This latest quilt I've finished is a disappearing 9 patch quilt. My first time doing this and apart from following the tutorial below for how to do a disappearing 9 patch I didn't have a pattern for the rest of it. So what else am I going to do but go scrappy with it? … [Read more...] about Scrappy Disappearing 9 Patch Quilt
One way I like to cut down on my growing scrap fabric pile is by making what I call my scrappy quilt squares. At the end of an evening, when I'm too tired to work properly on whatever my main sewing project is, I make a couple of scrap fabric improv quilt squares to wind … [Read more...] about Scrappy Improv Quilt Squares
I made this kid's art portfolio for my nephew several month's ago now, but I couldn't post about it because it was for his birthday that just happened last week! I made his art portfolio from some large fabric samples, some offcuts of Thomas the Tank Engine fabric and some … [Read more...] about Kid’s Art Portfolio from Fabric Samples & Scraps
I finished my third ever quilt this week! It's another scrappy improv quilt much like my first one - except bigger! I got the idea for it when I was learning how to bind my first quilt. I was learning the technique where you join two strips of binding by sewing them right … [Read more...] about A Scrappy Quilt with Scrappy Binding (& even Scrappy Quilting!)!
I finished my Learner's Quilt! Hurray! If you missed Part 1 of my learning to quilt journey you can find it here. This is my second ever quilt. I've been calling it my 'learner's quilt'. It is essentially a sampler quilt but as I've been learning to quilt I've just been … [Read more...] about Learning to Quilt: ‘Learner’s Quilt’ Sampler Part 2