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Combine Scrapbooking with Machine Embroidery

By Hope Yoder
Using SVG files for ScrapbookingHave you ever heard of SVG files? SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics, a file format commonly used in the scrapbooking word. Combine machine embroidery designs with SVG files and a die-cutting machine, and you can get a whole lot more from your embroidery designs. Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, Embroidery & More

By Karen Kelty
Free Knittig PatternHappy Friday, folks! If you're looking for some crafting inspiration to get you through the weekend, you've come to the right place! Here's another fresh roundup of free patterns from some of the world's best independent designers. From a stylish knit iPad case to an adorable sewn tea set, a sweet embroidered pincushion, a bold statement necklace, and more, download these free patterns today! Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Sewing, Quilting, Knitting & More

By Karen Kelty
Free Knitting PatternHappy Friday! Let's kick off the weekend with another roundup of fantastic free patterns from talented independent designers from all over the world! From a fashionable, figure-flattering dress, to an adorable knit scarflette, a stunning pendant, and more, download your favorites now! Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Quilts, Knits, Jewelry & More

By Karen Kelty
Free Quilting PatternTGIF! Let's once again celebrate the end of a great week with another roundup of fabulous free patterns created by talented independent designers from around the world! From a summery knit top to a cute crocheted headband, a bold beaded necklace, and more, download your favorite patterns now! Read more »

Christmas in July: 10 Holiday Crafts to Get a Jump Start On

By Karen Kelty
Christmas Home CraftsBy now, you've likely realized that we're only six months away from the most wonderful time of the year! That means it's the perfect time to create a handmade gift for the upcoming holiday season. We've already talked about Christmas in July home decor patterns and Christmas in July quilting patterns, but today we dive into 10 more wonderful ideas for all sorts of crafts, from knits to felts, inspired by the winter holidays. Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting & More

By Craftsy
Free Sewing PatternJoin us in celebrating the end of another wonderful week. Get ready to have a creative weekend with this fresh roundup of free patterns created by independent designers around the world! From a breezy summer knit tee, to a cut cat handbag, to a creative colorful cross-stitch, and more, download the free patterns you like now! Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Quilts, Knits, Garments & More!

By Karen Kelty
Free Shawl Knitting PatternHappy Friday! Let's celebrate with weekend with a fresh roundup of free patterns created by the best independent designers from around the world. From beautiful handmade wrapping paper, to charming flower coasters, a lovely knit shawl and more, download your favorite free patterns now! Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Quilts, Knits, Kittens & More

By Craftsy
Free Amigurumi PatternLet's celebrate Friday with a fresh roundup of free patterns created by the best independent designers from around the world. From an adorable children's dress, to a playful puppies quilt, amigurumi kittens and more, download your favorite free patterns now! Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Crochet, Quilting, Sewing & More

By Craftsy
Free Crochet PatternHappy Friday! Let's celebrate with a new roundup of free patterns created by the best independent designers from around the world! From a cute crochet owl hat, to chic cozy, to a sunshine block and more, download the free patterns you like today. Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Machine Embroidery, Knitting & More

By Craftsy
Free Crochet PatternCelebrate the weekend with a fresh roundup of free patterns created by the best independent designers from around the world. From an adorable baby dress and dapper boys pants, to comfy socks, stylish earrings and more, download the free patterns you like now. Read more »