LEARN,  quilting

    How to print your own fabric labels tutorial

    Over on Patchwork Posse.com {membership sewing group} we were lucky enough to have Mary Jo from Patchwork Palette design us some painted quilt labels. She paints her quilts girls-- not piece! I love that! Check out her goods here. Mary Jo's blog and say a 'hello'. Anyways--- since she gave us the labels-- we are supposed to print them off…

  • Zipper Pouch Tutorial using the quilt as you go techinque | patchwork posse #freepattern #zipperpouch #quiltasyougo
    Bags,  CREATE

    Quilt As You Go Zipper Pouch Tutorial

    Learn the quilt as you go method while sewing up a zipper pouch. Super cute and useful for packing around a sewing project, snacks or whatever. A Zipper pouch comes in so handy…especially during the summer time.  I find myself in the car a lot. Having this little pouch around, I can stuff it with a sewing project, a snack,…

    CREATE,  sewing

    Quick and Easy Hot Pad Tutorial

    This quick and easy hot pad tutorial is great for using those leftover scraps from other projects. Make something useful out of leftovers! The other day I decided to use up a few scraps from the scrap bin….well bag really.  It’s getting a little out of control and I thought it would be a fun idea to make it a…

  • heart pillow pattern for breast cancer patients
    CREATE,  sewing

    Heart Pillow Pattern for Breast Cancer Patients

    Heart Pillow Pattern for Breast Cancer Patients. It’s a great sewing service project for anyone! Learn how to cut out and stitch heart pillows for donation. Today I’m excited to share a quick heart pillow pattern – for breast cancer patients. Last year one of my very good friends had surgery for her breast cancer…she is all fine now, but…

  • Bags,  CREATE,  sewing

    Carry Case Tutorial for a Featherweight

    Long story short– I am a big yard sale shopper….however lately I haven’t been going….sad, I know. Many, many years ago I picked up a Featherweight.  It got a little love at the first, but then I kind of just set it aside until I was reminded that I have one and need to use it at sewing retreats or…

  • bucket of fish toss game / patchwork posse
    CREATE,  sewing

    Handmade Fish Toss Game with Fabric Bucket

    It’s a toss game and way super easy to sew up and play with the kiddos.  Pack all the little fishies in their bucket for a picnic game. The fabric used was from the Breezy Batiks Collection. I loved, loved sewing with this fabric.  The prints are fun and don’t get me started on the colors! I don’t use batik…

  • Quilt Blocks,  quilting

    Square on Point Quilt Tutorial

    Square on point quilt block -finish a quilt using this block and a layer cake! Quick and simple , makes a great lap quilt.Could be used for an eye spy too! This past Christmas I had decided to use the flannel layer cakes that I had picked up last year at Spring Quilt Market. They were super yummy and such…