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quilting • sewing • cake decorating • knitting • cooking • embroidery • Fine Art
These would make great birthday or Christmas gifts, I’m thinking. So, get on over to …
Sachiko of Tea Rose Home shares over at Craft Snob how to make these bright happy coasters. You layer squares of felt and then cut out and sew an orange peel type pattern on top. I agree with Sachiko, these …
Karen of the Graphics Fairy (one of my fave sites for, um…free historical graphics) shares some easy ways to print on fabric using a home printer. She even gives a tip for setting fabric if your printer ink is not …
Karin Jordan of Leigh Laurel Studios made this pretty patchwork doll quilt for her daughter’s American Girl doll. At 16″ x 24″, both doll and doll-mom get to snuggle. Visit her blog to see how she made it. Oh, …
These coasters are embroidered with pretty flowers atop two shades of linen, then quilted. Sweet and modern, visit Waterrose Etsy to see this and other homemade goods by this talented maker.
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Thanks to Pinterest I found this Halloween-inspired quilt made by Amber of A Little Bit Biased. Sure it’s been out awhile, but this one is so cute, it bears repeating. She used nine-patch and triangles to make up her …
Heirloom love alert. The women at A Spoonful of Sugar added gingham, dots, and tiny floral hexagons to the cuff of this pillowcase. So pretty. They’re making a whole stack of ‘em for holiday gifts. So smart. Visit their blog …
When the Wonder Pets encounter “se-wious” situations they know it’s going to take teamwork to fix things. Same with seven women – one of them Meari of Meari’s Musings – who together made this pretty red, white, and blue quilt …
Adrianne of On the Windy Side shares on her blog how to make a quilted hot water bottle cover (hottie for short). Strip piecing makes quick work of the fabric panel and her stitches delight, notice each row is different. …
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Anorina of Samelia’s Mum shares how to make this pretty quilt she calls Step in Time. Psst, it was featured in a major quilting magazine in 2012, kudos Anorina! You’ll use precuts to get a head start in piecing, so …
Ros of RosMadeMe claims her patchwork pentagon ball bounces. Want to make one? She takes you step-by-step from supply list, drafting your own template, English paper piecing, and stuffing. Get the know-how.
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Paper piecing gives you great results. Lindsay of Craft Buds shares this technique for sewing up a Square in a Square quilt block. Do check out her Square in a Square pillow, so cute! Get the tutorial.
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