• Embroidery

    Stitching a Monogram on Vintage Linen

    Hello there!  I’m Wendy, the newest guest embroidery/stitchery contributor for Patchwork Posse.  I’m a patchwork and predominantly stitchery designer who faced a forced early retirement from primary school (elementary) teaching a couple of years ago. A sporting injury in my mid-teens required me to have a knee replacement and they just don’t make ’em to last forever therefore, upon the…

  • Clothes,  sewing

    Fabric Headband – Sewing Projects for Kids Series

    This fabric headband is a great project to learn pivoting your fabric with your needle down and hand gathering.  The center flower is gathered and then sewn crazy all over on top randomly to secure.  There is no wrong look with this project. We used 2 strips per fabric headband so they were “reversible” even though I’m not sure you…

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    quilting,  Round Ups

    Simple and Quick 30 Minute Baby Blankets

    Sometimes I find that time runs out.  I had plans on putting something together and sewing up a storm, but other things got in the way and it never happened.  Just in case this happens to you– here are some great super simple and quick baby blankets. Some feature minky, fur, fleece, flannel or cotton.  If you have a little…

  • sewing

    Terry Cloth Fingertip Towels – Quick And Easy Tutorial

    Learn how to make your own terry cloth fingertip towels with binding with this quick and easy tutorial. Easy sewing project for beginners. Video tutorial to help you even more! Fingertip Towels are the best.  They are a little smaller than a regular hand towel , but larger than a wash cloth. And, because you are binding the terry cloth fabric…

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    Embroidery Pillow – Sewing Projects for Kids Series

    The fun thing about this pillow is that it is totally customizable.  Depending on the embroidery that will be stitched, or the name length, the pillow can be custom sized around it. There is no pillow form, so again you can customize your size and learn how to stuff things so they aren’t lumpy! Materials Needed: polfil stuffing embroidery thread…

  • sewing

    Quick tips for Sewing with Felt

    Ula here again from Lulu & Celeste. I’m back today sharing a couple tips for sewing with felt. Quick Tips for Sewing with Felt Sewing with felt can be lots of fun. There are sooo many projects and patterns out there that use felt and felt comes in so many different pretty colours they’re hard to resist. However, felt can…

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    Sewing Projects for Kids Series

    We are so lucky to have learned how to sew sometime in our life.  Obviously we have the needle and thread bug and love to sew.  Some of us started with doll clothes, or barbie clothes, hand stitching or small doll quilts. Whatever our beginnings, it’s time that we teach a thing or two to someone younger about sewing.  This…

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    Easy Maple Leaf Mug Rug

    Hi! My name is Ula and I blog over at Lulu & Celeste. I like to share the things that I sew and create for (and with) my two little girls, Silly Bean, aged 5, and Miss V, almost 2. Mainly up to this point, this has involved pattern testing and blog tours which have been fun and have helped me…