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April 24, 2014
How to make lace flowers. You will never believe how easy they are!

How to Make Lace Flowers

Little embellishments can make a big difference in handmade projects, and today I’m sharing a super easy tutorial for lace flowers that are perfect for punching up everything from tote bags to sweaters, garlands and more. Using just a few easy-to-find supplies, you’ll never believe how simply these come together! Let me fill you in […]

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March 27, 2014
Adorable Easter bunny softie pattern and tutorial at Positively Splendid. So cute and easy to make!

Easter Bunny Softie Pattern and Tutorial #yearofcelebrations

Stitch up a sweet little Easter bunny softie to tuck into the Easter basket of a special child, or to use as a darling addition to your home’s spring decor. Today, I’m sharing the inspiration behind these little cuties, as well as the free pattern and step-by-step tutorial for how to create them. Would you […]

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March 19, 2014
Fabric yo-yo's are a great way to use fabric scraps! Free templates with tutorial at Positively Splendid.

Fabric Yo-Yo Tutorial with Free Printable Templates

As you might imagine, I have accumulated quite a stash of fabric scraps over the years. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite ways to put those scraps to use: fabric yo-yo’s! These little gems, which look something like gathered flowers, are perfect for adorning anything from wearable accessories to home decor items, and they […]

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March 11, 2014
8 Helpful Tips for Cutting Out Sewing Projects. Great information!

8 Helpful Tips for Cutting Out Sewing Projects

I have a confession to make: As much as I love to sew, there are many times when I find the process of cutting out to be absolutely, positively tedious! Over time, I’ve come up with ways to streamline that portion of each project, and today I’m sharing favorite tips and tricks to make cutting […]

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March 10, 2014
Infinity scarf tutorial at Positively Splendid. These can be whipped up in a matter of minutes!

20-Minute Infinity Scarf

Infinity scarves are the perfect way to add a pop of color to your spring wardrobe, and the best part is, they can be whipped up in just a matter of minutes! Today I’m sharing all of the details for how to sew an infinity scarf using your favorite pretty fabric. Let’s get right to […]

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February 4, 2014
This list of 10 essential sewing tools is full of great information! Every home sewist should have these!

10 Essential Tools Every Sewist Should Have

After sewing avidly for a number of years, I have found myself reaching again and again for the same essential tools that make any sewing project easier. Today, I’ve compiled my top 10 essential sewing tools to pass this information along to you. Did you receive a new sewing machine recently, and are wondering what […]

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January 16, 2014
Bow tie place settings - Such an easy, pretty wedding idea!

Bow Tie Place Settings

If you are planning a wedding or other special event, today’s simple place setting idea is one you are sure to love. By taking a standard square napkin and folding it with a flourish, you can give each plate at the table its own bow tie. This idea is easy to execute, too, making it […]

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January 8, 2014
Adorable valentine hoop art. This would be perfect for displaying kids' names, or the name of a happy couple!

Valentine’s Day Embroidery Hoop Art

A sweet reminder of some of the ones you love most, my Valentine’s Day embroidery hoop art is an easy craft project perfect for anyone wanting a meaningful way to accent their valentine decor. This project is perfect for displaying children’s names, but it would also be great to give as a handmade wedding gift […]

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January 2, 2014
Easy Fringed Table Runner - Made in minutes, and perfect for beginners!

Easy Fringed Table Runner

Looking for a way to add a bit of pizzazz to your home now that your holiday decorations have been packed up and stored away? Stitch up a fringed table runner to spruce up your space in quick and easy fashion! This is a sewing project perfect for beginning and experience sewists alike. Let’s get […]

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December 31, 2013

Top 10 Posts of 2013 + Amy’s 5 Favorites

On the final day of the year, I always love to take a walk down memory lane to check out your favorite Positively Splendid posts from the last 365 days. The following are the posts from 2013 that received the most views this year, plus 5 extras that happened to be some of my personal […]

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