Tutorials

Santa Fe Top by Hey June

I just want to start by saying that I love Hey June patterns.  Like LOOOOOOOVE…..I’m not kidding when I say that every time I try out one of Adrianna’s patterns I cry, “Eureka!  I found it!  My new favorite!”  Indiesew has 14 Hey June patterns to chose from.  The Union Street Tee is a long-standing […] Read more…

Giucy Giuce Bucket Bag Sew Along

When I saw how cute Giuseppe’s AKA @giucy_giuce’s new patchwork geese bucket bag was I knew I had to get in on the action for this sew-along.  It is always such a cool thing when the lovely people of the sewing community are willing to give away their patterns purely for the joy of seeing […] Read more…

Remix the Stitch – How to Line Your Laurelhurst

First and foremost I want to say that I am so excited to help kick of this blog tour and I want to give Kimberly at Straight Stitch Designs a huge thank you for including me in this very special event. I have watched with admiration over the past year as she has started her […] Read more…

Quilt as You Go Big Hexie Tutorial

This is a great project for anytime you don’t want to have a large “crafting footprint”.  I began this project because I wanted something I could work on while away from home that didn’t require a sewing machine and used the fewest supplies possible. What I love about this quilt is that I can fit […] Read more…

Retro Caravan Sewing Machine Cover

For years I have been telling myself that I want to beautify my sewing space. I always see these gorgeous studios on social media and think, “Gah, I would love to have a pretty space to sit in while I work.” The truth is while functionally my sewing space is fabulous, I really haven’t done […] Read more…

Embroidered Wedding Invite Tutorial

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times. I love handmade gifts. Probably most of what I do in my sewing studio is make things to give away. The idea for this gift came to me a few months ago and as soon as the this wedding invitation came in the mail […] Read more…

Using Photoshop to Design your Quilt Block – Celestial Star QAL

Hi there and welcome to my first post as a participant in the Celestial Star Quilt-a-long!  Diane Bohn who blogs at From Blank Pages… is hosting a quilt-a-long to celebrate the release of her fabulous new pattern, the Celestial Star. This downloadable PDF pattern is available for purchase in three different sizes, 12″, 18″, and 24″. […] Read more…