Swap With Us! Low Volume Plus Blocks

I thought it was time to host another craft swap! This time, we will be swapping low volume plus blocks. These quilt blocks are easy and relaxing to sew, especially if you pre-cut your fabrics! ...more

Winners + Free Craftsy eGuides!

Hello Craft Buds readers! Some quick housekeeping today, and then a few free eGuides from our friends at Craftsy that we know you’ll love: The winner of the Just For You book giveaway is #54 Jan W ....more

‘Paper Pieced Modern’ Blog Hop + Giveaway!

We are so excited to be sharing a guest post from our friend Amy Garro, who blogs at 13 Spools. Amy is an incredibly talented quilter, and she’s also a great mom who inspires us with her honest and real writing! Amy is here to tell us a little bit about the inspiration behind one of the patterns from the book ....more

Hollywood Scarf from “Just For You” + Giveaway!

Hello! In the spirit of Craft Book Month, I’m here today to show off a recent finish from the lovely sewing book from some of my favorite bloggers. The book is “Just for You: Selfish Sewing Projects from Your Favorite Sew Can She Bloggers: 24 Simply Stylish Projects” by Caroline Fairbanks-Critchfield and Sarah Markos (Stash Books) ....more

Gift Wrap 101: 5 Ways to Tie a Bow

Do you struggle with creative gift wrapping ideas? When time is limited, I often resort to reusing the same gift bags that have been passed back and forth between family members for the last several years. But when I have a little extra time, I like to wrap gifts in kraft paper with handmade touches like stamps, baker’s twine and decorative ribbon ....more

Cultural Fusion Quilts: Q&A with Sujata Shah + Giveaway!

It’s been a little while since Craft Book Month, but throughout the year, we like to keep in touch with authors who are celebrating new releases! This time, we are here with Sujata Shah, author of the new book Cultural Fusion Quilts: A Melting Pot of Piecing Traditions 15 Free-Form Block Projects (C&T Publishing). Let’s take a look at how Sujata came to write this inspiring book, and learn more about what she’s got up her sleeve next! ...more

Custom Stamps and Stationery with Expressionery

Occasionally Lindsay and I are asked if we’d like to receive products...more

Free! Cadet Cap Pattern

I’m guest posting over at the Britex Fabric blog with a pattern and instructions for a child’s cadet style cap! Use this link to head over and check it out. While you’re there, check out the amazing fabrics they carry ....more

Sewing Projects: Basement Craft Room Makeover

Did you see yesterday’s Big Reveal of my Basement Craft Room Makeover? Here’s a closer look at The Projects Because the painting took 2-3 weeks, working on it here and there, my sewing room was a disaster area for much of October ....more

The BIG Reveal! Basement Craft Room Makeover

It’s here! It’s finally time to reveal my BIG Basement Craft Room Makeover! Do you remember the BEFORE pictures that I posted last month? ...more