The thanksgiving leftovers are gone, my friends. You know what that means? It’s now acceptable to crank up some Bing Crosby, decorate an evergreen, and start working on that Christmas gift list! It's time to get comfy, sip some hot cocoa, and start making your holiday DIY sewing gifts.
Someone told me once that there are 4 new babies born into this world every second. I didn’t believe them. But then I hit my late 20’s and logged into Facebook to check my newsfeed and I was like “OMG THERE ARE 4 NEW BABIES BORN INTO THIS WORLD EVERY SECOND.”
I have so many fun, free and exciting things to cram into this one post about the NEW BERNINA 570 QE, it’s going to be really hard for me to stay on track. Since I want to be sure you don’t miss anything because of my excessive rambling, I have written a detailed outline that I will strictly adhere to...
Here are the only Halloween sewing DIYs you'll need for this fall season, so grab a chai tea, a handful of candy corn and let's dive in!
Out here in the Midwest, we like our abrupt transitions. So, last week, we were all about sippin’ margs on the patio in our summer rompers, and then suddenly someone hit the “fall” button, and it’s all about SWEATERS!
The name Charley Harper typically elicits one of two responses: 1.) "I LOVE him! My mom/grandfather/1st grade teacher had a mug/poster/puzzle of his artwork." OR 2.) "Who dat?"
Or, if you're my adorable Aunt Kay – "I LOVE her work! She's amazing!!"
You don’t have to be a math genius to crank out this gorgeous, arithmetic-themed quilt. In fact, you don’t have to be a quilting genius, either. The Plus Quilt is a great, beginner-friendly quilt pattern that will sew up quickly and banish negativity.
This free Squared Quilt pattern should be your next project if:
- You are new to sewing.
- You have never sewn before.
- You are looking for a fast project.
- You are scared to cut up your prized pretty fabric because you don't want it to get lost in a busy quilt design.
I come to you today, writing this blog post on a typewriter, in a trench coat, smoking a cigar.
Okay, not really. But I should be. Because the Irish Chain Quilt, though seemingly just beautiful and innocent and a great choice for your next quilting project, is actually very, very mysterious.
There are three groups of people that should definitely try out the Rail Fence Quilt Pattern:
- Quilters who are really good at sewing quarter-inch seams. You know who you are. You rock the quarter-inch seam. You own the quarter-inch seam. You, my friends, can take that skill straight to the Rail Fence Quilt bank, and whip out a masterpiece in no time.