DIY Bath Bombs with Handmade Beauty Box

Hello readers! Today we take a break from sewing and crafting to share a little project to pamper yourself or someone special with a recipe (see end of post) for fizzy bath bombs. But first, let me introduce Handmade Beauty Box ....more

Toddler Tote Bag + Sleepy-Time Friend

Welcome to visitors from the Busy Girl Sews blog tour! In celebration of Heidi Staples’s new book, Sew Organized for the Busy Girl: Tips to Make the Most of Your Time & Space (Stash Books), I’ve decided to sew a project from it, and tell you a little bit about my experience. If you often feel overwhelmed by the list of sewing projects you want to make, Heidi’s book is filled with tips for organizing your sewing space as well as using your time more efficiently ....more

Enter to Win $250 from Baby Lock and Totally Stitchin’

Our friends at Baby Lock need your help! Can you please fill out a quick survey to give your feedback on the Totally Stitchin’ website? As a thanks for your time, Baby Lock is giving one lucky sewist a $250 Visa gift card! ...more

Up & Coming Designer: Kelsey at Lovely Enough

This post is written by Amy Garro of www.13spools.com as part of our “Up & Coming Designer Program”, where we introduce you to some awesome, small-time fabric designers we’ve found! Read the program announcement here. Kelsey at Lovely and Enough stood out to me immediately once I spotted her “Pistachios” print ....more

‘Modern Rainbow’ Q&A with Author Rebecca Bryan + Giveaway!

Today, we are so excited to feature creative quilter Rebecca Bryan, author of the new book Modern Rainbow: 14 Imaginative Quilts That Play with Color. (Stash Books). Rebecca blogs at Bryan House Quilts ....more

Big Announcement! Up & Coming Designer Program

Today, we are proud to announce a partnership between Craft Buds and 13 Spools to bring you an awesome new program: Let’s face it, this industry is tough to get a foothold in, especially for aspiring fabric designers! But luckily, as sewers (and consumers of beautiful fabric), we have the power to lift up those artists who are truly amazing, even if they aren’t “big-time” yet. For the next year, we’ll be following some awesome fabric designers ....more

Free Pattern Feature: 1 Hour Sewing Projects!

With a baby at home, I always appreciate a sewing project I can start and finish during my son’s nap time. These 1-hour sewing projects include quick gifts, quilted items for your home and more fresh sewing ideas to get you inspired when you only have a little bit of time to sew. Download the free patterns now, or Pin them for later! ...more

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