Thimble Blossoms Quilt Patterns

Thimble Blossoms Quilt Patterns

Look at these wall to wall gorgeous quilts by Thimble Blossoms!!! ❤ ❤ ❤ I love the designs, textures, color schemes… And especially the unique modern vintage style of each. It’s quaint and nostalgic but fresh and contemporary. Borderline hipstery, folk hipstery! And very “decoratable”! The designs are unique yet versatile enough to fit a […]

21 Free Quilt Patterns Spring 2012

21 Free Quilt Patterns Spring 2012

Every single quilt pattern below is FREE from Art Gallery Fabrics. And is just a few of many other free quilt patterns they have. The skill level varies greatly but the patterns aren’t really marked. So if you’re a beginner quilter, try gauging how difficult a pattern is by looking at the intricacy of the […]

Pattern: Saddle Bag

Pattern: Saddle Bag

This pattern is available for FREE from Art Gallery Fabrics. I found it while browsing all their lovely fabrics. It’s a really cute bag and the pattern is pretty simple! Available for download in PDF format, the pattern includes easy to follow illustrated instructions and real size templates that you can use to cut your […]

OMG! Heart Folkwear Patterns

Folkwear Patterns is dedicated to creating sewing patterns for ethnic and cultural clothing from all over the world and throughout history. From cheongsams to han boks to dirndls to flapper dresses to vintage bathing suits! They offer a huge variety. It’s a gold mine of basic patterns for say halloween costumes! Theater Productions, Renaissance Fairs, […]

Wood Cuff Jeans

Wood Cuff Jeans

I got a new sewing machine for christmas!! Wahoooo! Here was my first little test project on it. I tried a few stitches out on some Quilt Weight Cotton, some Home Dec Weight Cotton, and … denim! It all started out when the Treasure Hunter asked me to fix a pair of his fave denim […]

Quilt Block Patterns

Quilt Block Patterns

After finding a great inspiration in these IKEA fabrics and some encouragement from Twitter friends, I took a look into making my first quilt. I figure it will make a lovely dead-of-winter project for January and a lovely post-holiday present for myself for once. Plus, it would be great to make use of scrap fabrics. […]

iPhone & Cross Stitch Fun!

iPhone & Cross Stitch Fun!

DIY iPhone Cover Kit by Connect Design For all you crafty Sewers slash Do-It-Yourselfers here is a lovely and fun way to dress up your iPhone! iPhone posts are few and far between on my blog but this one was adorably cute and interactive. Here is a nice little cross-stitch kit you can buy to […]

Pattern: Circle Top by Papercut Patterns

Pattern: Circle Top by Papercut Patterns

OMG! HEART how this top came out. Here’s my Circle Top by Papercut Patterns! I chose a wool jersey knit (Gorgeous!) fabric with pleats that I found at Mood Fabric. $14 per yard! It gave it an Elizabethan-ish style. Yet modern. The pattern and the fabric together gave the piece this accordion looking edge. Such […]

Pattern: Ruffle Skirt #7462 by Burda

Pattern: Ruffle Skirt #7462 by Burda

Finally! My class project is done. I made the Rock Skirt #7462 Pattern by Burda. It’s a two-tiered ruffle skirt. I love the skirt but it was much more difficult than I thought it would be. The gathers were hard to make because the gathers go through 2 layers of fabric and I chose a […]

Pattern: Zippered Pouch

Pattern: Zippered Pouch

Materials 12.5″ x 7″ Med-Heavy Weight Cotton Fabric (2 pieces) 9″ Zipper (1) Thread Finished Dimensions: 11in x 5in Duration: 2 hours Tools Dressmaker Shears (or Rotary Cutter + Quilting Ruler + Self-Healing Mat) Embroidery Scissors (or Thread Cutter) Pins, Tailor’s Chalk, Iron Pinking Shears (optional) Seam Ripper (optional) Skill Level: Beginner Cut your fabric. […]