Friday, January 25, 2008

New Mini Album Kits & a Fun Craft Site to Share

New Mini Scrapbook Album Kits

You'll find our newest kits in the Scrapbook Kits section of the store. Our new Mini Scrapbook Kits make it easy to create a custom mini scrapbook.

The Amy Butler Sola Wallet Size Mini Book Kit from K&Company includes everything you need to create a designer mini book. This modern mini book is the ideal take-along scrapbook. Carry it in your handbag and be ready to share it with family and friends. Great for showing all of those wallet size pictures you've been saving!

We also have Mini Album Kits from Chatter Box in 2 design choices, the Garden Mini Album Kit and the Courtyard Mini Album Kit. These mini album kits include everything you need to complete an 8 page mini scrapbook album. Mini albums are great for creating a unique keepsake of a special occasion or vacation.

Share your memories in style with mini album kits - a quick, easy and creative weekend craft project!

Fun Craft Site to Share

You'll want to meet Pattie Donham and visit her fun and colorful craft sites! Pattie is a Designer, TV Personality, Author and More.

She's also known by her friends and fans as PattieWack. You'll enjoy her friendly and warm personality as well as her crafty and creative spirit! She's really quite engaging to watch and has so many fun craft ideas to share. You can watch her craft videos anytime from your pc. You'll be inspired to explore new craft ideas and start crafting! Here are 2 ways to find out more about Pattie -

Pattie's Blog: PattieWack Craft Blog
PattieWack Designs:


Kits are an easy way to learn a new craft - visit Weekend Kits to see our complete line of creative project kits and create something new on your next Weekend at Home!

Sunday, January 13, 2008

New Embroidery Kits & Embroidery Resource

You'll want to see all of the new kits we've added to the Embroidery Kits section of the store. We have 2 new Buttons & Beads Counted Cross Stitch Kits from Mill Hill. These kits come complete with glass beads, ceramic button, painted perforated paper, floss, needles and chart with instructions. Either of these creative cross stitch designs would be a nice addition to your home decor.

Seaside Sampler

Vino Rosso

Finish your project with a coordinating Mill Hill Frame and your needle art work will be ready for you to display!

While you're checking out the new Mill Hill kits, you may notice that we've added to our collection of Chick Counted Cross Stitch Kits. There are 3 additional Chick Designs from Heritage Stitchcraft.

Artist Chick
Kitchen Chick
Golfing Chick

Embroidery Learning Center

If you're looking for an instructional site to help you learn the basics of hand embroidery or cross stitch, you'll want to visit the DMC-USA website. Once there, click on the Techniques link at the top of the page. Visit the Embroidery Education page and you'll find a very helpful embroidery stitch guide with diagrams showing how to accomplish a variety of embroidery stitches.

You'll also want to visit the Cross Stitch Education page, where you'll learn all about the basics of cross stitching, both counted and stamped. Beginners may want to bookmark this site to use as a ready reference as you learn to embroider. Hand embroidery is a relaxing and creative way to spend your time - enjoy!

As always, thanks for taking the time to visit the Weekend Kits Blog. If you've completed one of our kits, we'd love to see it - send us an electronic image of your completed project and we'll share it here.

Have fun exploring new craft areas - visit Weekend Kits for more project ideas!

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

New Mini Quilt Kits - Quick & Easy!

New Mini Quilt Kits

We have some new kits in the Mini Quilt Kits section of the store - they are Mini Quilt Kits from Quilt in a Day. These complete quilt kits come with everything you need - fabrics, batting, binding, instructions, and a magnet to easily display your mini quilt on any metal surface. These mini quilts look great in the kitchen or as easy decor in any room.

These quick & easy kits are ideal for beginners as a first quilting project. Even for experienced quilters - Mini Quilt Kits make great hand-made gifts to give. These kits take just 2 hours to complete - a great Weekend at Home craft project kit.

Bear Valentine Kits - Just in Time for Valentines Day!

Cup of Coffee Kits - Perfect for Coffee Lovers!

Cat in a Cup Kits - Whimsical, Fun and Colorful!

If you're just learning how to quilt, make sure to visit the Quilting Supplies section of the store. You'll find essential quilting supplies and a great book called Start Quilting with Alex Anderson to help you get started with confidence.

Look for New Product Arrivals in 2008!

There will be plenty of new product arrivals to share in 2008 so be sure to check back often.  Weekend Kits will be adding new kits and supplies across every category this year.

We want to hear from you, so be sure to let us know what you think.

Thanks for visiting the Weekend Kits Blog!