If you've ever checked out my blog you'll know I love to change things up, my Hand-Me-Down Horror series has been all about buying yucky or just plain boring clothes and making them into something I'd be proud to wear. Hack off those sleeves, raise that hemline and bob's your uncle a cute custom…Continue
Added by Sherri on March 21, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments
I bought the ruffler attachment for my brother machine and like most forums said, the instructions were too vague! I have spent hours researching the instructions and videos and voila! I want to share with you the most detailed instructions with ideas on ruffling with you!
Added by Amy Bordelon on March 19, 2011 at 12:16am — No Comments
I have been to the Chilford Quilting Festival today, with 3 friends, and it was fabric-heaven!!
There were loads of quilts being shown in the centre of one of the barns, they were beautiful. However, I must confess that I was shopping for bargains so much that I didn't have too much time for the vewing lol!!
All around the perimeter of this room were stalls selling everything,
horn cabinets, (gorgeous, but outta my price range),
books (hundreds of…Continue
Added by Judith Mercer on March 11, 2011 at 2:35pm — No Comments
Added by Judith Mercer on March 10, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments
Well, I have finished the piglet / pigs / bed runner, I am very pleased. I will be posting photos as soon as I can. I used iron on fusible interfacing/lining, successfully, as the fabric was thinner than I thought (that's the trouble with ebay, you can't really see how thick the fabric is) It was easier than I imagined and the effect was great.
What next? Well, watch this space lol =)
Added by Judith Mercer on March 9, 2011 at 3:21pm — No Comments
Can I tell you how AMAZING my hubby is.
I have been working on this quilt in between all my other projects and was able to get the top part completed today. I now need to find coordinating fabric to match for the backing. I used two Jelly Rolls to complete this project. I sewed 4 strips together and then squared…Continue
Here is the tutorial for spring and summer skorts, aka scooters aka skirt-with-shorts-underneath, brought to you from the sewing laboratory of ikatbag.
Added by Susan on March 3, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
Penny Halgren demonstrates how to sew the Irish Spring quilt block for St. Patrick's Day.
Added by Susan on March 1, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments