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!
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!
I know I have talked to you about a lot of my weird relationships, but there has never been a more complicated one than my relationship with my umbrella.
Let me start with our history together.
It was love at first sight.
If you’re interested in making the softest baby quilt in the world, you have come to the right place. Think of this post as a recipe, full of the best ingredients and tips; however, instead of always finishing with the same dish, you can apply these rules to any quilt!
At first glance Perennial may look like an explosion of chaotic triangles, but crafted into this pattern is a repeating design with easy to follow instructions. Are you asking yourself, "Is this a quilt I can actually make?
The Perennial quilt pattern is now available in the shop! If you're reading this post on Perennial quilt tips and video tutorials, chances are you fall into one of three categories:
- You've never sewn triangle blocks before and you're curious if you can figure it out.
Before I sift through my pile of unfinished sewing projects to give you 3 steps to finish your WIPs, indulge me with one quick story. The year was 2007. I was 21. Although I wasn’t overly ambitious in my studies, I did have one special skill – I said yes to almost everything.
Ok, SQ readers. It’s happening again. I’m re-opening my diary and letting you take a peek. If you missed my confession about Baking Shows and need to take a minute to empathize with my obsession, go ahead. I’ll wait. But when you come back, get ready to dive with me real deep… into my shoe closet.