Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sewing Without a Plan

Usually when I start a quilt, I plan most of it ahead. I even choose my binding fabric before I start cutting fabric for the top. For the quilt I’m currently working on, I didn’t and I’m really enjoying it. It all started with a charm square bundle. At one of our guild meeting, we […]

Closing the Loop on the Cosmic Voyage

Some of you might now that I participated in this year’s Fabric 8 contest (see this post). The contest is hosted by Spoonflower and Robert Kaufman Fabrics. The theme for this year was Cosmic Voyage. You can currently vote for the final collection. Back in June, I wasn’t selected in the semi-finalists. Still, I had […]

Petal Pinwheels Tote Bag

I was able to finish my project for the current MQG fabric challenge yesterday. As I said in my previous post, I made a quilted tote bag. You can see a few pictures of the process for the variation on the cathedral window and the portholes in this previous post. As mentioned there, I followed […]

Half-Rectangle Triangle Valance

A few months ago, I made a valance for my sewing room using half-rectangle triangles. I’ve been waiting for my tutorial to appear on Sew Mama Sew to share it with you. Then I completely forgot about it. So, here it is. The HRTs have sizes ranging from 2″ x 2″ to 2 x 5″ […]

Summer Sewing

It has been a long time since I shared some projects on the blog. With the kids summer vacation, sewing time has been a bit limited. However, I did manage to finish a few quick projects before school ended. I made two open wide zippered pouches (tutorial from Noodlehead) and a few lanyards (similar to […]