.
Handmade mini paper baskets may just be the cutest way to gift candies, decorative eggs and other Easter treats. It's all thanks to a simple technique: paper weaving. Move the strips through one another, secure it with glue, stuff it with colorful artificial grass and say hello to your festive DIY gift wrap.
Reasons to love crochet circle vests: there's no shaping involved, they're cute wardrobe additions and they all follow the same basic formula. If you can crochet a circle, you can make a simple, fashionable vest. But don't stop there — these garments can be made in any yarn and have a ton of variations for total customization.
There's an easy (and fun!) way to make fabric you won't see anywhere else: block printing. By carving a block and using it to stamp a pattern onto fabric — which you can learn to do in Fabric Design: Block Printing — you'll never stress about finding the perfect material for any sewing, quilting or home decor project ever again. But block printing is only half the fun: what you make with that one-of-a-kind fabric is what'll give you that awesome 'I did it!' moment.
Say buh-bye to the days of searching for that perfect bolt of fabric. Block printing is the easy way to create custom fabrics for one-of-a-kind sewing, quilting and home decor projects. If you're new to customizing fabrics, Jen Hewett, textile artist and instructor of Fabric Design: Block Printing, has must-know tips for beginners.