More rag quilts – I may be addicted

rag quilt detail 2

I am right now working on my THIRD rag quilt. Three in less than 2 weeks…yep, the bug has caught me.

I’ve been trying different edge finishes to see what would hold up best. Below are two close-ups of the double edge I’ve been trying out. Continue reading More rag quilts – I may be addicted

Mug rugs a.k.a. my fallout shelter got some siblings

We are visiting friends in New York City for New Years and I wanted to make something personal as a gift. Since I have not done a mug rug yet, I thought now is the time. So I made my first attempt last night and this was the result. Continue reading Mug rugs a.k.a. my fallout shelter got some siblings

this is what i do when i procrastinate – pillow tutorial

pillow case front
soft pillow case
soft pillow case

I should be doing grad school work, really, I should. The semester is winding down and final papers are due…but hey, I have to keep my mental health in check too. Continue reading this is what i do when i procrastinate – pillow tutorial

Cup Cozies – my latest addiction

cup cozies
cup cozies
cup cozies

I have a new addiction: cup cozies. I’ve been meaning to make some this year as stocking stuffers and this weekend, I got around to sewing a few samplers. I.AM.ADDICTED!!! Continue reading Cup Cozies – my latest addiction

Happy Birthday Mama – Burlap Placemats and Coasters

My mom’s birthday is in a few months but seeing that we are continents apart I had to get started on her present early. A while back I saw some cute burlap placemats at a store and thought that I could do that too. And I did!

Continue reading Happy Birthday Mama – Burlap Placemats and Coasters

Origami Bag Tutorial: Einfacher und schneller Beutel – super als Geschenk

Auf Facebook bin ich Mitglied in einer Naehgruppe, die fleissig die unterschiedlichsten Varianten des Origami Bag naeht. Das Tutorial kommt von jules.┬áIch liebe die Einfachheit dieses Beutels und daher hab ich mich einfach mal an meine Maschine gesetzt und genaeht. Jules’ Tutorial ist super, sehr detailiert und dieser Post ist keine Kopie sondern eine Anregung bei Jules vorbei zu schauen.

Continue reading Origami Bag Tutorial: Einfacher und schneller Beutel – super als Geschenk