This fun case with a simple, bouncy patchwork design, hoop pull zipper, and fabric-covered button zipper tab is full of sweet little details. The compact size of this case will keep all sorts of tools gathered, stored, and zipped up in pretty zakka style. Kit includes a 9-inch zipper with hoop pull and two 1-inch cover buttons. Extra cover buttons and zippers are also available. Look for items #ZW6370 and #ZW6400. The colors can be cut from scrap or 2″ or 2 1/2″ squares. The rest is fat quarter friendly so kitting is a breeze.
Step out in style with a pretty and useful wristlet. This charming accessory keeps all your little essentials—phone, cards, lipstick, keys, and other necessities—organized. Two handy zippered and lined compartments hold everything securely, and provides you with hands-free convenience. Kit includes two 8-inch zippers with water droplet pull and one swivel hook and D-ring set. Extra zippers and swivel hook and D-ring sets are available. This pattern is fat quarter friendly so it is the perfect choice for a class!
This roomy, square pouch can hold and carry all your little sewing essentials and notions. The wire frame gives the bag structure and forms a wide opening, making it easy to pack and find everything hands-free. The little handles make this caddy the perfect grab-and-go sewing accessory. Kit includes one 8 x 3-inch wire frame set and one 16-inch zipper with hoop pull. Extra wire frames and zippers are available separately. Look for items #ZW6363 and #ZW6417. And, once again, it is fat quarter friendly so it is easy to kit!
All of these kits are due to arrive the beginning of July so they would be great for mother/daughter classes this summer!
When a designer has four patterns in the top 100, I take notice! Such is the case with Anna Graham of Noodlehead. Here are four of her top selling patterns described in her own words:
You’ll love this versatile basket for storing all sorts of goodies. It’s great for diaper storage, filling with gifts or knitting projects, and anything else you can dream up! You’ll want to make one for all of your friends! This is a structured basket with divided liner (sewn on both sides and bottom, no gaps for anything to slide through!), front pocket, and two handle variations.
Sew this sling style bag to carry your daily necessities or to take for travel. It’s convenient sling design allows for easy access as well as being out of the way when you’re not using it. It is compact yet roomy enough for the essentials. Choose from a front zippered pocket (View A) or a patch pocket (View B), both come in handy for quick access to smaller items. An adjustable strap makes it easy to wear. Perfect for biking or daily use!
A mid-sized crossbody tote with front zippered pocket, back slip pocket, zip top closure and reinforced base. This will be your go-to bag for everyday use! The handy short handles make for easy grabbing and the crossbody keeps you hands free! This bag is great for traveling and is perfect for keeping organized. You’ll love this tote! Special features: front zippered pocket, top zipper closure, back slip pocket, interior slip pocket, crossbody adjustable strap, short handles for easy grab and go, reinforced base!
An easy to use tote and project bag! The tote size is perfect for a day trip or a work bag, and the project size is great for knitting or crochet projects, or as a lunch bag! Both sizes feature a fun drawstring closure and an interior slip pocket. A handy front pocket with an additional zippered pocket makes this bag super functional
Features: two sizes to sew! Project size is the smaller of the two, Tote size is the larger front slip & zip pockets (great for featuring a favorite fabric and oh so useful!) drawstring top closure to keep everything secure interior pocket simplified option for an even quicker sew! so many possibilities!
These patterns are in stock now. Her new Yarrow wristlet is due to arrive next month!
“You’ll love this versatile pattern. It’s a satisfying sew, has fun details, and makes a great gift! The Wristlet is perfect for running errands or using as a wallet in a larger bag (hint – it works perfect in my Sandhill Sling!). The Pouch is great for a smaller wallet or to keep small items organized – plus it’s sooo cute! The Wristlet has an interior zippered pocket and card slots, and the Pouch has a pocket and one card slot to keep everything tidy and easy to find. Why not try them all???
With a sewn-in zipper, soft texture, and serged, open side seams, Kimberbell’s patent-pending Zipper Pouch Blanks are easy to hoop and embellish with your favorite embroidery designs! After adding your design, just sew up the sides with a simple straight stitch. Zipper Pouch Blanks are fully lined, come in a beautiful variety of felt and velveteen colors, and are available in both small (6 x 8″) and large (7 x 10″) sizes.
These are the velveteen versions:
These are simply brilliant! Who wants pouches that all ready have the zipper installed??? Don’t think of these as just something for machine embroidery – Hand embroidery or applique would be a great way to embellish them! Pre-order an assortment now!
Need I say more??? EVERYTHING By Annie is quality and her instructions are easy to follow and are so detailed that you will be successful!
All of these patterns have an Add-on Video(TM). The Add-on Video(TM) is specially designed to support specific parts of the pattern and help the customer learn Annie’s best techniques. It doesn’t replace the pattern — it will enhance their sewing experience. To support local quilt shops, related paper patterns include a coupon for the value of the Add-on Video(TM). This is a $5.00 value. Customers can then use the coupon to get the video for free on her website.
Room with a View is one of her newest patterns.
Sometimes it is best to just go to the source. Annie says: Control the clutter with these sturdy zippered bins in three versatile sizes.Vinyl front windows afford quick and easy identification of contents.A zippered mesh pocket in the lid is a perfect place to store instructions or small pieces.Convenient handles on top and on each side make it easy to move and carry the bins.Perfect for any room in the house, these handy bins will store toys, sports gear, out-of-season clothes, fabric, sewing supplies, and more!
Each size is designed to coordinate well with standard-sized cube shelves (i.e. IKEA KALLAX type), allowing you to not only become more organized, but to also decorate your room.
The pattern includes complete instructions for bins in three sizes: Small: 8½””H x 8½””W x 8½””D Medium: 10½””H x 10½””W x 10½””D Large: 12½””H x 12½””W x 12½””D
By Annie is your source for everything! She now has the strapping in 3 yard put-ups as well as 50 yard spools.
Keep your mixer clean and the kitchen pretty with a sturdy quilted mixer cover. Pockets on all sides hold manuals, accessories, recipes, and more. A handle at the top makes it easy to remove the cover. The pattern includes complete instructions for covers in three sizes to fit popular mixers. The pattern and Add-on Video include instructions for measuring your mixer and making adjustments if needed.
Great for organizing everything you need for each of your projects! These handy zippered bags have sturdy quilted bases and vinyl windows for visibility of contents. A handle at the top may be used for carrying or hanging. The medium, large, and jumbo bags also have colorful borders at the bottom. These borders may be pieced or may feature a single fabric. Hold and organize everything from sewing supplies to puzzles, games and more in these sturdy bags.
Pattern includes instructions for bags in four sizes: SMALL: 6½””H x 10½””W MEDIUM: 10½””H x 12½””W LARGE: 13½””H x 13½””W JUMBO: 16½””H x 16½””W
Project Bags 2.0 is an update of Project Bags which was released in 2016. Just like a new edition of a textbook, this new version of the pattern features improved design and layout, easier-to-follow steps and diagrams, and our newest and best techniques.
“Quick and fun to make, these bags in three sizes open wide for easy access to all your supplies. Binding on the easy-to-install zipper finishes the upper edges and forms a handle and grab tab. Two inner mesh pockets keep things organized and easy to view. Soft and StableR provides great body and stability and ensures that the bags stand up and hold their shape. Slip these classy zippered bags in your suitcase — or use them to maximize the space on your vanity. Be sure to make a few Open Wide 2.0 bags to have on hand for gifts. Who wouldn’t love a cute bag for cosmetics or other supplies?
The pattern includes complete step-by-step instructions for bags in three sizes: Small: 4″”H x 7½””W x 3½””D Medium: 6½””H x 10½””W x 5″”D Large: 9″”H x 12″”W x 6″”D
Open Wide 2.0 is an update of Open Wide which was released in 2016. Just like a new edition of a textbook, this new version of the pattern features improved design and layout, easier-to-follow steps and diagrams, and our newest and best techniques.
“The perfect travel companion, this functional bag includes a comfortable padded adjustable carrying strap and quick-grab side handles, as well as a handy trolley sleeve on back to secure the bag to rolling luggage. Zippered and slip pockets on the front, back, and ends plus a full-height zippered pocket and three more slip pockets inside will keep everything organized and close at hand. Optional buttons on the bottom reduce wear. The bag measures 13¾””H x 14½””L x 4½””D at the top and 13¾””H x 18½””L x 8″”D at bottom.
By Annie now offers several sizes of stabilizers for the bottoms of the bags to give them added support.
The stabilizers are due to arrive this month. The patterns are due the middle of next month so order them now!
I just love her stuff – and she is such a great marketer that she makes my life so easy! Her book Create with Cork is a must-have. It includes all of the tips and tricks that make sewing cork a breeze!
And now she has packaged the hardware for all of the projects in the book – in five finishes: gold, antique, silver, nickel, and rose gold.
That’s right – any of the hardware required to make all projects in the book. What a great series of classes!
The cork is pre-packaged in 15 x 18-inch pieces as well:
They can mix and match in class and have several gifts on hand! The book and cork are in stock now. The hardware is expected next week.
Need I say more??? These have all of the charm of everything Kim does She has such a flare for style.
And these purses are the perfect foundation for machine classes. Showcase a machine embroidery, teach them how to do pintucking. Show them how to use all of those feet that came with their machine!
The frames come in four sizes: two sizes of rectangles and two sizes of crescents.
Large Rectangle Purse Frame:
Large Crescent Frame:
Small Crescent Clasp Purse:
Small Rectangle Clasp Purse:
I am always looking for Christmas gifts for all of those people I want to thank around the holidays – teachers, hairdressers, coaches – you know the list. This is going to be it for this year! I can personalize them with a monogram, saying, school colors – the list is endless. I could even have my grandkids draw pictures of their parents and transfer it to fabric. Wouldn’t THAT be darling??? I can see the tears flowing already!
Add a gift card for an added bonus! These are all in stock now so order them before I do!
Sometimes it is the little things that make me happy – and this one is brilliant!
In their words: This Thread Cutterz Zipper Pull is convenient, safe and efficient. Attach it to a lanyard, purse, backpack, keychain or any zipper and it will always be there when you need it. Its double-sided blade quickly and efficiently cuts from either side and is recessed to prevent accidental cuts. Use this unique tool to easily slice through thread, yarn and embroidery floss cleanly with no fray. Note the zipper pull’s sleek, ergonomic design includes a non-slip finger grip for increased stability and control. It is durable, machine washable, and has no moveable parts to wear out. Enjoy this handy tool for years to come.
I can’t wait to teach a bag class – the Clam Up bag would be perfect.
The students can choose their ideal size. Personally, I want a small one that I can take on a plane with needle and threads and my latest applique project! With this zipper pull, I don’t need to worry about anyone confiscating my favorite scissors!