A Fabulous Fat Quarter

Novel ideas with novelty fabrics from 4my3boyz.com

6. November 2016 13:17
by CarSut
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It's Turkey Time!

6. November 2016 13:17 by CarSut | 0 Comments

 It's Turkey Time again so I thought I would share some Thanksgiving sewing projects and craft ideas I found to add a little warmth to this holiday season.

DIY Fall Scrap Wreath Tutorial from Making it with Danielle

 We have some wonderful fabrics at 4my3boyz.com that would work well for this project!

 

 

I love this tutorial from Rebekah Martin at eHow.com

 

These Patchwork Acorn Potholders would make a wonderful hostess gift! You can see how to make them with a tutorial from Amanda Niederhauser at the Therm-O-Web Blog

Here are some additional Holiday Fabrics that would be perfect to use for this project!

 

  This No-sew fabric project is a quick holiday decoration you just have to try! Get the tutorial from Jessica at the Living Chic on the Cheap Blog

Wouldn't they look sweet in these fabrics from 4my3boyz Fabrics?

28. July 2014 11:43
by CarSut
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Fifty Things You Can Do With A Fat Quarter - #17 No-Sew Fabric Projects for Kids

28. July 2014 11:43 by CarSut | 0 Comments

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? How about one of these creative no-sew fabric projects from our Kids Crafts Board on Pinterest?

Click on the links to get to the tutorials.

 Fabric Bracelets

From Jamie on her blog Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

 

 Fun Fruit Laces

by Tristan Gallagher on the C&T Publishing Blog

 Costume Cape

by Andrea Pantell on her blog Andrea's Notebook

 No Sew Reversible Fabric Mask

from Rhonda Greene on her blog Mrs. Greene

4my3boyz Fabrics Scrap Bags would provide a variety of fabric choices for these projects!

 

10. March 2014 17:59
by CarSut
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50 Things You Can Do With a Fat Quarter - #16 DIY Fat Quarter Projects for your Electronics

10. March 2014 17:59 by CarSut | 0 Comments

DIY Fat Quarter Projects for your Electronics

I thought I would share with you some DIY ideas for your electronic devices using a fat quarter of fabric. I have included links to tutorials for each of them and some fabric suggestions from our unique collection of novelty fabrics available by the fat quarter at 4my3boyz Fabrics. Check these out!

E-reader, Nook or iPad Stand

What a cool E-reader, Nook or iPad stand by Rikka J.! She has a great tutorial in her blog Ricochet and Away.
This project uses 1 cotton fat quarter but could be done with a charm pack of 5" squares if you want to have more of a quilted look. You could use it to read recipes. For this purpose using oilcloth rather than plain cotton would work better.

This would look great with one of these fabrics from 4my3boyz Fabrics:

No-Sew Mouse Pad In need of a mouse pad for room-to-room roving with your laptop? This quick no-sew version can be made from fabric and cork. I found this tutorial at the blog Funky & Delightful.

How would it look with one of these fabrics?

Camera Cozy

I love this Camera Cozy. What a great idea to protect your point and shoot camera bumping around inside of your purse. Ashley has the tutorial on her blog Mommy by Day Crafter by Night.

I would love one made with one of these fabrics available in my store:

Cell Phone Case

Erin Erickson shares the tutorial for this awesome iPhone Sleeve in her blog Dog Under My Desk

Can you imagine how chic you would be with a phone case in one of these fabrics?

 

27. June 2013 05:06
by tbev
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50 Things to Do With a Fat Quarter: #5 Fabric Votives

27. June 2013 05:06 by tbev | 0 Comments

4my3boyz Fabric Votives

Today's project is a simple way to add some extra pizazz to any party or home decor. These fabric-covered votive holders are darling by day, but enchanting by night. Customize them with any fabric for any occasion. Today's feature fabric is Patriotic Pop Chevrons Red & Blue on White from 4my3boyz Fabrics.
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13. September 2012 12:09
by tbev
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Simple Fleece Scarves

13. September 2012 12:09 by tbev | 0 Comments

Cold weather and holiday giving are both around the corner, and our new supply of fleece fabric is a perfect match for both. Today I'm sharing two super simple fleece scarf ideas. The first is a no-sew fringe scarf and the second is a one-stitch eternity scarf—both adorable accessories for yourself or someone on your gift list. These also make great projects for kids or beginning sewers. 

No-Sew Fleece Scarf
(featuring Autism Awareness Fabric

4m3b No-Sew Scarf 1

1. Take one 12-inch strip of fleece fabric (58-60" wide) and trim the ends. 

4m3b No-Sew Scarf 2 

2. Place a strip of masking tape 7 inches from each edge of the fabric.

4m3b No-Sew Scarf 3

3. Make 1-inch slits across each edge of the fabric.

4m3b No-Sew Scarf 4

4. Cut each slit up to the masking tape line.

4m3b No-Sew Scarf 5

5. Tie a knot at the top of each fringe.

4m3b No-Sew Scarf 6

6. Repeat with the other side. 

  

One-Stitch Eternity Scarf
(featuring Canyon Southwest Pattern Turquoise)


4m3b Eternity Scarf 1

1. Take one 18-inch strip of fleece fabric (58-60" wide) and trim off the edges.

4m3b Eternity Scarf 2

2. Pin right sides of the two ends together.

4m3b Eternity Scarf 3

3. Using a wide zig-zag stitch, sew the pieces together with a back stitch at each end. Turn the fabric inside out and you're finished!

Check out our entire line of fleece fabrics:

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Character Fleece 
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