Author Archives: Josée

Quilted Case for Knitting Needles

The month of May has been a pretty busy one. I worked on different projects. One of which is a roll-up case for knitting needles. I made this for my sister’s birthday which was this past week-end. I constructed it like a quilt with batting between two layers of cotton fabrics. I’ve quilted it and […]

Wall Art Mini-Quilt

About a month ago, I did a screen printing course. One of the three projects was printed on fabric. I had decided to print a blue poppy on cotton fabric. The plan was to integrate this in a mini-quilt to hang it on my bedroom wall. I had bought Kate Spain’s fabrics from Moda in […]

Handbag Sewing Course – Update

Here is a little update on my handbag projects. Lat week, I went to the second and last part of my course. We learned different techniques to join the lining and outer shell and how to fix the straps. Unfortunately, I’m not done yet. I’m missing the hardware to fix the straps. So, this project […]

Zippy pouches

I’ve sewn those cases for my two little ones. It’s based on a project in the Spring 2010 issue of the Stitch magazine. For the first pouch (brown one), I’ve modified the appliques a bit. On one side, I put the mushroom appliques. On the other side, I put the hedgehog with a slightly different […]

Handbag Sewing Course

Last week, I attended a sewing class on handbags. I was just looking for a bag pattern when I saw that course. I think I have the same bag I had5 years ago. I never sewn handbag so, I thought this course would be instructive. Furthermore, the bags shown in the course description seemed interesting. […]