Are you a fan of Japanese patchwork? I am. And Yoko Saito is one of my favorite quilt artists. She is famous for her beautiful, intricate patterns which I believe are all hand-pieced.Read More
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I just had to write a quick post tonight to announce our two latest fabric winners. :)Read More
I've been wanting to make the Playhouse Dress by Fishsticks Designs ever since Bonnie came out with it.Read More
It's Friday already, can you believe it? I've been working on Easter dresses all week and they're still not done. I probably won't get to show them on the blog here until Monday because I never get those types of things done until the last minute. :)Read More
I have to tell you that my dream of hosting an all-inclusive sewing retreat is getting closer to coming true!
We now have a bunch of extra-generous sponsors who are providing all of the fabric for our projects!Read More
When I got these gorgeous canvas fabric prints that look so awesome together, I knew I had to make a bag that showed off two prints at the same time. This is a big sturdy tote bag that's perfect for taking to the beach, yoga class, or just to the grocery store. There are pockets on the inside and lots of room too.Read More
My name is Lorna, a modern quilter, designer and author of the Sew Fresh Quilts blog. Today, I will be sharing the Sweet Watermelon Table Runner tutorial.These sweet slices can be pieced and quilted up in 10 Simple Steps.
Ready to dress up your table with this summer inspired, bright and fun runner?!!Read More
Since the name of our linky party is Show Off Saturday and I really want you to show off what you've been doing (sewing related, that is), I hope you'll indulge me and let me show off a little...Read More
It's finally here... the first Monday in April and time for our next Classic Blocks: Fresh Fabrics post! Last month we had a little vote for which block I would show you how to make and the winner was the churn dash. I love all the blocks we voted on, but I think this one is particularly special. A lot of the classic quilt blocks have their names rooted in history and this one is especially so.Read More
Yay! It's done! I actually finished this quilt last Sunday night while it was still March so that means I made this whole quilt from start to finish in one month. That's a record for me considering how big it is.Read More
This happens some times... two pictures got the exact same number of clicks in last week's Show Off Saturday Linky Party. So today I get to inspire you with two awesome projects:Read More
It's been ages since we've had a Sewing 201 post, hasn't it? Well I've been sewing lots of knit binding on little knit tee shirts and dresses lately so I thought I'd show my process.
You can sew knit binding if your pattern calls for it, or as a substitute for facing or a typical ribbed neckline. If you are substituting it for a different edge finish, trim away the seam allowance.Read More
I love Key West for the beach, the art galleries, the good things to eat, and all the gorgeous houses. I even found one for us!Read More
It seems like everywhere I go I see versions of Erin's Get Carded wallet. On blogs, instagram, even right here in my own Show Off Saturday Linky Parties! I was hesitating because I thought there would be lots of pieces, lots of itty bitty parts to sew, and I just didn't have time. Boy was I wrong!Read More
We've been on spring break all week here so yesterday I took my kids out to their grandma's farm to see some new baby chicks that just hatched.Read More