Looking for the perfect quick and easy handmade gifts for the holidays this year? Look no further! These Suzy Quilts DIY holiday gift tutorials are full of fast gifts ideas that can be made in a day or a weekend—or even in just a few hours!
Category Archives: Bohemian Garden Quilt Pattern
Hello my fellow holiday sewists and Christmas DIYers! I have a new holiday table runner tutorial for you today that checks all of the boxes you're looking for this sewing season—it's fast (and can be made even faster with a couple shortcuts), it's practical, it's pretty and it's FREE!
Using knits for the first time is intimidating, but this tutorial will guide you through all of the steps to make your own elegant and simple Bohemian Garden shrug using a combination of machine and hand sewing.
We've talked about knits previously on the blog, so this first section will link to other posts that cover basic knit knowledge and answer any questions you have about purchasing and sewing with knits.
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.
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.
Ho! Ho! Ho! And Meeeerry almost Christmas! It's time to officially launch holiday gift-making season here on the SQ blog. Last week we made adorable quilted ornaments, but this week I have something to spice up your holiday dinner party – a Christmas placemats tutorial!
Let me tell you why wool batting makes the warmest quilts. Once upon a time, we were talking about why bamboo batting makes the best summer quilts… but a neighbor just told me I should rake my leaves, so summer feels like a fond, distant memory.
My quilty friends, we’ve talked about many things within the pages of this blog. We’ve covered flannel and linen fabric, cotton and poly thread; we’ve even waved goodbye to conventional wadding and ushered in a new era of bamboo, wool, and midnight-shaded batting. But
I've been talking a lot about my latest quilt pattern, Bohemian Garden, and even though I've mentioned some of my influences, I wanted to dive deeper into one of them – the paper cut-outs of Henri Mattise.
You're probably familiar with him, and even more familiar with the dramatic and captivating shapes he created through simple paper, but did you know that the work he created and was most proud to call his, was done at the very end of his life?