About two year ago I bought these beautiful batik African Goddess fabrics from Hancock Fabrics. I also got a matching purple and intended to turn it all into a quilt for a dear friend who is like a mom and sister and friend to me (is there a word for that?). Continue reading Never too early to start on Christmas presents
Sometimes the best things are sewn late at night. In one of my Facebook sewing groups, someone posted a picture of a star shaped swaddle blanket. I found the link on Pinterest and here it is.
I didn’t have time to make a pattern but I went by the general measurements given to make sure the size is appropriate. Once I had the five star points, Continue reading Genius baby swaddle blanket
So I am in the process of reducing my stash and rag quilts are a great way to do that. I started this girl rag quilt (for my niece) a few weeks ago but only now got around to take pictures.
This is the quilt washed once and put in the dryer 3 times. Continue reading Rag quilt that turns into a sleeping bag
I’m on a roll! Getting sewing projects done two days in a row is very unusual for me.
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
I knew this wasn’t the day to sew when I had to bring out the seam ripper after sewing exactly ONE seam (with a zipper involved nonetheless). Yeah…and then I had to use it again because I managed to pin the fabric to the wrong end of the zipper…again.