With just two weekends left before Christmas, I sure wish I had time to complete this gorgeous Christmas Shopping Bag. The detailed instructions with photos are fantastic. I would extend the handles several inches, as I prefer a bag that
From Compuquilt comes this whimsical Simply Santa quilt. The Santa applique pattern and paper piecing patterns for the trees are included. Just be sure to download each of the PDF files for each section of the project. The finished quilt
Here’s a great idea for hand-made Christmas cards with free template patterns and excellent how-to instructions included. I love the multiple layers, and the use of cross-stitch fabric in the background… I think I have a package somewhere. I love
Here’s a great way to use up some of those string pieces of holiday fabric and make a lovely Christmas Tree Skirt. Once the piece is sewn together and quilted, you’ll cut a circle opening for the tree, and bind.
Just in time for Halloween, is this cute Pumpkin Mini Quilt created by Phyllis Dobbs. Add some ric rac, buttons and beads and it’s sure to delight all. Finishes at 9 1/2″ square.
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
Want a quick and easy project for Halloween? Check out Pat Sloan’s, October Treats. What a great way to dress up a classroom or your office, or perfect for hanging on your front door. They finish at 14″ x 24″.
Living in the Nation’s capital for the past 6+ years, Canada Day has become my most favourite day of the year. It starts pretty early in the morning, and lasts well into the early hours of the next day, sometimes
Several years ago I participated in a Christmas paper-piecing exchange. Each person was responsible for completing 12 blocks, 11 of which were then sent to a coordinator, who in turn sent you back 11 blocks that others completed. I assembled
Here is a a quilted Halloween Trick or Treat Bag I made earlier this year for my niece, Lucy.