Moose on the Porch Quilts Baby Gifts: Pretty Bird Binky 'Leash' & Carry Bag Summer seems like the prefect time to pull up some projects that will make the most of all those pretty pieces in your scrap bag, bin or box. This week’s ScrapBusters Series brings you five great little-bit-o-fabric ideas, starting with today’s perfect baby gift bundle of two binkys on their own little leashes and a matching drawstring carry bag. This project is at the very Tip-Top of the Cutie-Pie Ranking & Rave Scale. Our thanks to Michael Miller Fabrics for providing us with the beautiful wonderful Pretty Bird from Pillow & Maxfield for this project. Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Magnolia 7325) Supplies for TWO Binky Leashes and ONE matching Bag Binky Leash Find one 11½” x 3″ piece of leash fabric. Repeat for the second leash. Carry Bag Find the two 11″ x 5″ pieces – one piece in each of your two coordinating fabrics.Place the two pieces right sides together, aligning all the raw edges. Contributors Related Posts Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Magnolia 7325)
QUILT RANCH, blog de patchwork country en Alsace Baby Lattice Quilt Hi, I’m Amy Smart and I like to share my quilting adventures at my blog Diary of a Quilter. I’m excited to share a tutorial for a sweet little baby quilt using a couple of Charm Packs and a contrasting sashing fabric. 2 Charm Packs (or 1 Charm Pack + a Fat Quarter) 1 yard sashing fabric (corrected) 1½ yards backing fabric 3/8 yard binding Collect (50) 5″ squares from either 2 Charm Packs or a Charm Pack + (8) 5″ squares from a coordinating Fat Quarter or two. From Binding Fabric cut: (4) 2 ½” x wof (width of fabric) fabric strips (or 180″ of continuous bias binding) From Sashing Fabric cut: (2) 5″ x wof (width of fabric) strips (1) 7 ½” x wof strip (10) 1 ½” x wof strips From one of the 5″ x wof strips, cut (2) 4 1/8” squares. From remaining 5″ strips cut (40) 1½” x 5″ pieces Subcut 7½” strip into (5) 7½”squares. Assembly Start assembling rows diagonally with a side-setting triangle at the beginning and end of each row. Rows 2-9 will have a 5″ x 1½” sashing strip between the squares.
SewHappy Quiltalong A belated welcome to 2011 everyone and I am hoping you are all eager to start sewing again. Yes, the festivities are now over and I feel we need to be revitalised and begin some new projects. My New Year’s resolution is to bring fresh inspiration to my SewHappy followers. With this in mind I am announcing my new Quiltalong. I would love you to join in. Here are the details and schedule: On the first of each month, beginning on February 1st, I will publish the pattern and instructions for 2 blocks. I guess this Quiltalong is a type of Mystery as you actually don’t know how it will look when finished. If you are interested in joining me in this Quiltalong please add your name to the comments section below and email me at Contact Me and I will post your name and share your progress here on the website. Come on Quilters!
make your own 6-pocket mini pocketbook and stay organized — insatiable need I’m sure that many of you, like me, are on an eternal quest for organization. I know I’m not alone in finding the Container Store’s promise of a perfect, organized life utterly seductive. But here’s the thing…I don’t really like purging, I love my stuff. Therefore I also love pretty things in which to stash my stuff, so I get to enjoy my fantasy of being organized and contained. This tutorial is about helping you stay organized, in a quick, easy, and super-cute way. the pattern …is only four rectangles. the body is 7.25″ tall.the large pocket is 5.5″ tallthe medium pocket is 4.25″ tallthe small pocket is 3″ tall materials needed I chose a vintage cotton canvas for the body in a bright retro floral, and quilting weight cotton in a matching color for the interior. You’ll also need a button and a bit of elastic for the closure, and a bit of ribbon for the pen. I used two layers of mid-weight interfacing on the body to give it some heft. start with the pockets 1. 2. the closure 3. 4. 6. 7.
Butterfly Couture Search results for easy triangle method I'm so excited to show you a brand new product that I have designed just for you! It's a seam guide that you adhere (temporarily of course) to your sewing machine bed. Introducing the I designed it and… produced it for me…and you! I've been waiting a long time for them to be ready and I'm so happy that they are finally here and that I can share them with you on this weeks Farm Girl Friday:) This is only one of the colors available... It comes in these 4 happy colors to match your mood or each of your machines:) Personally I plan on keeping one with all of my machines and in my sewing bag so that I am never without one. Each one comes with 4 of the 1" round Stick-it's… which are removable double side tape dots. So now I'm going to explain why and how to use my while I'm showing you the 3 easy steps to set it up! I have put the steps directly onto my seam guide for you. First step is placing the needle into the dot. This step is to ensure that the center line on the Seams Sew Easy lines up perfectly with the needle. See? xx