Mother's Day
Handmade cards are lovely, but why stop there when you can DIY the envelope, too? Fabric envelopes are super cute, resuable and so much more personal than their store-bought cousins. Not to mention they're a genius way to use fabric scraps left over from your latest project. Slip in a small gift, an extra-special photo or, obviously, a card that truly sends a heartfelt message.
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Bags can be such a fun sewing project to jump into, but if a full-size tote sounds like more than what you're ready to handle, we have the perfect solution: a makeup bag! It's the ideal way to start installing zippers, working with different fabrics and adding custom touches that truly make a bag your own. Plus, they make great holiday gifts — win, win!
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It's easy to make your sewing friends happy around the holidays, their birthdays, Mother's Day — all you have to do is fill their arms with sewing gifts! Whether you're giving a fabric that totally made you think of them, notions that need to be replaced or kits that let them tackle a new project, you're guaranteed to put a smile on their face. Happy shopping!
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Let's be honest: making quilted gifts can be just as much fun as creating full-size quilts. So if you're looking for homemade gift ideas, consider these beauties for the best peeps on your list.
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They're not cupcakes. They're mini cakes. Which means they're ultra-fancy. And thanks to the magic of Russian piping tips, they're easy enough for beginners to whip up.
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Mama and baby birds are a first sign of spring — and the perfect way to celebrate Mother's Day. This card is fun to customize to your family, and it'll come out great even if you've never tried watercolor before. Tweet!
Kateri Ewing
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As soon as spring arrives, we've got flowers on the brain — hand-embroidered flowers, to be exact. And we're not gonna stop at just one style. With these techniques, you could make a whole garden!
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One thing's for sure: You've never seen a Mother's Day cake like this! But when you’ve got a cool mom (and really, who doesn't?), she deserves an equally cool cake. Bring on the fiery drip details and vintage tattoo-inspired topper. This Mother's Day rocks.
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Your extraordinary mom deserves a card that's just as original as she is. Which is why you should make Mother's Day pop with a 3D card you create yourself. It's sure to put a smile on her face!
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Vintage birdcages are oh-so-pretty for flower arrangements, party decor and more. But we think they’re extra sweet when turned into cupcakes. Here’s how to make ‘em for your Mama Bird, or anybody else who makes your heart take wing:
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