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What’s your latest favorite quilt?
This is again the fabulous time of year, I get so excited, I can hardly stand it. Tied to the computer, inspired and uplifted with so many beauties to start the ideas swirling faster than my brain can handle. It … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Design, fabric, Family, Finishes, hand quilting, Liberty of London charm swap, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, Tutorial Tagged baby, baby quilt, Bloggers Quilt Festival, charm, charm quilt, diy, fabric, girl, hand quilted, lawn, Liberty of London, michael miller cotton couture, pink, Quilt Festival Week, Quilter’s Dream, quilting, tana, tutorial, vote 15 Comments
Head Over Heels in Love quilt tutorial
When I recently showed off my Head Over Heels quilt you asked for a tutorial and I finally got around to writing something up. This is not so much a tutorial as a how I did it. If you missed … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, fabric, Family, hand quilting, Liberty of London charm swap, Quilting, Sewing, Tutorial Tagged baby, charm quilt, diy, fabric, girl, hand quilted, how to, Liberty of London, pattern, pink, quilt, tutorial 16 Comments
Quilting is paused…
as I play with my very first Liberty of London, tana lawn, yardage! This one is called Multi Flowers 0025a, over at Purl Soho, where I picked it out. They have a beautiful selection and they are also one of the … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Crafting, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Reading, Sewing, Tutorial, Watcha reading, WIP Tagged "Buddha in the Attic", "Julie Otsuka", books, clothing, coaster, liberty of london tana lawn, reading, sewing, tutorial, valentine, when the emperor was divine 8 Comments
Apparently Finishes Come on Fridays.
::: If you still want to put your name in the hat for the Traveling Stash box get to it! Details and entry here. You have until Saturday at 10:am! ::: Ahh, and finally a finish I can share! I … Continue reading
Posted in A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Crafting, Gifts, Linkys, machine quilting, Quilting, Sew and Tell Friday, Sewing, Show it off Friday, TGIFF, TGIFF, Tutorial Tagged christmas tree skirt, crafting, diy, free motion quilting, how to make a christmas tree skirt, quilting, sewing, tutorial 23 Comments
Jewelry Pouch Tutorial
You spoke, I listened. Plus I really, really wanted to make one of these for myself! And as long as I was making…. So, as mentioned in the previous post I wanted to make one just a bit larger but … Continue reading
Posted in A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Crafting, fabric, Sewing, Show it off Friday, TGIFF, Tutorial Tagged cardboard compass, crafting, diy, drawstring, gifts, how to, jewelry pouch, sewing, template, tutorial 32 Comments
How to carry your bling in style
For those who asked, I just posted the tutorial. Finally!! I needed a little gift for a friend’s birthday and I did not want it to be anything big, just a little something. And since I generally only see her … Continue reading
Posted in A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, Crafting, Design, fabric, Gifts, organizing, Sewing, Show it off Friday, TGIFF, Tutorial Tagged crafting, design, drawstring, fabric, Family, friends, jewelry storage, Lotta Jansdotter, pouch, sewing, travel 18 Comments
How to sew a French Seam.
or as the French call it a “couture anglaise” an English Seam. Hmmm… isn’t that funny?!! One of the most common searches that brings people to my blog is the phrase How to sew a French seam. I’m not sure … Continue reading
Posted in Sewing, Tutorial Tagged clothing, how to sew a french seam, popular searches, sewfrench, tutorial 3 Comments
How I draft a simple pattern
Anyone care to share their favorite sewing reference book? I’m looking at One-Yard Wonders and Sew Everything Workshop. I was thinking there was another one than I kept seeing referred to and can’t remember what it was. Daughter is looking to … Continue reading
Posted in fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Nature, Photography, Quilting, Tutorial, WIP Tagged books, drafting pattern, fabrics, french seam, Honeycomb quilt, landscape quilt, Malka Dubrawsky, nature, photography, quilting, sewfrench, sewing 7 Comments
How did you…
…continuous quilt Color Blocked, she asked. Well, to explain, I first had to learn how to draw on a picture. Obviously, most bloggers know how to do this, but I wasn’t one of them. And although, graphic designer, daughter could … Continue reading