Thursday, March 31, 2022

Make A Love Heart Mug Rug - A Quilted and Appliquéd Sewing Project

Today we are learning how to make yet another mug rug. This one works for Valentine's Day but also would make a great gift. With this tutorial you'll be able to make your own appliquéd LOVE snack mat, mug rug, coaster, or mini placemat with a pocket for a napkin and cutlery (or a snack). It measures approximately 8 ½” x 12” and we'll even be learning how to make the cute little 7" x 7" reversible cloth napkin! Keep it at home to decorate your table, take it to work to make your lunchtime feel even more festive, send it in your child's lunchbox, or use it for a handmade present for someone you love.

Valentine's Day mug rug pattern with cloth napkin
For this project you will need:
Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.

The print-at-home pattern contains step-by-step how-to directions, color photos, link to the video tutorial, and the printable LOVE and heart templates to make a snack mat measuring approximately 8 ½” x 12” with a 7” x 7” reversible cloth napkin. 

Looking for a different mug rug? Check out some of my others!


And watch as we make this cute little love mug rug:

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Handmade Fabric Stars - A Quick and Easy DIY Patriotic and Holiday Sewing Project

Today we're learning how to make these simple stuffed fabric stars. It's a simple way to decorate your home for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, or all summer (or year) long. Fill your baskets, bowls, and trays with these cute red, white, and blue stars!

stuffed fabric patriotic stars

For this project you will need:
Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.

Looking for other stuffed fabric shapes? Check out some of the others we've already made - along with a preview at some of my upcoming projects:

stuffed fabric shamrock shapes for St. Patrick's Day

And join us and we make the fun stuffed fabric stars!

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Make Your Own Homemade Fabric Gnome Coasters - Cute DIY Gnome Craft Tutorial

Today it's all about the gnomes! We'll be making super cute fabric gnome drink coasters in today's DIY quick and easy sewing and crafting tutorial. Use seasonal fabrics for their hats and you can have gnomes around your house all year 'round!

cloth fabric gnome drink coasters

For this project you will need:

Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.


Looking for a different coaster sewing and crafting idea? Check out some of my other fabric drink coaster patterns and tutorials:
Green shamrock St. Patrick's Day drink coaster set

And join us as we sew up the fun gnome coasters in the video tutorial:

Monday, March 28, 2022

Make Your Own Quilted Carrot Bunting - Cute Easter and Garden Decor Idea

For today's tutorial you'll learn how to make a quilted carrot garland using the quilt-as-you go method so you can decorate your Easter, spring, or garden home with your own handmade quilted carrot banner! These cute wall, mantel, window, or garden decorations are a perfect quick and easy craft project for your holiday or spring home, parties, and get togethers. 

Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.



Looking for other holiday and seasonal buntings and garlands? Check out some of the other tutorials we've made - along with a sneak peak at some of my upcoming projects!
fabric flower garland bunting banner

And learn how to make the quilted carrot bunting right now with the video tutorial:

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Make Fabric Stuffed Gnomes - An Easy DIY Gnome Sewing and Crafting Idea

For today's tutorial we are learning how to make our own handmade stuffed fabric gnomes. It's a quick and easy project and a great way to add just a little bit of homemade gnome decor to your home.

stuffed fabric gnome shapes

For this project you will need:

Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.

Looking for other stuffed fabric shapes? Check out some of the others we've already made:

Homemade Stuffed Fabric Carrots Sewing Project

And join us and we make the cute stuffed fabric gnomes!

Friday, March 25, 2022

Make Your Own Fabric Watermelon Coasters - A Fun Summertime DIY Sewing Project

For today's sewing and crafting tutorial we are making handmade fabric watermelon slices to use as drink coasters. Decorate your home for spring or summer while protecting your tabletops and desktops at the same time. It's a quick and easy sewing project and is a great beginner project, too!

fabric watermelon slice drink coasters

For this project you will need:

Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.


Looking for a different coaster sewing and crafting idea? Check out some of my other fabric drink coaster patterns and tutorials:
Green shamrock St. Patrick's Day drink coaster set

And join us as we whip up the cute watermelon slice coasters in the video tutorial:

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Make Stuffed Fabric Flowers - A Quick and Easy DIY Spring Sewing and Crafting Project

For today's tutorial we are learning how to make handmade stuffed fabric flowers. They are a cute way to decorate for spring and summer and can be used in bowls, baskets, and tiered trays. It's another quick and easy sewing project!

stuffed fabric flower shapes

For this project you will need:

Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.

Looking for other stuffed fabric shapes? Check out some of the others we've already made - along with a preview at some of my upcoming projects:


And join us as we make our stuffed fabric flowers in the video tutorial!

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Learn to Make Your Own Valentine's Day Potholder - An Appliquéd and Quilted Hot Pad Tutorial

It might be too late for this year's Valentine's Day but it's never too early to start on next year's...

Make your Valentine's day holiday baking feel more festive by learning how to sew your very own homemade Valentine's Day LOVE potholder, hot pad, or trivet with this project's pattern. Spruce up your kitchen decor for the holiday with this cute appliquéd and quilted LOVE and heart kitchen accessory idea. Makes a great handmade gift item, too! 

Love heart quilted potholder for Valentine's Day
For this project you will need:
Disclosure: Deb's Days is a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to affiliated sites. This means that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your purchase helps support my work in bringing you new sewing and crafting content.


The written pattern contains step-by-step how-to directions, photos, link to the video tutorial, and the printable templates to make a potholder, trivet, or hot pad measuring approximately 8 ½” x 8 ½”. Instructions for an optional hanging loop - and mitered corners - are included.

Looking for a different hot pad or trivet sewing project? Check out some of my other tutorials:

fabric strip potholder using the quilt as you go sewing techniqueHomemade Large Hot Pad for Glass Pans and Casserole Dishes Sewing ProjectSunflower Potholder Sewing PatternSanta Claus appliqued quilted potholder sewing tutoriallarge quilt as you go fabric strip hot pad trivet

And follow along as we make today's Love potholder!