Giftable Projects: Zippered Bags & Purse Organizer (2h 27m)
Bust your stash with adorable — and giftable — zipper pouch projects!
Say goodbye to digging through the depths of your purse for Chapstick with three on-trend zipper pouches! Pattern designer Svetlana Sotak shares her techniques for working with metal zippers and decorative snap hardware to help you sew on-trend pouches and organizers.
Learn to Sew: Pajama Pants (1h 54m)
Start a beautiful new relationship with sewing and experience the satisfaction of creating your own garments! Join designer and instructor Nicole Vasbinder and take your first steps into garment construction with ample, expert support. During class, you’ll learn the basic garment skills you need by sewing pajama pants: a fun, simple project that’s perfect for beginners. Nicole will guide you step by approachable step through working with a McCall’s pattern, selecting fabric and measuring to choose the correct size. Then, you’ll discover tips and tricks for cutting out fabric pieces, making simple fit adjustments and transferring any changes to your paper pattern. Plus, find out how to achieve clean seams, easily install an elastic waistband and end the class with techniques to create custom contrasting cuffs that you’ll love!
Quick Quilted Gifts (2h 50m)
Create a thoughtful, handmade gift for any occasion with step-by-step guidance from pattern designer Tammy Silvers. Finish a fashionable quilted infinity scarf in an afternoon, or make a sweet, candy-inspired table runner with faux-curved piecing and perfect pinwheels that are super simple to sew. Use the versatile stitch-and-flip technique and a speedy assembly process on a lap quilt featuring bright and beautiful flower blocks. Plus, learn the basics of paper piecing as you make a customizable celebration wall hanging with ideas for adding appliqué and embellishments. Share your passion for quilting with personalized gifts for all of your loved ones!
Paper Arts (5h 48m)
Whether you have gifts to wrap, a home to decorate or cards to send, Alton Dulaney, TV personality and 2008 Scotch Brand Most Gifted Wrapper, will teach you how to create fun and easy paper crafting projects. You’ll learn advanced gift-wrapping techniques, pop-up and greeting cards, paper flowers, book folding, entertaining with paper, paper decor and wallpaper projects. Turn everyday materials like old maps, books and brown paper bags into classy book covers, personalized cards and framed works of art. You’ll come away from Paper Arts with the expert gift-wrapping skills to create the Tuxedo, Purse, and Criss-Cross wraps.
In the Hoop Gifts (2h 37m)
Discover stabilizing, trimming, and hooping tricks you won’t find anywhere else! Join professional pattern designer Sue O’Very to create five fantastic projects completely in the hoop. Get started with a fast and fun key cover, then work with vinyl to complete a customizable luggage tag. Indulge your inner designer as you mix and match fabrics to create a chic pouch, then insert a zipper and let your machine stitch it in place — no hand sewing necessary! Stitch up an adorable stuffed fox using appliqué techniques, and work with rehooping to create a charming, heat-resistant owl potholder. Expand the creative potential of your embroidery machine, and complete intricate projects with impressive results!
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts (2h 14m)
Discover an array of homemade food gift ideas from best-selling author Diane Morgan, and give the gift of time well spent in the kitchen! Use your slow cooker to make savory Winter Weekend French Onion soup, and bundle it with French bread and Gruyère cheese for a gift basket that any gourmet will adore. Toast spices for three unique rubs for the perfect grill-master gift, and learn how to make your own batch of terrifically tart limoncello liqueur. Discover the secret to Diane’s irresistible meringue pecans, and make two varieties of chocolate bark sure to tempt anyone with a sweet tooth. Cook a tangy cranberry and pear chutney that’s ideal for holiday meals. Plus, combine the free printable recipe cards and gift tags included with the class with Diane’s favorite ways to use fabric, ribbon and household items and turn any recipe into a beautifully packaged present!
The Quilted Tree Skirt (0h 58m)
Embellish your Christmas tree with a handmade piece of classic holiday decor.
Looking for a quick and easy stash-busting project that’s perfect for holiday gifting? Look no further! Join designer Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield and learn to sew a simple patchwork quilted tree skirt. Using pre-cut strips and backing fabric, Caroline will guide you step by step to complete your skirt with strip piecing and walking-foot quilting. Plus, find out how to add buttons and tassels to really make the design your own.
Fair Isle Holiday Ornaments (0h 51m)
Put a festive spin on Fair Isle with a dazzling array of knit ornaments.
Who needs twinkling lights on the tree when you can show off your own sweet stitches? Find out how to knit holiday ornaments in the Fair Isle style with step-by-step guidance from designer Tanis Gray. Get an introduction to two-color knitting — including managing floats, controlling tension and reading charts — plus tips and techniques for working in the round, shaping and more. Whether you’re looking for a quick project for holiday gifting or a treat for yourself, these ornaments are sure to be used and loved this season and beyond.
Let’s Decorate: Gingerbread House (1h 05m)
Take a break from the holiday chaos with a fun and festive project that the whole family can get in on! Expert cookie artist Stephanie Kappel guides you step by step to create a homemade gingerbread house with piped door frames, window panes and more. Using Stephanie’s exclusive designs and techniques, you can easily put your house together whether you’re an advanced decorator or just starting out. She even provides options for a pre-baked house and candy-heavy version. Get ready to decorate and celebrate your new annual holiday tradition!n
Homemade Holiday Breads (2h 00m)
Master a dozen holiday breads to share with your loved ones this season.
The holidays are all about breaking bread, and sharing a home-baked treat around the dinner table makes this time extra special. Join award-winning pastry chef Jenny McCoy as she guides you to make an array of classic holiday breads, including a braided challah wreath, bakery-worthy panettone, homemade dinner rolls and more. Along the way, get Jenny’s tips and tricks so you can bake any bread with confidence.
Cookie Decorating Season by Season (2h 04m)
Decorate adorable cookie collections all year long! Cookie designer Anne York shares her secrets to working with color, texture and using different fonts to add words for gorgeous platters that’ll delight your guests any time of the year.
Sweet Seasons: Winter Poinsettia (0h 51m)
Explore sugar artist Nicholas Lodge’s expert techniques for creating poinsettias that amaze at holiday parties, client events and more. Plus, discover his top secret method for assembling these beauties that you won’t find anywhere else. First, make the three distinctive centers of the classic poinsettia. Did you know that the poinsettia “flower” is actually made up of vibrant bracts? Find out how to make those next, and create leaves to complete your beautiful blooms. Then, bring your poinsettias to life with either realistic colors or fantastical metallic finishes. Plus, get exclusive access to Nicholas’ tried-and-true technique for assembling all of the elements of your poinsettias so that they lie flat. Finally, learn how to attach your finished flowers to cakes for a show-stopping confection that makes every gathering a holly, jolly affair no one will soon forget!