Category: Crafts

A Pair of Scrumptious Pillows

*Photos in this post are clickable to enjoy a larger size Summertime is almost here – so what better than a pair of crisp pillows using the Scrumptious collection by Bonnie and Camille? I had two mini charm packs to play with and thought it would be fun to make two pillows which coordinated with …

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Pillow Pop Round-Up: April

Have you checked out the Pillow Pop group on Threadbias? We’re making pillows from the fabulous book Pillow Pop all year long. We would love to have you join us. If you’re not already a member at Threadbias, why not join – it is free, and it is a great community of sewists. We chose …

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Playing with Quilt Design

The other day I got a luscious package in the mail all the way from the UK. I finally bit the bullet and ordered a bunch of Oakshott cottons – gorgeous, medium weight crossweave quilting cottons. Here are photos of the Lipari and Italy collections (courtesy of the Oakshott website): Because these fabrics are not …

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Spring Pillows

If you’ve been reading my blog lately, you probably have noticed a lot of pillows! That is because I am sewing along in a Threadbias Pillow Pop group (actually, I’m helping to lead this group!). I’ve been trying to make at least one pillow for every month to help members of the group as needed. …

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Scrappy Churn Dash Tablerunner

*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view I made this sweet table runner as part of Sherri McConnell’s celebration of the little things this year.  Every month she posts a new project on her blog. If you make the project for that month, you will get the next project pattern …

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Pillow Pop Round-Up: March

Have you checked out the Pillow Pop group on Threadbias? We’re making pillows from the fabulous book Pillow Pop all year long. We currently have 50 members in the Pillow Pop group and would love to have you join us. If you’re not already a member at Threadbias, why not join – it is free, …

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Quatrefoil Block Tutorial

*click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view I am sewing as part of a Quilting Bee group on Threadbias, and April is my month to be “Queen.” After lots of thought, I’ve decided to ask my hive-mates to make me Quatrefoil blocks using tangerine/orange and turquoise/teal. Although I found a …

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Pillow Pop Round-Up: February

Valerie from Quilt Cafe and I are hosting a really fun sew along over on Threadbias. We’re making pillows from the fabulous book Pillow Pop all year long. To learn more about the group, visit this post. We currently have 48 members in the Pillow Pop group and would love to have you join us. …

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A Little Project…

*Click on any photo to enjoy a larger view I made this little mini quilt (table topper) using a pattern by Sherri McConnell. Sherri is celebrating the little things this year, and every month she posts a new project on her blog (if you subscribe to her blog, you will have the opportunity to get …

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Aquatic Life Pillow

*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view I made this pillow as part of the Pillow Pop Sew Along (why not join us?). This is a super easy pillow to make and I love the colors of aqua and orange together. It finishes at 18″ X 18″. I used only …

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