Admit it: it's easy to lose control of your sewing space to fabric, thread and other tools. But we're here to fight back against clutter and keep your craft room mess-free. Say hello to your new favorite organizers — that you get to DIY!
Let's be real: we can always use more totes for grocery runs and storing sewing supplies. This stash-busting project is perfect for beginner sewists and — bonus! — it'll be done in less than an hour. Last-minute gift idea, anyone?
Have you ever sewn a quilted zipper pouch? They are not as tricky as you might think! This quilted pouch tutorial will teach you how to make a very basic, unlined zipper bag with boxed corners. If you prefer, you can leave the corners flat for a totally different look.
Handmade small quilted bags and clutches are perfect for gift giving, staying organized throughout your home and keeping track of things within a larger tote. They come in handy for all occasions from a dinner out on the town to grocery shopping, beach hopping and more. Enjoy a roundup of six of the best pouches and small quilted bags to stitch up for yourself, special friends or family members.
Sewing patchwork bags is a great way to show off many fabric prints within one project. In particular, quilted bags are great because the layers of batting or base fabric give them a bit more structure. But if you’d like, you can also sew a simple patchwork bag without the extra step of quilting.
If you’ve always eyed the boho-chic patchwork bags you see bobbing on shoulders at the local farmer’s market, this one’s for you! The Ava Bag, designed by Callie Works-Leary, is unbelievably easy to make—all it takes is one charm pack and one yard of fabric lining (all included in this kit).
The Tiki Tote is so fun and easy to make, it will quickly become your go-to bag! The outside of this tote features a scrappy, braid-like design. The lining is straight-stitched 2.5" strips. The genius construction of this bag (hidden seams) makes it reversible, giving you two great looks in one. This kit comes with all of the fabrics you'll need for the outer bag, lining and straps. Experience the wonder of hand-dyed Boundless Batiks, every piece is unique to create a work of art.
Friends and strangers alike will clamor to find out where you got this uniquely chic tote bag! Your Green Bee Scoop Tote Kit includes a Green Bee Designs pattern and fabric from Cotton and Steel designers Alexia Abegg and Sarah Watts, to sew this stylish, beginner-friendly bag. Contrasting lining and metallic accents take this tote from tempting to totally irresistible!
Make your next weekend getaway even more stylish or bring a touch of leisure to the everyday. This lovely red duffle is quick and easy to make with a handy zip top that keeps your belongings safe as you travel. Your kit comes with all of the fabrics for your bag, plus a coordinating zipper. Bon voyage!
Just like its musical namesake, the Boundless Rhapsody collection features a dynamic range of moods, colors, and tones. With Spark, there are bright warm tones accented with purple and blue details. With Harmony, there is a contrast of emerald jewel tones against strong pink hues.
Just like its musical namesake, the Boundless Rhapsody Batiks collection features a dynamic range of moods, colors, and tones. With Spark, there are bright warm tones accented with purple and blue details. With Harmony, there is a contrast of emerald jewel tones against strong pink hues.
For quilting and more, choose Hobbs Heirloom Premium Cotton Batting! Featuring 80% unbleached cotton and 20% fine polyester, this popular batting offers a lofty, lightweight feel. Needlepunched and spray bonded, it's also exceptionally strong and durable, and can be quilted by hand or machine up to four inches apart. Choose from a variety of sizes and get yours now.
Just like its musical namesake, the Boundless Rhapsody collection features a dynamic range of moods, colors, and tones. With Harmony, there is a contrast of emerald jewel tones against strong pink hues, creating an opulent, jungle effect that blurs the line of traditional and modern. Now in precut.
Ordinary rulers, step aside! Once you try Olfa Frosted Acrylic Ruler, now available in four sizes, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it. These non-slip rulers make fabric cutting stable and safe, and each features bold numbering clearly visible on both light and dark fabric. Left- and right-handed users alike will enjoy using this ruler for quilting and crafting projects of all types, including squaring pieced blocks, cutting Fat Quarter pieces and creating templates for pillow tops and simple square patchwork designs.
Protect your work area and extend the life of your rotary blades with Olfa Rotary Mats! Choose from four sizes and enjoy the convenience of these handy mats, which feature bright yellow guidelines and a non-slip back to make cutting easier and safer.
Stitch up something special for your favorite gal with these bright and cheerful prints! These not-so-basic precuts feature paisley and floral motifs as well as trellis, spirals, and loose grids. Shades of pink, aqua, lime, orange, and yellow are perfectly coordinated so you can easily pair them together or with other prints.
These royal rotary cutters are as cute as they are in high quality! Featuring a contoured handle for comfortable cutting, grooves to help prevent finger slippage and a 45mm blade, this radiant cutter is a must for your stash.
Everyone knows the best projects are the ones you make yourself. Get inspired by your fellow crafters and find your next creation!