and a little peek at some of the new Heather Bailey "Nicey Jane" line that has started to arrive...
You all sent wonderful comments and links in that little giveaway a while back. Now, over on the right, we have a master list. I say keep them coming! I think you will have a great time looking around at all the creative blogs, sites, tutorials, downloads, and other free goodies on our list.
I would like to take a minute to high-light a few favorites. They are all so good. Which means that you are all so good, and have a lot of exploring to do. Feel free to leave a comment with anything else wonderful that we might have missed. We can always use more for our awesome and growing list.
Blogs and Sites with great Tutorials and Freebies:
Burda Style website--all sorts of trendy, stylish clothing to try out. Many from their members, folks making up their own clothes. There are discussion groups too, so you can see what others are saying about a pattern before trying it out. There is so much great information on this site. Check it out!
Creature Comforts has no-sew or paper projects.
Heather Ross has a great sundress and garden gloves.
Craftzine has patterns and downloads and tutorials galore.
Artsy Crafty Babe has some great bags and more.
Heather Bailey has a few goodies.
Mairuru is from Japan and has lots of instructions for hand-sewn treats.
Weekend Designers will show you how to make your own patterns and sew up all kinds of garments and bags.
Amy Butler--there's a "free patterns" link on the bottom of the menu on the right side. The "craft patterns" are for her paper line. Under the "Sewing Patterns" there are lots of great looking quilt and duvet cover patterns, decor projects, a yoga mat bag, a necklace, pillows and more.
Anna Maria Horner--there are more quilts, a pin cushion, "tote-able towels," a dog leash, a great little tutorial on circles for applique, and a pillow case dress.
Individual Patterns and Projects:
Sweet little note keeper from Soul Mama.
pvc-free coated cotton would work well for this sandwich wrap.
Knee pad pants for kids.
Wall Pocket that is like a purse for a door knob.