Sunday, September 12, 2010

Monday, June 28, 2010

Sewing Class Quilts

This is a quilt Angie is working on from a kit available at Joann's. The colors are beautiful! Can't wait to see it with the binding on the edges.

Ayesha made this banner for Father's Day! I really want to make one of these! The rick rack is so adorable.

This is Ayesha's quilt that she has been working on. This is a tribute quilt. The centers of the blocks have patches of fabric from her mother's clothing. It is sew beautiful.

Becca stopped by the other day for Father's day and brought her newest project. Enviro friendly napkin/silverware holder for your lunch sack. So greeeeeen!!!
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Sunday, May 30, 2010

March, 2010 Mother Daughter Slumber Party

Dani & Becca hard at work making eco-friendly napkins.
Teresa shows each of us how to make the adorable Easter baskets.
Finished Products.
Letty Gomez and her daughters Marisa and Dani joined myself and my daughters Teresa and Becca for a Mother Daughter Craft & Sewing Slumber Party. Each of the girls bring their own special talents to the table and we made eco friendly table napkins, Easter baskets, and designer scarfs. It was a wonderful evening filled with food, fun and friends.
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Napkins - Set of 12 for the Ranch

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Strawberry Applique Bib

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Flannel Rag Quilt and Burp Cloths

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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Stitch Magazine - Apron Pattern

Posted by PicasaI found a new magazine, at least new to me, Stitch. I don't know about anyone else, but there just isn't a very large selection of sewing magazines that have to do with general sewing with different projects etc. There seem to be lots of quilting magazines out there so I was excited when I ran across this issue. Included in the magazine are full size patterns as well. This particular pattern was not included in the full size patterns, but it gave directions for cutting it out by measurements. It was challenging and once it was cut out I put it up to me and it was very long, so I cut off 6 inches along the hem line so that it was shorter. I also installed a wide curved pocket and added bias tape to the upper edge of it. I sewed the pocket down the middle creating two pockets.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Monday, April 26, 2010

Amy Butler's Stash & Dash Bags

Another Amy Butler pattern! What can I say, I just really love her designs. This fabric was left over from my daughter's hospital gown when she went in to have my grandson, Jack. I purchased the fabric at JoAnn's and I believe they still carry it. The pattern was purchased at a quilt shop in Palo Alto, but I know that Tall Mouse carries her patterns as well. Fairly easy to make, directions easy to follow.
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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Nothing to do with Sewing!

I just had to share with you what I did with my paper from Amy Butler. There Hershey bars wrapped up in beautiful paper and I used my Sizzix to cut out the flowers. I keep a half dozen or so on hand at work so I can slip one into a mail box of someone who is celebrating their birthday.
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Birdie Sling Pattern by Amy Butler

I just seem to just be amazed at Amy Butler's patterns! They are so adorable. I am sure whomever is going to receive these as a gift will enjoy them as much as I did in making them. Little birdie print is from Heidi Grace or Debbie Mumm, I just can't remember. The teepee print is one I found in Joanne's as well.
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Birdie Pin Cushion

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A couple more baby rag quilts

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Hancock's of Paducah

I just received a catalog from Hancock's. OMG there are so many fabrics to chose from. I think I found my next sewing project. Amy Butler Liverpool Tunic, it has a shirt and long dress in the pattern. Anyone made this yet? Any tips?? Isn't it adorable and paired with a pair of skinny jeans!!! Pattern available from Hancock's. Now time to shop for fabric!!!


Friday, January 15, 2010

Slumber Party Sets

These are made with patterns that are available on line and also through Tall Mouse. The fabric is an assortment from Tall Mouse and Joann's.
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Baby Burp Cloths

I made these hourglass shaped burp cloths by layering two pieces of flannel with a cotton batting layered in between them. Easy to make. Wonderful gift idea!
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