Hi gang! So today I’m going to take the Colette Hawthorn and turn it into an easy skirt. This is an easy project and there is no zipper, which is one of my favorite kinds of projects. If you are afraid of button holes, don’t be. Most modern machines have a 1-step button hole that basically does all the work for you. So let’s start out by gathering our supplies!
Hi everyone! Tina here – writing about the quick and cute bath mat I just whipped up here at the store. I pretty much love everything that Anna Maria Horner makes, so when I was looking at her ribbons the other day, I got the idea to make a bath mat for my family and to trim it in this ribbon. Doesn’t it look like old Roman tile? Continue Reading →
Hi guys! Today’s tutorial will be a modification on the Violet pattern from Colette! I thought it would be fun to change the shape of the collar to make something a bit spookier! The new Spellbound collection from Cotton + Steel has arrived here at Harts and all the girls are flipping out over it! I thought it would be the perfect fabric for an adorable bat wing Violet!
We recently got in the fabulous Loominous yarn dyed collection by Anna Maria Horner, so we thought this would be a perfect time to do a tutorial on one of her many free patterns available at Janome. We chose the Menagerie bag, which is a casual chic bag with plenty of options to embellish. This free pattern is available at Janome and you can easily download and print a pdf with step by step instructions and/or watch a great video of Anna Maria Horner herself showing how to make the bag step by step. Continue Reading →
Hi Guys! This tutorial is not so much about making the bag as it is more about using polka dots to your advantage when smocking. This is basically an easy zipper pouch with a cool smocking accent on one side. You can get really creative with polka dot smocking and use it on dresses, tops, and so much more. Continue Reading →
Here at Harts we love KONA cotton solids and it so fun to see what can be made from what seems like such a simple fabric. Here are some great examples of how to use KONA cottons to make fabulous quilts that are easy and awesome! You can download these patterns here by clicking on the name of the pattern in the listings below!
All of these free patterns are complementary of Robert Kaufman Fabrics.
This pattern is called “Floating-Jewels” and we love the great color scheme and the pattern is just so fun and modern.
Just in case you didn’t already know, 90’s fashion trends are making a comeback, and that means scrunchies!! These adorable hair ties are super quick to make and don’t take much fabric. They make a perfect gift and are an excellent beginner’s sewing project! Let’s get started!
Hi folks! So today we are going to make a SUPER easy project that can even be made by a beginner no problem! This is a simple garbage bag for your car. Everyone need on of those right?! Okay let’s get started! Here is what you will need for supplies: Continue Reading →
Paper piecing is a great way to use up some of the smaller pieces of fabric in your stash! I recently learned how to paper piece and have become kind of obsessed with trying new patterns! I decided it was finally time to try making my own pattern, and came up with this simple arrow block. I think it turned out pretty cute, and it takes no time at all!