Tutorial: Spring candys mug rug

Origami Pinwheel mug rug tutorialLeena of Creative Instincts welcomes Spring making several mug rugs. Inspired by origami paper folding, she starts her project with three types of charm squares – bright prints, color solids and neutrals. Next, she  sews them into HSTs (half-square triangles), and finishes with folding and more … Read More ...

Ring-a-Roses EPP pattern

Ring a Roses EPP PatternFlorence of Flossy Teacakes made this stunning 17 1/4 x 17 1/4 inch quilt, then framed it as wall decor. She fussy-cut the floral fabrics and joined them to solids via EPP (English paper piecing). The resulting design reminds me of kaleidoscopes. She explains to those interested … Read More ...

Tutorial: Clothespin bag

Clothespin bag Tutorial

I have a thing for patchwork, so this is the perfect clothespin bag for me. Debbie of Sewing with Rascal not only made this, but she shared a tutorial/recipe for it at Moda Bake Shop. She explains her reason for choosing this particular project.… Read More ...

QAL block two – Sewing machine

Snapshots quilt block

Melissa of Happy Quilting shares her “make” for month two of the Fat Quarter Shop’s Snapshots Quilt-Along (QAL). Though the patterns are offered up as a free download, the research done by St. Jude’s is not. They are asking participants of this year-long … Read More ...