With every day of quarantine that drags on, I get more and more emails and messages from fellow sewers and crafters asking me for a protective face mask sewing pattern. Nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals have requested these handmade fabric masks because of a shortage of medical grade PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
When thinking about modern textiles, words like "appliqué" and "fringe" are probably not at the top of your mental list. One is a traditional quilt motif and the other is...hmmm...what I request from my hair stylist every two years even though I KNOW BETTER.
I'm so excited to bring you this free quilted tote bag tutorial because I'll be the first to admit that I'm a bag lady. Big bags, little bags, bags inside other bags, you name it, there's just something so exhilarating about having the perfect bag for every outfit and occasion.
In this step-by-step tutorial we'll show you how to add some fun flare to your quilts by sewing pom pom trim to the edges. Even though these instructions are written specifically with quilts in mind, you could pom-ify a lot of things in your life!
Before launching into your free quilted Christmas stocking pattern, let me explain why this pattern is squeaking in just five days before Christmas. It's simple, really. The first reason is that I didn't see these beautiful stockings until last week. For hours I had been on a cyber quest to find Christmas stockings for my family – which was proving to be no easy task!
Welcome to your one-stop holiday shop for sewing Christmas gift ideas! Are you ready? Grab your red and green fabric and let's sew!
With the change of seasons and holidays quickly approaching, most of us are running a bit low – low on time, low on energy, and maybe even a little bit low on joyous holiday spirit.
A quilted ornament tutorial only means one thing: holiday sewing season is officially upon us, friends. Making handmade gifts is always so fun and meaningful! One thing that can make it extra great, though, is when the gift is made up entirely of scraps and things you already have on hand!