If you love bragging rights, this DIY Fremont tote is your big ticket item. The gorgeous waxed canvas bag has a classic two-toned exterior, with real leather straps and metal hardware. The completed look is so contemporary and stylish, everyone will ask, “Who makes this bag?” And you’ll get to wow everyone by declaring, “I did!” For step-by-step video instructions watch the companion class, [Sew the Fremont Bag.](https://mybluprint.com/playlist/11723/22254)
Whether you’re working on your very first bag or your 50th, the new Caliza Bag from Carla Henton is an ideal endeavor. It’s strong and sturdy, yet oh-so-cute, with colors that pop right off the piece. Practice working with templates, interfacing, and fleece, all while hand-piecing your newest go-to satchel.
A companion to Allyson Dykhuizen’s class "Startup Project: Cable Hat & Headband." This beginner-friendly kit is the perfect introduction to new cable stitches and techniques. Pattern includes both a written and color-coded chart.
Release the confetti and get party-ready with these colorful socks that are cute as can be. Not only are they bright and cheerful, they also have a little lace rib which adds an extra dose of fun to the playful colorway. Even better? They’re easy to knit!
Want to give your knitting a little kick? Try your hand at these rag socks by Bruce Weinstein: they’re snuggly, they’re warm, and they’re a mainstay of gifting. With no heel to navigate, these tube socks are extra easy to knit—and they come in three sizes so they can fit any man’s foot.
Sweater + poncho = swoncho! Throw on this transitional piece when the weather's too warm for a jacket. Worked from the top down, you can easily adjust the sleeves and cropped length to fit a range of sizes.
If you’ve ever dreamt of cuddling up in a cloud, this cozy cardigan is as close as you’ll ever get. With a modern chunky style, a wide ribbed color, and pockets (yay!), this quick and easy design is worked from the side across. The pattern uses basic crochet stitches throughout, so it’s approachable for almost any crochet level. This kit comes with silky soft Sprightly Yarns Acrylic Super Bulky.
Have you been flirting with the idea of sewing your own frocks? This curated course kit has everything you need to get started! It comes with a floral watercolor stretch cotton fabric, interfacing, thread, an invisible zipper, and McCall pattern 7681. Simply follow along with Startup Project: Sew the Flirty Dress, and you’ll become a bonafide seamstress in no time. (This is a great next step after you have completed the Sewing Bluprint Box Projects.)
There are birthday parties, and then there are birthday par-taaaaays. Add that extra dose of enthusiasm with the ultimate birthday party kit from Meri Meri. Includes Birthday Cupcake Kit, Sprinkle Pop in Rainbow Road, Happy Birthday Candles, Happy Birthday to You Garland, and Mini Party Hat Set.
It’s not a birthday celebration until someone arrives with a platter of cupcakes, and this kit from Meri Meri ensures they will catch everyone’s eye. With 48 cupcake liners in four colorways and 24 gold mylar tassel toppers, this kit leaves no doubt that the party has started.
Whether you’re celebrating an “It’s a Boy” baby shower, a bon voyage, or simply a birthday for a blue enthusiast, this kit from Meri Meri has all the hue you can handle. With the Blue Cupcake Kit, Sprinkle Pop in Sea Glass, Hip Hip Hooray Topper, and Blue Tassel Garland, you’ll feel downright blue when the party is over.
Before the parents-to-be are blessed with goos and gahs, throw them a party that will make them ooh and ahh. This Baby Shower bundle from Meri Meri includes everything you need for an unforgettable baby shower: Pastel Cupcake Liners, Sprinkle Pop Pastel Confetti, Pastel Baby Cake Topper, and Baby Balloon Garland. Bonus: It’s gender-neutral!
Level-up your cake (literally!) with this set of 16 extra-long candles from Meri Meri. The height adds elegance while the silver adds shine, and near-invisible plastic holders help stabilize these feats of waxen architecture. Suffice it to say, these are the ultimate finishing touch.
The Cloth Parcel’s exciting new design features dynamic, vibrant prints from Boundless Looking Glass with patterns inspired by honeycombs, florals, and constellations. You’ll practice piecing on point and using setting triangles in this perfectly manageable project—with outsized results!
You’ve already crocheted plenty of blankets—now you need baskets to store them in! These quick and easy crochet baskets come in three sizes that nest together perfectly. Made with Sprightly Acrylic Wool Super Bulky Yarn, each basket is worked in a center single crochet stitch. Add the rope handles and enjoy a rustic farmhouse touch, perfect for any room in your home!
Counting sheep is easy with this plush pillow! Knit stockinette stitch with worsted yarn and work the sheep with charted intarsia colorwork. You'll get black and white yarn for the sheep, and all you have to do is choose your favorite background color!
Stitch together precut charm squares to give your dinner table a stunning accent! This runner by Christine Stainbrook is perfect for quilters of all levels. Your kit includes all of the fabrics you’ll need to finish the runner top, backing, and binding.
Joy to all and peace on earth! This country-rustic quilt by Kristin Gassaway combines traditional piecing and applique to add some extra heart to your holiday. Using variable stars, two-patches, and flying geese, this homey design is perfectly sized for a wall hanging. The kit comes with all of the Hillside Holiday Pines fabrics needed.
That's right: the cutest pouch you've ever seen is only a few punches away! Take advantage of the punch needle trend and design a one-of-a-kind clutch that'll store your phone, cash and (of course) crafting supplies.
Whether there's a drawer in your kitchen dedicated to mug rugs or you've never made a single one, this folded flying geese design is a must-have. Not only is it beginner-friendly, but it's a great project for practicing a ton of techniques: making folded flying geese, sewing partial seams and using a pillowcase binding. Oh, and guess what? It can be made completely with charm squares!
Spill your heart with cute cake pops that look like conversation hearts but taste way better. These Valentine's Day treats can be made with any cake batter and don't require any shaping, so they're a simple make — even if you've never baked cake pops before.
Mug cozies are a must-have for coffee lovers, and make great Valentine's Day gifts when embellished with a little knit heart. Work in the magic loop and you'll have a cute coat for your favorite cup in no time.
Whether you're hosting a whole crew of friends or simply serving your favorite dishes for a relaxing night in, there's nothing cuter than setting said meals on top of trivets that totally speak to your personality. These pig's head and lamb's tongue designs from our Maker Knows Best series are easy to make using basic punch needle techniques. Grab the templates, thread your needle and start punching!
Valentine's Day is for recognizing the ones you love, and what better way to do so than through the craft you adore? Cast on and stitch these knits for your favorite people in honor of all those warm and fuzzy feelings.
There are a ton of ways to sew a tote bag — with a lining, without a lining, with pockets on the inside, with pockets on the outside, with a quilted design — the list goes on and on. This tutorial breaks it down to the basics, teaching you how to make a simple tote with three panels. Once you've got that down, you can customize your bag however you want!
The crochet wattle stitch is a variation on the shell stitch. But in this technique, the shell is created by working 1 sc, ch 1, 1 dc all into the same stitch, and each shell is crocheted into the ch-1 spaces in the row below. The result? A gorgeous, textured pattern you can easily turn into a baby bib. Consider it the perfect project for first-time wattlers.