Linky Thursday

This fabric candy bowl is a cute idea to serve (or gift) goodies this Valentie’s Day. While you’re there, be sure to enter to win a great sewing giveaway (which includes both Tula Pink AND Kaffe Fassett swag) – but HURRY, this contest ends tonight!

Everyone loves a comfy pair of sweatpants (even if you’re not working out). Make your own with this free pattern.

Looking to try your hand at sewing plush? This is a great way to start – not only does she give you links to tips and tricks to sewing them, but also free embroidery designs and 8 animals.

There is something about the new year that makes people want to start quilting. Maybe it’s the cold or just the idea of tackling a big project, but I’ve found that some of these quilt projects, just take too long. Want to join in on the quiltmaking fun, but without the time commitment? This Big Patch Lap and 4 Patch Baby quilts are great ways to have a finished project over the weekend.

Once upon a time, I went on a casserole carrier sewing binge (like everyone I knew got one), so I’m always on a look out for new ones. This one caught my eye, but it really reminds me of a casserole tote more than an enclosed carrier.

Enter to win 3 plush patterns from DIY Fluffies.

Thinking about dressing up your table with a new tablecloth. This tutorial can help get your started on making your own.

Baby it’s cold outside! Learn how to make a cozy ear warmer for your little one.

Much like quilting, bag making seems to be very popular in January. Grab some free patterns and make your own, like this fabric wallet, a reversible Hobo (it’s like getting two purses for the price of one), or try your hand at a more structured bag like the Kennedy.