Hand Sew an Easter Chick Softie and Basket
Kata Golda
In this class, Alison shares two hand-stitched projects—a sweet stuffed chick and a companion Easter basket. The egg-shaped chicks are a cinch to stitch and stuff, and the basket comes together with just a few rows of sewing. Whip up a batch in neutral colors and display them in an egg carton for whimsical Easter décor. Or fill the Easter baskets with pastel colored chicks and candy for a classic Easter presentation.
Playing with Acrylic Mediums
Lisa Solomon
Many people are familiar with acrylic paints, but acrylic mediums are a bit more mysterious. In this pro-series class, artist and educator Lisa Solomon provides a thorough lesson on how acrylic mediums can help you create everything from textured impasto surfaces to smooth resin-like finishes. You’ll learn all about the transparency, translucency and opacity of your paints, and how to combine them with acrylic mediums to create glazes that will add depth and dimension. Along the way, Lisa demonstrates how use a photo as an underpainting and build thin layers of color to create a finished piece. She'll also show you how to collage using matte and gloss gel medium, create resin effects with pouring medium, and work on glass to create acrylic “skins.” Learning about new materials has never been this fun or vibrant.

New to acrylic painting? Get started with Lisa's beginner's course
Daily Embroidery Challenge: Stitch-a-Day Sampler
Rebecca Ringquist
Master embroiderer and fine artist, Rebecca Ringuist, shares 31 days of stitches in our first ever Daily Embroidery Challenge. Using her “Drawing Stitches” sampler as a basis, Rebecca’s embroidery style is vibrant, original, and simple enough for all skill levels to follow along. You’ll start with basic stitches, then move on to groups of stitches that create textural effects, like confetti, fancy chains, zigzags, flowers, and filling stitches. Each day, you’ll expand your knowledge of embroidery and build on techniques to combine elements that look complex but are easy to execute. Best of all, at the end of the month not only will you have learned loads of new techniques, but you’ll also have a finished sampler!
Cricut Crafts: Monogrammed Leather Keychain
Amber of Damask Love
Learn how to make a professional looking custom leather keychain using the Cricut Maker. Amber from Damask Love shows how easy it is to use the Cricut Design Space to create your layout. She then shows how to cut out precise leather shapes on your Cricut Maker and assemble the keychain with embroidery floss and leather glue. This quick and stylish project is perfect for anyone learning how to work with leather on their Cricut machine.

Get the project design file on Cricut.com.
Coming March 21
Sewing Essentials: The Cleo Skirt
Rae Hoekstra
Made by Rae sewing patterns are known for having clever details and being super wearable, and the Cleo skirt is no different. Sewist and designer Rae Hoekstra walks you through two versions of this gathered skirt pattern: a knee-length version with contrasting hem and a midi-length. Both versions feature a flat-front waistband and an elastic gather in back. Two pocket options allow for further customization, and the cutout pockets in particular lend a vintage-inspired flair.  Experiment with different textiles to take this skirt from daily to date night. Rae’s thorough instruction and impeccable patience make this pattern easy enough for a beginner to sew. But the ingenious details – not to mention universally flattering fit – make this pattern a must-sew for any stitcher.

Pattern included with class, available in sizes XXS– XL and plus sizes 1-3.
Sewing for Little Ones
Rae Hoekstra
Blogger and sewist Rae Hoekstra (a.k.a. Made By Rae) introduces you to sewing for babies and toddlers in this three-part foundation course. Rae will teach you how to set up your sewing space, read and work with patterns, and sew a pair of little pants and a sweet little dress (patterns for sizes 0 and 3 are included with the class). You will also learn how to trace favorite t-shirts and leggings, creating brand new garments based on your old ones. Creating children’s clothing is a great way to learn the basics of garment construction, and this primer is the perfect place to start.
Flight Bag
Betz White
This structured bag offers great opportunities to learn all about bag construction and finishing. Betz walks through every step of the process – from stabilizing each piece of the bag through adding hardware. Along the way you’ll learn how to create pockets, pleats, zipper panels and straps. Ultimately, you’ll create a bag with structure that you can use to transport your essentials in style, and you can apply these sewing fundamentals to many other projects.
Art Journaling: Mixed Media on Paper
Mou Saha
Join designer, coloring book author, and our Daily Drawing Challenge contest winner, Mou Saha, in an artistic exploration of mixed media materials on single art journal pages. Learn how to create rich, layered backgrounds using dyes, draw everyday objects in a simplified form, and add stamped letters to document your day or record an observation. Once you’ve created a focal point, you’ll learn how to finish your pages with doodled details and dimensional elements. Whether you're new to art journaling or a seasoned mixed media artist, you’ll enjoy this playful and experimental way of approaching art. 
Illustrative Painting with Gouache
Jennifer Orkin Lewis
Learn how Jennifer Orkin Lewis (also known as August Wren) uses gouache to create vibrant illustrations. Jennifer’s paintings are full of color and movement, and in this 3-part series, you’ll learn how to approach painting in her lively style. The class begins with a lesson on mixing colors and painting everyday objects. Once you’ve had a chance to practice your brushstrokes, you’ll learn how to paint florals and create stylized lettering.
Crochet Hexi Cowl
Cal Patch
Kick your granny squares up a notch with this hexagon shape. Cal shows you how to work a hexagon in multiple colors, as well as her favorite way to join them as you work. Crochet up a small stack and you’ll be ready to create this fresh hexi cowl in a modern colorway.

Knit a Seamless Pullover
Norah Gaughan
Worked up in gorgeous linen yarn, this lightweight pullover is perfect for spring and transitional weather. The unusual construction of the sweater is part of what makes it so fun to knit – the front and back are both started at the center and worked outward in rows of easy lace. The front and back are then joined seamlessly, and the sleeves and body stitches are worked in the round down to the hem.
Color Dive Half-Square Triangle Quilt
Anna Maria Horner
In this gorgeous, color-filled class, Anna shows quilters how to make a vibrant quilt using half-square triangles and squares. This is a perfect class for combining scraps of fabric from your stash. Anna begins by walking quilters through the process of sorting their fabrics into color groups, and from there she demonstrates how to cut and piece the squares and half-square triangles. The real fun begins when Anna goes to the design wall to lay out all of the pieces—when assembled, the half-square triangles come together to create blocks of color that dive right down the center of the quilt. While the project involves a lot of patchwork, the cutting and piecing are easy and the process of sorting colors is pure fun.
Paper Wedding Crafts
Lia Griffith
Learn how to DIY your wedding with gorgeous paper crafts designed by Lia Griffith. From a hanging paper flower backdrop to oversized, monogrammed letters, Lia provides ideas for classic wedding projects that can be customized to reflect your personal style. Best of all, since these projects are made from paper, glue, and other basic crafting materials, making them won’t break the bank. These are perfect for whipping up over the course of a weekend with your gal pals and best friends. With several hands working away, you’ll create décor to infuse your wedding with a sophisticated, handmade feel.  
The Wilton Method®: Sugar Cookies
Wilton Instructors
Make classic sugar cookies from scratch with the Wilton method. Not only will Emily show you how to make the dough and cut out shapes, but she also shares expert tips for decorating the cookies with royal icing. This class is perfect for anyone who wants to make professional looking cookies for holidays, Halloween, parties and special events year round.
Sew an Easter Bunny Basket
Annabel Wrigley
This sturdy and adorable bunny-themed Easter basket is a must-have accessory for any Easter Egg hunt. Made with natural-colored canvas and pink felt, this basket features a stitched bunny face and big floppy ears. Once you’ve attached the pompom tail, your basket is ready to fill with treats and treasures.
Hand Sew Springtime Bunny and Carrot Softies
Kata Golda
In this class, Alison shares her method for hand-stitching a sweet little bunny with a companion carrot softie. Only a few stitches are required to complete these adorable dolls – satin stitch, running stitch, and blanket stitch – and Alison shares tips for how to work the stitches successfully. Templates are provided to make a large and small bunny, both of which are sewn exactly the same way. Have fun stitching up a little springtime bunny family, and don’t forget to sew a carrot or two for them to munch on while you’re at it.
DIY Easter Bunny Ears
Annabel Wrigley
Learn how to create cute Easter Bunny ears using wire and colorful fabric. Easy and fun to make, this craft is great for a children’s party activity. Make a whole set of bunny ears in different colors and sizes to wear at a family gathering, or use them as a photo booth prop.