It’s Share-It Tuesday! What have you been working on? Not much stitching going on here this week, but I did manage to finish six applique posy needle cases. One I will mail to my swap partner later today and a couple others to friends. What about you?? What have you been working on?
The other day, I was browsing around the Moda Bake Shop and came across this bright and cheerful Coupon Clutch Tutorial. I had the pleasure to meet Julie from jaybird quilts a couple of months back in Lancaster. Her tutorials are always fantastic. While I don’t really collect coupons, I love the size and shape […]
Ryan Walsh of I’m Just A Guy Who Quilts, put together a fabulous tutorial for this mini quilt. It’s called Bundles of Joy Quilt and finishes at 24″ x 28″. You’ll need one charm pack and one yard of coordinating fabric. Lots of step-by-step pictures to walk you through how to put this mini quilt […]
With less than two months left until Christmas, I’ve started thinking about some quick and easy gifts I can make. These fabulous Scrappy Bookmarks definitely fit that bill. Terrie has put together a great tutorial with lots of photos. If you need a refresher course, be sure to check out Nadine’s video tutorial on edge […]
In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Connecting Threads has available a free tutorial to make paper-pieced Pink Ribbon Pins. Help raise awareness by sewing this simple quilted ribbon for your family, co-workers, and friends. Two sizes are available: large pin is 3″ x 4″ and the small pin 2 1/4″ x 3″.
Kaaren from the The Painted Quilt teaches us how to make these gorgeous fabric pumpkins in her Pumpkin Tutorial – Crazy Quilt Style!. You’ll start with 6.5″ blocks, stack them, whack them, stitch them, then trim blocks to 4.5″. You’ll stitch the 4.5″ blocks together, make a tube, gather and stuff. A great tutorial with […]
Here’s a very quick and easy tutorial to make a spooky trick or treat bag for your little ones to use this Halloween. You’ll need 18 charms, 1/2 yard of fabric for the lining and 2 1/2 yards of black nylon webbing for the handles (or make your own). I wish I had time to […]
Phyllis Dobbs has designed this super cute tutorial just in time for Halloween. It uses felt and can be made into a trick or treat bag or a wall hanging. Get the full-sized pattern and instructions here: Halloween pumpkin and cat felt treat bag or wall hanging
It was my mom’s birthday earlier this week. I sent her this beaded Friendship Bag: I also made her a tote bag from a Moda Bake Shop Tutorial: Close up of the stitching: Free-motion stitching on the back:
Check out this cutie … Melissa, from Mel’s Own Place put together this fabulous Owl Plushie Tutorial. It’s just so cute! The tutorial is very well written with lots of easy-to-understand photos. It’s sure to make some little one smile.
Who couldn’t use more tote bags? Most of the grocery stores here in Ottawa now charge 5 cents per plastic bag. Ouch! Oh well, it’s better for the environment to use fabric bags. The fact that I’m getting close to having to buy bags to dispose of kitty litter is not lost on me. Anyway, […]
I had the pleasure of meeting Phyllis Dobbs at Spring Market. She’s as exciting in real life as her fabulous designs. Here’s a picture of her and I, and you can see a glimpse of us in this video. Phyllis has designed this cute little quilted tote bag using her latest fabric line, Its a […]