The holidays are fast approaching. You’re up to your elbows in present wrapping, tree trimming, and cookie baking. But never fear, quilting friends! There is still time to whip up the perfect hostess gift or stocking stuffer for someone you love. How about a set of homemade wine glass charms stored in a simple but… Continue reading Easy hostess gift: Wine glass charms and lace zipper pouch
This year I promised myself that I would do more “slowdown sewing.” It’s a loose term I’m using to define projects that . . . a. have no deadlineb. probably involve some handworkc. possibly require me to learn a new technique or try a new productd. most likely can be done in a comfy chair… Continue reading Simple Zipper Bag: Preparing for some "slowdown sewing"
Happy Friday, quilting friends! Today I am at my annual quilt retreat (yippee!), but I completed my Friendship Blocks before I left home. These blocks were simple to construct and easy to match points, but for all their simplicity they have a very pretty visual impact! Wouldn\'t the Friendship Blocks be lovely with scrappy flying… Continue reading Crossroads Quilt Along: the Friendship Block
Well, quilting friends, I\'ve come to the conclusion that we all need at least a half yard bundle of every fabric line that we love! (How I wish money were no object for all of us!) Since getting my half yard bundle of \"Calico Days\" (Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs) from Lou Lou\'s Fabric… Continue reading Calico Days pincushion, zipped pouch and needle sleeve
By golly . . . it seems that everybody wants to make a Sweetpea Pod! So many of you commented that you had seen these sprout up on social media and wanted to make one. It really is a terrific pattern by Joan Hawley of Lazy Girl Designs! Although there can only be one kit winner today, remember… Continue reading Sweetpea Pods kit winner!