If you hate paper piecing, or even if you don’t, here’s a great technique to try, Freezer Paper Piecing.
Here’s a very cute Zippered Coin Purse. The tutorial is very well done. What a great way to use up left-over fabrics, and make gifts for family members and friends.
Isn’t this Felted Pincushion Hat ultra-adorable? I need one for my sewing area. From Better Homes & Gardens.
Here’s a great stash-busting pattern, Wickedly Easy Quilts by Annie. It uses fat quarters, strip cutting and quick piecing. Sizes include crib, lap, twin and queen. Definitely adding this pattern to my To Do list… I love patterns that use
I just got a Clover Iron this past Christmas, so this Clover Iron Travel Bag will come in handy for me.
Not exactly quilting, but it still uses fabric. I really like this shopping bag tutorial. Before I left Canada for six weeks in Argentina, where I am now, I was trying really hard not to get any plastic shopping bags.
From Quiltmaker, 24 free foundation pieced patterns. Each pattern given creates an 8-inch block, but you can re-size as needed. Excellent instructions, full-sized patterns, and samples if you decide to repeat one block. My favourite block is Hosannah, as it
Here’s a fun lap quilt project from McCall’s Quick Quilts, Crazy Anne. I think if I stared at this long enough, I just might get dizzy. Would look stunning with a black background and bright coloured fabrics. It’s paper-pieced which
I adore making scrappy quilts and finding ways to use the leftover fabric pieces into other projects. That’s why this technique, Crumb Chaos, is so appealing. I’ve been saving up strips and pieces for a couple months now that I’ll
Here’s a great tutorial on making a log cabin block quickly. I’ll have to try this technique one of these days.
I think these Lunch Sack Gift Bags from the All People Quilt web site are adorable. They are very easy to make, as I made one in an hour or so just before the holidays. It’s still missing its button,
I just ordered three Lazy Girl Design patterns from The Cotton Vault. Free shipping of patterns… even to Canada. I can’t wait! Hopefully they won’t take long to get here from Virginia. I ordered, Wonder Wallet, Sassy Bag and the