Quick Stitch: Redwork Embroidery Designs

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Embroidery |

Redwork and other quick decorative stitches are perfect when you need a beautiful embroidery design, and you need it quick. Read on to learn about redwork and other quick stitches that'll really help to jazz up your embroidery! Read more

Finishing Techniques for the Inside and Out

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Sewing |

Start challenging yourself to add a new detail or finish to some of the garments you sew. Have fun learning new techniques while you expand your sewing toolkit, and at the same time learn to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind garments for your wardrobe. Here are a few ideas to get you jump started! Read more

Hop To It: How To Make an Easter Bunny Cake

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

Spring has sprung and bunnies abound! With Easter coming up, here's the perfect antidote to a dull dessert table - a cute take on a fuzzy bunny cake! Read on for this easy and adorable Easter cake tutorial. Read more

Not Your Grandma’s Granny Square Crochet Patterns

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Crocheting |

But crochet patterns with granny squares don't have to bring back traumatizing memories of embarrassing childhood clothing. Here at Craftsy, we're making granny square crochet patterns cool again thanks to our talented indie designers. Here are 8 guaranteed cool granny square crochet patterns to try! Read more

Fabric Options: The Best Fabric for Quilt Backing

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Quilting |

Soft minky, silky vintage sheets or extra-wide quilting cotton. What's the the best fabric for quilt backings? Here's a brief overview of some options when it comes to backing quilts. Read more

Knitting Mesh: 5 Reasons Why You Should Add It to Your Spring Wardrobe

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Knitting |

When I read mesh knits were the trend this spring and summer, the trend got put to my trend test. It passed with flying colors! Here's my five reasons why you should add it to your wardrobe. Read more

Making Batik Fabric: A Behind-the-Scenes Look & Craftsy Giveaway

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

See batik fabric designer Jinny Beyers photo journal from her trip to the factory in Indonesia where her newest collection, Malam, was made. PLUS, enter to win $100 worth of fabric from her gorgeous collection! Read more