Unique Cross Stitch Patterns for the Holidays

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You wouldn’t think it, but cross stitch is a great project for the holidays. You can make an endless amount of unique craft projects with cross stitch — all you need is your creativity! From DIY ornaments to gift tags, you can easily incorporate cross stitch patterns into your holiday crafting. Just scroll through our […]

Memory Craft 9900 Giveaway from FaveQuilts and Janome

Janome Memory Craft 9900

The editors at FaveQuilts cannot contain our excitement over our latest big giveaway sponsored by one of the longest-running and most successful craft product companies around, Janome. This is for more than just quilters; needle crafters of any kind in need of a sewing machine that’s as versatile as they are will be missing out […]

AllFreeChristmasCrafts Giveaway: Redwork Winter Twitterings

Redwork Winter Twitterings

We’ve seen a lot of different kinds of crafts come along on AllFreeChristmasCrafts, and today, we’re focusing on needlecrafts because we’re excited to share¬†Redwork Winter Twitterings by author Pearl Louise Krush. There’s plenty of time to prepare for Christmas, which makes an intricate and charming embroidery project perfect to start on now. The book includes […]

FaveCrafts Giveaway: Needlepoint Tapestry


Needlepoint has seen a rise in popularity in recent years. Crafters are looking for new and unique ways to create stylish and fun canvas projects, and more and more homeowners are creating fun home decor using this beloved crafting technique. However, I’ve never seen a kit like the Floral Path Bolster from Anchor Living. Filled […]

AllFreeChristmasCrafts Giveaway: “Fa La La La Felt”

Fa La La La Felt

Whether you want to use a needle and thread or a bottle of glue, you can make so many crafts using felt. This Christmas, consider all of the great projects you can make using this traditional material. Not sure where to get started? Luckily, this month’s giveaway, Fa La La La Felt, is filled with […]

Happy National Embroidery Month!


Since February is National Embroidery Month we’re taking a look at the well-known craft that’s remained popular for centuries. Embroidery starts when an outline is drawn on fabric and then stitched over with a back stitch. This will create a solid line in thread. Projects ranging from handbags to ornaments can include embroidery. Traditionally, embroidery […]

Ask Maria “Rusty Needles!”


I just opened my sewing basket to find most of my needles and pins had rusted. I don’t understand why this happened or how to prevent it from happening again. Help! Your pins and needles are rusting due to high humidity. If you live in a state like Florida as I do you know humidity […]

How to: Sew on a Button

Learning to sew on a button is useful for novice sewers and non-sewers alike. Really, anyone who wears clothing should know how to sew on a button, unless you avoid clothing with buttons or can afford to replace clothing when the buttons fall off instead of just sewing them back on. If you don’t fall […]

New Pattern Monday: Tissue Box Covers

Framed Flowers

Tissue manufacturers try their best to make cute designs on their tissue boxes. However, their best just isn’t good enough. If I ever see another mauve paisley tissue box, I just might scream. Plus, no matter how cute your tissue box is, it’s still made out of cardboard. If you’re into plastic canvas patterns, making […]

Plastic Canvas Crafts


We have received a number of inquiries recently about plastic canvas patterns. For those of you who are not familiar with the medium, plastic canvas is a lightweight plastic with holes that is used for needlepoint or cross-stich. In our needlecraft category on FaveCrafts, we have an entire subcategory dedicated to plastic canvas that is […]