I’m so excited to finally present the tutorial for my High Tea Crochet Quilt! However, it’s still a work in progress. Right now it guides you through the sewing and crocheting of the squares for the blanket. I will be updating this page with the instructions for joining the squares and adding the border. The High Tea Crochet Quilt is baby blanket size, approx 44″ x 44″. … Continue reading High Tea Crochet Fusion Quilt Tutorial – Updated!
A few weeks ago I finally finished the hand-sewn, hand-quilted hexagon blanket for my son that I started when I found I was pregnant. He’s turning 1 in two weeks! It’s amazing how times flies! Anyway, I had a bit of leftover fabric that I set aside to make a matching pillowcase. I wanted an envelope style enclosure with a fun contrast band with a … Continue reading Toddler/Travel Pillowcase Tutorial
A tea bag wallet that I made as a birthday gift for my mom. It can be made from one fat quarter or, if you want a bit of contrast, use two fat quarters and make an extra one for a friend. And while designed to carry tea, the size is great for all sort of things that might otherwise get lost at the bottom … Continue reading Tea Wallet Tutorial
Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!! If you’re like me, you’re probably being bombarded right about now with wonderful holiday craft ideas from magazines, books, blogs, and (of course) Pinterest. This year, I’ve particularly admired the beautiful advent calendars with cute pockets decorated with applique and embroidery. But advent (and the new year) would be long gone before I could get one of those intricate projects close to … Continue reading Quilted Advent Calendar Tutorial
Step 1 – Measure the new length Measure how long you want your pant leg. Fold the fabric up and pin it in place. (This is best done while you’re wearing the pants.) Step 2 – Press Press the new fold line. (Make sure that your iron is on the right temperature for your fabric. An iron that’s too hot can melt or warp the … Continue reading Blind Hem Tutorial