Tip: Storing rulers

Nannys tips ruler storageWith quilting comes lots of wonderful tools, such as acrylic rulers. They come in all sizes and once you get more than two or three, storing them so they are ready to grab can be a challenge. My sewing room is also my dining room, … Read More ...

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 ...

Trapunto mini quilt

Sew Trapunto

Not sure why Vicki of Sew Inspired was ever afraid of trapunto, as she did a great job with it on this mini quilt. The gray letters s-e-w pop (stuffed with batting) against a colorful patchwork ground. This would make up quickly for a gift or … Read More ...

Tutorial: Hexie Lion Pillow

Lion Hexie Pillow Abby

Golden hexagons make up this friendly lion’s mane as the front of this hexie-shaped pillow. Maker Abby, of While She Naps, nailed this design explaining on her blog how this is the first hexagon pattern she’s created using EPP (English Paper Piecing). She shares the … Read More ...