18 Easy Spring Sewing Projects

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Can you believe Easter is only a few weeks away? That means flowers are starting to bloom, the weather is getting warmer and it is a wonderful time of the year. I can't think of a better way to get into the spirit of the season than with fun new easy spring sewing projects. I have a roundup of 18 great ideas to help spark your creativity and get you ready to celebrate the season. 18 Easy … [Read more...]

Mini Log Cabin Pattern | Scrap Buster

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Sometimes we just need to clear out our scraps and make something fun and this mini log cabin pattern is perfect. These mini log cabins are easy to make and since they are made from scrap fabrics, I consider them free!   Mini Log Cabin Pattern This project is for all levels. Skill Level- 1 Button Supplies: scrap fabric 6" square of lightweight interfacing or … [Read more...]

Splendid Sampler Block Progress Update

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Like many others, earlier in the year I started working on the Splendid Sampler Block patterns. I had high aspirations of turning this amazing fat quarter bundle box of Cotton & steel fabrics into something beyond words.   I got to block 2. Life got busy and my best intentions fell to the way side. Well, last week on Instagram I shared this photo and officially announced that I am … [Read more...]

Quick Sewing Patterns | Easy To Make

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Most stitchers like to have a few go to quick sewing patterns in their back pockets to make as gifts. So, I've rounded up 15 easy to make patterns to add to your line up. They are all quick, easy to make and inexpensive.   Quick Sewing Patterns   Sweetpea Pods- Make these cute bags in batches and never be caught without a gift again! Hold Everything- You can make this … [Read more...]

Zenbroidery Cork Mannequin | Free Pattern

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I'm excited to be a part of DMC’s blog hop with my friend Bev from Flamingo Toes and have a real treat to share.  Normally when you hear DMC you think of embroidery floss right away but did you know they offer other fun products like cork fabric? Sounds crazy right! Well, it's true and I'm putting the fabric to the test with some zenbroidery today. For anyone not familiar with zenbroidery let … [Read more...]

Introducing Scrap Snack | Pattern Collection

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I could not be more excited to share some news... I've finally taken the plunge into the world of self published patterns.  Sure, I have partnered with Simplicity and Cut Loose Press to release patterns but these are all me and the thought of having them sit in my studio is totally scary! Allow me to introduce Scrap Snack. Like the name suggests, these patterns are snack size projects … [Read more...]

Christmas in July | New Pattern Release

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Merry Christmas..... in July that is!  I know, insert eye roll here because the thermometer reads around 100° and I'm talking about holiday sewing. Call me crazy but I really think Christmas in July is a fun way to break up the summer heat, cool off in the air conditioning and get ahead on that mega gift list. Christmas in July Sewing   To help jump start your sewing, I've loaded up a … [Read more...]

Pattern Attachment Lines | Sewing Term

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This post contains affiliate links to products that I own, use and love. Attachment lines - noun Markings on a printed pattern piece indicate where to join two or more pattern pieces prior to cutting the fabric. Pattern attachment lines usually on PDF Internet patterns show where to join two pattern pieces to create one large single piece.  Standard printer paper measures 8.5 X 11" … [Read more...]

Double Slice Layer Quilt – Cuddle Style

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I'm pretty darn excited to share a few sneak peeks of my latest finish with you today; the Double Slice Layer Quilt. This quilt is part of the Tutorial Reboot Series with Missouri Star Quilt Company. Picking a project for this series was no easy task. For those of you not familiar with The Missouri Star Quilt Company, Jenny Doan is pretty much the Queen of Quilting on YouTube and has … [Read more...]