Quilt Binding: Turning Corners

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I quite enjoy adding the binding to a quilt. I think it is because at this point I know the quilt is almost finished and I’m going to get to enjoy the end results very soon! But a tricky part of adding quilt binding is turning corners and creating neat corners. I know some people […]

Four for Friday: Sewing for Crafters

Four for Friday Sewing for Crafters

Time for another Four for Friday collection! This time I’ve collected some sewing projects that are perfect to make as gifts for crafters. Serger Mat with Bag Sew a mat to sit your serger or overlocker on with a built in bag to catch the scraps as you sew. Needle Case Tutorial This cute little […]

Fat Quarter Fizz Quilt

Angry Birds Star Wars Quilt done

I’m so excited to finally share my Angry Birds Star Wars quilt! This is made using the newest pattern from the Fat Quarter Shop, called the Fat Quarter Fizz Quilt. It is made with a pack of fat quarters – you kinda guessed that, didn’t you? – and I chose to go with the Angry Birds […]

Rainbow Mini Quilt Tutorial

Rainbow Mini Quilt Tutorial: TheCraftyMummy.com

Mini Quilts. Cute. Small. Quick to make. Great for making a single block rather than a whole quilt top. We decided – the Team at And Sew We Craft, that is – that we’d have a 12 months of Mini Quilts, sharing the designing and creating around the group. My quilt is based on one […]

Zippered Money Bag Tutorial

Zippered Money Bag Tutorial

When you run a small business or sell handmade items at markets, you always need to have a float, the money you start the day with so you can give change to your customers. It is the same for our local school office and Tuckshop. I spend a bit of time in the Tuckshop and […]

Four for Friday: Quilts

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I’m in a quilting mood lately. I have ideas swimming in my head and a couple of projects on the go. It has made me keen to dig out some of my unfinished quilt tops and get them ready to quilt! So I thought for today’s Four for Friday I thought I’d share some of […]

How to Square up a Quilt Block

How to Square up a quilt block

In a perfect world, all my patchwork quilt blocks would turn out perfect. Those perfect squares and strips would come together perfectly to make a 12.5″ block with seams of exactly a quarter-inch and I would not have any crooked edges. Unfortunately my quilt blocks don’t seem to have been created in my perfect world. […]

How to Sew a Pillowcase

How to Sew a Pillowcase

Today I’m excited to have Amy from Ladybugs and Daisy chains sharing a tutorial. She has made this cute pillowcase for her son. I think I’ll need to make one for my son now!   Have you ever picked up a fabric and just had to buy it? Who am I kidding. It happens all […]