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First Projects

Be still our beating hearts! This pincushion is oh-so cute. It's perfect for keeping pins in place when you're working on a project you love.

Cute felt hearts easily become a garland with a little stitching and ribbon. Hang it in your home to spread the love this Valentine's Day!

You'll get a flurry of compliments when you use this cute snowman pincushion!

Cut, stitch and unravel burlap to make a rustic, fringed fall place mat in 10 minutes or less.

Holiday drinks and dessert won't be complete without these festive cocktail napkins. These DIY napkins are so simple to make and wash easily for a quick clean-up!

Two-color patchwork coasters may be easy to make, but have big impact in your kitchen!

Warm cold digits in the winter with cute hand warmers!

  Fabrics: Celebrate Seuss! and Celebrate Seuss 2 collections by Dr. Seuss Enterprises for Robert Kaufman Fabrics   Boogies are no match for these cute monster tissue holders! The best part? They're supposed to be ugly, so if your stitches aren't flawless or your face shapes aren't perfect, it only adds to the charm!   Materials:

Showcase favorite holiday fabric in a cute garland that's perfect for decorating your fireplace, your buffet table, or your mantel! 

Turn your favorite knit fabric into a trendy two-color headband!

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