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4 Common Watercolor Mistakes and How to Fix Them!

Watercolor is not always the most forgiving medium. If you add too much water to a wash it can dry in uneven, splotchy color. When still wet, different colors can bleed into one another. And what if you accidentally drop paint on the page? Here are a handful of common calamities which can occur while working in watercolor, as well as some easy solutions.

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The Good Life Quilt | Callie Works-Leary

This amazing quilt will be a joy to make and is sure to become a beloved heirloom. You’ll choose from throw, twin, or queen sizes in the pattern, and you’ll find four distinct and dramatic colorways shown as well. Detailed instructions will make this stunning project a pleasure to craft. Find video instruction for this…

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Luxury Pillows Pattern Bundle | Linda Lee

Mix and match these stunning pillows in satin, velvet, and silk for a gorgeous display on your bed, sofa, chairs, or chaise lounge. You’ll feel like an interior design pro with these luxury home accessories. Find video instruction for these patterns in Sew Luxury Fabrics: Pillows with Linda Lee.

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Serger Exposed-Zipper Bag | Amy Alan

Make this smart dopp-kit style bag with boxed corners and an exposed zipper for handy organizational style. NOTE: Instructions are written for use with a serger. Find video instruction for this pattern in Beginner Serging: Basics & Techniques with Amy Alan.

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The Ultimate Travel Bag | Annie Unrein

Make this versatile, beautiful, strong and sturdy travel bag, loaded with pockets and details — even a padded carrying strap. Then fill it with everything you need for a fabulous weekend. Annie Unrein has designed this bag pattern for success on home sewing machines — just go step by step. Find video instruction for this pattern in…

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Easy Coin Pouch | Svetlana Sotak

This adorable small zipper bag with wrist strap is perfect for spare change, a credit card, and a lipstick. This is a great project to use up leftovers bits of favorite quilting cottons! Find video instruction for this pattern in Giftable Projects: Zippered Bags & Purse Organizer with Svetlana Sotak.

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Sticks & Stones Throw | Marti Michell

This gorgeous throw quilt can be made with a vintage, scrappy palette, as shown, or a more modern one. You’ll love the easy strip-piecing process. Find video instruction for this pattern in Sew Before You Cut: Strip Piecing Shortcuts with Marti Michell.

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