Posts in January 2011

Fabrics of the Day: Matisse & Cupcakes

Fabric #1 of the Day: Alexander Henry Matisse Collection Composition Coral Multi Bright. (Now there’s a mouthful…) Fabric #2 of the day: Alexander Henry Cupcake Mocha Pink

Supermodel sewers

Supermodel sewers

The budding fashion designers in the Kids After School Sewing Series are at it again! Today the girls completed their Lazy Days skirt (free pattern is available on the Oliver + S website) and started work on their next project: a pillow with applique monogram!... [+]

The skulls have it

The skulls have it

My favorite new fabric from fabric design powerhouse Alexander Henry… …plus this slouchy bag pattern (available at craft mega-marts — I know, I know, it’s like pulling off a Band-Aid, just run in and out quickly!)… …equals my next sewing project. Yee-haw! Did you catch... [+]

Last day to save 20% on Echino

Last day to save 20% on Echino

Elizabeth Hartman continues work on her amazing Echino quilt. Check out today’s post on Block 3 of her Echino Improv quilt. We can’t get enough. And don’t forget: today is the LAST DAY to take 20% off all Echino online with discount code ECHINO20. (Local... [+]

Mod quilting with Greenfield Hill

Mod quilting with Greenfield Hill

One of CityCraft’s favorite modern quilt blogs, Film in the Fridge, showcases the beginning of quilt made with Denyse Schmidt’s delicious new line, Greenfield Hill. Check out the Film in the Fridge post and the entire line of Greenfield Hill (which includes voile!) here in... [+]

How to sew a skirt without a pattern

Over the last few months, the BurdaStyle website has really started to kick some butt with their great project ideas and DIY fashion sewing tips. How cool is this Patternless Skirt Project?

Belinda's Ruffle Knit Scarves

Belinda’s Ruffle Knit Scarves

Inspired by the sample for  our recent Ruffle Scarf class designed by Erin Schlosser, Belinda Gelhausen (one of CityCraft’s most avid and enthusiastic supporters) created these three ruffled knit scarves for three special little girls using Patty Young’s knits, currently 30% off in-store and online.... [+]