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?

2. September 2013 19:11
by Liz Burton
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50 Things to do With a Fat Quarter: #15 Fabric Pumpkins

2. September 2013 19:11 by Liz Burton | 0 Comments

Welcome to September! We hope that you had a nice Labor Day Weekend.  Fall is fast approaching and there are many great do-it-yourself projects for this time of year.

For today's project, we thought we would link you up to a few different tutorials on how to make these wonderful Fall decorations.  These are easy and fun and add a perfect touch of fall to your home decor.

 

1. These simple fabric pumpkins are brought to you by Craft Buds.

2. In this tutorial from the blog of Danielle Thompson, you can add embroidery and doilies.

3. Ruffles make the perfect touch in this tutorial we found in the blog My Blessed Life.

Have you seen the great selection of fall fabrics over at 4my3boyz Fabrics? These fall fabrics would make great pumpkins!

Here is Tiny Pumpkins from RJR Fabrics 2011 Farmer's Market line.

or Harvest Medley Sunflowers & Vegetables on Black a beautiful gold-laced cotton fabric from Quilting Treasures? 

Or maybe something Whimsical like Creepers Peepers Smiling Pumpkins on Black from Quilting Treasures

 

 When all else fails.....Chevrons!!!

 

 

Well we hope this post gets your creative juices flowing because here comes Fall!

26. August 2013 14:54
by Liz Burton
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50 Things to do With a Fat Quarter: #14 Mini Tissue Pack Cover

26. August 2013 14:54 by Liz Burton | 0 Comments

For our fat quarter project this week, we thought we would sew this handy tissue pack cover. You can throw one in your purse, your diaper bag, or a child's back pack.  These are really simple and fast.

I am using a fun Bicycles, Scooters & Wagons fabric from the Dress Up Days collection designed by Doohikey Designs for Riley Blake Designs.  It is available at 4my3boys Fabrics.

Let's get started!

Step 1:  Gather your materials; a favorite fat quarter, rotary cutter, ruler, pins, and a tissue pack.

Step 2:  With rotary cutter and ruler, cut three rectangles 3 1/2" x 5 1/2".

Step 3:  Take two of the pieces and place them right side down. Then fold the fabric over 1" and iron it flat.

Step 4a: Place the back piece right-side up on the table.  4b: Take one of the front pieces and place it right-side down on top of the back piece, making sure to line up the top raw edges.  4c:  Take the other front piece and place it right-side down on top of the other two pieces, making sure to line up the bottom raw edges.  4d: Then pin it.

Step 5: sew! Using 1/4" sew allowance, sew around the entire rectangle.

Step 6: Turn the fabric right-side out and insert the tissues!