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I'm so excited to share with you my second 1 Yard Magic Pattern from Lecien Fabrics! This time they are letting me show you how I sewed up their 1 Yard Magic Apron... and I digitized my pattern piece so I could share that with you too.
Thread! We couldn't sew without it and we love it! Picking the right thread for your project can take it from so-so to spectacular.
But have you ever wondered which thread would be best for your project? Or have you ever had a project turn out only so-so and wondered if you could have picked a better thread? In the past few years of intense every-day sewing, I've tried almost every kind of thread and learned a lot.
I LOVE butterflies. There's just something about how they transform from a squirmy caterpillar to a beautiful flying creature that inspires me.
So the other day I was experimenting with gridded interfacing (the same product that I use in my Craftsy class Colorful Patchwork Bags and Baskets), and I decided to see how a little quilt would turn out with it. I used tiny 1'' squares that finished at 1/2'' - eeek!
I must admit that I have made some pretty silly, downright dumb projects before. But sometimes my projects turn out so amazing that I am simply in awe. This is one of those projects. I LOVE this handy pouch!
Remember this? My Pretty Quilted iPad case that I promised you a sewing pattern for so so long ago? Well I finally have it ready!
This week a friend of mine asked me to help her personalize some beach towels for her grandchildren. Aren't they cute???
This post from Amy was so fun to read because she let her imagination and creativity run wild and the results are sweet!
School's out and summer's in! That's why I'm so glad that you voted for this fun little project for our Pinterest UnTutorial this month.
This adorable little pouch is so easy and so much fun to sew in just an hour or less. And it's totally fat quarter friendly!
After 2 'tester bags', this one turned out so perfectly that I wouldn't change a thing. And I named it the 'Picnic Tote' because that checked fabric on the sides makes me feel like every outing is a picnic!
Are you ready to sew a Picnic Tote for yourself? Let's go!
I love sewing my kids' swimsuits and I don't know what it is about it that makes it so fun and gratifying to me. Maybe because my kids love to swim so my handmade swimsuits get used a lot. Or maybe because they are so cost effective - you can often get 2 or more kids swimsuits from a yard of fabric!