Decorate your door with a beautiful wreath made from our Snow Days quilting collection. These classic prints and Christmas colors make for a beautiful combination and are topped off with a big bow and some jingle bells.

Materials

  • 1 Wreath Ring
  • Ribbon or Tulle spools
  • 1.5m of 6 different fabrics from the Snow Days Collection
  • Jingle Bells
  • Thread and Needle
  • Scissors

Instructions

Christmas Wreath - Step 1
Step 1
  1. Cut strips of fabric 6 1/2″ wide by the length of the fabric, selvedge to selvedge.
Christmas Wreath - Step 2
Step 2

2. Join your strips together by placing the right sides together and stitching with 1/4″ seam allowance.

Christmas Wreath - Step 3
Step 3

3. Tie one of your strips to the wreath holder.

Christmas Wreath - Step 4

4. Push a bunch of your fabric up from the bottom on the left side of the ring and create a tuft. Push a bunch through the middle and create a tuft. Push a bunch through the left and create a tuft.

Christmas Wreath - Step 5
Step 5

5. Repeat with a piece of different colored fabric.

Christmas Wreath - Step 6
Step 6

6. Create a bow from your ribbon by folding and twisting pieces.

Christmas Wreath - Step 7
Step 7

7. Once you are happy with the look cut ends on an angle. Repeat with another colored ribbon.

Christmas Wreath - Step 8
Step 8

8. Hand-stitch your bow onto the bottom of the wreath.

Christmas Wreath - Step 9
Step 9

9. Add the jingle bells and stitch into place.

https://youtu.be/8UvsKgGOgM8

Christmas time isn’t always just for the kids, sometimes our furry friends love the holidays just as much! Our best friends couldn’t wait to be a part of our Christmas celebration and dress-up in their best Christmas attire for the occasion. Download the free patterns to get your pets holiday party-ready.

Christmas is fast approaching and gifts are being wrapped and placed under the tree. With the holidays comes time to socialize with friends and family! Instead of shopping for the perfect gift for your host make it simple and handmade. Create this cute and fun Santa Wine Bottle Holder and place their favourite bottle in the bag. They won’t be stuck with another knick-knack they pull out once a year and you look like a sewing expert!

Santa Wine Bottle Bag
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Dress up your holiday outfits with handmade jewelry! Jewelry can be an intimidating project to take on if you have never made it before but it opens up the doors for a whole different kind of creativity. Combine sewing with jewelry making to create these elegant chiffon earrings.

Materials

  • 0.2m of chiffon
  • Thread
  • Upholstery Thread
  • 3mm crimp bead cover
  • Ear Wire
  • Small Pliers
  • Scissors
  • Sewing Machine
  • Serger (optional)

Instructions

  1. Using the pattern provided trace out and cut the circles from the chiffon.
Step 2

2. Stitch around the circles using a small zigzag stitch or use a narrow hemstitch on a serger. Trim any excess fabric.

Step 3

3. Thread a needle with the upholstery thread with a double layer. You will want enough thread for the length of the earring you desire plus extra for stitching.

Step 4

4. Sew the largest circle onto the thread. Pinch your circle in the centre and create a small stitch to secure.

Step 5

5. Secure 1 crimp bead cover over the circle using pliers.

Step 6

6. Repeat with the medium-sized circle leaving a 1 1/2″ gap between the circles.

Step 7

7. Repeat again with a medium circle.

Step 8

8. Create a new thread and add two medium circles.

Step 9

9. Gather your threads and circle and layout with even spacing.

Step 10

10. Thread through your earring hook and secure with a knot

Step 11

11. Using the pliers pinch the earring hook closed so the thread does not come off.

https://youtu.be/4yuEjtOrUi8

A quick and simple way to make a continuous bias strip for any project!

  1. Cut a square large enough to make your bias strip. Cut the square in half diagonally.
Length Required1 1/2″ Wide2″ Wide2 1/2″ Wide
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