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01/11/2021

Creative Snow Globes

Designers

We love making seeing all kinds of snow globes using a variety of our Fairfield World™ products.  And we are excited to share these with you!   Beth, from Creatively Beth, started with a jar and a red truck.  For a filler,...

12/18/2020

Holiday Crafts For Any Skill Level

Miscellaneous

Holiday Crafts For Any Skill Level We always look forward to seeing what our Fairfield World Design Team creates, and this month is no different!  If you are here, you are in for a treat! With a few supplies, and these ideas, you can...

Winner of 80Lbs of Poly-fil
11/09/2020

80-year Celebration Giveaway!

Miscellaneous

Congratulations to Sandy Thomas of Thousand Oaks, California On winning 80 pounds of Poly-fil® in our 80th Birthday Celebration Giveaway   The contest has ended… thank you         Fairfield will finish up...

09/21/2020

DIY Halloween Crafts

Designers, Holidays

DIY Halloween Crafts Are you ready for some fun DIY Halloween crafts?  We have got such a range of projects to share with you this month, and the best part is, they are all afternoon crafts!   We will start with Meg’s...

JRS9030Feather-Loft_3000
12/17/2019

Poly-Fil® Feather Loft 90″ X 30 yd.

Poly-Fil® Feather Loft Rolled Stock 100% bonded polyester quilt batting is appropriate for machine quilting, or tied quilts and comforters The higher loft will create a fuller appearance in your finished project It’s...

12/10/2019

“A”Merica Quilt

Patterns, Fairfield Products

Hi Everybody! It’s been so long since I last posted here. I wanted to share a new project that I have designed. I come from a family with a long history of military men and my husband has also served our country. I design and...

05/31/2019

Sweet Sweet Summer Time

Miscellaneous

Whether your young ones are home for the summer, going to camp, or you’re taking a family vacation, here are some fun summer projects for you and your family. Enjoy! Fabric Boats by Sew and the City Ribbon Bugs from Patchwork...

05/31/2019

Happy Father’s Day

Miscellaneous

It’s time to show your dad how much you appreciate him. Why not give him a homemade gift from your heart. Just click on the photos for some great ideas. Necktie Pillow by Amy Bellgardt of Mom Spark Roll up Tool Organizer by...

05/09/2019

Happy Mother’s Day

Miscellaneous

Mother’s Day is coming up soon so here are some fun and unique creative gifts that your mom will just love. Mother’s Day Rug Mug by Julie of Mack and Mabel On the Go Organizer by Amber at crazylittleprojects.com The Garden...

04/25/2019

Spring Time

Miscellaneous

Spring Time is finally here. Don’t know about you but Spring puts me in a creative mood. I’ve gathered some projects with bright happy colors and themes for the season that I hope you will enjoy. Tulip Wall Hanging on...

04/25/2019

Simple Pillows

Sewing, Miscellaneous, Home Decor

Want to spruce up an area in your home?  Just add some pillows and don’t be intimidated by making a pillow cover. You can just follow these basic instructions we found on the website The Sewing Loft by Heather Valentine.  ...

04/10/2019

Easter Projects

Miscellaneous

Even though Easter is just around the corner there is still time to make some fresh and festive gifts and decor. Here are some fun and easy last minute Easter projects to help get your creative juices flowing.   Fabric Easter Egg...

04/03/2019

Refresh, Renew, Recycle

Sewing, Miscellaneous, Home Decor

This year we are concentrating on projects where you can reuse, redesign and recycle the things you already have along with some inexpensive finds to create wonderful new items for home décor, holidays, gift giving or just plain fun....

11/28/2018

Crafting for Christmas

Miscellaneous

Here are some fun Holiday Crafts we thought you would enjoy!   DIY Christmas Decorations – Felt Stars By Damjana at Apple Green Cottage   Handmade Christmas Cheer Table Runner By Ruth of Addy Lou Creates  ...

09/28/2018

Pumpkins Pumpkins Pumpkins

Miscellaneous

It’s almost that time of year. The cool crisp air, autumn colors, leaves crunching under your feet, and pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins. Here are some fun colorful pumpkin projects and patterns for you to enjoy this Holiday season. Just...

08/24/2018

Back to School

Children, Sewing, Craft Ideas, Home Decor

Whether you’re a mom bringing your child to school for the first time or you yourself are heading off to college we have gathered a group of fun Back to School projects for you. Just click on the links below and enjoy.    ...

08/15/2018

Dorm Room Decor

Miscellaneous

Moving into your college dorm room is so exciting, and the best part…. You get to decorate it yourself. We all know space is always a challenge so here are some great DIY budget friendly ideas for extra seating when your friends...

08/06/2018

DIY Dorm Room Pillow Ideas

Miscellaneous

WOW! This summer is flying by and it’s about time to get ready for back to school and start planning your dorm room décor. The easiest way to create the look, show some style, or add a splash of color to your space is by adding some...

05/25/2018

Mother-Daughter Quilts and Quilters

Children, Holidays

In years past, sewing and quilting were crafts that were passed from mother to daughter.  Women in families spent a great deal of time working together and teaching younger family members their crafts. Many of you may have acquired...

French Mattress, Couch Floor cushions couch
05/25/2018

French Mattress Couch

Miscellaneous

Floor couches, cushions, and pillows are a great way to add inviting cozy spaces to your home. They can easily fill an empty corner of a room with a splash of color, become a reading nook or create quiet space for meditation. They are...

03/12/2018

Tips and Tricks from Our Master Makers

Designers

You love our pillow inserts and our foam products, but are you aware of the many other Fairfield World items that would be perfect at the heart of your projects?  We asked our Master Makers to share their tips and tricks for working...

Squishy Foam
02/08/2018

Squishy Foam

Miscellaneous

Coming Soon! Poly-fil® Squishy Foam   Squishies are all the rage! These foam shapes are great for relieving stress and anxiety, helping people retain focus, and are perfect for sensory play. Kids tweens, teen and,  adults are...

01/25/2018

Stay Cozy and Warm with These Projects

Craft Ideas

The temperatures are dropping, but the designers at Fairfield World are staying cozy and warm thanks to these handmade projects! With Fairfield World products at the heart of your projects, you can rest assured that the end product...

12/10/2017

Meet the Pro: Maria Ferri Cousins

Miscellaneous

This month the Fairfield World team is delighted to introduce you to an artist who is truly one of the best quilters in the world.  Maria Ferri Cousins is an award winning quilter whose most recent honor was having her piece,...

11/02/2017

Falling for Fall DIY Projects

Holidays

Golden, crisp leaves falling softly from almost bare trees, Lifting and falling in a hushed gentle breeze, Slowly dropping to the soft cushioned ground, Whispering and rustling a soothing sound. Coppers, golds, and rusted tones, Mother...

09/29/2017

Halloween Costume Contest

Miscellaneous

The Excitement is Brewing at Fairfield Halloween is just around the corner and we are buzzing with excitement over all of the creative costume ideas we are seeing.   Share your DIY Halloween Costume creations for a chance to win...

09/01/2017

Meet the Pro: Amy Butler

Miscellaneous

“One of my core beliefs is that through who we are and what we do, we can inspire great change in ourselves, each other, and in the world. I believe that we can inspire those around us to become happier & more confident through...

07/29/2017

Back To School Projects

Miscellaneous

July is here and summer break is halfway over!  In just a few short weeks school will be back in session.  Whether you are preparing someone in your life for preschool, elementary school, or college, you will want to start your back to...

07/10/2017

DIY Projects for Outdoor Entertaining

Miscellaneous

Summer is finally here!  It’s time to hose down the back porch, dust off the picnic table, and freshen up the outdoor cushions.  The beautiful long days of summer are the perfect excuse to head outdoors for entertaining your friends,...

06/13/2017

Summer Shoes That You Can Make

Craft Ideas, ,

Summer is just around the corner.  It’s time to pack up your socks and boots and bust out your nail polish and flip flops.  Hooray for summer!  Before you go shoe shopping, take a look in your closet and see what you can update...

05/03/2017

Meet the Pro: Mark Montano

Designers,

This month we are shining our spotlight on a leader in the crafting industry:  Mark Montano!  A designer, TV Host, and best-selling author, Mark writes  THE BIG-ASS CRAFT BOOK series.  Published by Simon & Schuster, his books are...

03/09/2017

Mini Charm Pack sewing ideas you can make

Sewing

Mini Charm packs are a great way to get a variety of fabrics with little investment. If you are making your own it is a fantastic way to use up your scraps.  Who knew you could buy a whole collection of fabric for less that a fancy...

03/02/2017

Meet the Pro: Kathryn Jones

Miscellaneous

We were so delighted with the “Best in Show” winner at the 2017 Quilt Con that we wanted to learn more about the quilt artist behind this amazing piece.  Kathryn Jones wowed both judges and the audience alike with her...

02/07/2017

Meet the Pro: Amy Reber Designs

Designers, Miscellaneous

This month, Fairfield World is pleased to introduce you to a fabulous designer as part of our “Meet the Pro” series.  Amy Reber Designs is an artist who we know you will enjoy as much as we do.  Her fresh, modern, bold designs...

12/14/2016

Meet the Pro: Leah Day

Designers,

Leah Day is an online quilting teacher extraordinaire! She makes instructional quilting videos for YouTube, teaches online classes and workshops, and interacts with quilters every day through Instagram and Facebook. You can find her at...

11/06/2015

Rag Quilt for Project Linus

Patterns, Sewing,

A rag quilt is a nice starter quilt and I consider myself a beginning quilter. Yes, I sew but I have never made a quilt.  When a blogger friend, Kimbo from A Girl and a Glue Gun asked me to participate in a blanket fundraiser I almost...

10/03/2015

10 Reasons to Sew Ruler Free

Sewing, ,

Sew Ruler Free Below is an excerpt from the book: The handbook will guide you to try quilting in a relaxing new way as it is filled with useful tips and beautiful imagery.  Create your own gorgeous quilts. Set aside your rulers and...

09/28/2015

Big Apple Lemon Drive

Fairfield Products

Fairfield is so excited to announce our co-sponsorship of the Big Apple Lemon Drive. The “Lemon Drive” is where people around the country will be knitting and crocheting stuffed lemons.  The lemons will then be used...

08/20/2015

Quilt Happenings

Sewing,

Quilt Artist Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry has demonstrated over the decades that a quilt can be both artistic and functional.  Her quilts are on display at many galleries around the country and information about her two latest exhibits...

06/10/2015

Danbury Museum & Historical Society

Miscellaneous

We love to help organizations who help others.  We are highlighting a group of volunteers that are local to our facility in Danbury, Connecticut the Fabric Friends of the Danbury Museum.  The Fabric Friends of the Danbury Museum hold...

05/15/2015

Quilted Hot Pad and Mug Warmer

Craft Ideas

Looking for a small project you can make to accompany a mug, coffee shop gift card, or baked casserole gift? This quilted hot pad and mug warmer tutorial is the perfect handmade gift! They’re super easy to make and are totally...

05/12/2015

Fabric Scrap Coasters

Craft Ideas, Home Decor

  If you enjoy making useful items from fabric scraps, this is a project you will love. I have been  practicing my patchwork technique and skills lately and really enjoyed creating these. A layer of Smooth fusible fabric...

02/05/2015

Ways to mend quilts

Sewing

How to mend quilts. I’ve made lots of my own quilts, as well as many quilts for other people, and in my opinion, the highest compliment a quilt can receive is to be loved and used so much that it requires some repair.  Depending...

Happy Birthday fairfield - 80 Years!
11/07/2014

Handmade Holiday craft ideas

Craft Ideas

Handmade Holiday craft ideas for gift giving by the Designer Craft Connection.  Join us  as they share their creations made by hand for this holiday season.   The items they made are using the Fairfield Poly-Fil® line.  Crafters have...

10/25/2014

Machine Cutting with Oly*Fun

Craft Ideas

There are some crafts, like embroidery and quilting, that I love working on by hand even though a machine could do them quicker and easier. There’s just something special about projects that are truly handmade. The Halloween...

cathedral windows
10/23/2014

Cathedral Windows Made Easy

Sewing, Craft Ideas

  In my sewing life-time, I have created one Cathedral Window project. It was a small pin cushion I created at the request if of one of my editor’s at the time. And it was a last minute request to boot. Somehow I pulled it...

10/14/2014

Quilt for Kids Sew-In

Miscellaneous

  Last month we co-sponsored a Quilt for Kids Sew-in with Spoonflower.  Quilt for Kids transforms discontinued, unwanted and other fabrics into patchwork quilts that comfort children in need.  They are –a 501(c)3  nonprofit-...