oh what a super sweet idea – get your little ones into sewing early with these sewing cards.


pdf downloads galore to make your own kitchen canister labels.


news and stuff

by kath_red on 21/01/2009

in News+Letters

Knitting Daily Launches Free e-Book Giveaway of Five of the Site’s Most Popular Knitted Sock Patterns.

For Dummies, a branded imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., has announced the relaunch of, a site that offers proven experts to distill complex subjects into concise, jargon-free steps that make learning how to do anything easier.

Maria Peagler is doing a blog tour to promote her new book – color mastery – we are hosting the first in what promised to be an interesting series. So check in here on Feb 2.
Mon. Feb. 2 – WhipUp
Tues., Feb. 3 – TrueUp!
Wed., Feb. 4 – Quilter’s Buzz
Thurs., Feb. 5 – Annie’s Quilting Stash
Fri., Feb. 6 – Quilting Gallery
Mon., Feb. 10 – How to Quilt/Harper Homeschool Academy

To celebrate Barack Obama’s inauguration, The Washington Post ran Carol Barton’s (from popular kinetics) do-it-yourself pop-up commemorative in it’s KidsPost Section on January 20 – if you missed it – download it here.


check out the gorgeous freebies – just in time for the holidays – at sublime stitching.



by kath_red on 02/10/2008

in News+Letters

Don’t forget creative living media are offering free online subscriptions to one of their great mags – lots to choose from – including quilts, beading, sewing, paper and more

Scrapblog: a free and easy-to-use web-based application offering users the ability share online and transform their one-of-a-kind scrapbooks into high-quality books, postcards and greeting cards. If you are a digital scrapbooking fan then this online tool looks like lots of fun.

Nikon Instruments is giving you the chance to test your skills and interact with microscopic images typically only viewed by scientists with its new online game, “Identify the Image.” This is a fantastic resource for designers and artists – Real world inspiration for design is right under the microscope.

Do you want to showcase a project that you’ve finished from a Potter Craft book? Potter craft are looking to feature your beautiful finished projects in the You Made It section, on the Potter Craft blog. If you have photos of a project you’d like to submit, please send to