Category: Sewing

Fidget Quilt Week 1 Block

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series The Making of a Fidget Quilt. I’m participating in a fidget quilt contest on a Facebook group, and I had a blast making my first block....

How to Make a Quilt Label Tag

Have you ever wanted to create a quilt label?  This tutorial describes a technique to create a DIY tag label for your quilt.  I recently participated in a mug rug swap online on a Facebook...

Cylinder Pencil Case Tutorial

One of my favourite things about school as a kid was getting to pack up all my pencils and school supplies into a pretty new pencil case at the beginning of the year.  Even...

How to Make a Tiny Zipper Pouch

While building up my Spoonflower shop, I’ve amassed a collection of 8″ square swatches to test my fabric designs. I also have a pretty big collection of tiny 5″ zippers that I ordered online...

Oversized Punctuation as Applique Design

Punctuation serves an invaluable duty, creating clarity in our sentences. The simple comma is all that separates the heartwarming sentence, “Let’s eat, grandma!” from the macabre, “Let’s eat grandma.” In this quilt project, I...

Quilted Coaster Tutorial

I love to make these simple quilted coasters using scraps of fabric. They are a great way to use up leftover quilting cotton and batting after making a quilt (with the added benefit of...