Category: Sewing

A Special Prize – Quilted Swag Bag Reveal

  Special delivery!  Mail days are great, when the mail doesn’t involve bills.  A package arrived on my doorstep today that contained quilter happiness. If you’ve been following my fidget quilt series, you probably...

Fidget Quilt Week 5 – The Finale

This is the fifth and final week of my Fidget Quilt Challenge.  Over the past four weeks, I created four quilt blocks that have interactive elements, meant to be therapeutic to people suffering from...

Fidget Quilt Block Week 4

This is the final block in my fidget quilt challenge. This week’s task involved two components.  The Quilt Cave fidget challenge had 30 participants, and one of the tasks was to emulate one of...

Fidget Quilt Week 3 Block

My fidget quilt challenge continues!  Week 3’s challenge is to make a quilt block that features three handmade textures.  You can’t just sew on some fun fur and call it a day; you need...

Fidget Quilt Week 2 Block

It’s week 2 of my Fidget Quilt project for Alzheimer’s patients.  As I mentioned last week, I’m participating in a weekly challenge event on Facebook with a group of talented quilters.  Unfortunately my team has been eliminated...

My (Growing) Sewing Machine Collection

I might have a problem.  Every time I go to a thrift shop, I scour the aisles for vintage sewing machines and accessories.  I’ve definitely got the bug.  I justify it because I use...

Pink and Green Heart Panel Brick Quilt

When I first started quilting, I was addicted to the brick layout.  It’s a very forgiving layout for beginners since there are no seams to match perfectly. At some point in my online fabric...

Diamond Echo Lap Quilt

This quilt features brown and pink fabrics made with half square triangles.  I designed the pattern myself while doodling on my tablet – I call it the Diamond Echo. This quilt was a stash buster.  Years...

Purple Floral Diamond Eight Point Star Quilt

This blog post is a sneak preview of an upcoming tutorial.  I’m working on a printable pattern for this medium difficulty half-square triangle quilt to share here on Craftcore.  I wanted to create the Diamond...

Pink and Brown Polka Dot Quilt

This quilt was my first ever that I made when I was around 18 years old. Actually, it may not be exactly accurate to call this “my” first quilt because I needed so much hand...

McCall’s Patterns Sewing Themed Quilt

The quilt featured on this page utilizes pink fabrics from a variety of collections, but the focal fabrics are pulled from the McCall’s themed fabric collection. These fabric is no longer being produced, but you can...

Stuffed Felt Strawberry

I’ve been living in my house since December, but I still have boxes of things to unpack.  The end is nearly in sight!  I uncovered this little cutie the other day and I just...

Singer 66 Sewing Machine Reveal

I’m the proud owner of a new-to-me Singer Model 66 sewing machine! I’ve been dreaming of a machine that had a larger bed on it because my Kenmore only has 6 inches of room...

Green and Pink Brick Quilt

Today I will be sharing the quilt that has been on my bed for the past year or so.  I’m a bit obsessed with green, brown and pink fabric.  I’m not sure how I managed...

Autumn Apple Simple Strip Quilt

This project that I’m sharing with you is one of my early quilting projects from when I was just beginning to get comfortable with the process of layering batting.  I didn’t follow a pattern; instead, I...