• quilting

    Wheelies Quilt on Moda Bake Shop!

    I am totally excited about letting everyone know— I am being featured on Moda Bake Shop! It has been on my ‘to-do’ list for a super long time, but i have never gotten the courage up {i know, what?!} to do it.  I finally did and the post has been sitting, sitting and after a bit of time and nervous…

  • Dolls & Plushies

    Summer Travelers Plushie Pattern- Free Tutorial

    This month's free pattern is- Summer Travelers Plushies. They are a bunch of little hoodlems who love to travel and go on some mighty wonderful adventures.  Only thing is— they can't do it all themselves.  They need someone to plan and participate with. So, of course these would be perfect for the kiddos to tuck away in the travel bag…

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    Dolls & Plushies

    Ribbon Bugs Stuffie Free Pattern

    This  free pattern is Ribbon Bugs Stuffies!  They are super easy and a great pattern for beginners.  The free sewing pattern has templates for both– the Lady bug and the bee. Their construction couldn’t be any easier– use up your fleece fabric scraps {they are 5″ X 7″ in size}, grab some ribbon for the wings and antenna, and some embroidery floss.…

  • applique

    How to Applique Raw Edge Technique Tutorial

    Raw edge applique is a great way to quickly stitch down your applique. The raw edge will ravel a bit with use. Super cute and simple, plus a video to help. Since I have been doing the Foxie Adventure Quilt…..my love for raw edge applique has grown! I love this process. Snipping small bits of fabric into shapes, glueing them…

  • quilting

    Free Pattern- “O” is for Owl Wall hanging

    Awhile ago i said that i would put up the tutorial or free pattern for the “O” is for Owl Wall hanging….and here it is! This patterns is really super easy and a great pattern for beginners.  The background are simple stacked coins of your blue fabric strips.  The pattern has the templates and the machine quilting ideas drawn on…

  • quilting

    Play Mat Free Pattern and Tutorial

    Since this months magazine issue was all about boys, I had to include a play mat.  Both my boys have loved these— and really they are so super simple to whip up and use a bit of your own imagination when adding the applique shapes. There are two here that I am sharing the free pattern and tutorial and templates…

  • quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin #4 Row 4 with Masha

    ‘Summer Picnic’ This Free Pattern for the Round Robin has been designed by Masha! She has come up with a great row for us to whip together— She has a great mix of blocks– flying geese + a simple square bordered that you can fussy cut the center blocks to show off that summer picnic fabric.    She has a…

  • sewing

    Heart Pin Tutorial

    I sewed up a few new items for Art Market this weekend— it is the Valentines show.  So, let’s face it. My stuff doesn’t sell at these very well {dolls, stuffed animals} So, I thought I would try to sew up a few hearty things. Plus, Angie had this monster roll of black interfacing {used for collars– non fusible} and…

  • quilt along,  quilting

    Round Robin Row Quilt Row 2 with Caron

    Today we get to see the next row for the row quilt! yay!     Caron Carlson  is the designer….weeee she is the greatest! She has a quilting business {as you can see already} and is really talented!   We are on a Watermelon theme!! I love it when great design alike. 🙂 She has a wonderful method for sewing up those…