• Crochet,  Tutorial

    How to Crochet a Granny Triangle

    Hi, this is Kathryn from Crochet Concupiscence, here with a new crochet tutorial for you. This one will teach you how to take the basic granny square technique and use it to make a granny crochet triangle. There are several different options for how to crochet a granny triangle. My favorite is to crochet it in the round, like you…

  • quilting

    Quilt as you Go Inspiration Board

    Lately I have been working on quilt as you go projects.  This is a great way to have a project kind of done when you are done!  The process is about sewing the pieces as well as quilting it to the batting and backing at the same time. It’s a brilliant technique! Are you looking for inspiration?  There is a…

  • Embroidery

    Embroidery How To: Satin Stitch 101

    Hi, I’m Wendy, from Sugarlane Designs.  Today is ‘Tip’ day, so as promised in Tuesday’s tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to perfect your satin stitch. Don’t get me wrong, this won’t make you magically stitch a perfect satin stitch the first time you try it….like everything, it will take practice, but I will give you the hints to begin the…

  • sewing

    Stitch a quick gift for a tea-loving friend

    Hi, it’s me, Wendy from Sugarlane Designs, back again with another cute stitching tutorial for you. I don’t know about you, but I have a terrible habit of leaving things to the last minute.  This is especially frustrating when a close friend or family member’s birthday pops up when I”m not prepared for it!  I just know I want to make something personalised…

  • quilting

    How to Wall Basting

    The other day while browsing through Instagram I hit something that I had never thought about or heard or seen!  What? Haven’t I tried it all – I thought to myself? Apparently not. Wall Basting.  I am pretty sure this would be awesome for those of us who don’t enjoy being in the crouching position for a long time, straightening…

  • hexagon flower sewing projects
    Hexagon,  quilting,  sewing

    Sewing Projects with Hexagon Flowers

    Hexagons, oh sweet hexagons.  How I love you sew…. I haven’t dived into the big mega grandmother’s garden quilt, but I do have my fair share of little hexagons around the home.  They are hoping to get into a finished project. After a little bit of work, a few of them did.  The flower hexagon pincushion.  If you are looking…

  • sewing

    Tip: A Faster Method to Make Fabric Bunting

    Ula again, back with a ‘quick’ tip to make fabric bunting. In the tutorial I posted earlier this week, I make the bunting two layers that are sewn together and then turned right sides out. Today I’ll show you an alternative method which is much quicker! Extra Materials needed: Pinking shears or a rotary cutter with a pinking blade. Instructions: Follow…