I haven't got much finished this week (Cadie had a birthday) so I'm going to show you what's sitting on my work table right now... the quilt I'm making for our next Classic Blocks: Fresh Fabrics tutorial.
I didn't have very many safety pins available because they are all still in the quilt I showed last week, so I decided to spray-baste. I'm not sure if it's my technique or the very-old spray I had on hand, but it didn't stick very well. I have the quilt about 1/2 quilted and there's a bunch of really bubbly spots that I'm worried about. We'll see how that goes.
Here's my baby... already 5. What a summer we are looking forward to... sewing, swimming, and keeping busy! :)
So, what have you been sewing up this week? Did you make something with one of my free sewing tutorials or patterns? I would love to see! Tag me on Instagram @sewcanshe.
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You may have noticed that I've been doing a lot of straight line (or wiggly straight line, lol) quilting lately... it's true! So here are 4 easy variations on straight line quilting that I think YOU will love.
Sew a row of pockets to keep extra things off your nightstand and organize your bedside!
I’ve got more amazing reader projects to show you… I don’t think you know just how much I love seeing the things that you make with my free sewing patterns and tutorials. Thank you so much for posting them to Instagram to show me!
I slipped a dowel through the quilt sleeve and in just a few minutes, it was up! I took these photos immediately after, so the wrinkles hadn't come out yet. But they are gone now, a few days later.
Dress up a plain binder with an easy padded cover!
This DIY binder cover makes your binder so much better with a large outside pocket and two inside pockets for pens, pencils, or scissors.
I'm so excited to offer you my first machine embroidery design! As many of you know, I recently bought a Janome Memory Craft 14000 Sewing and Embroidery machine from SewingMachinesPlus.com and I love it (see my unboxing post here). I find myself torn between sewing and embroidery - I can't get enough of either!
Can you guess which project won the vote?
I'm so excited to share with you this new little clutch bag pattern! I've been loving a whole lot of little bags that I see on Pinterest - especially those that have a zipper compartment on the inside - so I decided to incorporate a little zipper pouch inside this little bag.