Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sewing for Knitters

For Christmas, I made two gifts for knitters. The first was for my aunt. She liked my sister’s knitting needles roll-up. A while ago she had mentioned that she would love if I could make one for her. I made one based on my tutorial with some modifications. I used a printed corduroy for the […]

Gear Pillow

I finished my Gear Pillow last week (see previous posts here and here). I’m glad I was able to finish quilting and assembling the pillow before our show and tell at the Montreal MQG meeting. For the quilting, I decided to use the H2O design by Leah Day. I love the scale that Brigitte from Zen […]

Baskets

For Christmas, two of my sewed gifts were baskets. The first was a basket for holding coloring pencils. I love the size of Ayumi’s organizer basket. But, then I found out this tutorial. I though it was interesting to fold fabric and use grommets and ribbons to hold the shape of the basket. So, I adapted […]

Village Bag

This is the first project I worked on for Christmas. It actually started as a bag for me. But as I was making it, I thought this was something my mother would really like. So, I decided I would offer her for Christmas. I got the exterior fabric in a bag class I took I […]

End of Year Projects

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you had some nice Holidays with your family. I’m not a big fan of New Year resolutions, so I won’t share any with you. I hope that 2014 will bring us some great surprises and that there will be some sewing and quilting along the way. Since most of […]