Nifty Quilts said something told her to make a trip to her local Goodwill. This primitive feeling hand pieced and embroidered bed quilt awaited. What a wonderful find. Go HERE to see entire quilt and many more closeups.
I thought I loved the first Storyboek fabric collection by Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Fabrics, then I saw Storyboek 2, released in June. Shown here, is a swatch of Patchwork. I’ve fallen hard. This would be divine in a baby …
I love this bucket made from patchwork pieces by Chase of 1/4″ Mark. She made two others, all pretty, yet practical. Go HERE to see all her great photos and find out how she plans to use them.
Cintia of My Poppet shares how to add interest to a vintage tea towel with free motion quilting. This sounds like the perfect way to learn machine quilting on a domestic sewing machine – always best to start small. Go HERE …
Today’s stop on the Generation Q blog tour is Julie Herman’s Jaybird Quilts. In her post, she starts off by comparing the size of Gen Q to her iPad, almost identical. She shares she and her brother did most …
This quilt cardigan is the brainchild of Corativity, who sells the pattern for it over at You Can Make This. I’d choose a zig zag design for the bottom of mine. Let me hear what you would create. Go …
This oven mitt has County French charm. Linn of The Home Project made it from the scraps left over from her last quilt. It’s lovely. Go HERE to learn more.
Image credit: The Home Project…
Alicia Thommas and Michele Mishler team up at Sew4Home with a project and tutorial for patchwork napkins showcasing the Vintage Modern fabric collection by Bonnie & Camille for Moda. Though these napkins are adorable made with these fabrics, any from your …
At one time or another most women will have a bridesmaid dress hanging in their closet. One they’ll never wear again, but is too pretty to get rid of just yet. Offered at UncommonGoods.com, you can have said dress …
Some background info before we get to the giveaway. Louise of I’m Feelin’ Crafty introduced us yesterday to Nathan of The Steel Quilt Company who makes quilt block inspired art from reclaimed barn tin. Shown here is his first piece, …
This is a Before and After project by Erin Walker who just won the first Bernina Challenge for her up-cycled wedding dress. While reading the announcement at Bernina’s blog, WeAllSew, I saw her redo of a baby rocker. I like …
Rachel of Craft is hosting a giveaway on her blog for a copy of the book, Reinvention: Sewing with Rescued Materials by Maya Donenfeld. Maya blogs at Maya*Made and you can see her post about her book blog tour here…
Linn of The Home Project shows off a potholder she just made from scraps she kept from her first quilt. Nicely done. She explains,
For the batting I used thermal batting and I used two layers, because is there anything
We sewists/quilters know we are cool, but do button manufacturers? Not really. Sam of Hunter’s Design Studio decided to correct this injustice by creating this witty batch of buttons. My favorite is the one smack dab in the middle that …
I have a thing for tessellations and even own a copy of Jinny Beyer’s book Designing Tessellations : The Secrets of Interlocking Patterns. It’s well written and will help you create your own. If that’s not your thing, you …