Snow Day: Paper Piecing Patterns

Snow Day: Paper Piecing Patterns

Introducing Snow Day: Paper Piecing Patterns

What do you do on a snow day? Ice skate. Make snow angels. Build snowmen.

Celebrate memories of your favorite Snow Day by sewing paper pieced blocks with our newest PDF package of patterns. With the blocks, create wall hangings, placemats, table runners, trivets, and mug rugs.

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How to Print on Fabric: Freezer Paper Method

How to Print on Fabric: Freezer Paper Method

Tutorial for Printing on Fabric

Most of the time I use fabric paper when I print sentiment panels for mug rugs. Starting with white, I can leave the panel clean and simple or paint and ink it up with color.

For the Winter Song sentiments, I knew I wanted to print them on snowflake fabric.

Want to try it? It’s simple with the right tools and supplies.

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In the Studio with Rita: Snow Happy

In the Studio with Rita: Snow Happy

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Winter songs inspire me. Even before the first snow, I’m ready for merry and bright. Right now, Kristen Bell’s song, Do You Want to Build a Snowman? from Frozen might be on my playlist.

We only have each other. It's just you and me.

What are we gonna do? Do you want to build a snowman?

There might be a fresh pot of coffee on the kitchen counter. There might be chocolate-covered strawberries in the freezer. It’s a good day in the studio.

Want to get crafty with me?

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Introducing Winter Song

Introducing Winter Song

Winter Song

Autumn is winding down and winter is coming. It’s time for snowflake fabric, hot chocolate, wool sweaters, and a joy-filled playlist in the studio. To welcome in a warm and wonderful season of crafting, we’re releasing a new collection called Winter Song.

Lyrics that evoke the magic and memories of snow days were the inspiration for Winter Song, available now in the shop.

You’ll have plenty of time to make handmade gifts for holiday celebrations using new sentiment panels, Print & Quilts, and paper piecing patterns. Stay inspired with a blizzard of Winter Song projects we’ll be showcasing on the blog all month.

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Start with Tea: Sentiment Panels

Start with Tea: Sentiment Panels

Are you making handmade gifts for the holidays? If you are, where do you start? For me, half the fun is in the planning! This year I want to make coffee and tea-themed gift baskets, featuring our Coffee Helps and Start with Tea collections (available now in the shop).

Grab a cup of tea (or coffee) and I’ll give you a sneak peek at the possibili-TEAS.

Come along inside….

We’ll see if tea and buns can make the world a better place.

- from the children’s book, The Wind in the Willows

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