2020-04-27

unique gifts for grandpa Needle and Stitch Plate Security decorative pillow shams

Have you ever broken a needle because you selected a zigzag stitch but you were using a straight stitch presser foot? Taking a few moments to check some simple settings on your BERNINA can save you a lot of time and frustration down the r...

2020-04-27

unique gifts for grandpa Need your Advice! funny cushion covers

We moved the girls into a shared bedroom this past weekend. It’;s going ok. They fall asleep eventually, and isn’;t that half the fun of sharing a room with your sister…; chatting and getting into a little mischief?...

2020-04-26

unique gifts for grandpa Needle Felted Rattle Ball customized gifts for mom

Do you love to needle felt or are you dying to learn how? This is a great project to get started, and as Cintia from My Poppet says, Can you stop at one? If this is your first time needle felting, don’;t worry, Cintia wil...

2020-03-31

unique gifts for grandpa It’s My Birthday and the Blog Turns 1! Giveaway pillow covers

Hey there! I know you may be thinking oh sheesh.. it’;s cold and dreary outside. Somehow the magic of snow and -10 wind chill leaves exactly at Christmas night, right? Well—; I have something to celebrate with you this mor...

2020-03-30

unique gifts for grandpa It’s All About Aran Knits this Fall customized gifts for mom

The Irish Aran sweaters, with their classic cable stitchunique gifts for grandpa, are an absolute favorite of ours (and Vogue!) this fall. The name Aran comes from where they originated –; the Aran Islands off the west of Ireland...

2020-03-30

unique gifts for grandpa It’s Almost Here — the new Rotary Needle Punch Tool

The Rotary Needle Punch Tool #45 will be hitting BERNINA stores this fall. Just like its predecessor, the CB Hook (5.5mm) machines needle punch tool, it is an optional accessory that can be ADDED to the following BERNINA machines 185,...

2020-03-30

unique gifts for grandpa How to Make a God’s Eye customized gifts for mom

2. Find the center of your two sticks and cross them at the center. 3. Use wire (or yarn) to secure the sticks together. I used wire because I thought it would create a more sturdy base given the size of the god’;s eye and the fact t...

2020-03-30

unique gifts for grandpa How to Make a Gifting Cone decorative pillow shams

Any gift wrapped in these cones becomes instantly precious. Simple to construct, they make a striking presentation. Stitch them in elegant linen, rustic burlap, or any fabric that suits your fancy…or the occasion. Take it to the nex...

2020-03-29

unique gifts for grandpa How to Make a Geometric Quilt Block Pillow decorative pillow shams

Is that big bold scrap of fabric staring at you? This quilt square project is designed to let a large print fabric shine. This simple block is quick to make, and can be used for several projects, such as a table runner or pillow. With...

2020-03-27

unique gifts for grandpa Gifts to Give Your Friend Who Is Hosting You for Memorial Day Weekend pillow

Do you have a friend that is inviting you to their home for Memorial Day Weekend?? If they invite you over to explore their digs, don’t forget to bring a gift! If you’ve already spent some time trying to come up with the best idea...

2020-03-26

unique gifts for grandpa Gifts for your favorite Seamstress customized gifts for mom

Seamstress, Sewistunique gifts for grandpa, Sewer whatever you want to call it if you’;ve got one in your life they may be asking for new sewing goodies for Christmas. From cheap to expensive, here’;s a roundup of some o...

2020-03-26

unique gifts for grandpa Gifts to Sew for Father’s Day decorative pillow shams

Father’;s Day is just around the corner and it’;s the perfect time to start on a handmade gift for Dad! We’;ve got free projects to spark your creativity from a handmade tie to a special memorable blanket made from t-sh...

2020-03-09

unique gifts for grandpa DIY Tuxedo Shirt Re-fashion decorative pillow shams

I purchased a basic white men’s button up shirt for this project. You could also re-fashion shirts you already own or you may be able to find a few shirts at your local thrift store. We are going to make a tuxedo front for this white shir...

2020-03-09

unique gifts for grandpa DIY Upcycled Desk Organizer customized gifts for mom

Keep the clutter to a minimum with a beautiful DIY Upcycled Desk Organizer. This project starts off in the pantry, and turns a few tins from this, to this, accent pillow case baby canvas baby decoration and finally to this…; I...

2020-03-08

unique gifts for grandpa DIY Upcycled Desk Organizer funny cushion covers

Keep the clutter to a minimum with a beautiful DIY Upcycled Desk Organizer. This project starts off in the pantry, and turns a few tins from this, to this, accent pillow case baby burlap housewares and finally to this…; I am ab...

2020-03-06

unique gifts for grandpa Crayon Apron Tutorial customized gifts for mom

Oh my, could this be any more adorable? ?I know Scarlet would LOVE one, I can’;t wait to sew it up. ?This tutorial is so clear and cute that I just had to ask Samantha of Bobaloo Kids to share it with you! ?Take it away S...

2020-03-05

unique gifts for grandpa Cranberry Pear Galette pillow cases solid

accent pillow case baby burlap sofa Cranberry Pear Galette paired with our Cross-Dye Napkins in Dark Gray serves 8 1 single tender pastry crust (recipe below) 2 large ripe bosc pears, peeled and left whole 1 cup fresh or frozen whole cran...

2020-03-05

unique gifts for grandpa Crafty Chloe Zippy Pouch customized gifts for mom

I have a very crafty friend that had a birthday recently. ?She always makes me the most wonderful gifts for my birthday and Christmas and I wanted to do the same for her. ?I thought that this might be the perfect occasion to cut up some...

2020-03-05

unique gifts for grandpa Baby Wipe Warmers- A Great Way to Warm Up Baby Wipes personalized newborn ba

One day you will be out in public changing your baby’s diaper when all of a sudden your baby turns into a tantrum monster. Just because the wipes in your diaper bag are cold and his precious little bottom is not used to it. accent pillow...

2020-03-05

unique gifts for grandpa Baby teething- 9 tips for soothing sore gums personalized pillow case baby

Whether you’ve noticed your baby becoming fussier as it chews on its hand or you see a tooth popping through where there only used to be adorable baby gums, you’re going to have to start thinking about teething solutions. Teething tim...