Yes - Chenille Scarf From Pieced Rayon Strips

Yes - Chenille Scarf From Pieced Rayon Strips

Have you ever tried to sew strips of Batik Rayon together to make a Chenille Scarf? I had not, but now I have. We have a wonderful customer who asked us if it was possible to use a Rayon Remnant Pack for just this purpose. Read all about our little experience...
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Hearts for Valentine's Day

Hearts for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a very special day. Whether you celebrate with a special meal, chocolate, flowers, and candy - or simply start with desert - it's a special day to enjoy. We decided to add a bit of bold and bright to our table setting this year. Simple strip piecing with accents of a traditional "heart" make this table setting perfect for this Valentine's Day. We hope you enjoy My Valentine Table Setting.

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ByAnnie Project Kits - Making it Easy to Kit

ByAnnie Project Kits - Making it Easy to Kit

Handbag and tote project have so many components. It's not just a pattern and fabric coordinates. We are making this task simple for you! Download a copy of THE MATCH and keep it handy. We took the guess work out of matching our batik cotton with the ByAnnie accessories. Also, read about our easy way to purchase a complete project kit of any ByAnnie Pattern!
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Announcing our ByAnnie Product Collection

Announcing our ByAnnie Product Collection

Bag and accessory making is an amazing skill! We have always wanted to add patterns, notions, and accessories specific to making hand bags, totes, and storage accessories. We hope you are inspired to take the leap and try your hand at crafting these amazing bags.
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Christmas Decorating - Using Every Last Inch of Fabric

Christmas Decorating - Using Every Last Inch of Fabric

Decorating for the holidays is always a joy for me. I love incorporating our fabric into a style that fits the holiday season I'm celebrating. I also love to use every inch of fabric for more than one project. Our Christmas Tree Skirt Project is the perfect example of decorating and managing fabric "leftovers".
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Tate - Lined Jersey Knit Jacket

Tate - Lined Jersey Knit Jacket

It's is delightful to sew for young boys and girls. The Tate double-breasted jacket is just too cute to pass up. The pattern is designed for heavy weight fabric and a nice simple lining. However, we chose our Batik Cotton Jersey Knit and Batik Rayon for this sweet Tate Jacket.
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Quilted Tamarack Jacket

Quilted Tamarack Jacket

The Tamarack Jacket by Grainline Studio is a perfect fall jacket that is simple to construct. The jacket style is loose and the construction is simple. Except for bags, accessories, and purses - this is my first experience sewing a quilted jacket - with quilted fabric. I'll share my experience making this jacket with our quilted batik cotton.
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It's a Wrap

It's a Wrap

Summer is almost over - and September starts tomorrow. We decided to coin August 31st as "It's a Wrap". Well...  it's time to put our "fall" foot forward and think about simple coverups and wraps that are easy to sew and easy to gift to our special friends! Enjoy It's a Wrap!
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Jackets - Transition to Cooler Temperatures

Jackets - Transition to Cooler Temperatures

What do you have ready in your wardrobe to cover your shoulders when the morning and evening chill strikes? Your coverup can be as simple as a one-hour kimono or a styled and elegant jacket. Read on...
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The Square Neck Tee - Rayon & Jersey Knit

The Square Neck Tee - Rayon & Jersey Knit

It's pattern review time!  We selected our latest tee shirt top - the Square Neck Top by Friday Pattern Co. I have never sewn a square neck before and I love the look!  I didn't know how this would look on me. After sewing 4 tops, I've decided that I love this tee!  It's a wonderfully simple and versatile pattern. Whether you enjoy wovens or knits, this is the pattern for you!
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Duvet Cover & Matching Pillow Shams

Duvet Cover & Matching Pillow Shams

Designing projects that feature a specific batik collection is a lot of fun - and sometimes a challenge at the same time. Our 115" wide Batik Cotton - Double Border Collection is the perfect fabric for our new Duvet Cover and matching Pillow Sham project!  Diane shares tips and techniques to simplify sewing with so so so much fabric!  Enjoy!
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Summer Colorblock Jersey Knit Tee & Dress

Summer Colorblock Jersey Knit Tee & Dress

Do you have a collection of Jersey Knit waiting for a project? Or - do you have left over shorter cuts from projects past? This is a fast and fun colorblock tee shirt using McCall's 7600 tee shirt pattern and our Jersey Knit! I also made a dress starting with the McCall's 7600 pattern. Enjoy!!!
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