• quilting,  video

    Twisted Ribbon Table Runner

    Learn the quilt as you go technique while sewing a super cute twisted ribbon table runner. Simple and great for your fabric strips. Table runners are perfect for giving your room a new look without spending a whole lot of money and time on it.  They are kind of like pillows.  They can add pops of color and design to…

  • Pin Cushion,  sewing

    Inside the Pin Cushion

    I am a lover of the pin cushion and don’t think that you really could have too many.   After you pick out the pattern thought the next big decision is what’s going inside the pin cushion! There are a few products that I use all the time.   Polyfil is usually the one that hits the top of the…

  • Craft

    Elastic Bracelet DIY

    These elastic bracelets are so simple!  They are made using those super cute fold over elastics and one button that you can’t live without. The girls helped me make these….they would be great for parties or little presents for some friends.  Maybe even make them into kits and give them out like that. Materials Needed: fold over elastic button needle…

  • baby quilt with pre quilted fabric
    quilting

    Pre Quilted Fabric Baby Quilt

    Using pre quilted fabric you can make a double sided quilt in one day.  There are a lot of fun patterns and prints out there with pre quilted fabric.  So many to choose from! What makes this a fun project is that you are using the same fabric for the one quilt, but before you sew the outside borders to…

  • free crochet washcloth patterns
    Crochet,  Round Ups

    Free Crochet Washcloth Patterns

    I love little crochet projects.   The crochet washcloth patterns are one of the best things to try out when you are first starting to crochet.  They are smaller in size….and square.  You can practice keeping your edges straight (mine don’t always turn out that way!), a few new crochet stitches and you can play with a few fun yarns.…

  • quilting

    String Piece Strip Quilt Tutorial

    String piecing is a lot of fun….. you will find that it has a lot of options with placement.  This baby quilt is a great one to give string piecing a try with.  It’s not too big– finishes at 46″ X 46″ . The fabric I used for this baby quilt is from Andover Fabrics.  Called of course– FLAMINGOS! As…

  • Cook

    The Best Dinner Rolls

    Nothing is better than eating a steaming hot yummy dinner roll.   Would you agree? There are a few times when my rolls totally flop…and they didn’t look good.  After trying out a few recipes I hit this one that is spot on.  Every time. If you aren’t a fan of using shortening you can switch it out with butter.…

  • Easy Sewing projects for kids | learn to sew | patchwork posse
    Round Ups,  sewing

    Sewing Projects for Kids

    Teaching kids to sew is a wonderful thing.  It can be a little bit tricky though to get them interested long enough to finish a sewing project.  Whether it be hand stitching or machine sewing, kids are totally capable of sewing and learning how to do a few simple fun projects. Most of the time it’s giving the kids a…

  • quilting

    Early Bird Quilt Pattern

    Today I get to share a little quilt I sewed up using Pat Sloan’s new fabric line from Moda.  The fabric is so super cute and I love it when I get to use something from another project to design this one (the little bird). Finished size is 37″ square.  Perfect for hanging on the wall or make the border…