Last month Fat Quarter Shop offered me some fabric so I could sew up their latest Shortcut Quilt Pattern, the Star Cakes Quilt, and look how cute it turned out!
This shortcut quilt was just as fun to make as my other ones have been. I learned a new way to make 8 half square triangles from 2 layer cake squares (a layer cake is a stack of 42 pre-cut 10'' squares). I had hardly any waste from my layer cakes - but it was really pretty waste, lol!
The Star Cake block is so pretty - both classic and modern at the same time! For this quilt I needed 1 print layer cake (I used Paradiso by Kate Spain for Moda), 1 solid layer cake, and 2 more yards of solid fabric for the sashing and borders. It's a big quilt top too - a generous twin at 72'' x 90''.
For 3 days only, Fat Quarter Shop is making it easy to try this new free pattern with 20% off all layer cakes. Don't miss this layer cake sale!
I'm so excited that now I get to share with you the other sweet project from the One Step Quilts project panel from Lecien!
At my daughter Chloe’s high school (can you believe my baby started high school???), the lunch lines are so long that she has been skipping lunch! She’s always starving by the time she gets home because she doesn’t want to carry a big lunch bag as well as her heavy backpack - poor girl!
Sew an easy card wallet using natural cork fabric. This new textile is durable, beautiful, and easy to sew! This free pattern is a great starter project - or a great way to use up scraps.
This Patchwork Cushion is beautiful on my piano bench, but it would look awesome on any other kind of bench too!
Need a gift bag, knitting or crochet bag, lunch bag... lingerie, shoe, make-up, scrap, button, or little bag for any other reason?
Sew up a delightful Drawstring Ditty Bag with my free tutorial!
My 2-part cross body bag is a success!
It took some sewing origami to make it work, but I didn’t give up until my bag looked pretty similar in size and construction to the inspiration bag that you voted for.
Here's how I made a narrow (but still scrappy!) dog leash for our new puppy... It's so much fun to make your own pet accessories!
All that’s required to make this beautiful sunglasses case (or glasses case) is a few supplies and an embroidery machine with a 5x7 or larger hoop!
When I first showed you this cute little pouch last Saturday, one of you commented about it, calling it a ‘nappy pouch’ since that’s what you call baby diapers in the UK. I think that’s adorable!
So that’s what I’m naming it and I hope it doesn’t cause any confusion here in the U.S. - I’ll be sure to always be clear what it’s for, lol.