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Easy-Knit Mittens for Any Size Hands


A romantic winter walk, gentle snowfall, your special someone by your side: everything could be so nice – if only there were not those icy cold hands! We’ll show you how to knit easy mittens of any size to keep your hands warm. As a sewist, knitting may not be as familiar, but you can do it and try make some as gifts for your friends during the holiday season…

Holiday Sewing: Interview with Meg Healy!


We hope you’re ready to start sewing for the holidays, if you haven’t already. As you’re making gifts for friends, teachers, neighbors or co-workers, we’re here to help! Need a great pattern that you can use several different ways, for men, women or children? Look to our reusable grocery bag pattern which is so versatile. Swap the fabric print to suit the recipient. Change the fabric type to make it more or less durable: Use canvas to hold library books, laminated cotton to corral produce, terry to carry gym wear. We hope you’re also sewing for yourself this season. After all, you need something new to wear for holiday photos and parties.

Origami Advent Calendar


With this cool, fillable calendar, everyone wishes that the Advent season never comes to an end. We show step by step how this origami advent calendar is created…

Top Selling Holiday Sewing Patterns!


It seems as though on November 1st the holidays are officially in full swing! Some people prepare for this season all year round, but me, I start thinking about the holidays and getting into the spirit around December 1st haha. Not this year! I want to get a head start on sewing up myself some new festive outfits and hand made gifts, and to kick it off I compiled our top selling past holiday sewing patterns from December issues of BurdaStyle magazine to get the creative sewing holiday juices flowing for some inspiration…


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