Here is a great video by Eleanor Burns where she shows how to make her crazy quilt and strip stockings. It’s a great way to use up scraps and have fun experimenting with the various stitches on your machine. Here’s
My friend Lisa and I, along with her mom and her friend, are going to see a presentation by Kaffe Fassett tonight. His presentation is called Kaleidoscope of Colour … even the title sounds delightful. I’m really excited. I’m completely
If you liked Ayumi’s tutorial yesterday, be sure to check out her Reversible Patchwork Bag tutorial. It’s super cute, and a great way to use up scraps. I love how she did the casing and am eager to try her
I can’t wait to make up a few of these gorgeous Fabric Baskets as gifts this year. Scrappy, coordinated, they’ll be perfect. Thanks Ayumi for the great tutorial. Have you made these baskets? I’d love to see your colour combinations.
Jacquie has created this great tutorial on making a Wonky Log Cabin Block. Tonnes of photos are included making it super-easy to follow along. Definitely a must-try. Great way to use up leftover strips.
Here’s a quick and easy project, Bali Pops Tutorial. I love these fabrics, and this pattern is sure to come together very quickly. Sometimes we all need a project that’s just straight stitches and no fancy points to worry about…
There are some beautiful free patterns and blocks over at Quilt in a Day. There’s also some great instructions on using their rulers. All are in PDF format, for easy downloading and referencing later.
Need to make a quick home-made gift or need to take a break from that big project you’re working on? Here are a couple of great tutorials on making Pot Holders and Cloth Napkins.
I was browsing the wonderful Doll Quilt Swap 4 creations earlier and saw this great, Wonky Butterfly Tutorial. I adore butterflies (and dragon flies), so I’m adding this to my list of projects to do one of these days. If
Lenna from the Stitching Cow has written a couple of really great posts on Hand Quilting. Tips for Beginning Hand Quilting Perfect Hand Quilting Without Pain After reading her many tips, even I feel confident to try hand quilting again.
It’s no surprise to anyone that knows me that I love purses and tote bags. So, I was thrilled when I stumbled upon this great tutorial on how to make a Classic Tote from Sew, Mama, Sew!. The photo instructions
I love crazy quilts and was very intrigued by this great tutorial, Vintage Windows Crazy Block Tutorial which is a wonderful way to use up those scrappy bits and pieces we all have. Also check out the completed quilt that