5 Best DIY Projects for Pride 2018

June is Pride month and since the Portland parade is this weekend, we thought we would share five of our favorite rainbow projects! 

It wouldn't be a celebration without a flag or pennant! Hallmark has a great tutorial on their blog. Click the picture for everything you need to know.  


How to Make a Mini Blusher Veil Using Spanish Lace Trim

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Kristina wants to help all of you DIY brides (& bridesmaids) out there with a quick and stylish veil! This modernly small and decorative blusher veil is inspired by vintage millinery. Think UK royalty… Think vintage charm…

kate Middleton   birdcage veil

Before we get into all that, let me properly introduce Kristina!...

Swirls of Scraps with Melissa McGill {tutorial}

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This last weekend Melissa McGill joined us in-store to show off her fun Swirls of Scraps technique. You can try it yourself to make a quick table runner or wall hanging.

To make your very own, you'll need:
• a variety of batiks
• batik for backing
• tulle
• basting spray
• small, sharp scissors

Sewing Curves with the Quick Curve Ruler

Sew Kind of Wonderful Curve RulerIf you've ever been intimidated by sewing curves, the Sew Kind of Wonderful Quick Curve Ruler was made just for you. The gentle curve is easy to sew and there are a variety of patterns available to use with it.

This past weekend, Paula took over the the demo area and showed our in-store...

Paper Piecing 101

 Row by Row Cascades

If you're joining us for the Row by Row Experience this summer, you might have seen our Cascades Row. Constructed with paper piecing, it highlights the natural beauty of Oregon. While paper piecing isn't difficult, it can seem a little confusing at first. No worries, though, we'll walk you...

Quick, Colorful Blanket with Geo Pop Canvas

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Bright and cheerful Geo Pop, the first collection by Emmie K for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, is ideal for these last dark winter months. Made of 100% cotton, the canvas has a hefty hand without being stiff, making it a great fabric for a quick picnic blanket. 

The free tutorial to make the...

Let's Make Holiday Bottle Covers

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The holiday season is here and whether you're bringing a bottle of wine for Thanksgiving dinner or sparkling cider for New Year's Eve, this quick project will dress up your gift beautifully. We used Ann Kelle Metallic Remix for the bags above with Spot On: Pepper for the lining and tied up...

Color Me Happy Faux Pleated Pillows

We LOVE color, which is why we are so excited about Color Me Happy by Vanessa Christianson of V and Co. This bright and beautiful collection by Moda is perfect to brighten any room and make you feel happy.

Color Me Happy Pillows | Moda

Numbered Quilting Pins

For all you quilters out there, we've got a special treat for you!

Fabric Depot Numbered Quilting Pins