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Top 5 Flannel Fabric Crafts

So you purchased your funky novelty flannel material just in time for Old Man Winter’s chilly winds, but now you’re hitting a creative block that’s leaving you stumbling on just what to make with it. Enter J&O Fabrics Top 5 Flannel Fabric craft ideas to the rescue! Inspired by both the novice and the seasoned, the possibilities of what this soft and warm fabric can bring seem endless. So grab your notions, sharpen your scissors, and add your own unique spin on these cool crafts.


plaid flannel laptop case






Zig Zag Fabric Bracelet Craft

This is yet another take on a fashionable fabric bracelet, this time in an appealing zigzag overlay! It was created by “Stepping Thr Crazy” and can be re-created easily with any of our fabrics here at J&O! The shape is interesting and a modern print fabric paired with a plain fabric can add a bit of flair to any ensemble! Ready to get started? Select your fabrics in our online fabric store and experience our freaky fast delivery…(sorry, Jimmy Johns).

Fabric bracelet craft

Getting ziggy with it! (All photos by “Stepping Thru Crazy”, a talented crafter!)

Shockingly Easy Accessories: Fabric Braid Bracelets

There are a billion methods to making bracelets, times infinity! Ok, perhaps not a billion ways to make jewelry, but that is certainly the way it seems anyway! For example, here is another fun fabric bracelet that can be created in under ten minutes. Begin by browsing our online fabric store to stock up on a variety of styles for this project!

fabric braid bracelets

Use any color under the sun! A variety of fabrics will offer versatility, texture and more fun.

Top 10 Fabrics for Fabulous Pillow Covers

Throw pillows. Everyone loves them and loathes the overstuffed pricing often attached! There is no need to latch onto those pillows long after you have tired of the pattern just because they were “so expensive”—but do not throw them out! Just create pillow covers and change them as often as your mood desires using our arsenal of fabrics. Find your favorite fabrics online and get inspired to transform the look and feel of your furniture.

Here are 10 of our favorite pillow fabrics… in no particular order:

Tokyo Kanji Decorative Canvas Fabric

10. Tokyo Kanji fabric

Majella Paisley Decorative Fabric: Marzipan

9. Majella Paisley

DIY Baby Bibs

Everyone loves baby accessories—especially hand-crafted cuties like these bibs and burps! Yes, I said burps…caring for newborns is not for the squeamish–but these adorable bibs will make feeding time a fashionable feast for the eyes!

Download a free bib pattern from chickpea Sewing Studio and find your favorite fabric here!

Cute baby bibs are a hit at every meal!

Use the bib pattern above to create your own unique version. You may embellish with buttons, animals and a variety of other items, as this is a very versatile and personalized project. This is a fantastic  and thoughtful gift idea for expectant mothers, who will appreciate having beautiful items around when they are enduring the exhausting first months of motherhood!

Fabric Headwrap Ideas & Inspirations

It can be a disappointment looking for cute hair accessories and headbands in department stores, it seems I am never able to locate what I visualize in my mind! Creating your own unique fabric headwraps is enjoyable and rewarding, and you can be certain that no one else will have the same one!

Begin by deciding on a few bold prints or novelty fabrics here.

To achieve this look, cut out desired shapes and join them using a sewing machine or stitch. Add a matchy ribbon at the end of each tip for easy tying.

Cozy Flannel Projects


This is the perfect time of year to start some flannel projects. Wrap yourself in the warmest and softest flannels! Here at J&O we carry over 50 different cotton flannel novelty prints and 10 different colors!  Our out of this world flannel selection is sure to spark your creativity. The ideas below are a springboard to get your creative juices flowing! Also, don’t forget we’re offering Free Shipping on orders over $75.00!* Just enter the coupon code: FreeShip1

15% Discount on NFL Fabric Fleece, Flannel And Snuggies

J&O 15% Off All NFL Fabric

Make the sports fan in your life’s holiday a little brighter with a gift that incorporates our NFL Fabric. From now until December 7th J&O is running a special on all of our NFL fleece, flannel, and Snuggies. Now is your chance to shop and get 15% off your favorite team’s fabric! Check out some of your choices below.


J&O Fabrics: 3rd Annual Most Creative Handcrafted Halloween Costume Contest


If there is one thing that being in the fabric industry for over 45 years has shown us, it’s that despite the change of seasons and passing of generations, Halloween is one of those celebrated holidays that continues to beckon the creative imagination and stirring a parade of popular tv and movie characters, ghoulish monsters, funny faces and exotic personalities hidden behind extravagant costumes to take to the streets each time Oct 31st comes around. With this little known fact in mind, we at J&O fabric store vow to continue to play our part in conjuring the creativity of our customers with  not only awesome fabric, but the opportunity to get it for free just in time for the festive parties! From scary looking Halloween themed novelty prints and fancy dress fabrics, to versatile felts and funky retro’s, bringing the bizarre into existence is just a click away! And what better way to showcase them than thru our 3rd Annual Most Creative Handcrafted Halloween Costume Contest!

J&O Coolest NFL Craft Contest Underway!


Almost two weeks ago we posted our Coolest NFL Craft Contest Blog and as soon as our football fabric fans got word, they were off and running in the race to the win. With free money, free fabric and the chance at having their one-of-a-kind NFL themed handcrafts showcased for over 8,000 J&O facebook fans worldwide to see on the line, crafters are pulling out all the stops and the entries just keep pouring in. Even our voters are feeling the excitement and anticipation as the ‘likes’ mount up.